Three weeks to get from Missouri to Southern California. 1900 miles and seven stopovers. Here’s what we did along the way.
Truman Presidential Library and Museum
The Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum in Independence, Missouri is a tribute to the legacy of the 33rd President of the United States.
Niagara Falls from the American Side
Most pictures of Niagara Falls are taken from the Canadian side. Having been to the Canadian side before, we can now say that we much prefer the American side.
Road Trip to LDS Church History Sites
A summary of our road trip through the main LDS church history sites east of the Mississippi, including Palmyra, Kirtland, Independence, and Nauvoo.
Pennsylvania Dutch, Amish, and Hershey Chocolate Factory
We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Pennsylvania Dutch country, where we stayed for 9 days in April.
Abraham Lincoln’s Home and Presidential Museum
A day visiting Abraham Lincoln’s home and the Lincoln Presidential Museum. This was a wonderful opportunity to learn about our 16th U.S. President.
Dayton, Ohio and Aviation History
Learning about aviation history by visiting the hometown of the Wright Brothers and the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.
Fort McHenry and 15 Stripes
Visiting Fort McHenry and learning about the Battle of Baltimore, when the words to The Star-Spangled Banner were written.
The Wild Ponies of Assateague and Virginia’s Eastern Shore
Visiting the Eastern Shore of Virginia, including a trip to Assateague Island to see the wild ponies. Crossing the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel.
Northern Virginia and Washington DC
Highlights of our visit to Washington, D.C., Mount Vernon, Williamsburg, Jamestown, and Yorktown. What an awesome history lesson!