Unlike the War of 1812, New Orleans did not see major fighting during the American Civil War. Yet, the city was the largest in the South. It was a commercial, shipping and manufacturing center without equal in Dixie. The Union coveted the city, and sent major army and naval units to complete this task. In […]
Monthly Archives:: November 2015
This post provides information on how to take a tour of Lincoln Center, what you can expect to see, how much the tours cost, how to get discounts on tickets or even take a tour for free. Lincoln Center is home to the renowned Metropolitan Opera, New York Philharmonic, New York City Ballet, Lincoln Center […]
One reason the French decided to settle New Orleans was the nearby Bayou St. John, a sluggish outlet of nearby Lake Pontchartrain. The waterway skirted the relative high ground of the Esplanade Ridge, which stretched down toward the city. Here in this area the first French settlers established a camp. Here is where the French first […]
Arlington National Cemetery is one of the most visited sites on a trip to Washington, DC. However, with its meaningful and somber story it can be overwhelming for younger visitors. Don’t let that stop you from sharing the stories and history of this incredible place to visit and learn.
Check out our Chicago Visitors Guide, with budget advice, travel guides, and information about local Chicago attractions Keep your cash and enjoy the beautiful Millennium Park, an absolute must-see when visiting Downtown Chicago. Popular for its variety of visual, performance, and agricultural artwork, Millennium Park is a frequent spot for locals and visitors. And the […]
Welcome to Charleston, a city known for its southern charm, fabulous food, and historic significance. To ensure that you leave this city loving it as much as we do, we have create a detailed travel guide for Charleston on a budget. Learn the tips and tricks of the locals to help plan the perfect trip! […]
Alcohol. It arrived with the first Europeans and has been doing the rounds of New York to forever increasing crowds ever since. Back when Manhattan (New Amsterdam) was first settled by the Dutch in 1624, one of the first orders of business was to set up a City Hall to govern this little island. In […]