Explore Atlanta like a Local: 17 Things to Do in the ATL

Explore Atlanta like a Local_ 17 Things to Do in the ATL

January was a whirlwind of US stops. I spent time in six states:  Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Virginia, Georgia, and New York. Sadly, my time in Georgia was brief (4 days) and business-oriented. My schedule was packed with meetings and meals with college buddies. Alas, I didn’t do a single touristy thing during my visit … Read more

30 of the Best Historic Towns in America for a Charming Getaway

Antique House in Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia, USA

Interested in a summer vacation or quick getaway that explores a bit of American history with a side of small-town charm? Here are the best historic towns in the US to add to your upcoming travel plans! Read Next: 30 Historic Cities in the US to Explore on Your Next US Getaway Can’t read now? Pin … Read more

30 Historic Cities in the US to Explore on Your Next US Getaway

USA - Massachusets - Cobblestone street in Boston. Historic Acorn Street in Beacon Hill, called the most picturesque street in America, with a row of vintage red brick buildings.

Looking to explore a new corner of the US this summer? If you’re a history buff, you’ll want to make sure to add a few of these to your USA bucket list. Here are thirty of the best historic cities in the US to visit on your next trip! Note that you don’t have to … Read more

10 Best Living History Museums in America & Tips for Visiting

Pixabay Living History Museum Mount Vernon

In world terms, the United States is an extremely young country. Our written history is marked in less than four centuries even though the land has been here over millions of years. Despite the USA receiving settlers relatively recently, largely supplanting the Native Americans over the following decades (through violence and coercion…), there are many … Read more

75 Gorgeous Quotes about Georgia for Fabulous Georgia Captions & Statuses

USA - Georgia - Lookout Mountain, Georgia, USA at High Falls during autumn.

Looking for beautiful quotes about Georgia? The Peach State has inspired some truly beautiful travel quotes. So whether you’re looking for travel inspiration or Georgia Instagram captions or Facebook statuses, here are my favorite Georgia quotes! Read Next: 250 Inspirational Travel Quotes & Travel Instagram Captions & Whatsapp Statuses Can’t read now? Pin for later! How … Read more

National Parks in Georgia

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Anderson National Historic Site The Anderson National Historic Site is home to the former Confederate prisoner-of-war camp, Camp Sumter. The prison operated from February 1864 until April 1865. The Andersonville National Cemetery, which is still used today, and the National Prisoner of War Museum are also located on the site. Visit the museum and start … Read more

The Birthplace of “Gone with the Wind”

The Margaret Mitchell House

Listen to Episode “The Birthplace of Gone with the Wind” Listen and subscribe in iTunes Other ways to listen and subscribe   There seem to always be interesting intersections between history and art, and in this episode of The History Fangirl, we dig a bit into one of those crossings, the life of Margaret Mitchell, … Read more