Travel - Vacations

At Reader’s Digest, we know you have so many places to go and even more people to see. No matter where you’re heading, we’ve got all you need to know, bring, and plan for before you leave on your next worldwind vacation.

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10 Popular Tourist Attractions That Could Disappear in Your Lifetime

Just because these are remnants of the past doesn't mean they should become a thing of the past!

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16 of the Best American Cities for History Buffs

History doesn't have to be confined to the static pages of a book. By visiting these destinations, you can experience...


The Oldest Tourist Attraction in Every State

From fortresses to national parks to geological wonders—American history is packed into each U.S. state's roster of tourist attractions.


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United States Trivia Your History Teacher Never Taught You

When was Christmas illegal in America? Which state did Congress forget to officially add to the Union for 150 years?...


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21 Facts You Never Knew About Washington, D.C.

From monumental mishaps (literally) to unusual voting laws, our nation’s capital has a strange history. And with a bill to...

The 10 Best Children’s Museums in America

Museums are for more than just dinosaurs. With interactive exhibits and kid-friendly activities, these museums bring history to life for...


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Maryland’s Boonsborough Museum of History & Crystal Grottoes Caverns

Museum:113 N. Main St. Caverns: 19821 Shepherdstown Pike Boonsboro, Maryland Founded in 1792 by brothers George and William Boone, relatives

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For History Buffs: Fort Wallace Museum in Kansas

Hwy. 40, Wallace, Kansas Fort Wallace was one of a string of army posts established to control the Plains Native