An Incredible Weekend At Welbourne Inn

An Incredible Weekend At Welbourne Inn

I spent one of the most memorable weekends of my life at the Welbourne Inn Bed and Breakfast in Middleburg, Va., a few years ago. Looking back on it now, I feel like I was in a time warp—or maybe I dreamed the whole thing. In any event, it seemed...

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Your Guide To An Oak Alley Plantation Tour

Your Guide To An Oak Alley Plantation Tour

An Oak Alley Plantation Tour is truly a bucket list destination for those who want to experience an iconic Southern plantation in the Deep South. What makes this stately Greek Revival mansion so unique and photographable is the quarter-mile-long...

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A Visit To Historic Arlington House

A Visit To Historic Arlington House

Everyone has heard of Arlington Cemetery, but few realize that this national shrine is part of the grounds of the historic Arlington House, the home of Confederate General Robert E. Lee for three decades. According to the National Park Service, the...

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A Visit To Valley Forge

A Visit To Valley Forge

I don't know why it took me so long to visit Valley Forge. It is one of the best preserved sites from the American Revolution and is only a few hours away. Much like the Gettysburg battlefield, the Valley Forge National Historic Park comprises...

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El Rancho Hotel in Gallup, N.M.

El Rancho Hotel in Gallup, N.M.

Spending a night at the historic El Rancho Hotel in Gallup, N.M., is almost like staying at a museum—but a bit grander and a lot more comfortable. Some of the greatest film stars of the mid-20th century used this rustic-yet-lavish hotel as their...

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Mount Vernon Mansion: A National Treasure

Mount Vernon Mansion: A National Treasure

They call it a “privately-owned treasure” and no truer words were ever spoken. A trip to Mount Vernon is like taking a step back in time AND a step into the classroom. Whether you’re interested in history, agriculture, old homes, Colonial living,...

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