In historical terms, the USA has a limited history, especially when compared to many places in Europe. However, the length of history is unimportant when you consider how rich and interesting it is.
If you’re thinking of taking a vacation then consider a multistop in the USA and check out some of the following cities. You’ll be impressed!
The capital of America has an impressive list of monuments to visit, including the Washington Monument, Capitol Building, the Lincoln Memorial, and, of course, the White House.
You’ll recognize many of the landmarks from the movies but nothing prepares you for the feeling of seeing them in person.
Don’t forget to check out the Smithsonian while you’re there!
This is the city that had the first public library, the first subway, and even the first public school! It’s also where many puritans landed many years ago. Check out the Faneuil Hall Marketplace which was built in 1742 and the Paul Revere House from 1680!
This was the first capital city of America and the place that Benjamin Franklin signed the Declaration of Independence. It’s worth having a look at the Liberty Bell while you’re here and the museum of art.
You’ll also find that Reading Terminal Market is an impressive sight, one of the oldest and largest in the USA.
In 1863 the Union and Confederate forces clashed on a 6,000-acre battlefield here. It’s worth a visit today and a history lesson.
You should also check out the Eisenhower National Historic Site next to the battlefield, you’ll discover the role this city played in the Cold War!
This city is actually a living history museum. The city is full of colonial architecture and you’ll be greeted by costumed guides and interpreters. There’s plenty to learn and a host of opportunities, whether through a guided tour, ghost tour, or even a garden tour.
Take a tour of Middleton Palace and gain a glimpse of high-society in the 19 in the century. You’ll want to take a closer look at the impressive Fort Sumter and learn more about this city in the Nathaniel Russell House Museum or the Aiken Rhett House Museum.
In the not so distant past, the elite built homes in Savannah, it was considered the place to live by the Georgia elite. Today the mix of people living in this city is more evenly balanced, but the architectural delights remain.
The ghost tour is a particularly good way to hear about the history of this city. You’ll also need to see the impressive St. John the Baptist Cathedral and Forsyth Park, which will really allow you to appreciate the ambience of yesteryear.
Just south of Boston is Plymouth where the first New England colony was founded and there is an array of monuments dating from their arrival, as well as monuments to the Wampanoag American Indians.
It’s also worth looking at the 9/11 Memorial in the north of the city, it’s a sombre reminder of what humans are capable of doing to each other.
If you’re interested in witches and pirates then this city is a must. The city was first founded in 1626 and is famous for it’s connections to the Salem Witch Trials. You can find out all about the here while visiting the Witch House, the New England Pirate Museum, and even the Salem Maritime National Historic Site.
One thing is certain, there are plenty of options available if you want to undertake your next vacation as a multistop in the USA with Sky-Tours.