The Galápagos Islands are a visual wonderland.
Think “Jurassic World” minus the theme park and dinosaurs. That’s a good start at getting your head around this place.
Civil War re-enactors set up camp in Appomattox, Virginia, for the 150th anniversary of the Confederacy’s surrender.
When we pulled up to the Appomattox Court House National Historical Park, we didn’t expect to be waved on to shuttle parking. Little did we know we had arrived one day shy of the 150th anniversary of Confederate General Robert E. Lee’s surrender at Appomattox.
You’d think we would have considered that as we planned our Civil War tour across Virginia. Nope. Serendipity led us here.
Even the well-worn and nicked doors of old Civil War buildings in Gettysburg are interesting. Prepare to be charmed.
I expected the town of Gettysburg to be filled with plenty of Civil War trinket shops.
Considering the battlefield is Gettysburg’s main attraction, I figured the town would be devoid of much charm and character. I had it pegged as the typical tourist trap. My hunch was wrong.
For perspective on the sacrifices made to take American freedom to the next level, visit Gettysburg. It’s an interactive Civil War history lesson that sucks you in with each story of triumph and defeat.
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, marked the final stop on our weeklong Civil War Tour. It was a fitting ending to a meaningful and unforgettable road trip.
The Inn at Little Washington offers many novelties including black truffles shaved over popcorn to kick off its six-course tasting menu.
It’s a dash of proper English sprinkled with a touch of French color and finished off with pure sumptuousness.
Welcome to The Inn at Little Washington. Thanks to a friend’s recommendation, we found the country inn smack dab in the picturesque town of Washington, Virginia. It served as the perfect stopover during our Civil War road trip.