Category Archives: Museums

Step aboard Air Force One at the National Museum of the US Air Force

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You don’t need to be a political powerhouse to tour an Air Force One. Just head to the Presidential Gallery at the National Museum of the US Air Force…

Meet Eastern State Penitentiary’s most infamous innocent inmate

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Sentenced to life for a murder he didn’t commit, Pep may be Eastern State Penitentiary’s most famous innocent prisoner…

Walk the haunted halls of Pennsylvania’s eeriest prison: Eastern State Penitentiary

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Just outside Philadelphia, PA, Eastern State Penitentiary is an eerie must-see for anyone visiting the City of Brotherly Love…

Top 10 places we went in 2016 and why you should go there in 2017

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From Yellowstone’s Old Faithful to Route 66 to space shuttles, we saw some amazing things in 2016. Here are the 10 best places we visited this year…

Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum left us completely speechless

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Of all the memorials and museums we’ve visited, there may be none more moving, more well-crafted than the Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum…

How one Secret Service spy stopped the election-day robbery of Lincoln’s Tomb

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On Election Day in 1876, a gang of grave robbers almost stole our greatest president’s body. This is the story of how one secret service agent saved President Abraham Lincoln’s body.

Going nuclear at the Minuteman Missile National Historic Site

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Ever want to peer over a gigantic nuclear missile? Minuteman Missile National Historic Site lets you do just that. And it’s terrifying…

McGovern Legacy Museum: an enlightening South Dakota surprise

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We stumble into the McGovern Legacy Museum in Mitchell, SD for a little history on George McGovern, South Dakota’s favorite politician…

Bucket List Checkoff: the a-maize-ing Corn Palace of Mitchell, SD

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South Dakota is corn country, and there’s no better example than the massive Corn Palace of Mitchell, SD- a building covered with, you guessed it, corn…

Celebrate National Collector Car Appreciation Day at some of our favorite car museums

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July 8th, 2016 is a holiday for those of us who love classic cars. To celebrate National Collector Car Appreciation Day, here are a few of the most wonderful car museums we’ve visited over the years…