North America

Although it includes 23 countries and nine territories, travel destinations in North America are dominated by Canada, Mexico, and the United States.

Smithsonian Museum Guide: Museums and Galleries on the National Mall

Quiz: How Well Do You Know the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC?

For more than 150 years, the Smithsonian Institution’s collection of world-class museums has attracted millions of visitors from around the world. Here is a complete guide to the Smithsonian museums, galleries, and gardens on the National Mall in Washington, DC. I always chuckle when folks describe their ideal itinerary for a trip to Washington, DC …

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What to See at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery (After You’ve Visited America’s Presidents)

8 Things to See at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery After You’ve Visited America’s Presidents

While the America’s Presidents Gallery is one of the most popular things to see at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, here are eight other works of art you won’t want to miss when you visit Washington, DC. Sage Advice:  Looking for a complete list of museums in the Smithsonian Institution’s portfolio? Jump to that section …

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Beyond the National Mall: 6 Additional Smithsonian Museums in Washington, DC

Fun Facts About Giant Pandas

Beyond the National Mall, there are six additional Smithsonian museums to explore in Washington, DC. See additional works of art, historical aircraft, giant pandas, and more by adding these experiences to your itinerary. While the majority of Smithsonian museums are clustered in a giant rectangle around the National Mall, there are six additional Smithsonian experiences …

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Comfortable and Contemporary: Le Meridien St. Louis Clayton

Exterior of Le Meridien St. Louis Clayton

Embracing St. Louis’s French heritage, Le Meridien St. Louis Clayton offers guests  sophisticated accommodations in the Clayton business district. Within walking distance of several delicious restaurants and just a short drive from Forest Park, it provides easy access to all St. Louis has to offer from a neighborhood setting. A special thanks to Explore St. …

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12 Washington Monument Facts That Will Surprise You

12 Washington Monument Facts That Will Surprise You

Closed for the past three years due to ongoing issues with its elevator, the Washington Monument is scheduled to reopen to the public in September 2019. But before you ride the brand-new elevator to the pointed top for a bird’s-eye view of the nation’s capital, check out these surprising Washington Monument facts.

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