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

Huckleberries: Fun Facts About the Unofficial State Fruit of Montana

A handful of ripe huckleberries

Montana is home to majestic mountains, big skies, and everything huckleberry. While they look a bit like a large, dark-colored blueberry, huckleberries are a different fruit with a distinct taste. They are also much more expensive than blueberries. Find out why with these fun facts about huckleberries. NOTE:  Like many plants growing across the 3.8 […]

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34 Facts I Learned About the 34th President by Visiting the Eisenhower Library, Museum, and Boyhood Home

34 Facts I Learned About the 34th President by Visiting the Eisenhower Library, Museum, and Boyhood Home

While states like Virginia, Ohio, and Texas have been home to multiple presidents, Kansas is the home of just one, Dwight D. Eisenhower. The hard-working farm boy from Abilene, Kansas, graduated from West Point and helped change the course of history by directing the largest amphibious assault in history on D-Day. Here are 34 facts

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Arlington House: How Robert E. Lee’s Home Became Arlington National Cemetery

High on a hill above John F. Kennedy’s grave at Arlington National Cemetery is a commanding building that looks like a Greek temple. Arlington House, the former mansion of General Robert E. Lee, has a fascinating history. Built by slaves at the direction of George Washington’s grandson, the property was confiscated when Lee left the

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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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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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