North America

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

Ease Back into Travel: Local Adventures and Day Trips from Kansas City

Ease Back into Travel: Local Adventures and Day Trips from Kansas City

Americans taking their first tentative steps away from home have different post-pandemic thresholds for adventure. While some travelers have their sights set on faraway destinations and are fearlessly boarding flights, many are seeking summer vacations that are closer to home. Whether you’re seeking adventures in your backyard, day trips from Kansas City, or road trip …

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Everything You Need to Know Before Visiting the Biggest Mall in America

What You Need to Know to Before Visiting the Biggest Mall in the America

Built around a seven-acre indoor amusement park, Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota, is the largest shopping mall in the United States. The tips and tricks below will help you get the most out of your trip when you visit Mall of America. A special thanks to the Bloomington Convention & Visitors Bureau for inviting …

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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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Along the Alabama Bird Trail: 30+ Birds in Alabama’s Gulf Coast Region

From the north, where the aptly named Tennessee River winds its way horizontally across the map creating a border between Alabama and Tennessee, to where the Cotton State meets the Gulf of Mexico, there are eight Alabama bird trails. Combined they offer a glimpse at more than 430 species of birds at 280 stops along …

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12 Famous Graves to Visit in Arlington National Cemetery (After You’ve Paid Respect to JFK)

12 Graves to Visit in Arlington National Cemetery After You've Paid Respect to JFK

More than three million people visit Arlington National Cemetery annually. While President Kennedy’s eternal flame and the Tomb of the Unknowns are the most visited destinations within the 624-acre site, here are 12 other Arlington Cemetery notable graves. Roughly the size of 472 American football fields, Arlington National Cemetery is the final resting place of …

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25 Facts about JFK Learned from a Visit to the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum

24 Facts about JFK Learned from a Visit to the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum

Often described as young, handsome, and charismatic, most Americans know that the 35th president was born in Boston, raised in a large Irish Catholic family, and married to beautiful and elegant Jacqueline Bouvier. But did you know that he was awarded The Purple Heart for his service during World War II? Or that he was …

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5 Little Known Facts About the Kennedy Family Graves at Arlington National Cemetery

Kennedy Tram Stop Sign

When President John F. Kennedy’s burial was televised on November 25, 1963, it was the first time Americans from coast to coast could participate in the funeral of a leader without being physically present. And by selecting the 624-acre site in the nation’s capital, rather than a plot in the family’s home state of Massachusetts, …

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