Massive Mount ⭐️ Vernon

About 15 years ago, I was on a business trip to Washington D.C. and missed going to Mount Vernon, Virginia. Years later I finally made it there and it did not disappoint!! Mount Vernon was George Washington’s home for 45 years. The grounds consist of the Mansion, Blacksmith Shop, Slave Quarters, Gardens, Pioneer Farm, Washington’s Tomb, Slave Memorial and Cemetery, Heritage Breed Animals, and the … Continue reading Massive Mount ⭐️ Vernon

Embark to America 🗽

It’s hard to imagine how immigrants felt leaving their homelands, families, with minimal belongings for a land that they knew nothing about and didn’t speak the language. It’s impossible to imagine the wonder and fear as they sailed into New York Harbor and saw the Statue of Liberty on their way to Ellis Island. For the generations that came after the great immigration decade of … Continue reading Embark to America 🗽

Plymouth Plight

Just a short distance from Boston, Massachusetts is Plymouth, Massachusetts. Plymouth is a seaside town that is on the Plymouth Harbor. We took a tour called ‘Plimoth Patuxet’ which details the history of the pilgrims once they arrived in Plymouth Harbor. The tour consists of 3 parts (Patuxet Homesite and 17th Century English Village, Plimoth Grist Mill, and the Mayflower II). Homesite and Village In … Continue reading Plymouth Plight

Salem Spooky 👻 Stop

Morning Tours After visiting Gloucester, Massachusetts, we headed to Salem, Massachusetts to hear about some witches. Perfect time as we head towards Halloween 🎃!! In the morning, we took two tours, History of Witch’s in Salem and Wax Museum, that were audio tours. They usually have a live person conducting the tours, however, due to COVID that was impossible. They were good tours but with … Continue reading Salem Spooky 👻 Stop