Day 1 On our first morning of the road trip we woke up early to start our 6 hour drive from Florida to Charleston, South Carolina. Our first planned stop was to visit the Angel Oak, which is about 30 minutes outside of Charleston. This is thought to be one of the oldest things in [...]
Tag: historical america
A Weekend in Historic St. Augustine
St. Augustine, Florida is not only the oldest city in Florida, but the oldest European-settled city in the United States. This is also one of the first places that sparked my travel interests as a child as it was the first historic family vacation we took (as Floridians, we typically visited Orlando and Disney World). [...]
Our Nation’s Capital: Washington D.C.
"I'm glad we were here together in our nation's capital." - Forrest Gump (1994) As I have mentioned before, Washington D.C. is one of my favorite cities (well I say that, but I really love Paris. Boston. Philadelphia. Vancouver. Mont Saint Michel. The list really goes on and on), and the city I have visited [...]
A Virginia Voyage
"A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots." - Marcus Garvey A few years ago we flew to Norfolk to begin a week-long trip exploring the western coast of Virginia. We began this trip by staying with a a friend who was stationed in Norfolk [...]