Category Archives: History

MD: John Wilkes Booth Escape Route Tour

Clinton, MD Exit 7: On the night of April 14, 1865, President Abraham Lincoln was shot by the dashing young actor, John Wilkes Booth, at Ford’s Theatre in Washington City. While Lincoln lay dying, his assassin was making his escape into … Continue reading

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FL: Vettes at the Lighthouse XII

Port Orange, FL Exit 256: Completed in 1887, the Ponce Inlet Lighthouse is a fascinating piece of Florida history. It towers over others as the tallest lighthouse in Florida, offering spectacular, 360-degree views of the Atlantic Ocean and the Intracoastal … Continue reading

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FL: Celebrate the Holidays at Whitehall in Guilded Age Style

Palm Beach FL, Exit 70: The Flagler Museum’s Whitehall’s first floor is decorated in traditional Gilded Age splendor through Christmas Day each year. The focal point is a 16-foot-tall Christmas Tree in the Grand Hall, adorned with colored electrical lights … Continue reading

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MD: An Old Fashioned Holiday At The Surratt House

Clinton, MD Exit 7A: Why not bring Christmas past to Christmas present at The Surratt House’s Old Fashioned Holiday. Celebrate the Christmas of yesteryear amid period decorations, special exhibits and seasonal histories. The Surratt House will be festively decorated in … Continue reading

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DE: A Brandywine Christmas; Yuletide at Winterthur

Yuletide at Winterthur embraces the warmth and festivity of the season with a magnificent holiday tour of Henry Francis du Pont’s mansion as well as breathtaking trees, dazzling room displays, a magical dollhouse, and featuring some 60 varieties of flowers. … Continue reading

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GA: 36th Annual Kingsland Catfish Festival

Kindsland, GA Exit 3: Enjoy Kingsland, Georgia’s Annual Catfish Festival where you can down succulent Southern-fried catfish and all the fixings. The fun begins Saturday, November 17 and includes a full day of entertainment. The festivities include a parade, arts and … Continue reading

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FL: You’re Invited to Be Greek For The Weekend

Daytona Beach, FL Exit 260: The 42nd Annual Greek Festival returns to Daytona Beach’s St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church and Daytona Beach’s Greek families invite everyone to be “Greek For The Weekend!” OPA! This must do event is FREE and open … Continue reading

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FL- Thousands Enjoy the Prestigious 56th Annual Halifax Art Festival

Daytona Beach, FL Exit SR 92 International Speedway: Celebrating its 56th anniversary, the Halifax Art Festival is the 2nd oldest continual art festival in the state of Florida, and benefits the Museum of Arts & Sciences. The Halifax Art Festival … Continue reading

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SC: Go Nuts for Florence!

Florence, SC Exit 160: The 15th Annual South Carolina Pecan Festival is a 10-block 1-day event. This  award-winning community festival is held on the first Saturday of November each year,  and boasts 8 stages of live entertainment. You’re sure to … Continue reading

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MA: Frightfully Fun Halloween Events in Salem

Salem, MA Exit 47 to route 114: Is there a place that can be more synonymous to Halloween then Salem, Massachusetts?  Throughout the entire month of October visitors of all ages flock there for the ultimate Halloween experience. Whether it’s … Continue reading

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