Category Archives: History

VA: Yves Saint Laurent’s Fashion at Richmond’s VMFA

Richmond, VA Exit 78: The excitement of the fashion runway come to the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts this spring with Yves Saint Laurent: The Perfection of Style. showcasing highlights from the iconic designer’s 44-year career. Drawn from the collection … Continue reading

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MD: Walk the “Wicked” Pubs and Haunts in Fell’s Point Neighborhood

Baltimore, MD Exit 57: Step through the doors of some of Fells point’s most infamous watering holes on a pub crawl tour that explores the scandalous past of this historic maritime neighborhood when you partake in Fells Point Wicked History … Continue reading

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FL: Arts and Culture Festival in Little Havana every Friday

Miami, FL Exit 1B: Little Havana is a true reflection of Hispanic culture. As you approach the heart of the neighborhood at SW 8th Street—known as Calle Ocho by the locals; the geographical, historical and emotional heart of the Miami … Continue reading

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RI: Father’s Day: Spend Quality Time with Dad on Scenic Boat Tour Around Providence

Providence, RI Exit 2: How about visiting Providence this Father’s Day and partaking in it from a new angle; by getting out on the water. This year, treat dad to a gift that will leave a lasting impression: a fun, … Continue reading

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NC: The British are Coming to Historic Halifax

Halifax, NC Exit 168 to route 903 S: The British are taking over Halifax! The town will be under control of invading Cornwalis’ troops. Participate as a towns person in Halifax Revolutionary War Days: The British Occupation of Halifax. Keep your paperwork … Continue reading

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NH: Enjoy Everything Portsmouth: 40th Anniversary of Market Square Day

Portsmouth, NH Exit 7: Don’t miss the annual Market Square Day, this year celebrating it’s 40th anniversary. Created to commemorate the renovation and beautification of downtown Portsmouth – and, in particular, Market Square. Most of Downtown Portsmouth will be vehicle-free and … Continue reading

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VA: Peruse Art, Home, Gardens and Studio of Gari Melchers

Falmouth, VA Exit 133A: Gari Melchers Home and Studio – Belmont, typical of the Federal style, is over 200 years old. In 1916, renowned artist Gari Melchers and his wife Corinne bought the residence, and no expense was spared in … Continue reading

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NC: Visit the Home of the “Father of the Army Airborne”

Dunn, NC Exit 73: General William C. Lee Airborne Museum – This house was the home of the “Father of the Army Airborne”, so the museum charts his personal life as well as the growth of Army 101st and 82nd … Continue reading

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CT: Medieval Faire with Jousting, Fairy Magic, Armored Combat, Music, and Merry Men

North Haven, CT Exit 48 to I 91N: Walk into a medieval  fairytale and experience what a spring festival might have been like in 12th century Nottingham England. Fantasy takes flight when you step back to the past at Robin … Continue reading

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CT: Welcome Spring at New Haven’s Cherry Blossom Festival

New Haven, CT Exit 47: The 44th Annual Cherry Blossom Festival is a celebration of spring commemorating the planting of 72 Yoshino Japanese Cherry Blossom trees in 1973.  Hanami (cherry blossom) viewing, has been a Japanese custom since the 7th … Continue reading

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