The displays and tours offered by Manassas National Battlefield Park don’t just help visitors remember the past – they help bring it to life.
The National Museum of the Marine Corps stands as a monument to the core values of the Marine Corps: honor, courage, and commitment. Visiting is a powerful and fulfilling experience and is a must-do trip.
This tour takes visitors to three sites where they can learn about oyster dredgers and the oystering industry, visit the 1860s home of a buyboat captain, and learn about a waterman’s neighborhood that thrived until the 1960s.
This tour visits three sites in the lower half of the Chesapeake to explore the history of the men who followed the menhaden fishery, the culture of traditional Virginia watermen, and an island community built around the watermen’s life.
Discover the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Scenic Byway. Immerse yourself in the powerful history of Maryland’s Eastern Shore where Harriet Tubman lived, worked, worshiped, and led others to freedom.
Many locations in the Chesapeake Watershed have direct connections to American Presidents--historic sites, monuments, and memorials. But of these places, none captivate the public’s attention more than the homes of the early American presidents.
This tour lets visitors see traditional log canoes under sail, watch shipwrights teach boatbuilding skills, and take a cruise on a skipjack on Maryland's Eastern Shore and takes you from St Michaels to Cambridge.
Each year the Chesapeake Bay hosts about one-third of all migratory waterfowl wintering on the Atlantic coast. Find the best places to see many species of ducks as they migrate through the Chesapeake region.
If you or someone in your traveling group uses a wheelchair or has other accessibility needs, this itinerary along the James River will take you to several places where you can experience the Smith National Historic Trail in reasonable comfort.
This tour takes visitors to a strategic post during Smith’s time, then on to the English colonists’ first landing site in the New World, and finally to the ancestral homeland of the Accomack and Accohannock Indians.
The route traces the Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail in Baltimore City and tells the dramatic story of the women who created the enormous Star-Spangled Banner, the infamous Fell’s Point shipyards, and the fort that endured the British bombardment.
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