If you’re looking for historical sites to visit, upcoming events and places with historical tours, make this your first stop. Heritage Travel is a wonderful way to enrich your experience of history, so check out these terrific destinations. Click on any image to go to the advertiser’s web site.

The 135TH USCT LIVING HISTORY WEEKEND will be held April 6, 2018 in Goldsboro. A special Weekend Travel Package is available. Visit www.visitgoldsboronc.com/shop or call 919.734.2213.

From muskets to missiles, Revolutionary War victory, Rosenwald schools, a peanut plantation and pirates, Pender County is rich in history.

The N.C. Transportation Museum is a family friendly historic site featuring daily train rides, impressive transportation exhibits and amazing events.

Experience the 300-year-old charm of New Bern, the first capitol of NC, home to Tryon Palace, the NC History Center and the birthplace of Pepsi.

The N.C. Gold Rush was the first in America! Explore the N.C. Gold Trail, headquartered in Rutherfordton, N.C. and find some treasure of your own.

Offering countless historical exhibits from the Revolutionary War through World War II; historical dramas; textile heritage and the enjoyment of riding an original 1910 Dentzel Menagerie Carousel.

Edenton has been making history for over 300 years. Founding fathers and mothers were instrumental in establishing the principles and values upon which our nation was founded.

Explore over 200 years of history in Greensboro. From the Revolutionary War, Civil Rights Movement and more, Greensboro has played a significant role in American history.

Bentonville Battlefield, site of the largest Civil War battlefield in North Carolina, is a popular stop along Johnston County’s “History Lesson in a Day” itinerary.

North Little Rock, Arkansas, is one of only two places in the U.S. to have two vessels that bookend World War II: tugboat USS Hoga fought fires during the attacks on Pearl Harbor and submarine USS Razorback was present in Tokyo Bay during the Japanese surrender.

Experience living history for The Battles of Marietta Georgia, featuring reenactments, tours and a recreation of 1864 Marietta.

Explore the Natchez Trace… Discover America. Journey along this 444-mile National Scenic Byway stretching from the Mississippi River in Natchez through Alabama and then Tennessee.

West Virginia Mountain rail adventures. Remote wilderness excursions on historic steam-driven locomotives and vintage diesel-powered passenger trains. Trains depart three historic depots – Elkins, Durbin and Cass – April thru December.

Jackson is at the intersection of Music and Rock-A-Billy Highways. Just over an hour’s drive from Shiloh National Military Park, we have our own stories to share in connecting you with the past.

Hip and historic Frederick County boasts unique shopping and dining experiences, battlefields, museums, covered bridges, and abundant outdoor recreation. Request a free travel packet!

Relive the rich history of the Alabama Gulf Coast at Fort Morgan, Fort Gaines, the USS Alabama Battleship, and the area’s many museums. Fort-Morgan.org 888-666-9252

Explore Maryland with once-in-a-lifetime commemorations — all at one destination. Create your family history by exploring ours.

The Chickamauga Chattanooga National Military Park stands as the oldest and the largest military park in the nation. It was established by Civil War veterans who came together from both armies in 1889. This battleground not only preserves, but also honors heroism, reconciliation and national reunification.

If you’re looking for an easy stroll through a century of fine architecture or a trek down dusty roads along the Blues Trail, you’ve come to the right place — Greenwood, Mississippi.

Get historic in Mississippi. To request your free Mississippi Tour Guide, go to VisitMississippi.org or call 866-SEE MISS.

Fayetteville/Cumberland County, North Carolina is steeped in history and patriotic traditions. Take a tour highlighting our military ties, status as a transportation hub, and our Civil War story.

Are you a history and culture buff? There are many museums and attractions, Civil War, and Civil Rights sites just for you in Jackson, Mississippi.

Follow the Civil War Trail in Meridian, Mississippi, where you’ll experience history first-hand.

A vacation in Georgia means great family experiences that can only be described as pretty sweet. Explore Georgia’s Magnolia Midlands.

Whether you love history, culture, the peacefulness of the great outdoors, or the excitement of entertainment, Roswell offers a wide selection of attractions and tours.

There’s a place where a leisurely stroll might lead to an extraordinary historic home, a beautiful monastery or a lush peach orchard. That place is Georgia.

Seven museums, an 1890 railroad, a British fort and an ancient trade path can be found on the Furs to Factories Trail in the Tennessee Overhill, located in the corner of Southeast Tennessee.

Experience the Civil War in Jacksonville at the Museum of Military History. Relive one of Arkansas’ first stands at the Reed’s Bridge Battlefield.

Step back in time at Camp Nelson Civil War Heritage Park, a Union Army supply depot and African American refugee camp. Museum, Civil War Library, Interpretive Trails and more.

Hundreds of authentic artifacts. Voted fourth finest in U.S. by North & South Magazine. Located in historic Bardstown, Kentucky.


Come to Cleveland, Mississippi — the birthplace of the blues. Here, you’ll find such legendary destinations as Dockery Farms and Po’ Monkey’s Juke Joint.

Search over 10,000 images and primary documents relating to the Civil War Battle of Hampton Roads. Now available in The Mariners’ Museum Library Online Catalog!

Stop by the Winchester/Clark County Tourism Commission for the Stone Fence Tour and the Civil War Driving Tour information that will guide you by the area’s many historic homes, cemeteries and more.

Vicksburg, Mississippi is a great place to bring your family to learn American history, enjoy educational museums and check out the mighty Mississippi River.

Fitzgerald, Georgia…100 years of bringing people together. Learn more about our story and the commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War’s conclusion at www.fitzgeraldga.org.


The Mississippi Hills National Heritage Area highlights the historic, cultural, natural, scenic and recreational treasures of this distinctive region.

Come to Helena, Arkansas and see the Civil War like you’ve never seen it before. Plan your trip at www.CivilWarHelena.com.

Over 650 grand historic homes in three National Register Historic Districts. Birthplace of America’s greatest playwright, Tennessee Williams. The ultimate Southern destination — Columbus, MS.

With six historic sites along Tennessee’s Civil War trail and a 14-mile bike trail celebrating the Bridge Burner’s history, Greene County has much to offer the Civil War enthusiast.

Confederate Memorial Park is the site of Alabama’s only Home for Confederate veterans (1902-1939). The museum interprets Alabama’s Confederate period and the Alabama Confederate Soldiers’ Home.

Tennessee’s Farragut Folklife Museum is a treasure chest of artifacts telling the history of the Farragut and Concord communities, including the Admiral David Glasgow Farragut collection.


Prestonsburg, KY — Civil War and history attractions at PrestonsburgKY.org. Home to Jenny Wiley State Park, country music entertainment and Dewey Lake.


Start planning today to Find Your True South in Mississippi. To order your free Mississippi Tour Guide, go to VisitMississippi.org or call 866-SEE MISS.

To discover more about Tennessee and to order your free official Tennessee Vacation Guide, visit tnvacation.com or call 1-800-GO2-TENN.

Through personal stories, interactive exhibits and a 360° movie, the Civil War Museum focuses on the war from the perspective of the Upper Middle West.

Once Georgia’s last frontier outpost, now its third largest city, Columbus is a true destination of choice. History, theater, arts and sports—Columbus has it all.

“Part of the One and Only Bluegrass!” Visit National Historic Landmark, National Civil War Trust tour, historic ferry, and the third largest planetarium of its kind in the world!

Live Civil War history in Knoxville, Tennessee.

St. Mary’s County, Maryland. Visit Point Lookout, site of the war’s largest prison camp, plus Confederate and USCT monuments. A short drive from the nation’s capital.

Home to more than 400 sites, the Civil War’s impact on Georgia was greater than any other event in the state’s history.

Williamson County, Tennessee, is rich in Civil War history. Here, you can visit the Lotz House, Carnton Plantation, Carter House, Fort Granger and Winstead Hill Park, among other historic locations.

See flyable warbird aircraft at The Tennessee Museum of Aviation, view the Battle of Fair Garden grounds, tour early Appalachian settlements and more in Sevierville, Tennessee.

Sandy Springs, Georgia, is the perfect hub for exploring Metro Atlanta’s Civil War sites. Conveniently located near ?major highways, you’ll see everything from Sandy Springs!

Come discover and visit the sites and stories of the American Civil War as it made its way through Tennessee, Alabama and Georgia from 1861-1855.

Treat yourself to Southern Kentucky hospitality in London and Laurel County! Attractions include the Levi Jackson Wilderness Road State Park and Camp Wildcat Civil War Battlefield.

Just 15 miles south of downtown Atlanta lies the heart of the true South: Clayton County, Georgia, where heritage comes alive!

Southern hospitality at its finest, the Classic South, Georgia, offers visitors a combination of history and charm mixed with excursion options for everyone from outdoorsmen to museum-goers.

Experience the Old West in action with a trip through Southwest Montana. For more information on our 15 ghost towns, visit southwestmt.com or call 800-879-1159, ext 1501.

Vibrant Southern community features Stones River National Battlefield, two antebellum mansions, a pre-Civil War courthouse, the Heritage Center and more. 1-800-716-7560.

Lebanon, KY is home to the Lebanon National Cemetery, its own Civil War Park, and it’s part of the John Hunt Morgan Trail.


Six major battles took place in Winchester and Frederick County, and the town changed hands approximately 72 times — more than any other town in the country!

Explore the past in Baltimore during two commemorative events: the War of 1812 Bicentennial and Civil War 150. Plan your trip at Baltimore.org.

Historic sites throughout the county throw their doors open the first Saturday of every month through October. Free admission!

Edward S. Curtis: The North American Indian. Historic exhibition of the full collection. Only at the Muskegon Museum of Art. May 11–September 10, 2017.