Famous Landmarks

The world's famous landmarks inspire wonder and have been celebrated for centuries. Learn more about famous landmarks like the Eiffel Tower and the Taj Mahal.

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art features games storytelling and gallery talks designed to teach children about art. Most of the museum's art exhibits appeal to children. Find out more about the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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Times Square is a veritable theme park for kids featuring an in-store Ferris wheel ESPN Zone MTV's TRL the flagship Disney store and a wax museum. Find out more about family vacations in Times Square.

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The Empire State Building features exciting activities for children including an open-air observatory where visitors enjoy views from New York to Massachusetts and New York Skyride a virtual-tour ride. Find out more about The Empire State Building.

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Circle Line Tours offers 75-minute tours around lower Manhattan Island and 3-hour cruises covering landmarks such as the Statue of Liberty Brooklyn Bridge and Yankee Stadium. Find out more about Circle Line Tours.

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Cooperstown baseball's holy shrine features highlights such as the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum Doubleday Field art museums games rides and a small petting zoo. Find out more about family vacations in Cooperstown.

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Built in 1912 Fenway Park overflows with history. During Fenway Park tours visitors can walk the warming track visit the dugout and check out many historic points of interest. Find out more about Fenway Park.

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Martha's Vineyard a popular vacation destination for the rich and famous is also a great place for families. Public beaches feature sailing surfing and kayaking. Find out more about family vacations in Martha's Vineyard.

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Old Sturbridge Village just an hour's drive outside Boston is the largest outdoor living-history museum in the northeast featuring 40 exhibits historic games boat rides and music programs. Learn more about Old Sturbridge Village.

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Plimoth Plantation is a living-history museum that transports visitors back to the 17th century. The site features a variety of educational programs and exhibits. Find out more about Plimoth Plantation.

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Airplanes and rockets on display at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington D.C. lure fans of technology and aviation. Find out more about the National Air and Space Museum a sought-after family vacation destination.

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Grab your undercover identity at the door and take a way-cool trip through time at the nation's only museum dedicated to the art of espionage. Spy gadgets famous spies and a cool gift shop are just a few reasons to come.

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Native American culture comes to life at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington D.C. Participate in song and dance sample Native American food and enjoy artwork. Learn more about the museum.

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Colonial Williamsburg is like taking a trip through history. This living history center is alive with the past. Learn more about Colonial Williamsburg.

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Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Factory Vermont's number-one tourist attraction features tours a playground picnic tables and a variety of fun activities for kids. Find out more about Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Factory tour.

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The Enola Gay the plane that dropped the atom bomb on Hiroshima is one of the planes on display at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center near Dulles International Airport. Learn more about the Udvar-Hazy Center part of the Smithsonian Institution.

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Harpers Ferry located at the confluence of the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers features picturesque streets museums and exhibits battlefields and hiking trails. Learn more about Harpers Ferry National Historical Park.

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Shelburne Museum nicknamed Vermont's Smithsonian features a wide variety of attractions and activities for kids such as a playground arts & crafts interactive exhibits and educational activities. Find out more about the Shelburne Museum.

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The eclectic Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, founded in 1929 by the Ford family, houses inventor Henry Ford's personal collection of Americana. Learn more about family vacations at Henry Ford Museum.

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Conner Prairie in Fishers Indiana known for its authentic presentation of the past gives families the opportunity to travel back to the 1800s. Learn firsthand how everyday life has changed over the past two centuries.

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The Freedom Trail in Boston Massachusetts is a 2.5-mile walking trail featuring 16 of America's most historic sites such as Boston Common and the house of Paul Revere. Find out more about Freedom Trail.

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Kennedy Space Center is the busiest launch and landing facility in the country. Today visitors can get a glimpse of the American space program thanks to the center's exhibits and programs. Learn more about them.

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The U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville Alabama showcases a fascinating and comprehensive collection of rockets missiles boosters and space memorabilia. Learn about what makes this a great family vacation destination in this article.

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Visitors to the National Mall in Washington D.C. can explore 2.5 miles of museums outdoor activities and history from the banks of the Potomac to the U.S. Capitol. Find out more about the National Mall.

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St. Augustine Florida is the oldest permanently inhabited city in the United States. Founded in 1565 it's filled with reminders of its early Spanish history. Learn more about this family vacation destination.

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Mount Vernon paints a picture of the home and lifestyle of the nation's first President. Lovingly restored and full of memorabilia Mount Vernon offers visitors a trip through history. Learn more about Mount Vernon and its treasures.

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