No period in American History ever brought more profound change into the lives of African Americans than the Civil War and Reconstruction. Come visit two wonderful Washington DC museums that tell the story. Now through Aug 24, 2022
It’s a Thriller. Tour America’s Most Historic Prison. See the cellblocks, Death Row, Al Capone’s Cell, underground punishment cells and more! Then as night falls, it’s a festive, fright-filled, happy little party in the Big House . It’s “Halloween Nights” in the Pen with 15 fun-filled activities, including two haunted houses, four walkthrough experiences, two live performances, four themed bars and lounges and special effect laser shows.
For original musical productions and celebrity concerts, the American Music Theatre offers the best seats in town. AMT hosts top name celebrity concerts, original Broadway-caliber productions, and seasonal Christmas shows. So, sit back, get comfortable, and enjoy a great show!
Let the Laughter Roll with these two eclectic and whimsical museums. Washington’s Mansion on O Street has 100 rooms and 70 secret doors. it’s filled with art, history and mystery. Baltimore’s American Visionary Art Museum is a place that defies convention, it’s surprising and delighting, and offers hope and wonder.
St. Michaels was once a Colonial village known for oystering and shipbuilding. Its harbor and some homes date back to the mid-1600’s. Worth noting, it is home to the renowned Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum where you can immerse yourself in our maritime history. Come visit this picturesque harbor on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.
Any visit to the Brandywine Valley should begin at Hagley — what you discover here will put your entire trip into context. It is here that the du Pont family first settled in America, built their first home, and began the black powder manufacturing business that became the foundation for all the other du Pont enterprises in the world. The continuing legacy of Hagley and the early family can then be explored in the splendor of Winterthur, Longwood Gardens and Nemours.
Let the Laughter Roll. Become an expert on all things crab at Phillips Harborplace -includes a feast. Then visit America’s official repository for self-taught and intuitive artistry – The American Visionary Art Museum. It defies convention, while offering both surprise and inspiration.
On this day trip to Lancaster you experience one of the most legendary Bible stories as it comes to life with spectacular special effects, massive sets, and live animals in this brand-new original stage production.
It’s not too late to plan a trip to Dutch Apple dinner Theater yet this year. Hurry no, time to get back on the road.
An eclectic outing, you will enjoy a scenic train ride, a museum filled with nostalgia from generations past, the castle home of an American Archeologist and tile-maker as well as time to explore the shops and restaurants at the King of Prussia Mall.