Old Sacramento

I tagged along with my brother and his daughter on a day trip to Old Sacramento.

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Napoleon's Tomb

Invalides is the location of the Musée de l'Armée (Army Museum) and Napoleon Bonaparte's tomb.

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The Louvre

We spent 90 minutes inside the Louvre. That’s a brief visit, but it was fine. You could spend a week in there and still miss a lot.

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Utah Beach

Utah Beach, on the English Channel coast in Normandy, was an American landing zone on D-Day.

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Bayeux

We saw the Bayeux Cathedral, which dates back to 1077, and we visited the famous Bayeux Tapestry.

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Compiegne Armistices

A clearing in the forest near Compiegne was the site of a German surrender in 1918 and a French surrender in 1940.

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Schengen

The historic Schengen Agreement permits people to move freely throughout most of Europe without border controls.

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Museumplein

Museumplein is a public space in Amsterdam with 3 major museums: Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum, and Stedelijk Museum.

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Imperial War Museum

The Imperial War Museum in London showcases many fascinating items from Britain's long military history.

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London Bus Tour

On our first full day in London, we used a sightseeing bus to see the famous attractions of the city.

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Victoria

We dedicated our entire day to sightseeing in Victoria, the capital city of British Columbia.

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Museum of Vancouver

The museum provides a history of Vancouver and the native peoples that lived here before European settlers.

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Louisville Slugger

Louisville Slugger baseball bats are produced by the Hillerich & Bradsby Company in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Naval Aviation

We spent a couple of hours at the National Naval Aviation Museum in Pensacola, Florida.

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Dealey Plaza

Dealey Plaza was the location of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

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Confluence Tower

Lewis & Clark Confluence Tower offers views of the confluence of the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers.

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Truman Museum

The Harry S. Truman Presidential Museum and Library is in Independence, Missouri.

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Udvar-Hazy Center

At noon we said goodbye to Harpers Ferry, West Virginia and began our one hour drive to the Udvar-Hazy Center at the National Air and Space Museum in Chantilly, Virginia.…

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Horseshoe Curve

Horseshoe Curve is a railroad curve that reduces the grade to the summit of the Allegheny Mountains.

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West Point

West Point, New York, on the Hudson River, is the home of the U.S. Military Academy.

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Air & Space Museum

The National Air & Space Museum in Washington D.C. is one of the most popular tourist attractions in America.

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Mount Rushmore

We were excited to see Mount Rushmore, and Mount Rushmore exceeded our expectations

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Medora

Medora, North Dakota is a popular tourist destination and the home of Theodore Roosevelt National Park.

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Gettysburg

The Battle of Gettysburg in 1863 was the largest battle ever fought in the western hemisphere.

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U.S. Capitol

The U.S. Capitol in Washington D.C. is the seat of the legislative branch of America's federal government.

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Air & Space Museum

The National Air & Space Museum is a Smithsonian museum located on the National Mall in Washington D.C.

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