Travel to Historic Places

From unique historic sites to luxurious historic hotels, explore the stories of the past by experiencing firsthand the places where history happened.

  • Where to next?

    Which hotel should you vacation at next? Answer the following questions to find out which place is perfect for you!

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  • National Trust Historic Sites

    Our collection of 27 sites open to the public create connections to our heritage that help us understand our past, appreciate our triumphs, and learn from our mistakes.

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  • Discover

    From Wisconsin’s Frank Lloyd Wright Trail to must-see lighthouses, explore and discover historic places with our thematic map-based guides.

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Connect with the History Around You

Discover places that matter.

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“Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends.”

— Maya Angelou