Explore Your Country
From coast to coast, fascinating historic places are waiting for you to visit and explore.
Experience Old Places in New Ways
Each destination illuminates unique and fascinating moments in our shared history, preserved forever.
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Connect with the History Around You
Discover Destinations nearby.
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A variety of opportunities and activities to keep your kids learning at home.
Get Out Without Going Out Armchair Explorers
These historic sites have virtual tours that you can view from the comfort of your home.
Distinctive Destinations - National Trust Historic Sites
These 27 sites are the heart of the National Trust's work to save historic places
Distinctive Destinations - Womens History and Heritage
Just a few of the places where women have shaped the nation
Many historic sites and museums are enacting new visitation guidelines and hours. We encourage you to check directly with sites for up-to-date information if you are planning a visit.
National Trust Distinctive Destinations are a group of diverse historic sites across the country that help illustrate the breadth and depth of the American story. From house museums to working farms, these places will add memorable moments to your off-the-beaten-path road trip, create new opportunities for a family vacation, or even become your new favorite gift shop.
Please note, we are not accepting new Distinctive Destinations applications at this time. Current participating sites may email updates and questions to email@example.com.
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From coast to coast, fascinating historic places are waiting for you to visit and explore.Begin Your Journey