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Distinctive Destinations

  • 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.

  • Begin Your Journey

    National Trust members receive special discounts to more than 180 of these remarkable places.

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National Trust Distinctive Destinations are an ever expanding 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 can 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.

Best of all, these places proudly offer free or discounted admission to National Trust members, including discounts in the museum or gift shop where applicable.

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