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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National Trust members receive special discounts to more than 180 of these remarkable places.Join Today
Connect with the History Around You
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These 27 sites are the heart of the National Trust's work to save historic places
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History of Transportation
Discover more about how travel shaped the building of our nation.
Whether shopping online or in-person, these sites have unique gifts waiting for you
Learn more about African American stories and accomplishments at these Distinctive Destinations
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.
Is there a place you love that should be a part of this program? Let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Do you work at a site that would like to join the program? Please complete our online application to recommend a site for the Distinctive Destinations program.
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From coast to coast, fascinating historic places are waiting for you to visit and explore.Begin Your Journey