Of all the different stops and destinations throughout our travel, some of my favorite are Presidential Places. I really enjoy American History, and I love giving my children a glimpse into our country’s past.

There are COUNTLESS places that could be on this list! It’s always exciting to visit president’s birth places, libraries and monuments. And then, of course, the places where they’ve made history. I highly recommend that when you’re traveling you try to incorporate some of these locations into your stops.

Here are my 20 favorite Presidential Places to visit:

  1. The White House in Washington D.C. (duh, I had to include this one!)
  2. Mount Vernon, Virginia- home of George Washington
  3. The Freedom Trail in Boston, MA
  4. Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C.
  5. Mount Rushmore National Memorial in Keystone, SD
  6. Monticello in Charlottesville, VA- home of Thomas Jefferson
  7. JFK Presidential Library in Boston, MA
  8. FDR National Monument in Washington D.C.
  9. George H.W. Bush Presidential Library Center in College Station, TX
  10. The Confederate White House in Richmond, VA
  11. Jimmy Carter National Historic Site in Atlanta, GA
  12. Independence National Historic Park in Philadelphia, PA
  13. The Jefferson Historic Hotel in Richmond, VA
  14. Ford’s Theatre in Washington D.C.
  15. Theodore Roosevelt National Park in Medora, ND
  16. The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza in Dallas, TX
  17.  Clinton Presidential Center in Little Rock, AR
  18. Bush Compound in Kennebunkport, ME
  19. The Hermitage in Nashville, TN– Andrew Jackson’s Home
  20. Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, CA

Many of these places can be stamped in your Passport To Your National Parks Book.

I also LOVE this Presidential Libraries Coloring Book by Dover. It gives children an awesome way to learn with fun facts and coloring pages. Click on the image to purchase.

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