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Hafen von Beaufort
The honeycombed coastline south of Charleston stretches for 200 miles, dissolving into peninsulas, channels and subtropical ‘sea islands’ that make up South Carolina’s lowcountry. Kiawah and neighbouring Seabrook are well-heeled island resorts, while the pristine 5,000-acre Hunting Island State...
Little Bighorn Battlefield
On the hills above the Little Bighorn River in southeastern Montana, one of the most epochal clashes of American history took place, the Battle of the Little Bighorn. This is one of the West’s most haunted landscapes: on these slopes the U.S. Army’s Seventh Cavalry, led by General George A. Custer,...
Nationalfriedhof Arlington
America’s most famous and affecting cemetery leaves visitors in awe with row upon row of nearly identical white marble headstones covering rolling acres of grass, where the occasional crack of a rifle salute and the mournful notes of ‘Taps’, a musical piece that concludes many U.S. military...
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
If there is a home for the soul of America, it is almost certainly on the battlefields of Gettysburg. Here, in July 1863, the Union and Confederate armies clashed in the bloodiest battle ever fought on American soil. In three days of fighting, more than 51,000 men were killed, wounded, captured or...
Camino de la Libertad de Massachusetts
One of America’s great walking cities, Boston is best explored by following the 2.5-mile self-guided Freedom Trail that unfolds through its historic neighbourhoods. Laid out in 1958, the trail connects 16 important sites, extending all the way across Boston Harbor to Charlestown.
El Distrito de los jardines en Nueva Orleans
The epicentre of New Orleans high society and its richest architectural heritage, the Garden District was a vast plantation in the 1700s. Over time it was split into smaller parcels, and in the 19th century, well-endowed Anglo residents (as opposed to the French-speaking Creoles a couple of miles...
Das Lincoln Museum
The Lincoln Trail is the unofficially designated thousand-mile string of sites along Abraham Lincoln’s route from his Kentucky birthplace through Indiana and on into Illinois, where he ended up in Springfield. The 28-year-old politician and newly minted lawyer moved here in 1837, the same year the...
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