Bill Bailey of Travel Services Talks About History Lovers Vacation Destinations

History is a popular reason many people travel. Bill Bailey, of Travel Services, reviews some of the best destinations for history lovers.

Jan 26, 2016, 16:42 ET from William Bailey Travel

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., Jan. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston, MA: Founded by Puritans and known for the revolutionaries who fought for liberty, Boston is known as the birthplace of America. The Freedom Trail Tour is a great way to see the beginning of our nation's rich history.

Philadelphia, PA: This is where Ben Franklin signed the Declaration of Independence.  Visit Independence Hall and view the cracked Liberty Bell along with dozens of America's most historic sites and landmarks.

Washington DC:  For history lovers, Washington, the U.S. capital, is a must. With over dozens of museums and art galleries, and historical landmarks, it's hard to decide where to begin.

Williamsburg, PA: This historical city hosts numerous historical buildings. Tours of the city allow travelers to become familiar with Williamsburg's participation in the Revolutionary War as well as the city's history of theatrical stage and period actors.

New Orleans, LA: The French Quarter's Preservation Hall gives history lovers a great place to begin, as well as an overall feel for history of this unique city. The Cabildo, the St. Louis Cathedral the Garden District and a visit to Chalmette Battlefield are among New Orleans best historical attractions.

Trujillo, Peru: Considered Peru's "hidden wonder", Trujillo is home to the ruins of Chimu, which was once the world's largest adobe city. Nearby, the major archaeological site, The Moche Temples of the Sun and Moon major, dates back to 100 BC.

Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico: A favorite of history lovers, the ancient ruins of Chichen Itza, the Kukulcan Pyramid, the Temples of Uxmal, the Coba Ruins, the Mayan Ruins of Tulum and El Castillo are among the Peninsula's most fascinating artifacts. Knowledgeable guides share Mayan history and culture.

Rome, Italy: Rome is home to some of the most recognizable ruins in the world. The Colosseum, Palatine Hill and the Roman Forum represent ancient Rome.  Other ancient sites include the Baths of Caracall and Lilla dei Quintili.  Lesser known but well worth the trip, is the ancient Roman port of Ostia Antica.

London, England: It doesn't get much better for history lovers than London.  In city center, the Tower of London and Buckingham Palace delight visitors. Less obvious treasures include the medieval Jewel Tower and the London Roman Amphitheater. By train, visit the site of the Battle of Barnet which was one of the battlefields of the Wars of the Roses.

Bill Bailey Travel Club has arranged vacations to thousands of destinations. Bill Bailey's experience in the travel industry makes him able to offer clients valuable information on travel from the U.S. to Europe including cruises, hotels and motels, resorts, activities and special destinations and more.


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