The southern states of the American south were the first areas of the country to be colonized, so the history of its cities reach back further and tell a more interesting history than you can find elsewhere.
These are the top five historical areas to visit while you’re in America’s southern states, and why they’re so interesting.
Alexandria, Virginia, may not sound familiar: but almost everyone in America has heard of Mount Vernon. At home in this beautiful city, you can visit George Washington’s beautiful former home and learn about the life he lived there before and after retirement.
Every inch of this estate is gorgeous, and after you tour the house, you can even step out to Washington’s grave. There are more than fifty acres of land that you can explore, and it’s worth it. It’s worth a visit just a short drive from Washington, DC;