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Cities featured on the show

Pulteney Bridge and the river avon
April 30, 2018 - 8:00 am in Featured Cities, Historical

The History of Bath, England

So many places throughout the United Kingdom are steeped in history, but perhaps none more so than the city of Bath, located in…
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April 23, 2018 - 8:00 am in Featured Cities, Historical

Exploring Civil War History with a Trip to Gettysburg

History is prevalent through the Gettysburg area due to its role during the Civil War. Most of that history has been preserved,…
Helen, Georgia. Photo via Wikipedia.
April 16, 2018 - 6:52 pm in Featured Cities, Historical, Places to visit

Experiencing the Bavarian Charm of Helen, Georgia

The village of Helen in the state of Georgia is quaint and charming, mostly due to the fact that it has been created to look just…
Presbyterian Church in Fredericksburg, Virginia.  Photo via wikipedia by Roger Price
April 12, 2018 - 3:04 pm in Featured Cities, Historical, Places to visit

History Everywhere in Fredericksburg, Virginia

The city of Fredericksburg is in the state of Virginia and it was named after the son of King George II, Frederick the Prince of…
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Montpelier; Quirky, Small Town Charm in Vermont’s Capital

Things to do in Montpelier, Vermont Montpelier, Vermont is an absolutely beautiful city. Vermont's capital gives off a laid back,…
chicago
October 18, 2017 - 1:03 pm in Attractions, Featured Cities, Places to visit

Chicago, Illinois; America’s Second City

Things to do in Chicago, Illinois Chicago is one of the most popular and populated cities in the Midwest. Along with Chicago's…
USS Constitution in Boston Harbor
September 13, 2017 - 2:55 pm in Attractions, Featured Cities, Historical, Places to visit

Boston, Massachusetts; The Spirit of America

Things to do in Boston, Massachusetts Boston, Massachusetts is filled with an abundance of history, but to experience that history…
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August 15, 2017 - 12:50 pm in Attractions, Featured Cities, Places to visit

Weekend in Berkeley, California

Things to do in Berkeley, California The Bay Area in northern California is home to some of the most scenic views, interesting food…
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August 14, 2017 - 2:22 pm in Featured Cities, Places to visit

How to Fly with a Bike the Cheap and Easy Method

If you are planning to travel overseas for either a cycling competition or on vacation with your bike, at one point, your bike will…
Arthurs_seat_edinburgh
November 8, 2016 - 3:50 pm in Featured Cities

Ediburgh, Scotland – Highlander History

Edinburgh city is at the center of Scotland’s rich history and is one of the most beautiful cities in the United Kingdom. In this…
Orlando City, Major League Soccer
September 8, 2016 - 1:17 pm in Attractions, Featured Cities

American Soccer: History in the Making

In the last ten years, soccer has taken off in popularity in the United States. At one time soccer was far behind baseball, basketball,…
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Hershey, PA: Chocolatetown, USA

In 1903, an entrepreneur with a love for good chocolate and fresh milk did something remarkable. He built a community in the countryside,…
Idaho state capitol building, Boise, Idaho
April 28, 2016 - 3:25 pm in Attractions, Featured Cities, Historical, Places to visit

Boise: An Urban Treasure in the Gem State

When you think of Idaho, chances are you think of potatoes. You might be surprised to learn that the biggest city in a state known…
Vancouver steam clock in Gastown Sepia
March 27, 2016 - 11:47 pm in Attractions, Featured Cities, Places to visit

Vancouver, Canada: Ancient settlement with a modern vibe

This week on Travel Thru History, we take a look at the Olympic city of Vancouver, British Columbia. First settled nearly 10,000…
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December 5, 2015 - 2:52 pm in Attractions, Featured Cities, Historical, Places to visit

Visit Montréal, Quebec – Antique, Contemporary, Futuristic All in One

Vivant (alive) is the phrase that best describes Quebec's largest city. The city has an undeniably Quebecois feel, but isn't afraid…
San Diego Museum of Art
November 25, 2015 - 9:52 am in Featured Cities, Historical, Places to visit

San Diego, CA: History of Paradise

Are you a laid back, beach loving-kind of history buff? Well this episode is a treat for you. In Season 4 we traveled to San Diego,…
Titanic Belfast, Photo via wikipedia.
December 15, 2014 - 7:09 pm in Featured Cities, Historical, Places to visit

Belfast, Northern Ireland – Titanic Sized History

Once the poster-child of Catholic and Protestant divisions, Belfast has morphed into a bustling metropolis in the past decade. Efforts…
Dublin, Ireland
November 25, 2014 - 8:07 pm in Featured Cities, Historical, Places to visit

Dublin, Ireland: Potatoes, Proclamations and Pubs

There’s more to Ireland than just emerald hills and Blarney stones. For hundreds of years, the Irish fought against British rule,…
Niagara Falls photo via dollarstockphoto.com
November 20, 2014 - 3:26 pm in Featured Cities, Historical, Places to visit

Buffalo and Niagara Falls: Come for the Food. Stay for the Beauty.

New York is a state rich in experiences and adventures, laced with historical intrigue, and topped off with a decadent dash of natural…
Albany, New York
November 12, 2014 - 7:34 pm in Featured Cities, Historical, Places to visit

Albany and Saratoga Springs, NY: Upstate is Where It’s At

In season 3, we got a chance to showcase a part of New York that's less heralded, but no less rich in American lore and history.…
Meteor Crater, Flagstaff, AZ
November 6, 2014 - 3:40 pm in Featured Cities, Historical, Places to visit

Flagstaff, Arizona: Astronomy to Gastronomy

The first time I set foot in Flagstaff, I was shocked. Coming from the Northeast, I’d always pictured Arizona like the landscape…
Akershus Fortress, Oslo Norway. Photo via dollarstockphoto.com
October 28, 2014 - 6:40 pm in Featured Cities, Historical, Places to visit

Oslo, Norway: More Than a Millennia of Adventure

This season, we journeyed to Oslo, Norway. Nicknamed Tigerstaden (Tiger City) by the Norwegian poet Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson in…
Baltimore Harbor with the USS Constellation. Photo via dollarstockphoto.com
October 20, 2014 - 7:00 pm in Featured Cities, Historical, Places to visit

Baltimore, MD: Star-Spangled History

This season we got a chance to videotape an episode in the "Charm City." The seaport city of Baltimore is known for its role in…
The rideau canal in Ottawa
September 19, 2014 - 8:32 am in Attractions, Featured Cities, Historical, Places to visit

Discovering Ottawa: A Real Crown Jewel

In our third season, we ventured deeper into Canadian territory. Season one we got to tell Toronto's tale. This year we would highlight…
Belize Scuba Diving
March 21, 2014 - 3:46 pm in Featured Cities, Historical, Places to visit

An Un-Belizable Belize Vacation

Setting off on a Belize vacation The lively country of Belize has long been luring travelers with its charming Caribbean-esque culture,…
Aerial_View_of_Launch_Complex_39
March 10, 2014 - 4:01 pm in Attractions, Featured Cities, Historical, Places to visit

Go For Launch. Tour Kennedy Space Center on Florida’s Space Coast

On our pilot episode of the show, we got a chance to tour the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Titusville, FL. Being huge…
The Alamo
February 21, 2014 - 5:11 pm in Featured Cities, Historical, Places to visit

Life’s a Fiesta in San Antonio, Texas – Episode 113

San Antonio, Texas, is a lively city with a plethora of both entertaining and cultural attractions.  The city’s strong personality,…
Downtown Nashville
January 29, 2014 - 2:50 pm in Featured Cities, Historical, Places to visit

Things To Do in Nashville, TN Besides Just Honkey-Tonkin’

As the capital of Tennessee, Nashville is a surprising blend of cosmopolitan flair and down-to-earth, country charm.  Whether you…
Louisville Kentucky
January 26, 2014 - 3:25 pm in Featured Cities, Historical, Places to visit

And You’re Off – To Louisville, Kentucky – Episode 204

If you're in Louisville and you have limited time, here are a few things to do that made my trip special.
Weeki Wachee Mermaid
January 18, 2014 - 8:10 pm in Attractions, Featured Cities, Places to visit

A Roadside Mermaid Paradise at Weeki Wachee Springs, FL

Looking for a totally unique piece of Americana to see while on vacation on Florida's Gulf Coast? Well, it doesn't get much more…
Pulteney Bridge and the river avon
April 30, 2018 - 8:00 am in Featured Cities, Historical

The History of Bath, England

So many places throughout the United Kingdom are steeped in history, but perhaps none more so than the city of Bath, located in…
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April 23, 2018 - 8:00 am in Featured Cities, Historical

Exploring Civil War History with a Trip to Gettysburg

History is prevalent through the Gettysburg area due to its role during the Civil War. Most of that history has been preserved,…
Helen, Georgia. Photo via Wikipedia.
April 16, 2018 - 6:52 pm in Featured Cities, Historical, Places to visit

Experiencing the Bavarian Charm of Helen, Georgia

The village of Helen in the state of Georgia is quaint and charming, mostly due to the fact that it has been created to look just…
Presbyterian Church in Fredericksburg, Virginia.  Photo via wikipedia by Roger Price
April 12, 2018 - 3:04 pm in Featured Cities, Historical, Places to visit

History Everywhere in Fredericksburg, Virginia

The city of Fredericksburg is in the state of Virginia and it was named after the son of King George II, Frederick the Prince of…
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Montpelier; Quirky, Small Town Charm in Vermont’s Capital

Things to do in Montpelier, Vermont Montpelier, Vermont is an absolutely beautiful city. Vermont's capital gives off a laid back,…
chicago
October 18, 2017 - 1:03 pm in Attractions, Featured Cities, Places to visit

Chicago, Illinois; America’s Second City

Things to do in Chicago, Illinois Chicago is one of the most popular and populated cities in the Midwest. Along with Chicago's…
USS Constitution in Boston Harbor
September 13, 2017 - 2:55 pm in Attractions, Featured Cities, Historical, Places to visit

Boston, Massachusetts; The Spirit of America

Things to do in Boston, Massachusetts Boston, Massachusetts is filled with an abundance of history, but to experience that history…
2 berkeley cover photo
August 15, 2017 - 12:50 pm in Attractions, Featured Cities, Places to visit

Weekend in Berkeley, California

Things to do in Berkeley, California The Bay Area in northern California is home to some of the most scenic views, interesting food…
cycling-1533265_1920
August 14, 2017 - 2:22 pm in Featured Cities, Places to visit

How to Fly with a Bike the Cheap and Easy Method

If you are planning to travel overseas for either a cycling competition or on vacation with your bike, at one point, your bike will…
Arthurs_seat_edinburgh
November 8, 2016 - 3:50 pm in Featured Cities

Ediburgh, Scotland – Highlander History

Edinburgh city is at the center of Scotland’s rich history and is one of the most beautiful cities in the United Kingdom. In this…
Orlando City, Major League Soccer
September 8, 2016 - 1:17 pm in Attractions, Featured Cities

American Soccer: History in the Making

In the last ten years, soccer has taken off in popularity in the United States. At one time soccer was far behind baseball, basketball,…
Hersheys_Syrup_1950s_02

Hershey, PA: Chocolatetown, USA

In 1903, an entrepreneur with a love for good chocolate and fresh milk did something remarkable. He built a community in the countryside,…
Idaho state capitol building, Boise, Idaho
April 28, 2016 - 3:25 pm in Attractions, Featured Cities, Historical, Places to visit

Boise: An Urban Treasure in the Gem State

When you think of Idaho, chances are you think of potatoes. You might be surprised to learn that the biggest city in a state known…
Vancouver steam clock in Gastown Sepia
March 27, 2016 - 11:47 pm in Attractions, Featured Cities, Places to visit

Vancouver, Canada: Ancient settlement with a modern vibe

This week on Travel Thru History, we take a look at the Olympic city of Vancouver, British Columbia. First settled nearly 10,000…
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December 5, 2015 - 2:52 pm in Attractions, Featured Cities, Historical, Places to visit

Visit Montréal, Quebec – Antique, Contemporary, Futuristic All in One

Vivant (alive) is the phrase that best describes Quebec's largest city. The city has an undeniably Quebecois feel, but isn't afraid…
San Diego Museum of Art
November 25, 2015 - 9:52 am in Featured Cities, Historical, Places to visit

San Diego, CA: History of Paradise

Are you a laid back, beach loving-kind of history buff? Well this episode is a treat for you. In Season 4 we traveled to San Diego,…
Titanic Belfast, Photo via wikipedia.
December 15, 2014 - 7:09 pm in Featured Cities, Historical, Places to visit

Belfast, Northern Ireland – Titanic Sized History

Once the poster-child of Catholic and Protestant divisions, Belfast has morphed into a bustling metropolis in the past decade. Efforts…
Dublin, Ireland
November 25, 2014 - 8:07 pm in Featured Cities, Historical, Places to visit

Dublin, Ireland: Potatoes, Proclamations and Pubs

There’s more to Ireland than just emerald hills and Blarney stones. For hundreds of years, the Irish fought against British rule,…
Niagara Falls photo via dollarstockphoto.com
November 20, 2014 - 3:26 pm in Featured Cities, Historical, Places to visit

Buffalo and Niagara Falls: Come for the Food. Stay for the Beauty.

New York is a state rich in experiences and adventures, laced with historical intrigue, and topped off with a decadent dash of natural…
Albany, New York
November 12, 2014 - 7:34 pm in Featured Cities, Historical, Places to visit

Albany and Saratoga Springs, NY: Upstate is Where It’s At

In season 3, we got a chance to showcase a part of New York that's less heralded, but no less rich in American lore and history.…
Meteor Crater, Flagstaff, AZ
November 6, 2014 - 3:40 pm in Featured Cities, Historical, Places to visit

Flagstaff, Arizona: Astronomy to Gastronomy

The first time I set foot in Flagstaff, I was shocked. Coming from the Northeast, I’d always pictured Arizona like the landscape…
Akershus Fortress, Oslo Norway. Photo via dollarstockphoto.com
October 28, 2014 - 6:40 pm in Featured Cities, Historical, Places to visit

Oslo, Norway: More Than a Millennia of Adventure

This season, we journeyed to Oslo, Norway. Nicknamed Tigerstaden (Tiger City) by the Norwegian poet Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson in…
Baltimore Harbor with the USS Constellation. Photo via dollarstockphoto.com
October 20, 2014 - 7:00 pm in Featured Cities, Historical, Places to visit

Baltimore, MD: Star-Spangled History

This season we got a chance to videotape an episode in the "Charm City." The seaport city of Baltimore is known for its role in…
The rideau canal in Ottawa
September 19, 2014 - 8:32 am in Attractions, Featured Cities, Historical, Places to visit

Discovering Ottawa: A Real Crown Jewel

In our third season, we ventured deeper into Canadian territory. Season one we got to tell Toronto's tale. This year we would highlight…
Belize Scuba Diving
March 21, 2014 - 3:46 pm in Featured Cities, Historical, Places to visit

An Un-Belizable Belize Vacation

Setting off on a Belize vacation The lively country of Belize has long been luring travelers with its charming Caribbean-esque culture,…
Aerial_View_of_Launch_Complex_39
March 10, 2014 - 4:01 pm in Attractions, Featured Cities, Historical, Places to visit

Go For Launch. Tour Kennedy Space Center on Florida’s Space Coast

On our pilot episode of the show, we got a chance to tour the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Titusville, FL. Being huge…
The Alamo
February 21, 2014 - 5:11 pm in Featured Cities, Historical, Places to visit

Life’s a Fiesta in San Antonio, Texas – Episode 113

San Antonio, Texas, is a lively city with a plethora of both entertaining and cultural attractions.  The city’s strong personality,…
Downtown Nashville
January 29, 2014 - 2:50 pm in Featured Cities, Historical, Places to visit

Things To Do in Nashville, TN Besides Just Honkey-Tonkin’

As the capital of Tennessee, Nashville is a surprising blend of cosmopolitan flair and down-to-earth, country charm.  Whether you…
Louisville Kentucky
January 26, 2014 - 3:25 pm in Featured Cities, Historical, Places to visit

And You’re Off – To Louisville, Kentucky – Episode 204

If you're in Louisville and you have limited time, here are a few things to do that made my trip special.
Weeki Wachee Mermaid
January 18, 2014 - 8:10 pm in Attractions, Featured Cities, Places to visit

A Roadside Mermaid Paradise at Weeki Wachee Springs, FL

Looking for a totally unique piece of Americana to see while on vacation on Florida's Gulf Coast? Well, it doesn't get much more…