New England is rich with history and historical sites that have since become national parks. In Connecticut and its surrounding states, some of the most popular national historical sites and parks are just within a short drive; from JFK’s childhood home to Ellis Island to battlefields. Many of the top national parks even have free admission! Plan your visits around park hours and dates of operation. For the winter months consider some of these top national parks.
The early colonial settlements along the Eastern seaboard, including Boston, Charleston, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, DC, are among the best places for an historic vacation in the US.
So many of us in the U.S. trace our beginnings to Ellis Island and much of New York was built by immigrant groups who arrived from 1892 to 1954.