Chicago Air and Water Show

Watch in wonder as planes take to the skies over Lake Michigan at this annual event in Chicago.

Sun Studio

Walk in the footsteps of Elvis and many other greats at this Memphis, Tennessee, recording studio where music is still made today. 

Visitors at Sun Studio in Memphis, Tennessee (photo by David Meany)

Churchill Downs Behind the Scenes Tours

Derby Day comes just ones a year, but a variety of tours take travelers behind the scenes of Louisville, Kentucky’s legendary horse-racing venue.

Visitors at one of the Churchill Downs Behind the Scenes Tours in Louisville, Kentucky (photo courtesy of Kentucky Derby Museum)

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park

From a peaceful Japanese Garden to a playful garden space for kids, enjoy a day in Grand Rapids, Michigan, surrounded by art and nature.  

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park in Grand Rapids, Michigan (photo courtesy of Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park))

Conner Prairie

Pioneer times come to life in Fishers, Indiana, with costumed historical interpreters and activities straight from the 19th century.  

A costumed historical interpreter and visitor at Conner Prairie in Fishers, Indiana (photo by Aimed Photography LLC))

Wrigley Field

Visit the home of the Cubs in Chicago to take in the sights and sounds of one of the most famous sports venues in history. 

Baseball Fans at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois (photo courtesy of

West Virginia Hot Dog Festival

Huntington, West Virginia’s wealth of hot dog emporiums is celebrated each July at a tasty food event. 

West Virginia Hot Dog Festival in Huntington, West Virginia (photo courtesy of iHeart Media)

Sanders Cafe and Museum

Visit this Corbin, Kentucky, landmark where Harland Sanders launched his famous fried-chicken restaurant. 

The dining room at the Sanders Cafe and Museum in Corbin, Kentucky (photo by Mark A. Steele)

Gettysburg National Military Park

Go back in time to the days of America's Civil War in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, and walk the fields of its most famous battle.

Memorial at Gettysburg National Military Park in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (photo courtesy of National Park Service))

East Harbor State Park

Enjoy Lake Erie's northwestern shore in Lakeside-Marblehead, Ohio, on a beach packed with summer fun for the whole family. 

Beachgoers at East Harbor State Park in Lakeside-Marblehead, Ohio (photo courtesy of Ohio Department of Natural Resources))

The Strong National Museum of Play

This fun museum in Rochester, New York, celebrates play with activities and exhibits that showcase favorite games and toys. 

Exhibit at The Strong Museum of Play in Rochester, New York (photo Courtesy of The Strong Museum of Play))