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Famous Landmarks

Washington Monument: Stories And Facts You Didn't Know ...

February 21, 2020

On February 21, 1885, President Chester Arthur (remember him?) unveiled the Washington Monument. The iconic structure is now visited by more than 800,000 tou...

America's Largest Home: Biltmore Estate By The Numbers

October 4, 2018

The Biltmore Estate, the largest privately owned home in America, built by George Vanderbilt between 1889 and 1895, is one of area's major tourist draws as viewed o...

Wait?? Where Was The Shining Filmed?

October 1, 2018

Timberline Lodge and Mount Hood; Mount Hood National Forest, Cascade Mountains, Oregon. (Photo by: Greg Vaughn /VW PICS/UIG via Getty Images) Stanley Kubrick’s 1980 movie, The Shin...

Who Built The Great Serpent Mound? And Why?

September 18, 2018

The Great Serpent Mound in Adams County, Ohio, built between 800 BC and AD 400. This protected historical earthworks is nearly a quarter of a mile long and represents a giant ...