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We are Homer, Julie and Mag, a multicultural family of three currently set in the Midwest region of the United States. But we haven't always been here. And we don't always stay here. Between us, we have lived in nine states and five countries, and have visited a total of 46 states and 13 countries. But this is just the beginning...
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2018 continues to be an amazing year of travel and discovery. Check out some of our favorite finds from the year's second quarter. Then tell us some of yours, too!
Small Midwestern cities so often get overlooked by would-be visitors; visitors who seek out the big, the showy, the easy, obvious destinations. But history loving travelers know the best trips aren't always about what's conspicuous. We understand that if you know where to look and how to dig, you can find fascinating stories in lesser known destinations; places whose stories you will love and who will call you back.
Richmond, Indiana is one of those places.
The Levi and Catharine Coffin House State Historic Site and National Historic Landmark in Fountain City, Indiana has made it to our short list of all-time favorite travel learning destinations. Come see why this site has been named one of the top 25 historic sites in the nation.