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Plan an Archaeology Themed Trip This Summer

By Alison Haller, M.S., Director of Marketing and Communications at Commonwealth Heritage Group, Inc.

Photo: A National Park Ranger explaining the crack in the Liberty Bell in Liberty Bell Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Looking for something different to do this summer? With the vacation season fast approaching, its time to start planning that fun-filled trip for you and your family and friends. But what if you’re looking for something different to do? We suggest planning an archaeologythemed trip! It’s a trip for everyone—every age group, interest, and attention span! Using the National Park Services archaeology travel guides, you will be able to visit many museums, historical societies, national and regional parks, and local sites that offer a wide range of activities and an opportunity to meet real-life archaeologists. Just remember when you visit sites, it is always good to know some rules when visiting National Parks.  

Check out events in your state by visiting https://www.nps.gov/archeology/public/stateArc.htm, or visit https://www.nps.gov/archeology/visit/map.htm 

Quick links to Archaeology Travel Guides: 

Samuel de Champlain’s Expeditions 

Rock Images 

Colonial Chesapeake Tidewater 

African-American Archaeology 

Urban Archaeology 

 

Make sure to stay tuned for an upcoming blog about heritage-themed trips!

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