America’s historic landmarks may not be as ancient as those found in other parts of the world, but their more recent origins add a tangible quality that may inspire a child’s learning. Whether seeing firsthand the documents our nation was built on, or gazing in awe at the beauty found in our national parks, visits to these places are an opportunity for memorable family bonding and can bring history to life for a powerful learning experience. This series includes tips and educational resources for visiting some of the most amazing landmarks our country has to offer with your kids. Some may be in your backyard, while others require a longer trip, but all are well worth a visit.

We have been hard at work bringing you the best American Landmarks from coast to coast (and Hawaii). Discover all the educational and fun resources that are available in our round up of the Best American Landmarks.

Click any of the images below to learn more about each landmark.

The 17 Best American Landmarks

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