PHOTOS: 10 best historic destinations in the US

WASHINGTON — As countries go, the U.S. is still relatively young but there is no shortage of history to be found in the country.

U.S. News & World Report released its list of the 10 best historic destinations in the U.S. for 2018.

Check out the list in the gallery below.

If you or someone in your home is a history buff, then the D.C. area is a good place to be.

“A lot of the destinations on the historic list are really close to D.C.,” said Erin Shields, the assistant managing editor of travel at U.S. News & World Report. “So if you’re a history buff, you’re located in a great area. You can reach a lot of the top historic destinations by train or a quick drive.”

You won’t have to travel very far at all to visit the No. 1 best historic destination in the U.S. It’s right here in D.C.

The best historic destinations in the U.S. include:

  1. D.C.
  2. Boston
  3. Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
  4. Philadelphia
  5. Savannah, Georgia
  6. Williamsburg, Virginia
  7. Plymouth, Massachusetts
  8. Charleston, South Carolina
  9. New Orleans
  10. Charlottesville, Virginia


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