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What country outside North America is closest to the United States?

When thinking of the closest countries to the U.S., of course our minds go straight north to Canada or south to Mexico. This travel trivia question, however, goes further than that. I’m asking what country OUTSIDE North America is closest to the United States. Think you know the answer? Take a look at the options […]

What was the first state in the USA?

Wondering what was the first state in the USA? This is a tricky question. Here’s a clue: the first colony differs from the first official state. Think you know the answer? Take a look at the possible options below and make a guess. Then scroll down to find out if you’re right. The answer might […]

History Is Fun for Kids at Jamestown Settlement & American Revolution Museum at Yorktown

History is fun when it is brought to life for kids. Reading about history can seem too far away and not relatable for children. But a visit to Jamestown Settlement and the new American Revolution Museum at Yorktown makes learning interactive and entertaining. These two museums in Virginia encourage all ages to discover America’s history […]

St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations Around the World

When St. Patrick’s Day rolls around each year, everyone wants to be Irish! Also known as the Feast of St. Patrick, this holiday was originally a religious event but it has evolved into a world-wide secular celebration of Irish heritage and culture. While much of the merry-making on March 17 seems to revolve around drinking pints of green […]