Patriot Place in Foxborough, Massachusetts

Gillette Stadium, which opened in 2002, is privately funded by the Kraft family, owners of the New England Patriots. The stadium covers 17 acres and includes over 500 concession locations and 1,000 tv monitors. The New England Patriots have grown in popularity in recent years, winning the Super Bowl in 2001, 2003, 2004, 2014, 2016, and 2018. While the stadium is not open to the public for tours, visitors and sports fan can get their fix of Patriots fever by visiting the Patriots Hall of Fame, an interactive museum that sports fan will enjoy.

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10 Ways to Explore Jamestown Settlement

Opened in 2007 ahead of Queen Elizabeth’s visit to celebrate the Quadricentennial of Jamestown, Jamestown Settlement is a living history museum that includes a museum, Indian village, three reproduction ships, and a fort, all with interpreters offering stories and experiences from 1607, when 104 colonists created the first permanent English settlement in North America. Jamestown was named to honor King James of England.

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12 Ways to Explore the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown

Adjacent to the Colonial National Historical Park which includes the Yorktown Battlefield, the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown brings to life one of the most consequential battles of the American Revolution. In October of 1781, American General George Washington and French General Comte de Rochambeau cornered British troops, forcing General Cornwallis to surrender at Yorktown. Yorktown, a small town on the banks of the York River, is close to Williamsburg and Jamestown. The three towns are known as the “Historic Triangle.”

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10 Family Friendly Things to Do in Fredericksburg, VA

Located an hour south of Washington DC and an hour north of the state capitol Richmond, Fredericksburg began as a tobacco seaport until the Civil War, when, in December of 1862, the area became synonymous with a battle that took the lives of 12, 000 thousands soldiers. Today, visitors come for an education in Revolutionary War and Civil War history and a chance to explore the numerous museums and historical sites. 

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International Spy Museum in Washington DC

Original opened in the Penn Quarter section of Washington DC in 2002, the International Spy Museum expanded and moved to its current located between the National Mall and the Wharf and reopened in 2019. The museum is home to the largest collection of spy related artifacts open to the public. The 8 floor museum includes two floors of exhibits; a theater for screenings, films, and presentations; a Learning Center for workshops, classes, and professional development for teachers; and a lobby and museum store. 

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