The Liberty Bell (Philadelphia)

The not much that's more iconic than the Liberty Bell and you will be pleasantly surprised to find out that it won't cost you a dime to see it. We stood in line for about 15 minutes just to get inside the building, but once we made it in, the line dissipated and we were able to beeline right up it it. The first thing everyone commented on was that it seemed much smaller than they had imagined. Still you can't … [Read more...]

The Gateway Arch (St. Louis)

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The Gateway Arch is the iconic symbol of St. Louis, and you’ll see it right as you drive into the city. We saw it driving on the highway and then went to visit it while checking out the Museum of Western Expansion which is located underground below the arch. Apparently, you can take an elevator ride up the arch to a tiny viewing portal up at the top (not for the faint of heart). I don’t know about you, but … [Read more...]