Heritage Travel

Explore the cultural history of America! The National Park Service provides information on thousands of places significant in American history, architecture, archeology, engineering, and culture. Some are owned and operated by the National Park Service, some participate in the National Heritage Areas Program, and many are properties listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Let the NPS help plan your travels.
Cumberland Railroad Station. Photo Courtesy of Kathy McKenney, Department of Community Development
Heritage Travel

Visit over 3,000 places in over 60 Travel Itineraries

Mesa Verde in Colorado
Archeology Tourism

Archeology is everywhere, and chances are good that archeologists can help you to look at an old place in a new way.

National Heritage Areas
National Heritage Areas

National Heritage Areas and their partners are reviving historic downtowns, preserving battlefields and telling our nation's history.

Booker T. Washington National Monument
Historic and Cultural Parks

National Historical Parks and National Historic Sites preserve places and events, and activities important in the nation's history.

OldHarbor Nauset, courtesy of USCG
Maritime Heritage

Find information on lighthouses, ships, shipwrecks, and submarines, many of which are open to the public.

Last updated: September 20, 2022