12 road trip destinations (plus virtual trips there) for history buffs [USA Today]
Missing travel and learning about history? The Pursuit of History, a nonprofit that aims to engage more people with history, is hosting “America’s Summer Roadtrip 2020,” an Aug. 1 livestream on AmericasSummerRoadtrip.org that will travel across the country with 12, hour-long livestreams from 12 historic sites starting at 9 a.m. ET. Many of the sites are still operating with limited or no public access and services due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Scroll through the gallery to see photos from and learn about the sites, starting with Chaco Culture National Historical Park • New Mexico • Ruins of the largest and most advanced ancient Pueblo villages in the Southwest.