Lessons Learned While Serving

Sometimes, great stories are right in front of you. That was literally the case when I noticed a “Throwback Thursday” photo posted on Instagram last …

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Lincoln State Park Weekend Getaway

Year after year, families return to Lincoln State Park for a camping experience sure to provide memories long after they return home. Pitch a tent …

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Pizza Party

I haven’t met many people who do not like a slice of freshly baked pizza or even a piece of cold pizza leftover from the …

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52 Things To Do This Summer

Looking for things to do when you visit this summer? We’ve updated our list of “51 Things To Do This Summer” to 52 items to add to your to-do …

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Trip Tips – Think Like a Kid and Enjoy

As adults, we often focus on planning the perfect vacation and making sure we don’t forget anything as we pack. But, maybe we need to …

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Abraham Lincoln’s Slow Climb to the Bar

This guest post was written by Louis Disinger, a seasonal park ranger at Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial.   The Early Years  Lincoln had a fascination for the law all …

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Trip Tips on Planning Tools

What is there to do? Where can we eat? What time does it open? We have planning tools for that. If these are questions you …

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Spring Heritage Days and Rendezvous

“Families can participate in activities and grasp a part of history from reenactors‘ stories,” volunteer Diane Unfried says of the upcoming Spring Heritage Days and …

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Trip Tips: Events

Take in the local atmosphere by attending one of these events going on during your trip. You never know when one may become a part …

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Four Fun Farm Facts

Each summer, families make it a point to stop at the Living Historical Farm at Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial where the workday runs at a …

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Wilmes Farmhouse

Imagine waking up after a restful sleep and placing your feet on beautiful hardwood floors that lead to a spacious kitchen where you can cook …

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Trip Tips: Free Things To Do

This post has been updated for February 2018.  Have you ever heard the words FUN and FREE used in the same sentence? Well, it happens around …

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