The United States has packed a lot of history into the 240 years since the Declaration of Independence was signed, much of which is represented in this week’s Bucket List column. With July 4th and the Independence Day holiday just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to reflect on some of the country’s most famous historical sites. From Ellis Island to Pearl Harbor, these seven destinations will resonate with history buffs.
Paste Travel’s Bucket List columnist Lauren Kilberg is a Chicago-based freelance writer. Her travels have found her camping near the Pakistani border of India and conquering volcanoes in the Philippines.