Favorite Places

   The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

Mount Vernon - home of George and Martha Washington

Smithsonian Institution - one of our nation's treasures. Art, history, culture, nature; if you're interested, it's yours to learn.

Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts - a National Park dedicated to the performing arts. In the summer, performances are held in a beautiful open-air pavilion. In the winter, the artists perform in a small theater reconstructed from two 18th century New York barns. 

Longwood Gardens - spectacular displays the entire year

The Philadelphia Museum of Art, made famous by Rocky and his run to the top of the entrance steps

Rodin Museum, Philadelphia, the largest number of Rodin’s works outside of Paris.

Oriole Park at Camden Yards

Monticello - home of Thomas Jefferson - Charlottesville

Fallingwater - home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright

Keukenhof Holland. There are many beautiful gardens in the world. For those who love tulips, though, there is only one. It is the Keukenhof, open for only a few precious weeks every spring.

Rijksmuseum - National Museum of The Netherlands. Among its one million art and history objects are 2,000 paintings from the Dutch Golden Age.

British Museum - London. One of the world’s greatest collections of art, history, and culture.

Rosenborg Castle - Copenhagen. The country summer house of Denmark’s Christian IV, built in 1606. 

City Hall - Stockholm. Eight million red bricks were used in this beautiful building which is the venue of the Nobel Prize banquet.

Musée d’Orsay - Paris. A converted rail station, one of our favorite museums in the world.

© Russ Milam 2012