These are designations for an officially recognized area of national historic or geological significance(s) in the United States. An NHS usually contains a single historical feature directly associated with its subject. A related but separate designation, the National Historic Park (NHP) or National Historic Site (NHS) is an area that generally extends beyond single properties or buildings, and its resources include a mix of historic and sometimes significant natural features.
This section also includes National Historic Landmarks and National Geological Parks.
Click on each to read about our experiences at our National Historic Sites.
National Historical Landmarks & Sites:
National Geological Parks:
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