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-- To take your kids to Disney World well why not take them on a trip to Gettysburg instead our next guest says not only will they love it.
They'll actually learn something Keith bellows is the editor in chief of and they often.
100 places seeking change your child's life from your back yard to the ends of the earth welcome keep.
Degrade what great top pick up parents out there with that -- -- to bring their kids why do you say travel is the best learning tool.
Well because it's it's there's no better classroom in the world armed -- -- you just look at how much time you spend in the classroom.
One week at a place like.
You know Monday her -- -- where we want to -- ago.
It's much richer it's much more of New -- -- -- experts kids -- immersed in place numbers to learn.
And yet you know you say you can't just take them on sort of a forced march past monuments they have to be invested in what they're seeing her learn about a so.
How to parents -- for pats well first we.
You do prep for that -- you you engaged and you let them.
Understand the kind of -- you're going we do a little game when we -- getting ready go some place we have you know and Ireland day we're gonna go to Ireland and which we haven't done.
But you know you're eating the Irish food you listen Irish music you're reading every story -- he really immerse yourself in the culture.
-- -- Asked them what they wanna do you give them some time during the day to plan the things that -- the most of them.
That's likely at some suggestions in this country or do you say -- -- learning experiences for kids never like Yellowstone what I like about it it's -- first national park.
It is up and that's in wonderland.
You know obviously you have -- faithful are because cool things like little laser guns that you can point and -- the thermal temperature.
Hope he's -- pools.
Animals ice just get a guy because that's where you can actually see them -- out -- -- you have someone point -- You're gonna miss it it's a true -- place.
It's our natural heritage our legacy -- does uncle Lar let's talk about Gettysburg looking kids look forward to this was the biggest -- -- in American history it's where Lincoln.
To the Gettysburg address.
You talk about the civil war and its importance to child -- sort of get that you walk across this battlefield.
Happen in July from 1863.
It's cloudy -- they can start to experience the dimension of the place they can hit a little bit of the feeling.
Before that much might -- -- like you do eighteen years old when they were wearing a 120 pounds in the American.
You don't just it's it's visceral.
And may we -- it's free that's always helpful through this period.
That's -- -- and meanwhile Washington DC you know what how would you begin to tackle that with kids.
Well every almost everything there is free to.
I I chose Library of Congress because not only is -- the biggest lever in the world but you know if you -- of child -- intentional everything who like not happening.
You actually take them in there it is and what I would I suggest that used to do scavenger hunt.
-- you know national treasure was that movie in some kids have an actual connection there.
There's so many symbols so many hidden objects so much stuff that can.
Then they can excite -- about finding out more lots of interactive displays 500 miles of of -- They had 101000 items a day it's an extraordinary processor and it's fun.
That does sound good I want to go right now I can't -- the book is great it's a hundred places -- can change your child's life thanks for getting us some tips.
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