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Kids, students, seniors – hikers of all age love heritage trails. Discover the culture of the local community in northern Australia, head to Singapore to learn about WWII, or follow the life of George Washington on the Potomac Trail.


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Australia: Lurujarri Heritage Trail Brings Traditions to Life

Australia: Lurujarri Heritage Trail Brings Traditions to Life

Sara Thopson

Lurujarri heritage trail is a fun walk that was established 22 year ago by Paddy Row and is practiced as an annual event. Paddy Row was a law keeper in the Gooralabooloo area whose intention was to share a cultural heritage with the people in the Australian community and international visitors as well. This gesture was to promote an understanding of taking good care of a country and staying connected. It was also a way of the residents to stay connect with their heritage and share traditional...
Go Back in Time with the Niagara Heritage Trail

Go Back in Time with the Niagara Heritage Trail

William Law

The Niagara Heritage Trail is a historic 53 km route that runs along the Canadian coastline. It begins at Fort Erie and continues northwards to Niagara-on-the-Lake. Here you will discover more than a hundred monuments and plaques that helped to bring peace between Britain and America. Construction of the site was done in phases beginning in the 1980s and ending in 1995. This parkway was a major battlefield between the newly independent United States and Great Britain. President James Madison ba...
Potomac Trail – In the Footsteps of George Washington

Potomac Trail – In the Footsteps of George Washington

Joe McClain

For a wonderfully scenic and historically significant travel destination, consider visiting the Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail, located on the east coast of the United States. This breathtakingly beautiful scenic trail makes its way through four different states – Washington D.C., Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. In geographical terms, the trail links the Potomac with the upper Ohio River basins. It follows many of the same paths that were explored by one of America's greatest patri...
Re-live the World War II in Singapore

Re-live the World War II in Singapore

Joe McClain

World War II has a significant place in the world's history as a whole. Many tourists are fascinated by this momentous event that took place across a span of years. Singapore is one such nation that has a specifically designed trail across the island to highlight the most historic moments. It provides a chance for visitors to understand what the men and women who fought in this war went through. It illustrates and highlights the places where these brave people laid down their lives and the re...