🎨 T H E M E T 🎨 . . . . . . FUN FACT! Since the Museum opened its doors to the public in its current location in Central Park in 1880, its footprint has expanded to cover more than two million square feet (185,000 square meters) . . . . . . #sheglobetrotts#themet
🌃 T O P O F T H E R O C K 🌃 . . . . . . FUN FACT! The observation deck at Rockefeller Center originally opened to the public in 1933, but was closed in 1986. A newly restored and improved Top of the Rock reopened to the public in November 2005. The observation deck offers 360-degree views of the New York City skyline . . . . . . #sheglobetrotts#topoftherock ...
🇺🇸 S E P T E M B E R 1 1 🇺🇸 . . . . . “If we learn nothing else from this tragedy, we learn that life is short and there is no time for hate.” —Sandy Dahl, wife of Flight 93 pilot Jason Dahl . . . . . . #sheglobetrotts#emmacontiki
🐊 G A T O R V I L L E 🐊 . . . . . . FUN FACT!! Just a short drive from New Orleans are a number of picturesque Louisiana swamps, filled with exotic wildlife and beautiful plantlife – not to mention Cajun culture! . . . . . . #sheglobetrotts#neworleans
💀 N E W O R L E A N S 💀 . . . . . FUN FACT!! The French Quarter was named a National Historic Landmark in 1966. The National Trust for Historic Preservation considers the French Quarter to be one of the most endangered historical places in America . . . . . . . #sheglobetrotts#frenchquarter
🚘 C A D D I L A C R A N C H 🚘 . . . . . FUN FACTS!! Supposedly, the Cadillacs – one ‘40s, six ‘50s and three ‘60s models – are buried at the same angle as the Great Pyramid of Giza. They represent a number of evolutions of the car line – most notably the birth and death of the car’s defining feature: the tail fin . . . . . . #sheglobetrotts#caddilacranch ...
🇨🇺 F O R T W O R T H 🇨🇺 . . . . . FUN FACT!! This pink Texas granite building, in Renaissance Revival style, closely resembles the Texas State Capitol with the exception of the clock tower. The cost was $408,840 USD and citizens considered it such a public extravagance that a new County Commissioners' Court was elected in 1894 . . . . . . #sheglobetrotts#fortworth
🤘 T E X A S L O N G H O R N 🤘 . . . . . FUN FACT!! The sculptures represent the longhorn cattle drives that took place along the Shawnee Trail in the nineteenth century . . . . . . #sheglobetrotts#pioneerplaza
🏡 G R A C E L A N D 🏡 . . . . . BUSTED!! there are so many reasons why I love this photo. Not only does it capture use in a selfie moment 🤦🏻♀️ but it also captures two young travellers on a trip of a lifetime. I’m so glad to have met you C 😘 📷 @brittgib1 . . . . . #sheglobetrotts#graceland
🦆 T H E P E A B O D Y 🦆 . . . . . . FUN FACT! The famous Peabody ducks originally began in 1933 when the hotel’s general manager returned from a hunting trip, to which he put their live decoys into the hotel’s fountain! . . . . . #sheglobetrotts#memphis
🛣️ M O T H E R R O A D 🛣️ . . . . . FUN FACT! Current maps do not include old Route 66. The last stretch of the road disappeared from “official” maps in 1985. . . . . . . #sheglobetrotts#lifeisahighway