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3 Black History Travel Destinations

July 31, 2020

The world has gone through some tremendous change in 2020. From COVID-19 to one of the biggest social-rights movements of our generation, opportunities to support local and global communities are more prominent than ever. In particular, the Black Lives Matter movement shone a brighter light on inequality around the world and brought many Black-owned businesses to the forefront.

While travel restrictions and government regulations are still in place, we wanted to bring you some future travel inspo with opportunities to support Black communities and learn more about Black History as you plan to eventually explore the world once more. —Vita Daily

bermuda. Roughly 60 per cent of Bermudians have African ancestry; many are descendants of enslaved persons from the West Indies and West Africa brought here during the 18th century. From Dockyard to the Town of St. George, see their experiences—and the history they made—come to life on a tour of the African Diaspora Heritage Trail.

north carolina. Whether during Black History Month or any time throughout the year, plan a visit to one of many intriguing North
Carolina
sites that reflect the state’s rich African-American history and heritage, including the International Civil Rights Center & Museum, Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts & Culture and Nina Simone Plaza.

maryland. From the hidden locales along the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway, to the site of Frederick Douglass’
escape at Baltimore’s President Street Station, discover Maryland‘s significant role in America’s struggle for equality. Trace the story of freedom on historic byways across scenic Maryland landscapes.

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