Historical Travel

Staying in touch with history is a part of travel not to be missed. Here at Striped Pot, we live the history.

Phoenix has more than spas to attract visitors

Spend a few hours a day away from your hotel or resort exploring these interesting sights in the Phoenix/Scottsdale area of Arizona.


Escape winter in Sydney, Australia

We spent a couple of days this winter (summertime there) exploring Sydney, Australia, a coastal city with one of the most beautiful harbors anywhere in the world.


Ft. Smith, Arkansas: Frontier Heritage and Elvis’ Haircut

Ft. Smith, Arkansas celebrates Hanging Judge Parker, True Grit, and Elvis Presley’s haircut at Ft. Chaffee.


Parkin Archeological State Park & Hernando de Soto, Arkansas’ first tourist

Spanish conquistador Hernando de Soto encountered the mysterious Casqui Indians when he arrived in Arkansas, the first European to cross the Mississippi into the area.


Tucson’s Mission Xavier del Bac: White Dove of the Desert

Mission San Xavier del Bac near Tucson, Arizona is often called “The White Dove of the Desert.” The mission does seem to rise in stark white glory from the desert sands of the Tohono O’odham Reservation.


Tea time at Canada’s Lake Louise

Classic hikes at Lake Louise in Banff National Park in Canada will take you on trails to either Lake Agnes Teahouse or Plain of Six Glaciers Teahouse.