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10 Must-Visit Places to Relive the 1960s in America

Explore the history of space exploration at the Kennedy Space Center, where exhibits showcase spacecraft, rockets, and the remarkable achievement of the Apollo 11 moon landing.

Kennedy Space Center (Titusville, Florida):

Experience the cultural significance of Haight-Ashbury, the epicenter of the countercultural movement in the 1960s. Although the area has evolved, its historical significance as a haven for artists and free spirits remains.

Haight-Ashbury (San Francisco):

Visit the iconic site of the Woodstock Music Festival of 1969, where 400,000 attendees gathered for a celebration of love, peace, and music.

Woodstock Festival Site (Bethel, New York):

Pay tribute to the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. at this comprehensive park in Atlanta, which showcases his birthplace, childhood home, and final resting place.

Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Park (Atlanta, Georgia):

Experience the musical history of the 1960s at The Whiskey a Go Go, a Sunset Strip club that launched the careers of iconic bands like The Doors and The Byrds.

The Whiskey a Go Go, Los Angeles:

Commemorate the civil rights movement at the 16th Street Baptist Church, where a tragic bombing in 1963 galvanized public awareness and outrage.

16th Street Baptist Church (Birmingham, Alabama):

Reflect on the history of President John F. Kennedy's assassination at Dealey Plaza, a National Historic Landmark preserved to evoke the atmosphere of the 1960s. Visitors can learn about the event at The Sixth Floor Museum.

Dealey Plaza (Dallas):

Visit the National Civil Rights Museum at the Lorraine Motel, where Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in 1968. Preserved rooms and exhibits provide insight into the events surrounding his death.

Lorraine Motel (Memphis, Tennessee):

Explore the birthplace of the civil rights movement at this museum, which commemorates the 1960 Greensboro sit-ins.

International Civil Rights Center & Museum (Greensboro, North Carolina):

Immerse yourself in the psychedelic music scene of the 1960s at The Fillmore, synonymous with iconic bands like The Grateful Dead and Jefferson Airplane.

The Fillmore (San Francisco):