Support Museums And Destinations Across The United States
For Black History Month the Black Travel Alliance is sharing a roundup of posts to help support museums and destinations across the United States. These locations will help enrich your experience this month and all through the year. Visit museums, monuments, and sites that document and celebrate African-American history. Support Black-Owned restaurants and businesses in a city near you or while traveling. Be sure to let us know if you use any of these travel guides!
Work Hard Travel Well
In the article, The Best History Museums in the U.S. for Black History, Kim Hawk from Work Hard Travel Well discusses some of the Black History museums in the U.S. that you can visit to learn about Black History all year long. This guide also includes details on opportunities to virtually visit the Black History Museums that are closed due to Covid-19. You can also learn about the newest Black History museum in the U.S. that opened in 2021.
Will Drink For Travel
This is the most comprehensive Black-owned restaurant list for Baltimore. It is categorized by food type and even has a map to locate the restaurants closest to you.
Leslie and Martina Johnson
That Couple Who Travels
Chicago is known for its diverse neighborhoods, deep-dish pizza (yum!), and sky-scraping buildings. Best of all, it has a plethora of Black-owned businesses that are great for locals and travelers.
The Big Apple, shining lights, skyscrapers, tourist attractions, and last but not least, Black-Owned Businesses! New York City is known for its diverse population all around the world. This is a guide to support and uplift the different businesses owned and operated by Black people.
This post is great for locals looking for places to eat and tourists looking to venture out of Manhattan.
Misadventures of an Outdoorsy Diva
A round-up of U.S. Cities with Black history sites to celebrate achievements of Black people, honor the lives of those unjustly taken, and locations of historical significance.
Black-owned restaurants with great food every visitor to Tampa Bay should try.
A list of 45+ Black-owned restaurants, food trucks, and eateries from La Jolla to Chula Vista. Gabby Beckford is an original San Diego local and Black travel blogger who went spot to spot in 2019 to collate this list, which has now been used as the basis for many of the Black-owned San Diego food lists assembled in June 2020 following George Floyd’s murder.
College Memorial Park Cemetery in Houston, TX is one of three existing Black Cemeteries in Houston from the 1800s when the city was segregated along racial lines. A walk here gives you a look into what life was like back then. A worthy stop on your next visit to Houston.
The Sophisticated Life
Atlanta is known as the “cradle of the Civil Rights Movement”. From the King Center to the Center for Civil and Human Rights to Sweet Auburn Market, there is no shortage of things to see, do and eat in Atlanta during Black History Month.
From Southern food to Soul food to vegan burgers, specialty pizzas, and homemade ice cream, Atlanta has it all. Be sure to support these local restaurants. Many offer convenient takeout and delivery services.
Live and virtual art, walking, historical & cultural tours.
Passports & Grub
Memphis’ Black History offers a diverse and unique look at African American history not just during Black History Month but all year long including visiting museums and historic sites.
I hope you have enjoyed this Black History Month post. Be sure to support these museums, destinations, and Black-Owned businesses in February and all thru the year. Join Black Travel Alliance to keep up on future blog posts and events.
The Sophisticated Life
Black Travel Alliance, Board Member