Did you know the president of the United States lives in a national park? Discover these national park sites near DC and Baltimore -- all great day trip ideas that are sure to captivate and surprise.
Five days after the Civil War ended, Abraham Lincoln arrived at Ford’s Theatre in <a title="Washington, DC" href="http://www.travelchannel.com/destinations/washington-dc" target="_blank"><b>Washington, DC</b></a>, to see an evening performance of a popular play. In the third act, John Wilkes Booth entered the president’s box and shot him in the back of the head. Today, see the restored theatre -- and hear a recounting of that fateful night -- by a National Park Service ranger.<br><br><b>Location:</b> Washington, DC