Travel Lately—a roundup of the best new dispatches from the travel blogosphere—is a regular feature on Intelligent Travel every other Wednesday.
Here are our latest picks:
- Abraham Lincoln died on April 15, 1865. Less than a month later, a luxury locomotive carrying his remains began a slow journey from Washington, D.C., to Springfield, Illinois, making stops at more than 150 cities along the way. Now, 150 years later, Lincoln’s funeral train is making an encore appearance. @atlasobscura
- For many travelers, a polar expedition is the trip of a lifetime. But the question remains: North or South? Make sure you go for the gold at the right pole with this helpful guide that compares the pros and cons of both bucket-list destinations. @theplanetd
- Attention, all parents: Put down that cell phone and back away from your TV. It’s time to channel your family’s wild side. From Kentucky to California, here are 20 of America’s best places to camp with kids. @MatadorNetwork