John F Kennedy Historical Sites

Trip Historic can help you follow in the footsteps of President John F Kennedy and visit sites that relate to the life of  this iconic US leader.

To find out more about these John F Kennedy historical sites, you can explore our interactive map above or navigate further by using the links below. Once you’ve selected those historical places you wish to visit you can use our itinerary planner tool to plan your trip and then print off a free pocket guidebook.

Our database of historic sites is growing all the time, but we may not cover them all. Remember, if you know of other historic sites relating to President Kennedy , you can always add them to Trip Historic now by visiting our upload page.

John F Kennedy: Site Index

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Arlington National Cemetery

Arlington National Cemetery is an iconic burial site and a US national monument. It is the resting place of President John F Kennedy.

Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia is both a military burial site and an iconic monument to fallen soldiers. Initially, the site of Arlington Cemetery began as a house – Arlington House – built in memory of President George Washington. The house, which still stands today, then became the property of... Read More

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Bay of Pigs Museum

The Bay of Pigs Museum in Miami relates to the failed 1961 attempt to overthrow Fidel Castro which became notorious during Kennedy’s presidency.

The Bay of Pigs Museum in Miami, Florida is dedicated to the 2506 Brigade, the group which undertook the failed attempt by to overthrow Cuban leader Fidel Castro. The Bay of Pigs invasion was undertaken by Cuban exiles supported by the CIA and US government under President John F Kennedy. In... Read More

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Berlin Wall

On June 26, 1963, President Kennedy delivered his famous declaration “Ich bin ein Berliner” at Rudolph Wilde Platz near the Berlin Wall.

The Berlin Wall was an 87 mile long concrete barrier between East and West Berlin, a symbol of the Cold War and an embodiment of the so-called ‘Iron Curtain’ between eastern and western Europe. Originally just a barbed wire fence erected within 24 hours on 13 August 1961, a more robust,... Read More

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Dealey Plaza

Dealey Plaza in Texas was the site of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

Dealey Plaza in Dallas, Texas was the site where President John F. Kennedy was assassinated at 12:30pm (CST) on 22 November 1963. Kennedy was the thirty-fifth President of the United States of America and served during the Cold War, his premiership encompassing events such as the Invasion of the Bay... Read More

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Museo Playa Girón

Museo Playa Girón is a history museum in Cuba focusing on the Bay of Pigs invasion.

Museo Playa Girón (Bay of Pigs Museum) in Cuba is dedicated to the Bay of Pigs invasion. In April 1961, during the Cold War, approximately 1,400 Cuban exiles invaded the Bay of Pigs - Playa Girón – with the aim of overthrowing Cuban leader Fidel Castro. This attack failed in its entirety,... Read More