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President's Day: 50 States, 50 Presidential Sites (PHOTOS)

02/16/2012 07:14 am 07:14:58 | Updated Apr 21, 2012

Presidents Day: That strategic February Monday holiday in the U.S. that's situated at arm's length between George Washington's birthday (February 22) and Abraham Lincoln's (February 12). Every American knows it -- mostly for the day off from school or work -- but how do you celebrate?

Most folks go see a movie or spend another day on the ski slopes. But there's least one worthy presidential thing to do in every state of the US.

Here's our list of 50 state-by-state picks (plus a bonus pick for the District of Columbia).

Author Robert Reid is Lonely Planet's US Travel Editor and the inventor of the Chester A. Arthur sandwich.