Gethsemane and the Holy Land is dear to the Latter-day Saints and other Christians. Visiting these places are often an opportunity to reflect and experience the place that is significant for many Christians.
However, there are other places that traveling Mormons and Christians could enjoy seeing. These places can help not only Christians but all travelers to understand the context of critical historical events and learn about their faith and religious history.
San Diego Mormon Battalion Monument
If you need an excuse to visit San Diego, then the monument is a good one. Among one of the first monuments commemorating the pioneers of Mormonism. The San Diego monument is significant for the history of the religion, and many young people can learn of the stories that influenced the faith.
Daviess County, Missouri
For many Mormons, Daviess Country is significant to the faith. Many Mormons moved to the area when the founder Joseph Smith encouraged them to settle in the area. There are many places in Daviess County significant to Mormons and their faith.
Other than Gethsemane, Bethlehem is another place that is important to many Christians. Many Christians believe it is the birthplace of Christ, and modern pilgrims can visit the Church of the Nativity and the Milk Grotto where Christians believe that the Holy Family took refuge when they were escaping to Egypt.
There is no evidence to connect the Book of Mormon sites to any Meso-American places, but many Mormons find Chichen Itza inspiring. The beautiful architecture and the location help them to reflect and find enlightenment.
Visiting these places helps many people to reflect and find solace, not only on their religious history but also on world religions. You can be sure that in visiting these places, you will find validation, enlightenment, and meaning.