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The old town of Florence from Michelangelo Square in the morning in Italy. The Deseret News is looking for experiences of those whose trips help them connect with their family roots and how families have incorporated their history into summer vacations.

SALT LAKE CITY — Some call it heritage tourism. Others call it genealogy tourism. Either way, it's where people travel to where their ancestors are from to connect with their family roots.

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Professional genealogists are seeing more and more people interested in these trips, according to several news articles, including in the Boston Globe (see "America’s love of ancestry hits the road. Welcome to heritage tourism," by Christopher Muther, Nov. 17, 2017).

The Deseret News is looking for experiences of those whose trips help them connect with their family roots and how families have incorporated their history into summer vacations.

Please send these experiences, whether from a past trip or one this summer, to [email protected]. Please include include your name and contact information (in case we have questions). High-resolution images are welcome, too. These may be used in a future feature online and/or in print.