When you think of castles, your imagination immediately time travels to the medieval period of history. When kings and queens ruled their respective lands and where protected by knights. One of the most iconic symbols of this time in history were the castles that housed royalty. Castles are all over Europe and many people feel that is where you have to go to see a real castle. That isn’t the case at all. America is home to some truly amazing castles. Some are occupied others are one the market available for someone to purchase them. Located all over the country, here are some outstanding castles located state side.