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A Missouri Road Trip: St. Joseph

Having lived in Missouri most of my life, I'm always tickled when I explore a new town in my home state.  Of course, I'm also embarrassed that it's taken so long for me to step...

Things I Learned On The Road In 2016

Much of the internet is bloviating about how awful the past year has been.  For me, I don't think 2016 was all that bad.  Then again, I don't get offended by things that don't personally...

I Just Went To Ferguson. Here’s What I Saw.

As someone that's lived in the Saint Louis area for most of my life - nothing was more shocking than to see what happened in Ferguson, Missouri in August of 2014.   Ferguson, one of about...

The Charm Of Custer, South Dakota

Dave Ressler talks about his first day on the job at the Custer, South Dakota Chamber Of Commerce.  "I showed up wearing a suit and tie and the staff looked at me and said you...

Buffalo: Wyoming’s Best Small Town

I had only been standing in the lobby of the historic Occidental Hotel for about five minutes before I realized I had traveled into some sort of western time warp.  Teddy Roosevelt and Butch Cassidy...

7 Things You’ll Love About Fort Collins

What a great town Fort Collins, Colorado is! I had always heard wonderful things about the area but can't tell you how much I enjoyed being there during a recent trip out west.   From chatting...

Five Things I Learned In Columbus, OH

Columbus, Ohio rolled out the red carpet and recently welcomed the Midwest Travel Writers Association to town!  I was fortunate enough to attend the conference and visit the city for the very first time.  Though...

What I Found In Johnson City, TN

It should come as no surprise to anyone that follows my trips across America that I love the state of Tennessee.  One friend jokingly asked if I was running for Governor after hearing so many...

Is Greenville The Best City In America?

After my first 24 hours in Greenville, I was on a mission to find someone that wasn't happy.  Every place I went, people were smiling, excited to see you and welcoming.  It's not unusual for...

Senoia, Georgia: Home Of The Walking Dead

On a recent road trip, I needed a half way point to stop for the night on a longer than usual journey.  Atlanta was the biggest city that jumped out as I quickly glanced at...

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