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Custer’s Burning of the Beetle

I've seen a lot of amusing, bizarre and downright nutty things while traveling.  Something that hovers near the top of the list is the "Burning Of The Beetle"...

On The Road In 2018

My travels in 2018 took me to a handful of familiar destinations, but mostly to places I had never really explored. The year began in Wisconsin. Logic be...

St. Louis Soldiers Memorial

After two years of renovations and more than $30 million dollars in upgrades, Soldiers Memorial in downtown Saint Louis has reopened - and it's wonderful. Th...

The Original Walmart Museum

Say what you will about Walmart (and there's a lot to be said) but, it's hard to deny its massive success. In 1950 - Walton's 5 and 10 opened in Bentonville....

24 Hours In Bentonville, AR

With some careful planning, you can definitely enjoy a great visit to Bentonville, Arkansas in a short amount of time.  Bentonville, most famous for being the h...

Adventure In Branson

There are very few opportunities that I've declined while traveling across America.  I've been in helicopters and zip lines in a cave.  I've done hiking, raftin...

Door County – A Real American Treasure

Watching fish boil, singing the Ghostbusters theme song in the back of a trolley, and hanging out with goats on the roof of a restaurant.   It may sound like th...

Spend A Day In Springfield, Illinois

It's certainly understandable if the political climate in Illinois' capitol city might be keeping your car from stopping in Springfield.   The good news is - th...

Field Station: Dinosaurs

A dinosaur theme park near Wichita, Kansas is bringing kids up-close to dozens of  prehistoric creatures that once roamed the Earth. "We have 45 animatronic ...