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Welcome To Wisconsin – Say Cheese!

Most states are tormented with a stereotype that never quite leaves the arena of travel planning.  Whether it's bad drivers,  an aging population or even a myth...

Road Trip: Peoria, Illinois

Chances are - Peoria, Illinois has not been on your list of places to escape for a getaway or a last minute road trip.  Located about half way between St. Louis...

America’s Biggest Mustard Collection

Lots of people collect things.  Maybe Christmas ornaments, magnets, or even Hot Wheel cars we played with as kids.  For Barry Levenson, his preferred item to ho...

Dirty Sounding American Towns

Here are some of the dirtiest sounding town names in America.   Yes, these are all legit towns.  Some are more unfortunate than others. They may be lovely pl...

Life On The Road In 2017

At the end of each year, I take some time to look back and reflect on all of the things I've experienced.  As usual, some of the moments were amusing, a few hea...

Lake Tahoe Fun Facts

Lake Tahoe is one of the most popular recreation spots in the western part of the U.S.  It's also a fascinating piece of nature. The lake sits between two st...

Visiting Popeye’s Home Town

Debbie Brooks has been a Popeye fan for decades.  Along with her husband, Mike they've collected thousands of Popeye trinkets, statues, figures, dolls, and ever...

Three Quirky Spots In Idaho

Idaho Potato Museum It should be no surprise that a museum exists in the state of Idaho dedicated to its most notable icon - the potato. The museum features...

The Day I Spent In A Missouri Prison

Ray Miller is 82 years old.  He's been a tour guide at the now vacant Missouri State Penitentiary for the past ten years.  At his age, he has plenty of stories ...