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36 Hours On Tulsa Time

Driving through Oklahoma, you'd be completely forgiven if you figured there was no reason to pull off the highway and explore the city of Tulsa.  Unfortunately,...

Is San Antonio The Best City In Texas?

It's always a pleasure having the opportunity to visit Texas.  Over the years, I've had a lot of great experiences in the Lone Star State, and have enjoyed shar...

Hit The Road To Oklahoma City!

The last time I stopped in Oklahoma City, I was doing a story on the American Banjo Museum.   As most of you know, I'm a big fan of quirky, unique places and it...

A Texas Presidential Road Trip

For anyone that's read my book, 100 Things To Do In America Before You Die, you know that "visiting a presidential library" is one of the uniquely American must...

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...