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Turpentine Creek – A Home for Rescued Big Cats in Northwest Arkansas
Turpentine Creek – A Home for Rescued Big Cats in Northwest Arkansas

Turpentine Creek – A Home for Rescued Big Cats in Northwest Arkansas

Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge out in the Ozark Mountains of northwest Arkansas near Eureka Springs, is first of all, in a beautiful location. If you’ve never been to this part of the world, you really don’t know what you’re missing.…

Bay St. Louis – a Cool Discovery on the Mississippi Gulf Coast
Bay St. Louis – a Cool Discovery on the Mississippi Gulf Coast

Bay St. Louis – a Cool Discovery on the Mississippi Gulf Coast

Bay St. Louis Mississippi is a cool little Gulf Coast community with a funky, laid-back beach vibe that automatically makes you cooler simply for being there. We fell in love with it — colorful buildings and independent shops and restaurants.…

Check Out these Two Restaurants and a Fun Hotel in Superior Arizona
Check Out these Two Restaurants and a Fun Hotel in Superior Arizona

Check Out these Two Restaurants and a Fun Hotel in Superior Arizona

When life takes you in the vicinity of Phoenix/Scottsdale Arizona, may I suggest you take a day trip or overnight get away to the little town of Superior, population 2,800  — just about 60 miles east of downtown Phoenix on…

Why Visit the Silver Dollar Bar & Grill, Jackson Wyoming
Why Visit the Silver Dollar Bar & Grill, Jackson Wyoming

Why Visit the Silver Dollar Bar & Grill, Jackson Wyoming

When fire broke out in the historic Wort Hotel and Silver Dollar Bar in Jackson, Wyoming in August 1980, the call went out:  “Save the Bar!”  In what might have otherwise appeared as an Animal House frat party effort, life and…

Where to Sleep in a European Castle Hotel Just Like A Princess
Where to Sleep in a European Castle Hotel Just Like A Princess

Where to Sleep in a European Castle Hotel Just Like A Princess

Castles are among those truly European architectural accomplishments that, try as we might, Americans just can’t pull off. Sure, Walt Disney built one for Cinderella, but he copied the look from the very real Neuschwanstein Castle in Bavaria. Although it’s…

A Creative Boutique Hotel with History and Sass in Grinnell Iowa
A Creative Boutique Hotel with History and Sass in Grinnell Iowa

A Creative Boutique Hotel with History and Sass in Grinnell Iowa

Boutique hotels are a delightful option for travelers who are not necessarily comfortable with the intimacy of bed and breakfast inns, but want more personality than often is offered in your typical chain hotel. The Hotel Grinnell in Grinnell Iowa…

Creative Art-Filled Boutique Hotel in Downtown Davenport Iowa
Creative Art-Filled Boutique Hotel in Downtown Davenport Iowa

Creative Art-Filled Boutique Hotel in Downtown Davenport Iowa

I’ve been traveling to Davenport, Iowa all of my married life. For many of those years, I had the pleasure of staying with my husband’s family. But when a new hotel opened downtown, we had to check it out. It’s…