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Four of our Favorite Travel Destinations in Colorado
Four of our Favorite Travel Destinations in Colorado

Four of our Favorite Travel Destinations in Colorado

The beautiful state of Colorado is a favorite travel destination for many people – families, nature lovers, adventure junkies, historians, artists and well, just about anyone can find something they love in Colorado. We’ve traveled there so often I can’t…

Where to Find Great Biscochitos, the New Mexico State Cookie
Where to Find Great Biscochitos, the New Mexico State Cookie

Where to Find Great Biscochitos, the New Mexico State Cookie

Always in search of a good cookie, I was delighted to learn about the biscochito during a visit to Albuquerque. It’s the official state cookie of New Mexico. This post contains affiliate links, which means we may receive a small…

The Frozen Custard Capital of the World – Milwaukee Wisconsin
The Frozen Custard Capital of the World – Milwaukee Wisconsin

The Frozen Custard Capital of the World – Milwaukee Wisconsin

When you think of Milwaukee Wisconsin, most people think of beer. It’s the home of great old names like Pabst, Schlitz and Hamm’s. These, along with Miller and Blatz, all date to the mid-1800s and have employed generations of Milwaukeeans.…

A Spring Garden Tour in Louisiana’s Biedenharn Garden & Museum
A Spring Garden Tour in Louisiana’s Biedenharn Garden & Museum

A Spring Garden Tour in Louisiana’s Biedenharn Garden & Museum

For a big burst of Mother Nature’s color, whatever the season, book a trip to West Monroe Louisiana and a wonderful place called the Biedenharn Museum & Gardens. Spring is especially lovely with nearly 5,000 tulips. But the collection of…

Take a Ride on the Original African Queen in Key Largo Florida
Take a Ride on the Original African Queen in Key Largo Florida

Take a Ride on the Original African Queen in Key Largo Florida

“The African Queen” starring Humphrey Bogart and Katharine Hepburn ranks as 39 in the top 100 movies of the 20th century. And of course, Bogie and Hepburn rank among the top actors of all time in their field. That’s why…

Sleep on a WWII Submarine at the Wisconsin Maritime Museum In Manitowoc
Sleep on a WWII Submarine at the Wisconsin Maritime Museum In Manitowoc

Sleep on a WWII Submarine at the Wisconsin Maritime Museum In Manitowoc

The Wisconsin Maritime Museum in Manitowoc Wisconsin is a much cooler travel destination than the name suggests. If you’re into history, especially World War II history, you are going to love this place. And if you have kids, they are…

Find the World’s Best Pies in Hamilton County, Indiana
Find the World’s Best Pies in Hamilton County, Indiana

Find the World’s Best Pies in Hamilton County, Indiana

 On a stretch of U.S. Highway 31 through Hamilton County Indiana, just north of Indianapolis, you’ll drive past lots of cornfields and beautifully maintained farmsteads. Whether or not you appreciate the simplicity of America’s heartland, you really need to get yourself…