AMERICA

Re-Discover America In These Great Places!

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...

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...

Is Oxford Mississippi’s Coolest Town?

The state of Mississippi often gets a bad rap.  As a travel journalist, I've definitely encountered people that perfectly fall into the typical southern stereot...

No Wonder Lafayette Is So Happy

After a week in Lafayette, it's no wonder this vibrant Louisiana town is often called the "happiest city in America".   The constant sound of native music, the ...

See Little Rock: 7 Things, 1 Day.

Little Rock is one of my favorite cities in the south.  People are often surprised when I talk about how many fun things there are to see and do in the Arkansas...