AMERICA

Re-Discover America In These Great Places!

Take A Genius Road Trip. Literally.

Some say it's part of flyover country, others honestly don't even know where it is.  (Not joking - when I lived in California, some of my friends had no idea wh...

Where Walt Disney Found His Magic

Inez Johnson unfurls the "we're open" flag outside the historic, refurbished train depot in rural Marceline, Missouri.  The trains still come by each day, in fa...

Blowin Through Breese, Illinois

Sitting on my desk is a bottle of Darkest Hour Black Cherry soda that I've been sipping on all morning.  It's the latest creation from the Excel Bottling Co. in...

A Missouri Road Trip: St. Joseph

Having lived in Missouri most of my life, I'm always tickled when I explore a new town in my home state.  Of course, I'm also embarrassed that it's taken so lon...

Buffalo: Wyoming’s Best Small Town

I had only been standing in the lobby of the historic Occidental Hotel for about five minutes before I realized I had traveled into some sort of western time wa...

7 Things You’ll Love About Fort Collins

What a great town Fort Collins, Colorado is! I had always heard wonderful things about the area but can't tell you how much I enjoyed being there during a recen...

Five Things I Learned In Columbus, OH

Columbus, Ohio rolled out the red carpet and recently welcomed the Midwest Travel Writers Association to town!  I was fortunate enough to attend the conference ...

What I Found In Johnson City, TN

It should come as no surprise to anyone that follows my trips across America that I love the state of Tennessee.  One friend jokingly asked if I was running for...

Is Greenville The Best City In America?

After my first 24 hours in Greenville, I was on a mission to find someone that wasn't happy.  Every place I went, people were smiling, excited to see you and we...