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Re-Discover America In These Great Places!

The Door Is Always Open In Madison

For a small town, there's certainly a lot of hustle and bustle here in Madison, Wisconsin.  People are walking, running, biking and playing a part in their smal...

Why People Still Sing About Kansas City

It's just a fact of life that everyone sings the lyrics of Wilbert Harrison's 1959 hit song when the topic of Kansas City pops into the conversation. Harrison m...

Sorry, Milwaukee – The Secret Is Out.

Nobody ever brought up Milwaukee, Wisconsin as a "must see" destination when I started traveling around the country.  Maybe that's because Milwaukee has been ke...

Dane County Farmers Market

It's truly one of the most interesting things I've witnessed while traveling around the country.  The Dane County Farmers' Market that completely surrounds the ...

Walking Around Savannah

People generally have the same reaction when you tell them you'll be visiting Savannah, Georgia.  They tend to make that weird sound that can't really be spelle...

The Two Sides Of Asheville

A welcome note, on a post-it, left in my room at the Chestnut Street Inn upon arrival. For years I had heard great things about visiting Asheville, NC.  The...

Friendly Pigeon Forge

During my visit, a local jokingly told me that Pigeon Forge, TN is located in the Bible belt, of the Bible belt. There's an overwhelming focus on Christianity a...

Visiting Grand Rapids

Sometimes you can just sense while landing at the airport if you're going to have a nice trip.  Arrival at the Gerald R Ford Airport in Grand Rapids, Michigan w...

Old Louisville, Kentucky

"America's Most Haunted Neighborhood" isn't exactly what most towns want plastered on those big brown signs tourists see as they roll down the highway. Howev...