Tag: Illinois

Rivers & Routes in Southwest Illinois

It's rare that you can explore two of America's most iconic drives - Route 66 and the Great River Road in a single day. ...

Spend A Day In Springfield, Illinois

It's certainly understandable if the political climate in Illinois' capitol city might be keeping your car from stopping in Springfield.   The good news is...

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. ...

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...

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...

John Deere Pavilion

There's nothing quite like the view from behind the steering wheel of a giant John Deere tractor.  Each day, people in all corners of...

Presidents Day In Springfield, IL

The state of Illinois is crazy about Abraham Lincoln.  Everywhere you look - there's a reference to the 16th President that called the 21st...

Alton, Illinois: A Town Of History & Scenery

Five hours isn't usually enough time to really experience an entire city or town but five hours is what I had.   With the help...

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Clarksville Makes A Fun And Easy Road Trip From Nashville

I'm always looking for new road trips from Nashville...

Did You Know That Tennessee State Park Lodges Are Amazing?

On my personal travel bucket list was a visit...

Try These 20 Road Trips From Nashville

Looking for some ideas for that next road trip from Nashville? Here are 20 suggestions that all begin in Music City!

20 Best Road Trips From Saint Louis

If you're ready to start planning road trips from...

27 Unusual Things To See In Kansas

I'm always up for finding experiences that aren't the...