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National Monuments of the Midwest
5 months ago

National Monuments of the Midwest

There are 124 National Monuments throughout the United States. When you are traveling in the Midwest, there are some wonderful National Monuments to see. Remember that there are also National Historic Sites, Seashores, Rivers, Trails and more that are awaiting your visit, in the Midwestern states.

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Delectable Creperies Across the U.S.
6 months ago

Delectable Creperies Across the U.S.

The humble pancake, which when well-made is not humble at all, has an even classier cousin, called the crêpe. Thin and delectable, with origins in the Brittany region of France, crêpes are so versatile, they can accommodate plain or fancy filings. For some of the coolest and cleverest crêpes around, try these destination-dining locations. Read More

10 Most Haunted Cities In America
7 months ago

10 Most Haunted Cities In America

Halloween time is around the corner and everyone’s getting ready for the season. Some go trick-or-treating, quite a few party, and some others prefer to experience “haunted” and scary attractions. But there is rather a small percentage of adventurers that take things seriously and travel to truly haunted places.

There are some cities across the nation that are known for their scary past and their present ghosts. Throughout the years, witnesses have seen them wander in particular streets, hotels, houses, landmarks, and asylums.

These are the 10 most haunted cities to visit in America…if you dare.

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5 Favorite Sculptural Cities to Visit
7 months ago

5 Favorite Sculptural Cities to Visit

Public art displays are a great way to show off local talent, keep the arts alive, and inspire the community. Without it, our cities are just roads and grey square buildings. And while famous sculptures can specifically be found in dedicated places, like at the National Mall in Washington, D.C., and other sculpture gardens throughout the United States, it’s more fun to find them spring up from the ground in the middle of the city.

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Best Beaches on Lake Michigan
10 months ago

Best Beaches on Lake Michigan

The Great Lakes are a great setting for beach going, and Lake Michigan has some of the best beaches in the upper Midwest. Because it adjoins several different states, we …
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Take the Ultimate Mississippi River Road Trip
10 months ago

Take the Ultimate Mississippi River Road Trip

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The Mighty Mississippi stretches for 2,552 miles in length, from its source at Lake Itasca to its mouth at the Gulf of Mexico. This route focuses on the urban highlights, allowing you to experience nine of America’s great riverfront cities if you drive the entire route. This is also an road trip route that would be easy to split in half, driving some of it now and saving the rest for another drive.

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Favorite Fourth Of July Celebrations
10 months ago

Favorite Fourth Of July Celebrations

As the unofficial start of summer, everyone across the U.S. is excited to start making plans to celebrate the Fourth of July. Many cities have big events like parades and …
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Drive Coast to Coast on Scenic Route 6
11 months ago

Drive Coast to Coast on Scenic Route 6

U.S. Route 6 may not be the most well-known road trip route, like Route 66 or the Pacific Coast Highway, but it can take you from all the way across the U.S. from coast to coast. Heading from east to west, the highway begins in Massachusetts and ends in California, with plenty of interesting attractions along the way.  Read More

Father’s Day Destinations
11 months ago

Father’s Day Destinations

June 19th is the big day for the big guy in your life, and it’s not too late to plan a weekend getaway to celebrate all he’s done for you. Try one of these towns for an easy and fun vacation you’ll both enjoy. Read More

Drive Indiana & Illinois Scenic Route 6
12 months ago

Drive Indiana & Illinois Scenic Route 6

Scenic Route 6 in Indiana

Route 6 in Indiana offers the drive a mostly rural experience, as one begins in the east and drives west.  The road traverses the northern …
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