When Your Car Falls Through the Ice

Gary Thompson of Tri-State Diving. Freshwater diving in the summer gives way to salvaging vehicles that have fallen through the ice in the winter. Gary Thompson is the guy you call when your [...]

The National Parks of the United States by State

This is a list of National Parks by state. We've linked our stories to the parks we have visited. There are 61 U.S. National Parks, including two in American Samoa and the United States Virgin Islands.

Views of Olympic National Park, Washington

The vistas of Olympic National Park are spectacular. We spent two days walking around Olympic National Park in Washington. It's spectacular for several reasons, but unusual because of the various eco systems it [...]

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the United States of America

The cliff palace of Mesa Verde National Park, the first named Unesco World Heritage site in the United States. The United States is tenth on the list of countries with UNESCO World Heritage [...]

By | 2018-02-17T19:55:26+00:00 February 17, 2018|Categories: History Travel, North America, Unesco World Heritage Sites, United States|0 Comments

Things to Do in Minneapolis in Winter

Things to do in Minneapolis and St. Paul in Winter; walk or skate the lakes; book some theater tickets; find free museums and plenty to do with kids. Locals want visitors to experience the outdoors and find fun things to do. Join residents who know it's necessary to engage our minds, bodies and, yes, even our social skills in order to fight off cabin fever craziness.

By | 2018-02-14T12:00:16+00:00 January 27, 2018|Categories: North America, United States|Tags: , , |18 Comments

2017: The Year in Photos

The past year was a bit strange for us as we traveled much less than we usually do. We made it to eight countries (not counting the U.S.) including only one we hadn't been to [...]

More on Travel to Minneapolis

Untitled work from the series Aguas Baldias by Manuel Pina, on display in "Adios Utopia" exhibition at Walker Art Center, Minneapolis. Spending more time in Minneapolis and St. Paul this past year–after being [...]

By | 2017-12-17T11:59:34+00:00 November 15, 2017|Categories: Eat Drink Stay, North America, United States|Tags: , |0 Comments

Road Trip between Music Cities: Tennessee’s Natchez Trace

The beauty of a curvy road through forests, without intersections. We knew we’d have fun and hear some great music in Nashville and Memphis, Tennessee. But the road trip in between, along Tennessee’s [...]

By | 2017-11-28T20:57:47+00:00 October 17, 2017|Categories: History Travel, North America, United States|Tags: , , |15 Comments

Tunica County and the Mississippi Delta Blues

Mississippi Delta Blues mural naming the musicians' hometowns in Mississippi. Thanks to Central BarBQ in Memphis. On an unplanned swing south into Mississippi from Memphis, we drove around as you might walk around [...]