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  • Great 8:  Stunning Scenic Drives

    Great 8: Stunning Scenic Dr...

    I like to describe the view through the big windshield of a Winnebago as feeling like a big-screen movie of America...

    03.18.2016
  • Great 8:  Sculpture Strolls

    Great 8: Sculpture Strolls

    The United States is often described in artistic terms. It is a melting pot overseen by a master chef. Or a patchwo...

    03.08.2016
  • The Land of Secrets

    The Land of Secrets

    Southern New Mexico is a vast stretch of sparsely inhabited desert.  After 300 miles on remote two lane highways,...

    02.21.2016
  • Great 8:  Places Marking History

    Great 8: Places Marking His...

    A road trip can be a drive through scenery and geography and geology, but also through history. No, you’re not dr...

    02.18.2016
  • Great 8:  Pithy Travel Perspectives

    Great 8: Pithy Travel Persp...

    Some of America’s most legendary traveling scribes had much to say— not only about the people and places they e...

    02.08.2016
  • Return to the White River

    Return to the White River

    After a fun day with the Fisheads of the San Juan, Cory was dropping me back at the Travato in Cottonwood Campgroun...

    02.03.2016
  • Great 8:  Literary Landmarks

    Great 8: Literary Landmarks

    There are some folks who believe we don’t need monuments to writers. They claim the writers’ words are monument...

    01.18.2016
  • Great 8:  Kitschy Classics

    Great 8: Kitschy Classics

    Any tourist or traveler would be missing out if they never saw the National Civil Rights Museum or Kennedy Space Ce...

    01.08.2016
  • An Asheville Sampler

    An Asheville Sampler

    Most people probably come to Asheville to visit George W. Vanderbilt’s cozy cottage, Biltmore, but there’s so m...

    01.07.2016
  • No Turning Back

    No Turning Back

    Returning to a favorite place is always bitter sweet for me.  No matter how hard you try, you can never have that...

    01.03.2016
  • Great 8: Fantastic Halls of Fame

    Great 8: Fantastic Halls of...

    They are called pantheons because they celebrate icons, whether it’s John Lennon, John Glenn or John McEnroe. The...

    12.18.2015
  • Great 8:  Tremendous Trees

    Great 8: Tremendous Trees

    True travelers seek experience and celebrate exploration, so they tend to appreciate the big picture. Or, to put it...

    12.08.2015