Chickasaw Country is steeped in history, culture, beauty and natural wonders. Well off the beaten path in Tishomingo, Oklahoma, are several interesting attractions. Here are 9 essential places and things to see while in Tishomingo: Chickasaw National Capitol The Victorian, gothic-style building served as the Chickasaw Nation Capitol until Oklahoma statehood. The largest exhibit in […]
Whether you’re contemplating a family weekend getaway, or perhaps just want to have kid-like fun yourself, there’s nothing quite like immersing yourself in theme parks for an introduction to spring travel. I had a chance to check that premise out on a recent extended family theme park getaway to Minneapolis. Minneapolis might not be the […]
A theme park inside a mall? Yep, that’s just what you’ll get with Nickelodeon Universe at the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota. Located near the Minneapolis-St Paul airport, this was the first stop on my theme park getaway weekend.
Presiding proudly over the city of St. Louis, the Gateway Arch is the most recognizable building in the city’s skyline. It’s that iconic symbol, often photographed, that helps identify the city to millions of people who have never, and perhaps will never, visit. The Gateway Arch is located in the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial, near […]
I spend an inordinate amount of times in airports. Some weeks it’s near daily. I have my favorites (Portland, San Jose, Vancouver BC) and those that I’d just as soon avoid (Atlanta, LAX, San Francisco). For most travelers, airports are a hot mess of crowds, frustration, and stress. I see it as an office environment. […]
Music is an international language, and the 13th annual World Music Festival: Chicago 2011 transforms Grants Park into as a celebration of today’s international music. Featuring traditional and contemporary music from over 40 countries, the city-wide festival features performances and events in a combination of free and low-price ticket venues. The festival kicks off in […]
Today I have a guest post from Jason Bean. Jason and his family took a road trip during Spring Break, covering 8 states in 6 days. When I heard about it, I thought he was nuts – so I encouraged him to write about it. Whether he’s nuts or not you can decide, but it […]