Alabama · Family Adventures · Museums and History

Angler Expert, Civil War Siege & the Zoo’s Happy Tears: Dropping the Knowledge in Gulf Shores & Orange Beach

Gulf Shores & Orange Beach, AL: Baldwin County Magnificent hotels and condos are everywhere here in Gulf Shores & Orange Beach with the majority towering over the coastline. Each town hosts countless visitors like us and we did our best to see it all. When you’re driving up and down Alabama’s Coastal Connection you’ll notice… Continue reading Angler Expert, Civil War Siege & the Zoo’s Happy Tears: Dropping the Knowledge in Gulf Shores & Orange Beach

Family Adventures · Kansas

The Unofficial Mashed Taters Capital of Kansas: Abilene’s Amazing Comfort Food & More!

Abilene, KS: Dickinson County America’s heartland is a vast region that’s peppered with some of the country’s most amazing small towns. I can tell you with all honestly that Abilene, Kansas is one of the best and you don’t have to take my word for it. The Smithsonian rated Abilene as the best small town… Continue reading The Unofficial Mashed Taters Capital of Kansas: Abilene’s Amazing Comfort Food & More!

Family Adventures · Kansas

Coronado’s Search For Gold & the Swedish Found the Riches-Lindsborg, Kansas

Lindsborg, KS: McPherson County (Our 5th Kansas County) Native American lands within the Spanish conquest for mass deposits of gold, to Swedish homesteading, to modern day Kansas. This is the region of America that can produce some of the most unique of all Midwest travels. An incredible story in its founding that is still very… Continue reading Coronado’s Search For Gold & the Swedish Found the Riches-Lindsborg, Kansas

Alabama · Grownup Getaways

Getting Some Y’all Time- Grownup Getaways in Gulf Shores & Orange Beach

Gulf Shores & Orange Beach, AL: Baldwin County When the opportunity for a date night comes up we pounce on it like an eager seagull spotting a fallen French fry from a cheeseburger basket. Wow. A cheeseburger basket sounds tasty right now. However, we should get back to world famous venues and late night dinners… Continue reading Getting Some Y’all Time- Grownup Getaways in Gulf Shores & Orange Beach

Family Adventures · Kansas · Museums and History

We Like Ike & Love Ida-The Eisenhower Presidential Library & Museum in Abilene, Kansas

Abilene, KS: Dickinson County (Our 4th Kansas County) It wasn’t by design but we have traveled to two very impactful areas of the Midwest that a couple of the most important presidents called home. The first was Medora, ND where Teddy Roosevelt was molded into the future US leader he became. Most recently was here… Continue reading We Like Ike & Love Ida-The Eisenhower Presidential Library & Museum in Abilene, Kansas

99 Proposals in 99 Counties · Grownup Getaways · West Central Iowa

99 Counties-99 Proposals: Moment #8 in Pottawattamie County

Carter Lake & Walnut, IA: Pottawattamie County The quest is still on for the goal of proposing to my wife in all 99 counties and we went beyond the banks of the Missouri River to get there. We had to go into Nebraska and through part of Omaha to get there and yes you heard… Continue reading 99 Counties-99 Proposals: Moment #8 in Pottawattamie County

Alabama · Family Adventures

Shrimp for Breakfast, Giant Burgers, Famous Po’Boys-Bama’s Delicious Gulf Shores & Orange Beach

Gulf Shores & Orange Beach, AL: Baldwin County (Our First Alabama County) Think about some of your favorite foods right this second! If you absolutely love seafood, then you have clicked on a blog that is covering the right region. There is no need for any breaks when it comes to this delicate food that… Continue reading Shrimp for Breakfast, Giant Burgers, Famous Po’Boys-Bama’s Delicious Gulf Shores & Orange Beach