The 40 Most Scenic Drives in America for Stunning Weekend Getaways

Photo of the roads of oregon in the Willamette National Forest

If you’re looking to take a day trip or a road trip where the drive is just as beautiful as the destination – or is the destination – then you want to pick on the of the most scenic drives in America for your next getaway. From the east coast to the west, from Alaska … Read more

30 of the Best Historic Towns in America for a Charming Getaway

Antique House in Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia, USA

Interested in a summer vacation or quick getaway that explores a bit of American history with a side of small-town charm? Here are the best historic towns in the US to add to your upcoming travel plans! Read Next: 30 Historic Cities in the US to Explore on Your Next US Getaway Can’t read now? Pin … Read more

5 Tips for Finding Michigan Petoskey Stones On The Shores Of Lake Michigan

Collecting Petoskey Stones On The Shores Of Lake Michigan

Petoskey stones are quite popular in Michigan and can be found in several areas across the state. They are the remains and derived fossils of the rugose corals that occupied the tropical sea of the state millions of years ago. If you live in or around Michigan, take a day off to explore Lake Michigan … Read more

The 10 Best US National Parks for Seniors

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There is a new travel craze sweeping independent senior living communities across America! Because of our size and the many climate zones our country boasts, the US has some of the most breathtaking national parks on the planet. In these precarious times, the only trick is knowing the best time to visit so that you … Read more

The 7 Best College Towns in America for an Awesome Collegiate Getaway

Lawrence is a Town in Eastern Kansas with a State University

While most people looking for a quick weekend trip in the US will pick a historic city, a charming town, or a resort town, one classic American getaway you should consider is a weekend getaway to one of the best college towns in America. You can enjoy college sports, the local arts scene, and even go … Read more

10 Best Living History Museums in America & Tips for Visiting

Pixabay Living History Museum Mount Vernon

In world terms, the United States is an extremely young country. Our written history is marked in less than four centuries even though the land has been here over millions of years. Despite the USA receiving settlers relatively recently, largely supplanting the Native Americans over the following decades (through violence and coercion…), there are many … Read more

National Parks in Michigan

Isle Royale National Park, Michigan

Isle Royale National Park According to a study on soundscapes, Isle Royale is one of America’s quietest national parks. This park is quite remote and it takes a long time to get there which in a way explains why it’s rarely visited. The island boasts dense forests, lakes, waterways, and animals like moose and wolves … Read more