Great River Road

Breitbach Tavern Balltown Iowa

Breitbach Country Tavern – Restaurant Review Billing itself as “. . . Iowa’s oldest food & drinking establishment” Breitbach’s was originally built in 1852 and has been run by six generations of the family since […]


RV Camping

“Extreme” Travel Trailers

ChicagoLand RV Show – Extreme Travel Trailers Back-Country & Off-the-Grid Camping Trailers A recent trend in travel trailers is the ultra-mod, compact, high-tech camper aimed at a younger, active life style demographic. These are campers […]

Chicago RV and Camper Show 2017
RV Camping

2017 Chicagoland RV Show

ChicagoLand RV Show The 2017 Chicagoland RV and Camping Show  was held Feb 16 – 19th  at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois. The Donald E Stephens Convention Center is a large facility but the […]

Grayton Beach
Gulf Coast Scenic Drive

Grayton Beach Florida

Along with Apalachicola, Grayton Beach is our favorite community along the Florida Gulf Scenic Drive (Scenic Highway 30A). In contrast to slickly landscaped condo communities created by a myriad of developers, little Grayton Beach is […]


Lake Superior Circle Tour

Ontario North Shore Waterfalls

See Previous Page: Minnesota North Shore Waterfalls Upon leaving Minnesota on our Lake Superior Circle Tour, we crossed the border into Canada at the Pigeon River. (If you are traveling this route, before crossing into […]

Isle Royale
Lake Superior Circle Tour

Isle Royale National Park

Hiking the Isle Royale National Park Imogen Reed, Guest Contributor At the far northwest of Michigan is an island closer to both Minnesota and Canada than any other part of the state. So far in […]