Lake Superior Circle Tour

Wisconsin Lake Superior Ice Caves

January 1, 2017 roscoe 0

The Bayfield Ice Caves  Touring the ice sculptures of the Bayfield Lake Superior Ice Caves was easily the most popular 2014 & 2015 winter event around Lake Superior. In 2016 the Lake Superior Ice was […]

Natchez Trace

Meriwether Lewis Park – Natchez Trace

June 10, 2016 roscoe 0

Meriwether Lewis Park, Campground & Monument Pg 1. Natchez Trace-intro Pg 2.The Trace Parkway Pg 3. Meriwether Lewis Park The Natchez Trace Lewis Site wayside stop has double historical significance. You can walk a portion […]

Gulf Coast Scenic Drive

Pensacola Forts & Military History

June 11, 2015 roscoe 0

The military history of Pensacola began with a Spanish settlement and fort in 1698. Later to be named Fort San Carlos de Austria, its early miliary history involved defending the community against constant attacks from […]

Gulf Coast Scenic Drive

Fort Pickens National Park

May 3, 2015 roscoe 2

Fort Pickens & Gulf Islands National Seashore Park Pensacola Beach, Florida What is there to do at Fort Pickens Gulf Islands Park & Campground? Fishing, beach combing, swimming, and sunbathing on sparsely populated white sand […]


Great River Road

Fall Color Effigy Mounds

November 1, 2014 roscoe 0

Effigy Mounds National Park – Fall Color Hikes Located on the Iowa side of the Upper Mississippi Great River Road, Effigy Mounds is a popular fall color attraction due to its mature mixed hardwood forest, […]

National Parks

Hot Springs National Park

March 25, 2014 roscoe 3

Hot Springs National Park – Camping, Hiking, and Scenic Drives Located near the southern end of Arkansas Scenic Highway 7, Hot Springs National Park is located in the center of the city of Hot Springs […]

Great River Road

St Croix Falls Interstate Park

January 21, 2013 roscoe 2

St Croix Falls Interstate Park – Fall Color Interstate Park, a cooperative effort of Wisconsin, Minnesota and the National Park Service, is located on the St. Croix Wild and National Scenic River which forms part […]

Great River Road

Fall Trip to Marquette-McGregor Iowa

November 6, 2012 roscoe 2

Quaint Mississippi River Road Towns ARVY, our RV motor home, had not been driven in well over a month, the gas in its tank was getting old, and we needed to mix some fuel additive […]


Raspberry Island Lighthouse Apostle Islands
Lake Superior Circle Tour

Raspberry Island Lighthouse

July 7, 2012 roscoe 1

Raspberry Island Lighthouse Tour – Apostle Islands The last Sunday in June Jo and I took the Raspberry Island Lighthouse tour offered by Apostle Islands Cruise Service in conjunction with the National Park Service. The […]

Great River Road

Effigy Mounds National Park

June 13, 2012 roscoe 0

Effigy Mounds – McGregor, Iowa Officially called Effigy Mounds National Monument, Effigy Mounds is located in the bluffs overlooking the Mississippi River a few miles north of Marquette and McGregor, Iowa. Visiting the park is […]

Natchez Trace

The Modern Natchez Trace Parkway

May 5, 2012 roscoe 5

Natchez Trace Articles on Scenic Pathways Pg 1. Natchez Trace-History Pg 2.Highlights of the Trace Parkway THIS PAGE Pg 3. Meriwether Lewis Park   Points of Interest Along the Trace. There are easily a hundred […]

National Parks

Bathhouse Row – Hot Springs National Park

May 1, 2012 roscoe 1

Hot Springs National Park – Bathhouse Row & Hot Springs Seven of the original bathhouses along Bathhouse Row remain and have been restored or in the process of restoration. Fordyce Bathhouse serves as the Park […]


Isle Royale
Lake Superior Circle Tour

Isle Royale National Park

April 23, 2012 admin 0

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 […]

Degray Lake Golf Course
Golf Course Reviews

Spring Golfing, Scenic Travel

March 11, 2012 roscoe 0

Winter ending, golfing begins March 11 temperature forecast Madison, Wisconsin: High 62 degrees. The Meadows golf course in Waunakee and the Golf Bowl in Mount Horeb opened for play yesterday. Ordinarily I’d be making my […]

National Parks

Scenic Highway 7 – Hot Springs, Arkansas

April 2, 2011 roscoe 1

Gulpha Gorge Campground at Hot Springs National Park Near the southern end of Arkansas Scenic Highway 7,  Hot Springs is one of our favorite stops. We generally stay at the Gulpha Gorge campground in Hot […]