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

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

Fall Festival Great River Road

October 16, 2013 roscoe 0

McGregor Fall Arts and Crafts Festival Fall colors were starting to break out along the Mississippi River and a perfect weather forecast for the weekend encouraged Jo and I to head to McGregor, Iowa for […]

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 […]

Sturgeon Bay sunset
Door County WI

Fall Colors and Scenic Travel in Door County

October 20, 2012 roscoe 3

Door County Wisconsin We’re up in Door County catching some great fall colors, visiting Door County’s quaint villages, playing a little golf, and finding who has best hamburgers and sandwiches on the peninsula. Sunday, October […]

Old Baldy Dune Whitefish Dunes State Park
Door County WI

Whitefish Dunes State Park

October 9, 2012 roscoe 0

Hiking Whitefish Dunes Park, Door County, Wisconsin On the second day (October 8th) of our fall color trip to Door County we decided to explore the eastern side of the peninsula, called the quiet side […]


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

Natchez Trace Scenic Drive

May 5, 2012 roscoe 1

Natchez Trace National Parkway National Park Pg 1. Natchez Trace-intro THIS PAGE Pg 2.The Trace Parkway Pg 3. Meriwether Lewis Park     The Natchez Trace Parkway runs from Natchez, Mississippi to Nashville, Tennessee, about 440 […]

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 […]

Snow Report
Lake Superior Circle Tour

Lake Superior Snow Report

January 23, 2012 roscoe 0

Snow Conditions Around Lake Superior – Jan 23-25, 2012 (For up to date 2013 Winter Snow and Weather around Lake Superior, See links at the bottom of the page for current snow report conditions) So […]

Golf Course Reviews

Fall Color Thunder Bay Ontario

October 19, 2011 roscoe 0

Fall Color Trip to Thunder Bay During our recent Minnesota North Shore Color Tour, we decided to extend our travels to run up as far north as Thunder Bay, Ontario. The color was not as […]