Gulf Coast Scenic Drive

Historic Pensacola Florida

In the early spring we escape the cold Wisconsin winters by traveling to Pensacola, Florida. Since we travel by motorhome, we stay at RV parks and prefer state and national parks for their wilderness settings […]

Gulf Coast Scenic Drive

Fort Pickens National Park

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

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

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 […]

Raspberry Island Lighthouse Apostle Islands
Lake Superior Circle Tour

Raspberry Island Lighthouse

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

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

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 […]


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 […]

Degray Lake Golf Course
Golf Course Reviews

Spring Golfing, Scenic Travel

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 […]