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 […]


Carmen's Lunch Box Cafe Sidewalk Dining Pensacola Florida
Gulf Coast Scenic Drive

Best Restaurants in Pensacola

Dining Reviews: Triggers, Ruby Slipper, Another Broken Egg Cafe Review: Triggers Seafood Restaurant. When we are in Pensacola in our motor home, we generally spend some time staying at Big Lagoon State Park near Perdido Key. A […]

SW Wisconsin Cheese Country

Historic Shullsburg Wisconsin

Shullsburg, Wisconsin – on the Cheese Country Scenic Drive Founded in 1827, Shullsburg’s early development, like many communities in SW Wisconsin, came from lead mining. The Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad established rail service in […]


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 […]

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

Pensacola Restaurants and Pubs

Pensacola Dining Reviews: Fish House Restaurant, Hub Staceys, McGuire’s Irish Pub. We can’t tell you about the food or service at Al Fresco (pictured in the above photo) since we came upon it between meal times, but […]


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 […]

Great River Road

Historic Stillwater Minnesota

Historic River Towns – Stillwater, Minnesota With Jo’s sister Donna and husband Dan, this will be our fourth historic river town and historic hotel Thanksgiving weekend. Previously we have enjoyed Galena, Illinois and the DeSoto […]