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Gulf Coast Scenic Drive

Best Restaurants in Pensacola

April 30, 2017 roscoe 1

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 […]

Gulf Coast Scenic Drive

Best Pensacola Beach Restaurants

January 8, 2017 roscoe 2

According to Trip Advisor, the Grand Marlin is the number 1 rated restaurant in Pensacola Beach. But as it is also listed as the most expensive restaurant in Pensacola Beach we’ve not dined there. But […]

Wisconsin Cheese Country

Historic Shullsburg Wisconsin

November 16, 2016 roscoe 0

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 […]

Wisconsin Cheese Country

Fall Cheese Country Scenic Drive

November 2, 2016 roscoe 0

On beautiful October fall day, we decided to take a trip to Monroe, Wisconsin following rural roads through one leg of our Wisconsin Cheese Country Scenic Drive (see our Map). Our trip began at Hwy […]


Grayton Beach
Gulf Coast Scenic Drive

Grayton Beach Florida

May 23, 2016 admin 2

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 […]

Rittenhouse Inn
Lake Superior Circle Tour

Rittenhouse Inn Review | Bayfield, Wisconsin

December 2, 2015 roscoe 0

Dining and Lodging at the Rittenhouse Inn Bayfield, WI Few visitors to Bayfield escape noticing the historic Rittenhouse Inn on the main Highway 13 road into downtown (Rittenhouse Avenue). Perched high on the hill about […]

Gulf Coast Scenic Drive

Historic Pensacola Florida

May 24, 2015 roscoe 2

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

May 24, 2015 roscoe 3

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

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

Historic Stillwater Minnesota

December 4, 2013 roscoe 0

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 […]

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 […]

Lake Superior Circle Tour

UP 200 Sled Dog Marathon

February 22, 2013 roscoe 0

Start of the UP200 Sled Dog Marathon – Marquette, Michigan Upper Peninsula Updated Jan 6, 2015 Friday night in Marquette thousands of people lined up along snow covered West Washington Street to watch the beginning […]


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 […]

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 […]

Barn Bluff
Golf Course Reviews

Red Wing, Minnesota

September 24, 2012 roscoe 0

Golfing and Dining in Red Wing In September Jo and I spent some time in Red Wing. Earlier we had spent some time in Duluth to attend the Duluth KIA Drag Races & Car Show. […]