Other Scenic Drives

Favorite Scenic Fall Color Drives

Wisconsin, Minnesota, UP Fall Color Fall color change is beginning in Wisconsin; we are starting to see the lime green peeking out among the wooded hillsides. Looks like it might be a week or two […]

Apalachicola Sunrise
Gulf Coast Scenic Drive

Gulf Scenic Drive – Part 2

Gulf Coast Scenic Drive – Rosemary Beach to Apalachicola Previous Article: Scenic Highway 30A Destin to Rosemary Beach Heading towards Panama City Beach After Rosemary Beach Scenic Highway 30A rejoins highway 98 and the average […]

Great River Road

River Road Fall Color

Winona to Wabasha Fall Color Drive One of the favorite fall color drive loops along the Minnesota-Wisconsin Great River Road stretches from Wabasha to Winona on both sides of the river. In the third week […]

Great River Road

Nelson Creamery Great River Road

Restaurant Review – Nelson Creamery, Nelson Wisconsin About 50 cars filled the Nelson Creamery customer parking lot on a Thursday afternoon in little Nelson, Wisconsin on Hwy 35 – the Wisconsin Great River Road Scenic […]


SW Wisconsin Cheese Country

Gravity Hill Shullsburg, Wisconsin

Coasting Uphill on Gravity Hill About a mile south of historic Shullsburg, Wisconsin is an interesting and fun phenomenon that must be seen and experienced to believe. Some would say there are mystic forces involved. […]

Potosi Brewery Restaurant
Great River Road

Potosi Brewery Pub & Restaurant

Potosi Brewery Pub Restaurant Dining Review One of the attractions along the Wisconsin side of the Great River Road north of Dubuque is visiting the historic Potosi Brewery. A worthwhile visit for a brewery tour […]

historic potosi brewery
Great River Road

Potosi Brewery | River Road Attractions

Potosi Brewery and the National Brewery Museum The Potosi Brewery located in the river town of Potosi began operations in 1852 and became one of Wisconsin’s largest breweries with a nationwide distribution. But due to […]

dubuque iowa skyline
Great River Road

Visiting Dubuque Iowa

Things to See and Do Visiting Dubuque, Iowa   Located on the Iowa side of the Upper Mississippi River Road Scenic Drive, Dubuque holds claim to Iowa’s oldest city. Named after French-Canadian fur trader Julien […]


Cedar Key Beach
Gulf Coast Scenic Drive

Cedar Key, Florida | Gulf Beach Town

Scenic Cedar Key – Hidden Beach Town Gem along the Hidden Coast Located on what is known as Florida’s Hidden Coast, the island city of Cedar Key has managed to retain its small town feel […]

Cedar Keys Wildlife Refuge
Gulf Coast Scenic Drive

Shell Mound Cedar Keys Natural Area

Shell Mound Hiking & Nature Trails, RV  Campground and Cedar Keys National Wildlife Refuge A few miles out of town at the north end of Florida’s Cedar Keys Wildlife Refuge is the Shell Mound County […]

manatee springs state park
Gulf Coast Scenic Drive

Manatee Springs State Park

Campground Review: Manatee Springs State Park, Chiefland, Florida Manatee Springs is located along the legendary Suwannee River about 6 miles west of Chiefland Florida. The Spring pool maintains a 72 degree temperature year round which […]

jacos grill pensacola
Gulf Coast Scenic Drive

Jaco’s Bayfront Bar & Grill | Pensacola, FL

Restaurant Review: Jaco’s Bayfront Grill, Pensacola, Florida One of Pensacola’s Best places to eat, Jaco’s is upscale casual dining, overlooking Pensacola Bay and the Palafox Pier Marina. Spacious, comfortable tables and seating with cloth napkins, […]


Gulf Coast Scenic Drive

Destin Harborwalk and Beaches | Florida Travel

Destin’s HarborWalk and Boardwalk Destin Florida’s HarborWalk Village is a regular stop for us whenever we are traveling the Gulf Coast Scenic drive along Florida’s panhandle. Destin was founded in the early 1800s as a […]

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 […]

Restaurant Reviews

Historic Mineral Point Wisconsin

Mineral Point is one of our favorite stops along our Cheese Country Scenic drive. Settled in 1827, Mineral Point was prominent in the creation of the Wisconsin Territory, serving as the host town for the […]