Life in the Fast Lane, Google Fiber in Kansas City
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Over one year after Google Fiber came to the Kansas City Startup Village, a grassroots community of startup businesses moved to into the neighborhood. Located in a five-block radius between 43rd and 49th Streets on …

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Park Place: Road Trip Oasis in Leawood, Kansas
June 28, 2012 – 7:35 pm | One Comment
Park Place: Road Trip Oasis in Leawood, Kansas

Perhaps an unconventional vacation destination for a road trip, Park Place shopping district in Leawood, Kansas (greater Kansas City) is a “something for everyone” type detour. Located near 117th and Nall, Park Place is a …

Hiking in Boulder, Colorado
June 25, 2012 – 9:00 pm | One Comment
Hiking in Boulder, Colorado

A hidden-gem above Boulder, Colorado, the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) offers a free museum and convenient hiking trails for both visitors and area residents.
Three year residents of Boulder County, Colorado in our B.C. …

Cross-Country Road Trip: Cadillac SRX Luxury Crossover
June 24, 2012 – 12:19 pm | 2 Comments
Cross-Country Road Trip: Cadillac SRX Luxury Crossover

For a third summer in a row, we’ve participated in a  cross-country “road trip test drive,” compliments of General Motors Corporation. Charleston, South Carolina was the 2010 destination for the Chevrolet Traverse. In 2011, we arrived …

Dine on the Line, Fritz’s Railroad Restaurant in Kansas City
June 21, 2012 – 7:42 pm | One Comment
Dine on the Line, Fritz’s Railroad Restaurant in Kansas City

Light on the health, but heavy on the fun  is Fritz’s Railroad Restaurant. With three locations in the greater Kansas City area, our family recently dined at the downtown Crown Center venue. A destination stop …

Roadside Attraction: Field of Dreams Movie Site in Dyersville, Iowa
June 19, 2012 – 6:10 pm | 4 Comments
Roadside Attraction: Field of Dreams Movie Site in Dyersville, Iowa

The first in a series of roadside attractions, the Field of Dreams movie site in Dyersville, Iowa is worth going the distance.
Traveling 2581.5 miles through six states last week, we had plenty of opportunity to …

Top 10 Accessible Family Road Trip Stops
June 16, 2012 – 5:42 am | One Comment
Top 10 Accessible Family Road Trip Stops

Nothing beats a great family road trip; however some destinations are just a better option for folks with mobility issues. Whether it’s mom or dad in a wheelchair, junior in a stroller, or grandma who just needs to go a little slower, these road trip stops are great choices for the whole family – no matter what their ability level.

Merriment and Mayhem in Port Washington, Wisconsin
June 8, 2012 – 6:57 pm | No Comment
Merriment and Mayhem in Port Washington, Wisconsin

Scheduled for the first full weekend of June, the Port Washington Pirate Festival in Port Washington, Wisconsin promises both merriment and mayhem on the shores of beautiful Lake Michigan. Happening upon last year’s festival somewhat …

5 Car Games That Incorporate Science Into Your Summer Road Trip
June 4, 2012 – 3:09 pm | One Comment
5 Car Games That Incorporate Science Into Your Summer Road Trip

Looking for car games that keep the kids occupied and learning at the same time? Here are five ideas that incorporate science while no one is looking.

Summer in Oshkosh, Wisconsin
June 3, 2012 – 5:36 pm | One Comment
Summer in Oshkosh, Wisconsin

Venturing out for another adventure in Wisconsin, we once again found ourselves along the shores of Lake Winnebego, Wisconsin’s largest inland body of water. Returning to the region with flowers in full bloom (read about …