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November 23, 2015 – 9:59 am

Located about ten miles south of modern day Tucson, Arizona is the Mission San Xavier. Built upon the ruins of the original mission, the building was constructed between the years 1783-1797 and it remains the …

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Mission San Xavier in Tucson, Arizona

November 23, 2015 – 9:59 am
Different Angle

Located about ten miles south of modern day Tucson, Arizona is the Mission San Xavier. Built upon the ruins of the original mission, the building was constructed between the years 1783-1797 and it remains the …

Vacation in Raleigh. Yes, Raleigh!

November 16, 2015 – 6:43 pm
Raleigh Capitol Building

I am one of the lucky ones — I get to call North Carolina home, while many just hope to vacation here one day. With the mountains in the west and the beaches on the …

Oregon’s Iconic Timberline Lodge

November 12, 2015 – 12:42 pm

Last weekend we ventured out to the iconic Timberline Lodge on Oregon’s Mt. Hood. Built in 1937 by the Works Progress Administration and the Civilian Conservation Corps, the lodge sits at an elevation of 6,000 feet …

Are you #ReadyToSki Aspen and Snowmass?

November 2, 2015 – 4:00 am
skiing-in-aspen-trees_Jeremy Swanson

Just after we were married, my husband and I enjoyed a romantic weekend in Aspen, Colorado. We visited in the fall, a time when you can float your breath in the morning air and crunch …

5 Family-Favorite Louisville Attractions

October 17, 2015 – 5:12 pm

We have long been fans of Louisville, Kentucky! Living in Illinois for the past 17 years, a jaunt down to Louisville once a year has given us a great opportunity to rebalance while enjoying a …

Lake Creek Rock Slides, Triangle Lake, Oregon

October 6, 2015 – 9:45 pm

As fate would have it, we moved to Oregon in the driest, hottest, year in recent history. People from the Midwest don’t handle heat well at all, and we started to panic about three weeks …

Sandboarding the Oregon Dunes

September 23, 2015 – 12:43 pm
Owen Henning Thumbs Up

Located on the northern edge of Florence, Oregon, Sand Master Park is a 40-acre privately owned expanse of sand dunes spanning the distance between US Highway 101 and Harbor Vista County Park on the Oregon …

10 Amazing Places in Wisconsin

September 11, 2015 – 1:44 pm
The Hodag

While I live in the Pacific Northwest now, Wisconsin was my home for a solid decade. I’ve crawled around about every corner of the Dairy State, and picked ten of my favorite places to share …

5 Free Places to Visit in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

September 6, 2015 – 5:03 pm
Sioux Falls: 5 Free Places to Visit

5 Free Places to Visit in Sioux Falls
Falls Park — Sioux Falls is named for the falls that cascade near its downtown. Walking trails, a free viewing tower and thousands of gallons of pounding waterfall …

7 Places to Take your Kids near Medford, Oregon

September 3, 2015 – 9:11 am
Go Kart Hero

A gateway stop between Southern Oregon and Northern California, Medford sits in the heart of the Rogue Valley. Located between the Cascade and Siskiyou mountain ranges, fruits like peaches, pears, and grapes thrive in a …

Why you Should Stop at the Douglas County Museum in Roseburg, Oregon

August 28, 2015 – 12:53 pm

Roseburg, Oregon is located along Oregon’s I-5, about 1 hour south of Eugene and 1.5 hours north of Medford. I know this is true, as we just made this drive yesterday afternoon. A sleepy little …

World’s Largest Ball of Twine – Cawker City, Kansas

August 24, 2015 – 7:34 am
World's Largest Ball of Twine

If you can’t take a detour from the interstate for the World’s Largest Ball of Twine, you’re not reading the right travel magazine. After researching the crazy and road trip-worthy attractions in Kansas, we added …

Top 15 Family-Friendly Attractions in Eugene and Springfield, Oregon

August 18, 2015 – 11:14 am

If you’ve ever moved your family to a new city or state, one of the first things you’ll do is consult the internet for suggestions of places to take your kids. We moved to Eugene, …

Trees of Mystery: Klamath, California

August 13, 2015 – 7:43 pm
Paul and Babe

If you are on the 700-mile road trip between Portland and San Francisco, Trees of Mystery in Klamath marks your half-way point. Located in northern California on Highway 101 between the Redwood National and State …