If you are looking for a dose of Scandinavian heritage look no further than Minot, North Dakota. Located about 110 miles north of Bismarck, Minot is home to the Scandinavian Heritage Association that was established in 1988. The group’s legacy is the Scandinavian Heritage Park. This magical place is where you’ll find remembrances and replicas […]
If your travels take you through Glendive, Montana in the eastern part of the state, take some time to explore this geographically diverse area of the country. Located about 40 minutes from the North Dakota border off of Interstate 94, Glendive will appeal to hikers, photographers, history buffs, and golfers, too. You’ll have to endure […]
Astoria, Oregon has long been associated with the historical Lewis and Clark Expedition of 1804-06. After leaving Camp Dubois near St. Louis on May 14, 1804, the Corps of Discovery (as the mission was called) arrived at the Pacific Ocean in early November 1805, camping at Fort Clatsop in Astoria. Today, just a few miles […]
Blending the present with the past is one of the hallmarks of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, where one of the most significant Civil War battles took place 155 years ago. That horrific three-day battle in 1863 resulted in more than 51,000 dead soldiers, which prompted President Abraham Lincoln to deliver his now-famous Gettysburg Address. Where to visit […]
Newport News, Virginia is most notable for its shipbuilding and U.S. Navy connection. However, there’s also a tenuous connection between the shipbuilding and golf worlds. A Golf Museum, located at the James River Country Club, was founded by Archer M. Huntington, the principal owner of the Newport News Shipyard in the first part of the […]
Those that follow this blog on a regular basis know I like to seek out and explore the lesser-known attractions across the West. When I learned we could visit both historic Fort Apache and the nearby abandoned Kinishba Ruins in Eastern Arizona for only $5 per adult, it was added to a recent itinerary. Following […]
RV history expert David Woodworth explains how modern designs and RVing’s popularity point to a bright future for the RV industry.