Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site preserves the history of an advanced pre-Columbian civilization.
Get a behind-the-scenes look at a Mennonite auction house.
Cadillac Ranch is a quirky roadside attraction that’s a must-stop on Route 66.
The Blue Whale of Catoosa is one of Route 66’s most well-known attractions.
If you want to see the masters of the art world, you’d probably go to a museum in a major metropolitan area. You certainly wouldn’t expect to find them in a library in the rural Midwest. I didn’t.
Yesterday I had to be in Milwaukee for a media event for The Local Tourist.
The Carrie Chapman Catt Girlhood Home is dedicated to one of the most influential people in the suffrage movement and founder of League of Women Voters.
Meet the living legend who moves silos, studies the stars, and feeds the world.
There are few movies that have touched as many people as Field of Dreams. “If you build it, he will come” quickly morphed to “If you build it, they will come.” It became a mantra along the lines of Nike’s “just do it,” which was coined just a year before the film was released. It’s a …
Explore an impressive collection of Floyd County’s past, from its history as tractor country to stepping inside a 19th century drugstore.
Have you ever ridden a zipline? Experience what it’s like to ride a zipline with Long Hollow Canopy Tours in Galena. It’s an experience you’ll never forget, and one you’ll want to repeat.
Goldmoor Inn Bed & Breakfast in Galena, Illinois, is an elegant getaway located on the Mississippi River.