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.
Castle In The Country is a bed and breakfast located near Saugatuck, Michigan. It’s surrounded by lush countryside and boasts its own private lake. Guests are served a gourmet breakfast and also have the option to get a picnic basket dinner. For those who want to stay connected there’s free wifi, and if you just …
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.
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.
When I think about everything I explored in Charles City, Iowa, I’m still a bit flabbergasted. Despite considering myself fairly open-minded, I discovered I’ve got a few lingering stereotypes when it comes to rural living. I should say “I had” a few, because after this visit and a previous one to Webster City (more on that …
Scratch the surface of a small town in Iowa and discover a wealth of treasures.
Red Cedar Lodge in Charles City, Iowa, is a three-cabin getaway that features great views, spacious accommodations and rustic luxury.
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.