South US

You might say I'm a wee-bit Type-A. I want everything organized. I feel a jolt of glee every time I check a color-coded box - and it is always color-coded.


One of the most spectacular places in the US is the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina.


There are no two ways around it: I-40 through the Texas panhandle is a beast. That’s primarily because there are no two ways around it.


We learned a few things camping and hiking in Palo Duro Canyon. For instance, Texas is huge. Canyons are deep. And turkeys are jerks.


Selecting Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge and Palo Duro Canyon State Park as destinations for this road trip was based on geography, geology, and convenience.


We’d driven under an overcast sky all morning and into the afternoon, but by the time we entered the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge in Western Oklahoma all was clear and blue except for one orph


You know how you feel when you’ve been going non-stop, pushing yourself and getting no sleep and eating everything you’r


As we left Bentonville I was a touch trepidatious about the next leg of our journey. It was Sunday. We left Friday. We were already getting a little loopy and taking bets on when I’d forget what day it was, and now we were headed to the middle of southern Oklahoma and another more-than-packed exhaustion-inducing schedule.


If you were to tell me that Alice Walton, the daughter of Walmart founder Sam Walton, and I had anything in common besides our gender, nationality, and race, I would scoff and think you were a litt


This should go without saying: tigers don’t make good pets. Nor do leopards, or lions, or bobcats.