Early German settlers to Fredericksburg were granted 10 outlying acres on which to start new lives as farmers and ranchers. They were also given a small in-town plot on week
Pro football is in the DNA of Green Bay, Wisconsin, but there is so much more to see and do in this thriving waterfront city. Find stunning gardens and parks,
For generations, Lodi, California, was primarily known as a supplier of premium grapes to out-of-town winemakers. That began to change in the 1980s as growers crafted their own wines, and
Wisconsin’s Door County exudes its own sense of living for the outdoors, especially in the quieter winter months. Jutting 70 miles into Lake Michigan, it’s a grand getaway to experience
Six unique eco-adventure theme parks in Mexico’s Riviera Maya are sure to thrill and delight you. Set amid verdant jungle and pristine waterways, the wonderlands of Xcaret Parks promise a
The Underground Railroad was a covert web of routes, waterways, hideouts and abolitionists who helped freedom seekers escape slavery in the southern states. Because secrecy was essential, records are few.
You may have seen the tantalizing TV commercials of luxury trains traveling through the breath-taking mountain scenery of Western Canada. I’m here to tell you, the actual experience–through rugged wilderness,
Sneaker culture started here! Step inside the collegiate-themed Graduate Eugene hotel, and you’ll be dwarfed by a colossal wooden pull-toy of a cartoon-ish duck. Standing 12 feet tall and sporting
New Chicago Fireboat Tours are a unique way to explore the magnificent Second City. Sight-seeing boat tours consistently rank as one of Chicago’s most popular attractions by visitors and locals
Lake Geneva first became popular with wealthy Chicago industrialists who built palatial mansions during the Gilded Age. Today the waterfront Midwestern town is favorite getaway with activities and attractions for
Wineries Stand Tall in Land Where Pinot is King: Northwest Oregon (My story and photos, inspired by a hosted media visit, were published by Journal and Topics Media Group on
Rotary Botanical Gardens is a year-round showcase of natural beauty. Discover one of Southern Wisconsin’s most treasured landscapes–the Rotary Botanical Gardens in Janesville. Throughout 20 sprawling acres are 26 international
It’s always football season when you’re a Packers fan! Here are some ways to share the love during the pandemic: * The Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame at Lambeau
COVID-19 keeps us homebound, but you can still explore many wonders of Manitoba and Winnipeg.
COVID-19 inspires Music City to share live streams, virtual experiences and more. It’s the next best thing to being there.
Along the Rock River in Southern Wisconsin, is an energetic playground of outdoor adventure, true farm-to-table cuisine, craft brews and cocktails, and much more fun. My story and photos, “Why