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Ride the dragon

Ride the dragon

Located in front of the Smithsonian castle, this colorful carousel was built in 1947 by the Allan Herschell Co. It was placed on the Mall in 1891 and features 60 horses (including my favorite, a Sea Dragon.) Before the carousel arrived, it was a popular…

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10 Jaw-Dropping Sights You Can Only See In Nevada

10 Jaw-Dropping Sights You Can Only See In Nevada

(courtesy of BuzzFeed) The vast state of Nevada has much more to see than just bright lights and the open road. Here are some incredible sights you will only see when you Travel Nevada. 1. Enormous Ward Charcoal Ovens (White Pine County) Via: parks.nv.gov 2. A…

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A Capitol idea

A Capitol idea

It was crazy cold and breezy, and luckily it scared off the weak of heart from standing in line for a tour of the Capitol. We were able to get right in, warm up and learn a thing or two. United States Capitol Building United…

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It’s a Wonderful Life

It’s a Wonderful Life

Open 365 days a year, this historic theater is home to a Richmond Tradition – screening of “It’s a Wonderful Life” every Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Built in 1928, the 1,300-seat Byrd Theatre is one of the nation’s finest cinema treasures and is both…

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KC Fox 4’s app of the week

KC Fox 4’s app of the week

Kansas City’s Fox 4 Morning Show picked Best Road Trip as their top app of the week. Road Trip! They can make for great memories, especially if you find those great, off-beat, out-of-the-way attractions that make for great stories! Kansas City-native Kelly Ludwig told us…

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Here comes the sun…and a mean eyed cat

Here comes the sun…and a mean eyed cat

Today was one of those perfect road trip days. Sure, I did the indoor sessions at SXSW – and they really delivered. But more importantly – the sun came out!!!! We had a bit of a lull between “interesting” sessions – so Cam and I…

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SXS…Wet

SXS…Wet

Of course, I appreciate the need for rain – but c’mon. Luckily I had my vehicle, so I was able to make it to various crosstown venues for the various SXSW seminars, as well as a couple of local spots that were on my must…

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Ahhhh-Austin – a rainy day at SXSW

Ahhhh-Austin – a rainy day at SXSW

First things first – last night my friend Lloyd drove me to both SXSW registration and to Zliker Park to see the Moontower Lights. If you ever saw “Dazed and Confused” you might recognize these lights. Matthew McConaughey spread the word “party at the moon…

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Wax on, Waxahachie!

Wax on, Waxahachie!

After a fun filled evening with old friends, it was time to put my foggy head back into the driving game. Let’s hear it for the rainy morning rush hours in Dallas. Let me go on record – I am no fan of the Texas…

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Cemeteries are alive and well in Oklahoma…and Texas

Cemeteries are alive and well in Oklahoma…and Texas

I am not really sure why Gene Autry’s face is painted in the window of the boarded up building in downtown Muskogee – he wasn’t from here (but he was from Oklahoma) and he didn’t write or sing “Okie from Muskogee” (that was Merle Haggard)…

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