Potato!

Potato!

I’m pretty sure it’s required that you visit the World’s Largest Potato and the Idaho Potato Museum when you go to Idaho. The Idaho Potato Museum is located inside an old railroad depot in Blackfoot, Idaho, and right out front, just begging for a photo, is the World’s Largest Potato. Inside the museum, you will…

Live Out Your Dirty Dancing Dreams at Mountain Lake Lodge

Live Out Your Dirty Dancing Dreams at Mountain Lake Lodge

Is the resort from Dirty Dancing still open? Well, sort of. Kellerman’s Mountain House in the Catskills? It’s actually Mountain Lake Lodge in Pembroke, Virginia. This mountain resort is still open for business and hosts special Dirty Dancing-themed weekends several times each year. You can walk in the footsteps of Johnny and Baby and even…

Big Trip 15

Big Trip 15

Day 1 Big Trip 15 has begun and we kicked it off with a marathon day… almost 13 hours on the road! (Our daily videos are back… one-two second clips to make a full day’s journey in less than 60 seconds!) Coffee Pot building Built in 1927, the Coffee Pot in Bedford, PA is an…

Were there ghosts?! Visiting the Exchange Hotel Civil War Medical Museum

Were there ghosts?! Visiting the Exchange Hotel Civil War Medical Museum

Some say it’s haunted – it’s ranked the second most haunted place in Virginia! – but we did not see any ghosts or spirits when we stopped to see the Exchange Hotel Civil War Medical Museum. Maybe because it was a sunny, summer day. Or maybe there were ghosts and we just didn’t see them……

80 Days? No problem! Dueling Journalists Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland Race Each Other On a Trip Around the World

80 Days? No problem! Dueling Journalists Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland Race Each Other On a Trip Around the World

So by now you probably know that I like to go all-in when I’m researching a new idea to write about here.  When I read 80 Days to Elsewhere by KC Dyer it reminded me of a podcast I had listened to a year or so ago about two women who were racing around the…

Road Trip Pioneer

Road Trip Pioneer

Have you ever wondered about the first cross-country road trip? Americans have driven millions of miles back and forth across the country over the years but someone had to be first. That someone was Horatio Jackson Nelson.   I’ll admit, I hadn’t given it much thought myself despite my own epic road trip history. A…

Windmill Love

Windmill Love

I don’t know what it is about windmills, but whenever I see one of the old classic designs out on the prairie, I just want to stop and take a picture.     There are a few windmill museums in the world and I’ve been lucky enough to visit one.  So many windmills!  Who knew…