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New Exhibit at National WWI Museum and Memorial

KANSAS CITY – The National WWI Museum and Memorial is opening a new exhibit on March 12 about the transition for service personnel from war-time duty to civilian life called “We’re Home, Now What.” The exhibit will feature archival materials such as posters, pamphlets, and images. From the earliest history of armed conflict soldiers have done their duty and returned to their …

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March 2019 – Magazine

Everybody needs a break now and then from the normal routine of work, school, life. What better time is there than now to take that break. This issue features several great ideas! You may have to just take more than one!

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Seminole Shootout Battle Reenactments

The Seminole Shootout was first performed in the late 1990s and brings together re-enactors in soldier and warrior attire with authentic weapons and tactics, plus pyrotechnics to simulate cannon blasts. They reenact a typical battle from the Second Seminole War, which ranged from 1835 through 1842 and is the longest and costliest Indian conflict in U.S. history. Reenactment events are …

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February 2019 – Magazine

What about loving your family, loving your neighbors, loving a pet, loving a good long-time friend, or showing love to a needy stranger? This Valentine’s Day, let’s remember others who just may need a little attention to make them feel special!

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And the Music Goes On

By Lisa Rhoden / People to See Editor Billy Ray Johnson, straight out of Vanceburg Kentucky, is our next featured member of the Backroads Band. Billy has been playing music for the last 40 years. Billy’s country music idols are Chet Adkins and Merle Travis, along with so many more.  He has been a member of the Backroads Band for …

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DIY Halloween Tips to Save Money

This year, Americans plan to spend $3.2 billion on Halloween costumes and $2.7 billion on decorations, with the average person spending nearly $87 on their costume alone, according the National Retail Federation. There are easy ways to save money and still enjoy this season’s favorite holiday. And you can even use Halloween as an opportunity to put some extra cash …

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People To See: Daniel DiMaggio

DiMaggio stars as the witty, self-assured, smart beyond his years and honestly speaking, a bit of a disciplined capitalist, ‘Oliver Otto’, in a suburban family that’s ended up in a pompous Connecticut neighborhood. With every move they make, the family prove that they don’t belong and have no intentions of fitting into the cookie-cutter perfect family scenario, and instead forge …

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People To See: J.T. Lanker

                                                       By Lisa Rhoden / Places to Go Editor What a great pleasure it is for me! These past few weeks have been amazing for me to get to do up-close and personal interviews with …

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Last Minute Top 10 Labor Day Vacation Destinations 

Last year, Americans headed for the hills for summer’s last gasp; this year it’s sandy beaches and bright city lights. Turnkey Vacation Rentals analysis of Google searches reveals top ten Labor Day destinations with state-by-state breakdown. Read full report here. For families and singletons alike, Labor Day weekend marks the end of summer as the last three-day weekend before the kids …

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The Gurdon Light

The Gurdon Light is said to be an eerie white-blue, sometimes orange, glowing light that moves through the trees near the railroad tracks, off Interstate 30 in southern Arkansas. Local legend has it that the light is the lantern of a railroad worker who fell on the tracks and was beheaded, or in another variation the light of a worker …

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5 Things to do in Vegas That Doesn’t Involve Cards

Enjoy thrilling rides The Adventuredome Theme Park is located at the Circus Circus Hotel and Casino, and the entire complex is built within a gigantic dome tinted with pink glass. Visitors can choose from a wide variety of thrilling rides and theme park attractions including a virtual reality zone, two roller coasters, six spinning rides, and a carousel. In the …

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8 Reasons Why Traveling Is Good for Your Health

BY KAREN REED WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2017 Traveling is one of the best things that you can do for your health. It helps your physical and mental health, with many travelers saying that it’s also excellent for the soul. Sure, there are some stressful and worrying moments. But overall, when you get out on the road and visit new countries you …

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Super Bowl LII Fans Welcome at Mall of America

While it is cold outside, it’s a warm and toasty 72 degrees inside Mall of America, which boasts 520+ stores, 50+ restaurants, all types of attractions, two hotels and a seven-acre Nickelodeon Universe theme park. Guests can experience Fly Over America, SEA LIFE® Minnesota Aquarium, sky karting and virtual reality games at SMAAASH, then play The Escape Game and a …

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New York City – As A Holiday Destination

Whether you simply decide to travel there for Christmas or you want to do something special for a loved one by surprising them with a trip as a gift, it’s one of the most special places in the United States to be during this special time of year. Let’s look at a few reasons why! Affordable Accommodations Let’s not get …

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A Natural Retreat Get-A-Way

Fall or Winter is not normally a season that most people would think to head out on a family vacation, however we are not your typical normal family. Yes, the leaves have changed colors; farmers have the crops harvested, and the decorated pumpkins on bails of hay in our neck of the woods was an amazing site, but we all …

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Top 25 Most Haunted Historic Hotels

WASHINGTON, D.C.—October 16, 2017, Want a “SPOOKY” weekend getaway to celebrate Haloween? Historic Hotels of America® has inducted more than 300 historic hotels.  Many of these legendary places are reported to have some spirited guests who continue to roam the halls of these historic hotels long after they should have checked out. These ghosts represent all ages, males and females, …

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May, 2017 – Magazine

Our May issue features camping and getting outdoors with more than 64 locations and events representing 24 states to spend an extended weekend getaway. NEW COLUMN: Reviews on must-have products to add to your travel gear.  

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