Eugene T. Mahoney State Park – Ashland, Nebraska

28500 West Park Hwy, Ashland, NE 68003 Head north off I-80 at exit 426, located between Lincoln and Omaha. Are you looking for a variety of leisure and outdoor activities to keep you busy during your summer vacation or through a holiday weekend? This state park has an abundance of activities year round. There is something to do for the thrill seeker, the avid fisherman or for … Read more

Yellowstone National Park

There are 58 National Parks in the United States and through my years I have focused my eyes on the beauty of quite a few of them but the one that literally gets my heart beating faster and inspires my wanderlust the most is our very first one, Yellowstone National Park. FUN FACTS: Did you know that nearly four million people visit Yellowstone each year. Yellowstone … Read more

Off Season Adventures in Branson, Missouri

I have said this in the past and will continue to say it, “off-season travel is the ABSOLUTE BEST time to travel anywhere!” I have found some phenomenal last minute deals on flights and lodging accommodations, and the smaller crowds and lines at exhibits is literally the icing on the cake. The end of October 2017 I found myself with an unplanned week off work and … Read more

Off the Beaten Path – Marysville, Kansas

Marysville, the county seat of Marshall County, is a beautiful small town near the banks of the Big Blue River in northeastern Kansas. In August of 1972 the City of Marysville passed legislation to protect the black squirrels that live in town and make them the official town mascot. There are several legends floating around about how the black squirrels came to town but the one … Read more

Off the Beaten Path – Lewellen, Nebraska

Traveling along the Yellowstone National Park Highway, HWY 26, in western Nebraska travelers pass through many small plains towns that are very rich in history. Some of which has been instrumental in the formation of the country as well as the state. Unfortunately over the years much of this history has been lost or forgotten. Lewellen, Nebraska from US 26, east side. One of these small … Read more