Category Archives: Festivals and Events

Rally North America may have just created the perfect road trip

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Some of the country’s most famous scenic drives paired with race track experiences, historic hotels, and delicious food… This might be the perfect road trip.

Bucket List Checkoff: the a-maize-ing Corn Palace of Mitchell, SD

Posted on in Festivals and Events, MINI Takes the States, Museums, Roadside Awesomeness, Small Town USA, South Dakota, Story, Weird | 0 comments

South Dakota is corn country, and there’s no better example than the massive Corn Palace of Mitchell, SD- a building covered with, you guessed it, corn…

Look out! Hundreds of MINIs are about to motor through your town

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If you live pretty much anywhere in the USA, you’re about to see a whole lot of MINIs roll through town. The massive rally MINI Takes the States is about to launch from Atlanta, GA on a two-week, cross-country adventure through America. We couldn’t be more excited.

Celebrate the 125th birthday of Schimpff’s Confectionery

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One of America’s most beloved candy stores, Schimpff’s Confectionery is turning 125, and you don’t want to miss their birthday celebration of sweetness…

Is it 2016 yet? Our MINI Takes the States hangover

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It’s been little over a year since we went on a 2 week adventure with hundreds of MINI owners, and I just can’t wait for 2016’s MINI Takes the States to finally get here. Here’s why…

Thousands flock to James Dean’s hometown for the 60th anniversary of his death

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This September 30th marks the 60th anniversary of James Dean’s tragic death, but his spirit lives on stronger than ever in his hometown of Fairmount, IN…

Goodguys Road Tour Day 5 Recap: Crossing the finish line

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The grand finale of 1,800 miles in 5 days on the Goodguys Hall of Fame Road Tour with 42 sweet vintage customs. Let’s just say they saved some of the best places for last…

Goodguys Road Tour Day 4 Recap: Long haul to a Bonneville legend’s farm

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We had a long way to go and a short time to get there, but it was worth the drive to see the farm of one of the fastest men alive, George Poteet. Here’s our Day 4 Goodguys Hall of Fame Road Tour Update…

Goodguys Road Tour Day 3 Recap: Salvage Yards to Vintage Race Cars

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A huge salvage yard, the real-life “Ramone’s” from the movie Cars, a Route 66 Museum, and an incredible collection of vintage race cars and pre-war beauties… All on Day 3 of the Goodguys Road Tour…

Goodguys Road Tour Day 2 Recap: Route 66 and a big Texas-style party

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Route 66 cruising, another breakdown, and a big Texas welcome in Amarillo. Here’s a recap of Day 2 of the Goodguys Hall of Fame Road Tour…