Category Archives: Roadside Awesomeness

Discover the rich history of California at the Mission San Juan Capistrano

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Forget Hollywood and head south for some old-world California culture with a visit to the beautiful and moving Mission San Juan Capistrano…

Welcome to Sun Studio: the most rocking tour in Memphis

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Rock n roll history comes alive like nowhere else on a guided tour of legendary Sun Studio…

These 7 old fashioned general stores are hidden treasures of the midwest

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Take a journey back in time at 7 of our favorite general stores of the midwest…

Folks come from near and far for a seat at this Indianapolis diner

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Stopping by the Historic Steer In as seen on “Diners, Drive Ins, and Dives,” for an Indiana delicacy: a breaded tenderloin sandwich…

Our father and daughter duo tackle the historic Lincoln Highway

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Route 66 gets all the publicity, but the Lincoln Highway was taking folks cross-country long before people were getting their kicks on 66. Our favorite father/daughter team hits the historic road and reports back…

Surprises around every corner at Indianapolis’s Fountain Square Theatre Building

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Like a time capsule that sells beer and good food, the Fountain Square Theatre Building in Indianapolis is full of hidden gems waiting to be explored…

Peek inside the Iowa State Capitol, quite possibly the midwest’s most beautiful building

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Gorgeous architecture and beautifully restored art make the Iowa State Capitol in Des Moines, IA a must-see for anyone passing through the Hawkeye State…

Step aboard Air Force One at the National Museum of the US Air Force

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You don’t need to be a political powerhouse to tour an Air Force One. Just head to the Presidential Gallery at the National Museum of the US Air Force…

Nicolas Cage was right! There is a secret room at Mt. Rushmore

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Yes, there absolutely is a secret, hidden room inaccessible to visitors at famed Mt. Rushmore. But what’s in it, and why is it off-limits?

Searching Pittsburgh for the real “Froggy’s” from This is Us

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In NBC’s This is Us, Jack and Rebecca frequent a Pittsburgh watering hole known as Froggy’s, but is it a real place? We find out.