Car Art and Roadside Attraction:  Carhenge is America’s Stonehenge
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Car Art and Roadside Attraction: Carhenge is America’s Stonehenge

This ranks up there with the quirkiest roadside attractions I’ve visited. It’s a weird and fascinating display of car art off the beaten path. Take a detour north off of I-80 to the tiny town of Alliance in northwest Nebraska. Why? To see a replica of Stonehenge in England, which I visited last November. The … Continue reading

Watching World’s Largest Sandhill Crane Migration is Epic Birding in Nebraska
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Watching World’s Largest Sandhill Crane Migration is Epic Birding in Nebraska

Every spring over a million sandhill cranes swoop down on Central Nebraska. It’s the world’s largest sandhill crane migration and one of the last great animal migration on earth The nearly 150-mile stretch of Grand Island-Kearney-North Platte is called the Nebraska Flyway as cranes travel north from their winter homes in places like Texas and … Continue reading

Places You Need to Visit on the Plains for Outdoor Adventure
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Places You Need to Visit on the Plains for Outdoor Adventure

When you think of outdoor adventure, the Plains probably aren’t the first place that jumps into your mind. Spending more time exploring from the Texas Panhandle to North Dakota, I’ve discovered some amazing outdoor destinations in the states where folks tend to just drive through or flyover. Next time you find yourself in the landscape … Continue reading

Three Boutique Wineries in Napa that You Should Visit
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Three Boutique Wineries in Napa that You Should Visit

After a two year hiatus I was thrilled to return to Napa Valley for Flora Springs release party I usually attend every February with a group of friends from San Antonio, Texas. An ice storm in Texas caused some to be delayed or completely cancelled which meant impacted some winery visits. After many trips to … Continue reading

Yellowstone National Park’s Season of Snow and Steam – Why You Should Visit Cody Yellowstone in Winter
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Yellowstone National Park’s Season of Snow and Steam – Why You Should Visit Cody Yellowstone in Winter

Yellowstone National Park is the second most visited national park in the United States. Over four million people a year visit it, with 4.8 million visiting in 2021. Most of those visitors go in summer or early fall. Only 5% of visitors go in winter. As I rode in on a snow machine I quickly … Continue reading