Adventure Travel

Silver Dollar City a place of tradition and invention.

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In 1960 when Silver Dollar City opened, the Hershned family brought a group of talented craftsman from the surrounding area together to show their trades. Today, some of the people are 2nd and even 3rd generation, like June Ward who makes candy with her daughter and grand daughter.  June though, is a star in her […]

Visitor goes to doggie jail!

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The Sublette farm toy and antique tractor  show happened like always the 3rd week of March. The show featured Oliver brand tractors and Saturday downed icy and snowy.  It was Saturday morning and  Keith and I were vendors set up in the firehouse at the show.  Suddenly, there was a scuttle as visitors and vendors […]

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The Murals of Marshall

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I was drawn in like a moth to a flame when I saw the sign that said murals on my drive back from Indiana this past March.  Marshall, Illinois is a small town with a big draw, art. There is art all over town and an opera house to boot.  I stopped at a rest […]

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Red finds at Gathering of the Green!

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Who would ever guess that there would be red finds while at Gathering of the Green, the ultimate John Deere event in Davenport, Iowa? At this wonderful event that celebrates everything John Deere green and yellow one of my favorite aspects of the event is that they include tours. This year one of those tours […]

A Catacombs tour in Indianapolis

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Sara Broers of Travels With Sara and I had just wrapped up a whirlwind day at the Indy Media Marketplace before we headed to Indianapolis for a guided tour of what lies beneath the Indianapolis City Center.  While I didn’t get a first-hand close up glance I could see glimpses of the amazing Indiana State […]