ecological travel

Hurst Lime Works - Iowa History

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Just outside Maquoketa, Iowa is a fascinating historic place, the Hurst Lime Works. My husband, Keith and I found this on our way to the National Farm Toy Show at Dyersville, Iowa after a great lunch at the Decker Hotel. The Decker Hotel offers a nice dining option off the beaten path. The hotel is […]

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Take in Fun Fall Festivals!

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Here in Central Illinois fun fall festivals abound. I am sure the same is true where you are. Check your local newspaper or Facebook to see what is happening in your neck of the woods! What can you find? Cemetery Walks I attended the fascinating “Walk Through Oak Ridge Cemetery.” Actors at Oak Ridge Cemetery […]

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Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park

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What could be more fun than riding around on an “art cart” and exploring 80 some sculptures in an outdoor museum at the Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park in Hamilton, Ohio? Not much! The Butler County Ohio Visitor’s Bureau set up my travel friend Sara and I with an art cart/golf cart ($20.00 for the first […]

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Pana's  Treasures

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A couple years ago, my friend Annie and I started meeting once a month or so to get together and play local tourists. Today we met in Pana, Illinois and discovered some awesome sites that qualify as Pana’s Treasures! Anderson Prairie Annie and I were thrilled when we saw a place to hike in Pana. […]

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Fun at Barn-N-Bunk Farm Market

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Fall is here and that means looking for pumpkins, apples and fun on the farm. You will find all of that at Barn-N-Bunk in Trenton, Ohio’s Butler County Ohio. Traveling with Sara Broers of Travel with Sara, on a hosted trip we loved the Barn N Bunk Farm Market . Being the farm girl, and […]

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