Apr 062015
 

Note: The date on today’s blog is incorrect. It should say April 7. We love exploring America’s back roads and small towns and finding overlooked gems that the tourist brochures never cover. In a series of weekly blog posts we will be sharing some of America’s lesser-known small town museums, historic sites, and oddball attractions, […]

Our Trip Is Over!

 Posted by at 12:22 am  Nick's Blog
Jun 092012
 

Because we wanted to be on the road fairly early yesterday morning, the night before we hooked up the Explorer to our Blue Ox tow bar, and Terry put things away inside the motorhome so that all we would have to do was unhook our campground utilities, pull in our slide rooms and retract our […]

Day Trip To Dixon

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Jun 082012
 

Yesterday we drove about an hour north of Hickory Hollow Campground to Dixon, Illinois, a nice little town with a lot of history. Former President Ronald Reagan grew up in Dixon and graduated from high school there. The Reagan family lived in several rental houses in Dixon, but the two-story frame house at 816 S. […]