5 Marine Museums in Minnesota Worth a Detour

“Minnesota has more shore line than California”! Christopher Finke hunted down the data verifying the claim used by Explore Minnesota Tourism in a 2011 Ad Campaign. His research shows that yes, Minnesota does have more shoreline than California. So, it is not surprising to find Maritime Museums all around the State. These little gems retrace…

Chaco Canyon and its long lost civilization

On the North West corner of New Mexico, a few miles from the border of Colorado and Arizona stands the Chaco Culture National Historic Park. The recommended access route to the park is from the north, via Highway 550. The access road is well marked, however out of the 25 miles of road getting to…

Historic Route 66 or what’s left of it!

Route 66 in Albuquerque passes through downtown from the West Mesa all the way to the East side of town on what is now Central Avenue. Signs of the Historical Route are disappearing fast. All you can see today are series of old motel signs advertising empty lots, shabby buildings or old motels where I…