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American Road Trip Talk (Podcast): John Veach: Veach's Toy Story Part 1

Posted by Foster Braun in American Road Trip Talk, 17 December 2014 · 77 views

American Road Trip Talk (Podcast): John Veach: Veach's Toy Story Part 1 Click here to listen...
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It’s holiday time and that’s the time for giving toys to our favorite girls and boys.  In 2013 American Road Magazine featured a unique store in rural Indiana that has weathered the changes in American toy tastes for the past 75 years.  Veach’s Toy Station has fo...

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Geneva And Geneva On The Lake Ohio

Posted by etchr66 in For Namesake, 25 June 2013 · 1,751 views
Ohio, Summer Resort and 3 more...

Geneva And Geneva On The Lake Ohio It's summer time and its hot. What better way to cool down then to spend some time at the lake. With that in mind, our Namesake town for this entry is Geneva, Ohio and the nearby summer resort town of Geneva on the Lake. Both are located in Ashtabula County, which has a wealth of museums and sites of historic interest. In addition there are some eighteen...

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Introduction

Posted by Alex Burr - hester_nec in Alex Burr - YankeeTraveller, 10 June 2010 · 1,446 views

Hello. Tho I am new to this media, blogging, I am not new to American Road. I've been around since the beginning. I do have a road trip web site, but  decided to give this blog a try to post my rather infrequent road trips in the Memphis, TN, area.Being nearly 73 years old I'm old enough to remember the good old days of 2-lane road travel. Indeed,...

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American Road Trip Talk (Podcast): John Brady: Everglades Revival Part 2

Posted by Foster Braun in American Road Trip Talk, 29 November 2014 · 167 views

American Road Trip Talk (Podcast): John Brady: Everglades Revival Part 2 Click here to listen...
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 In our Fall issue of the magazine, the Tunnel Vision column features a story about Old 41 Caters to Gaters.  It was the tale of the valiant efforts of John Brady, a local photographer, to save one of the last everglade showplaces in Florida: The Everglades Wonder Gardens. In part two we w...

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Athens, Georgia

Posted by etchr66 in For Namesake, 20 November 2014 · 125 views
Athens, Georgia, Bulldogs

Athens, Georgia Our Namesake   city this time is Athens, Georgia
 
Athens, Georgia (33.956093, -83.388951)
 
Athens, Georgia is a city of 115,452 located in Clarke County along the routes of US 29 and US 441. The city lies just 60 miles northeast of Atlanta near the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Home to the University of Georgia and Piedmont Col...

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Skeeter Mountain

Posted by Brainbucket Mike in Crazy names of places around the country, 29 November 2012 · 1,935 views
Illinois, strange names

Skeeter Mountain Another stop on our way out to Route 66 last year.  Bring your "Off"

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Ohio River Sb (Ind.)

Posted by beckyrepp in Becky Repp's Blog, 13 September 2011 · 2,711 views

LST 325-Tour an authentic WWII warship. She is "Last of the Class" meaning-the only operational LST in existence. http://dld.bz/aj3CW

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Palmantier's Motel

Posted by RainiePalmantier in RainiePalmantier's Blog, 14 February 2011 · 2,972 views

This is a first for me. I'm trying to get information on the history of the Palmantier's Motel. Anyone know anything about it? We're now open for business! We have nightly and weekly efficiency rooms. They're huge rooms. We fell in love with the place at the action and just had to have it. So now we're the proud new owners. We are...

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A Refreshing Idea For Turkey In The Summer

Posted by roadwarriorvet in Road Recipe Warrior, 04 July 2010 · 2,365 views

http://stjomobedandb...urkeybreast.JPG Hello everyone and Happy Fourth of July :) Well today it is raining up here on the Hill, but I still have grille cooking on my mind.   A couple of weeks back I had friends over for dinner and came up with a refreshing idea for grilling the turkey breast.  During the holida...

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A Museum With History That Should Never Be Forgotten

Posted by roadwarriorvet in Experiences on the Road, 27 March 2010 · 2,625 views

Hello everyone!! As the weather gets nicer, more the public will be out and about on the road, enjoying the sunshine, fresh air, road trips, and all the unique places the US has throughout its road systems.  This country's interstate system is one that can anyone with a vehicle or motorcycle just about anywhere, and if the interstate does not...

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Wi Yellowstone Trail Menomonee Falls To Oshkosh

Posted by WisHxGeek in WisHxGeek's Wanderings, 17 March 2010 · 2,506 views

On the way home from the Wisconsin Governor's Conference on Tourism I decided to take the Yellowstone Trail home since it was a beautiful spring day. I placed a bunch of photos in the gallery from along the way- however the photos are reversed so they start near Waupaca and end in Germantown.WI Yellowstone Gallery Here is a handy guide for the Yellows...

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One Tank Of Gas Trips

Posted by mockturtlepress in Traveling on the Information Highway, 01 February 2010 · 2,579 views

I still think that the 'one tank of gas trips' are my favorites, living in Western Washington there are lots of close to home destinations on the 'Places to Go" list, and I'll start adding those here as time goes by.Port Orchard, Washington is one, here's a link to the Chamber of Commerce website http://www.portorchard.com Good jou...

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More Than A Effn' Good Hot Dog

Posted by JunoLev in this new slang, 02 November 2009 · 2,843 views

This is a effn’ good hot dog.”My brother Dan is a geologist and he never swears.We’re in an old building with salmon-colored walls. Dan plows through his third hot dog, smothered in relish, pickles and ketchup.“Are they dotted? Hey! Are they dotted? Five, one, three!”Yester-slingers shout in this thick Yester-brogue, barely audible over Casey Kase...

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2009 October 31b

Posted by yttrailman in yttrailman's Blog, 31 October 2009 · 2,819 views

At the urging of Becky Repp I will attempt to comprehend and take part in this Blog feature.For this last year our work with the Yellowstone Trail has been more or less limited to the Trail in Wisconsin. In deed, we have a product to show for the effort which I will comment on as soon as I have a better idea of what happens with this text after I "sub...

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Northwest Mom And Pop Lakeside Lodges

Posted by Keep the Show on the Road! in Keep the Show on the Road!'s Blog, 30 October 2009 · 2,338 views

Sheila and I enjoyed a National Parks fall tour a couple of weeks ago, but I have not posted much of the trip.  Other activities have intervened, including the rediscovery of Spencer on the National Parks Highway (see posts on the forum).Our National Parks tour took us through Rainier, Glacier, and the North Cascades, and of course we stayed on the two la...



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