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What’s a Runza? Grand Island, Nebraska

What’s a Runza? Grand Island, Nebraska

Dear Subscribers, thanks for bearing with us. When we returned home last September we focused our energies on things other than posting travel blogs. Now as we prepare to head out with our T@B in the near future, we're excited about focusing on blog posts from the...

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Last Site Available

Last Site Available

Without knowing just how quickly or slowly we'd progress from California to Indiana, we delayed making reservations for Labor Day Weekend until a few days ago knowing full well we'd have limited options. Fortunately we did score a stay at the West Omaha KOA near...

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The Archway Museum

The Archway Museum

Today's adventure was the triggered by reading an article listing the best museum in every state. It was pretty cool that we've visited around a dozen of these gems but even cooler that we were but a few miles from Nebraska's entry, The Archway Museum at Kearney...

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Mac’s Creek

Mac’s Creek

A couple of glasses of English Mild Ale, a Meat & Cheese Platter followed by some Famous Chicken Salad was all we needed for a most delightful afternoon repast. With an opportunity for lively conversation with Lori, we were all set. By closing time we’d also...

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Cozad and the 100th Meridian

Cozad and the 100th Meridian

As we were making our way from Bailey Yard to Lexington along US-30, we were closely paralleling I-80. Then as we passed through the little town of Cozad, Nebraska we experienced one of the joys of off-interstate driving. We saw an interesting roadside historic area...

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Bailey Yard

Bailey Yard

It's a dream for a Ferroequinologist (Train Enthusiast/Student of the Iron Horse). We learned about The Golden Spike Tower through Harvest Hosts and although we didn't opt for an overnight stay here we did visit one of the most exciting train locations we could...

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Chappell

Chappell

Last night’s home was Creekside RV Park and Campground in Chappell, Nebraska. Creekside is a charming little campground immediately next to the tiny town of Chappell (CHAP-uhl) and the Union Pacific Railroad. It's a little tiny town named after Charles Henry Chappell....

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The Keeping Room

The Keeping Room

When choosing a restaurant for a Birthday Meal, it’s a good idea to search Yelp! for Desserts. That strategy lead us to The Keeping Room in Nebraska City, Nebraska. We parked the T@B on a street parallel to Central Avenue and walked to the restaurant. Not many people...

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Two Night Stay

Two Night Stay

It’s been a good two night stay here at the West Omaha KOA. We’d been pleased when we were able to get Saturday night reservations online just a couple of days before the weekend then when we called and could not get Friday night also, we weren’t surprised. Then when...

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Winter Quarters

Winter Quarters

The two of us might know more than most non-Mormons about the early history of the Latter Day Saints and especially of their time in Nauvoo since Karen has an ancestor that professed the faith in Nauvoo but then chose to not join the Saints when they migrated to Salt...

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Planning a trip? Dreaming of travel? Perhaps some of our adventures could inspire yours! Over the last several years we’ve had the distinct pleasure of many cross country journeys traveling though the Lower 48 in tents and our various teardrop campers as well as an amazing Alaska adventure that did not involve a camper.

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Arctic Circle Ceremony

Arctic Circle Ceremony

After a few days of exploration in the realm of the Arctic Circle, we aboard the Jewel of the Seas celebrated with a Blue Nose Ceremony and will receive Arctic Crossing Certificates!

Magerøya Island

Magerøya Island

We made it to the Top of the World, or at least the northernmost land mass in Europe, Magerøya Island. On our coach tour we learned much about the natural history and the cultures of this starkly beautiful place.