Monthly Archives: February 2011

Best of Nevada

    When one thinks of Nevada, the city of Las Vegas is what comes to mind. Las Vegas is one of the world’s most popular destinations. Originally, it was one-dimensional, simply a gambling and entertainment Mecca. Today, it has so … Continue reading

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Best of Nebraska

     Nebraska is another state with very few major attractions (tourist sites that are well-known and part of many itineraries). We basically drove through the state, on to bigger and better things. However, we did stop at and enjoyed Scott’s … Continue reading

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Best of Montana

      Montana is another state where Lee & I have limited experience. We spent some time in Glacier National Park, certainly the state’s premier attraction, but that is all.      The park is fantastic, with great mountain scenery and a … Continue reading

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Best of Missouri

    As in a couple of other states, our experience in Missouri is very limited. We spent some time in St Louis and have driven across the state, but that is it. We enjoyed St Louis, in particular because of … Continue reading

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Best of Massachusetts

     The most populous of the New England states, Massachusetts is loaded with history. It’s largest city, Boston, is considered, along with Philadelphia, the cradle of the American Revolution.     Boston is the main draw for tourists, but there are … Continue reading

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Best of Maryland

   The state of Maryland is one of the original 13 colonies and actually boasts one of the nation’s former capitals, the city of Annapolis, which is now the state capital.  Annapolis is also the home of the US Naval … Continue reading

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Best of Maine

    The state of Maine is the most northeasterly of the United States; it is tucked into Eastern Canada and resembles that area in many ways. It contains the only national park in the East, north of the nation’s capital. … Continue reading

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Best of Louisiana

    Just as Illinois is all about Chicago, so Louisiana is little more than New Orleans. The “Big Easy” is the only destination associated with this state, and rightly so. It has an ambience that is unique and leaves a … Continue reading

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Best of Kentucky

     Kentucky is known for thoroughbred horses so it is not surprising that many of the best sights are concerned with thoroughbreds and horse racing.        One of the best introductions to the “Sport of Kings” can be found at … Continue reading

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Best of Illinois

      Is there anything else in Illinois except Chicago? Yes, I’m sure there is, but we have only been to Chicago so that is all we know. Thus, my “best of Illinois” will become the “best of Chicago.”      Chicago … Continue reading

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