Nine Fantastic Day Trips from Chicago Whether you want to hike in a state park, enjoy unique shops and cafes in historic towns, cool off at a waterpark, or head over to the sand dunes of neighboring Indiana and Michigan, there’s no shortage of awesome day trips from Chicago.
How to Save an Offline Map in Google Maps If you're planning a road trip through a remote area of the country, you're likely to lose cell service at some point in your journey. Thankfully, It's easy to create and download a custom offline map in Google Maps. So even if you lose service, you won't lose your way.
The Five Best Vineyards in Oregon Wine Country Many of Oregon’s vineyards are tucked into the Willamette Valley, where the altitude and weather pattern make for perfect conditions for grapes, as extra sunlight leads to long ripening, and cool nights help the grapes retain acidity. And outside of the Willamette Valley, there are still plenty of wineries to explore.
Five Must-See Stops in South Dakota Whether you’re a nature-lover, history-buff, gambler or thrill-seeker, South Dakota and its Black Hills will delight you — and it will do so in the most low-key and relaxing way imaginable.
Wandering the Pacific Northwest for a Weekend Roadtrip On a recent long weekend, I wandered the PNW with a fantastic drive around the region highlighted by stops at Mt. Rainier, the Columbia River Gorge, Mt. Hood, before a fantastic day on the breathtaking Oregon Coast.