Where I’ve Been & Making a 2015 Travel Bucket List

With the cold of winter setting in, I have been thinking forward to spring & summer weather and of course, road trips. What to do? Where to go? I’m always looking for something new or different; ways to make each year better than the last. To be honest, I am … Continue reading

Musical Singing Road – Near Tijeras, NM, Old Route 66

Here’s something new and interesting; a new way to “Get Your Kicks on Route 66”! You’re driving down old Rt 66 near Tijeras, NM, just thinking about how it must have been “back in the day”. If you are speeding, you can sing along with your radio blasting and hope … Continue reading

Shirley, IL: Funks Grove Pure Maple Sirup

______________________ FREE to visit; but you know you are going to want to buy something 🙂 HOURS: While sirup is available Monday – Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Sunday: 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. NOTES: *Open & has sirup typically from March until … Continue reading

Braidwood, IL: Polk-a-Dot Drive In

Neat looking 50’s style drive-in that is along old Route 66. Being as the restaurant was closed when I was there, I can’t tell you how their food tastes. Even closed, my daughter & granddaughters enjoyed this as a place to stretch their legs & take pictures. There are various … Continue reading