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Pops – Quirky Route 66

Pops – a must visit spot on Quirky Route 66 Road trips are a great way to see a country. Leave time to stop for snacks, gas, and stretching everyone’s legs. Also, plan for...

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What to see on Route 66

Route 66 If your idea of a road tripping involves the weird, odd, or unusual, you’ll love historic Route 66. Historic Route 66 has had many names: Will Rogers Highway Main Street of America...

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10 Travel Photography Tips for Family Vacations

 10 Travel Photography Tips for Your Next Family Vacation *contains affiliate links* A vacation trip with the whole family is truly one for the books. It is a great time to bond, have fun,...

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Mount Bonnell

Mount Bonnell is the highest point in Austin (775 feet above the lake) and a fantastic spot to get a lovely view of both downtown and the Colorado River. Head there early to beat...

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Road Trip Packing List

ROAD TRIP!! *contains affiliate links* Who remembers road trips? We took road trips when I was a kid. I remember coloring in my coloring books and playing lots of games like ‘I spy’ and...

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Crazy laws – Texas

Texans are a proud bunch. I’m a native Houstonian so I certainly fall into the category of a proud Texan, too. Texans love that things are BIG in Texas. Texans love food! Texans even...

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Helicopter Ride New York City

New York City – From Above! New York City is a place filled with countless things to see and experience year-round. With great public transportation available, you can rest your tired feet and take...