The best travel links from March include the myth of the “lucky traveler” and anecdotes about seeing grizzlies in Alaska and skiing in Death Valley.
Death Valley is quite a different environment than most camping areas, but the national park has plenty of places to set up your tent if you’re interested in that sort of thing.
Imagine my surprise when I was driving in Ridley Park, Pennsylvania and saw a sign advertising 125 flavors of soft serve! It was my nirvana.
I find Jack Kerouac’s On the Road tedious and uninspiring. There, I said it. Hipster cred be damned.
At 282 feet below sea level, the Badwater Basin in Death Valley is the lowest point in North America. Temperatures regularly exceed 110 degrees here in the summer.
Photo Teaser #2 features a blurred image of a popular attraction. Can you tell what it is?
Situated in the mountains of western Nevada, just outside Death Valley National Park, Rhyolite is one of the best-preserved ghost towns in America.
Trinity Heights is a campus in Sioux City, Iowa that, in addition to providing ministry, has one big attraction: Giant steel statues of Jesus and Mary.
An update on the progress and challenges of Quirky Travel Guy after one month and info about where the site is headed.
Death Valley National Park actually offers a lot in the way of scenery, including dry salt beds, brilliantly-colored rock and mineral formations, and even – if you can believe it – snow.
Yes, it’s just as bizarre as it sounds. There’s a tree in Athens, Georgia that legally owns itself.
If there’s one major American music festival that seems to attract more travelers than any other, it’s Bonnaroo. Here’s the inside scoop on everything you can expect, from ticket prices to camping arrangements to the overall atmosphere.
When I saw the bizarre macaroni & cheese restaurant, I knew this was a cool neighborhood. The Delmar Loop is the trendy, walkable neighborhood in St. Louis, with funky record shops, a pin-up bowling alley and a walk of fame.
Here’s the first Quirky Travel Guy Photo Teaser. Can you tell what this cropped image is?
My February roundup of interesting links includes a look at why more Americans don’t travel abroad and a memorable RV disaster story.
The City Museum in St. Louis is the big giant playground I wish I’d had when I was a kid, with secret passageways, a human-sized hamster wheel and inflatable ball pits.