May links: Your chance to Explore America

crazy horse van

My travel van at the Crazy Horse monument, South Dakota.



A couple of months ago, I wrote about my experience in the Sears Auto Center Exploring My America program. Now, the program is back. If you’re interested in seeing the country on Sears’ dime, check out this link for information on how to apply.

The first trip is a journey to Daytona Beach for racing fans. More trips will be announced in the coming weeks. Good luck!

Todd’s Wanderings: A free Lonely Planet e-book just for you
Todd and 39 co-authors have put together an e-book with spectacular photos and information. Join the email list there to get the e-book for free. You’ll be happy you did!

Budget Travel Adventures: Travel Confessions
Jeremy at Budget Travel Adventures started a lively conversation with some confessions, including “I don’t like tourists” and “Family travel scares me.” The discussion even led to a Part 2 follow-up article.

A View To a Thrill: Discovering Smith-Gilbert Gardens in Kennesaw, Georgia
I love hidden treasures and this one is cool. It’s funny that such beautiful flowers are found in a town that requires all of its residents to own guns. They may be tough in that city, but apparently they have a sensitive side.

I’m about to head to Pittsburgh to visit family over Memorial Day weekend. Wherever you’re headed this weekend, happy travels!

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About Scott Shetler

Scott is a Chicago-based journalist and blogger who seeks out quirky sights and awesome destinations throughout North America and beyond.

4 comments on “May links: Your chance to Explore America

  1. Thanks for including my confessions Scott! I appreciate the response I have received from people about this but it was a bit difficult to be honest about some of these things.

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