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Dogwood Canyon Nature Park in Missouri

April 15, 2024
Near the small town of Lampe, in the Ozarks of southwestern Missouri, Dogwood Canyon Nature Park is a privately owned venture started with one intention: connect Missouri...
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Adventure from Alamosa - Dunes to Ruins

September 21, 2023
Looking for a "base" to explore parts of Southern Colorado, we landed in Alamosa for a fun few days of exploring the Great National Sand Dunes and the historic mining dis...
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A Nation was born here

March 11, 2023
We didn't really plan it this way, but our arrival to Washington On the Brazos State Historic Site coincided with the annual Texas Independence Celebration. Washin...
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Battlefields and Rockets at Brownsville, Texas

March 10, 2023
For our Winter 2023 adventure, we came back to the Lone Star State, visited the southernmost fort, and found a Starbase... far out!. But getting there was quite th...
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Aliens & Outlaws - Our 2008 Adventure in Southern New Mexico

April 08, 2022
In February 2008, while Dave was still working in the corporate world, we took a flight out to El Paso from Missouri, rented a Jeep, and traveled through history in South...
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I Wanna Be a Cowboy... in Bandera

February 03, 2022
and then San Felipe de Austin, the original Texas Capital before Texas was..well, Texas. We explored more of the Lone Star state in January and found our way to the Co...
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Sweet Virginia - Saving Our Nation More than Once

November 16, 2021
Ahh, Virginia. Where British Colonialism began, and where it ended. Not to mention where the United States was saved from itself in 1865. Appomattox Court House Nation...
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Finding Our Lumps in West Virginia

October 17, 2021
After a brief stay outside of Springfield Ohio, we continued our trek east and found ourselves passing through the states first, and third, capital before pushing into co...
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From the National Road to Worlds Largest Stuff in the Land of Lincoln

October 09, 2021
We're on our way to Virginia and the parts of the East Coast. On our journey through Illinois, we discovered some things we didn't know. About 70miles Northeast of...
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Bent's Fort - Trading on the Trails

September 04, 2021
We've been here before, but this year is special for Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site. It's the 200th Anniversary of the Santa Fe Trail, and this trader's po...
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Cimarron and the Santa Fe Trail

September 02, 2021
While we were in the Eagle Nest and Moreno Valley area, we took a trip westward through Cimarron Canyon to the historic Santa Fe Trail at Cimarron, New Mexico. The...
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The Beauty & History of New Mexico's Moreno Valley

August 16, 2021
Plus one lucky dog... For us, the Moreno Valley, nestled in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains of Northeastern New Mexico, is a magical place of beauty and history....
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Fort Hays Kansas - Protecting more than just the railroad

June 21, 2021
This military fort was first established as Fort Fletcher in October of 1865. Built to protect military roads, defend construction gangs on the Union Pacific Railroad, an...
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Do you know the way to Santa Fe?

April 07, 2021
This blog covers our 588-mile journey from the Paiute Reservation in Northern Arizona all the way to our final "primary" destination, Santa Fe, New Mexico. Our fin...
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Caliente to Pipe Spring with Iron Town In-between

March 24, 2021
This blog is dedicated to Mr. Riley. See ya on the rainbow bridge, little man. Caliente That's Nevada Highway 93 coming into Caliente. Caliente, a historic railroad...
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