Archive | Missouri


Summer travel & weekend family getaways from Chicago

Summer is finally here in Chicago. Well, at least the calendar says so. (Really, what is up with all this rain?!) The kids might be asking where you’re heading for summer vacation. Or, you may be looking to do a weekend away from the city. Either way, I’ve got recommendations for some summer travel and weekend […]

Continue Reading 16
Lewis and Clark Riverfront Sculpture | credit

Cities Less Traveled: Why St. Louis is Not Just “Flyover Country”

Flyover country: the section of the United States between the east and west coasts that is overlooked by many travelers. With historically significant and culturally enriching locales in “flyover country,” it’s a mystery why more people don’t consider places like St. Louis, Missouri, as a travel destination. As a native Chicagoan, I’m not supposed to […]

Continue Reading 6
Part of the 1,100-foot long Mississippi River Tales Mural along the flood wall

Charismatic Cape Girardeau: A photo essay

I took so many pictures in and around Cape Girardeau and I’m just realizing that many will not make it into individual blog posts. These are photos of the historic downtown, the riverfront, and other places we visited that became favorites. Cape Girardeau truly is charming and I hope my photos have done it justice. […]

Continue Reading 19

Back To Top