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3 Famous People with Texas Roots

You'll be met with a rich history almost anywhere you go in Texas. Some of that history is connected to people you might not have thought would have roots in the Lone Star State. Below are three celebrities and the Texas cities they are Read More

Biologist Robert Clark and geologist James Wordie in their cabin, “Auld Reekie.” Photo: Frank Hurley/Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge
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Aboard the Endurance: An Expedition in Ice

In the words of polar explorer Ernest Shackleton, the ambitious 1914 attempt to trek across Antarctica from the Atlantic to the Pacific was defined by “high adventure, strenuous days, lonely nights, unique experiences, and, above all, Read More

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Get outside and challenge yourself with Tobias Mews

Whether he's hiking up a mountain, swimming in a lake or running a marathon backwards, adventure journalist and author Tobias Mews is always on the go. So there was no better title really for his new book! GO: An inspirational guide to Read More

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Backroads of Arizona: Glen Canyon

The Grand Canyon is not the only canyon in you'll find in Arizona. Glen Canyon surrounds Lake Powell, giving it a thousand miles of coastline, and making it a huge boating attraction. There is a lot more to see in this canyon though. If you Read More

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3 Arizona Attractions to Take you Back in Time

Arizona’s land is very diverse. It is more than just the Grand Canyon and desserts. The area has changed, but some of that old history is still there; left untouched, to be discovered. There are many more roads to travel than Route 66, and Read More

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Route 66 Cowboys and Cadillacs

The iconic Route 66 stretches not just across the country, but throughout our history as well. Route 66 Road Signs and Advertisements takes you on a journey to see some of the colorful history of commercial signage along the Mother Road. Read More

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Discover Florida’s Incredible Mermaid Show

Florida has a long coastline, beautiful beaches, and Disney World. But really, its more than just the Keys and theme parks. It has some beautiful back roads and hidden treasures, like this incredible mermaid show in Weeki Wachee. Get more Read More

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5 Must-See Sites on the Backroads of Arizona

The souhwestern state of Arizona has both beauty and a rich history. The Grand Canyon may get most of the attention, but the state has much more to offer than that! You may not find these places at first glance, but take a ride down the Read More

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5 Sites to see Along the Backroads of Texas

Texas is the second biggest state in America. Even though smaller than Alaska, Texas is the state associated with ‘big.’ Being so big means that there is a lot to explore. The Backroads of Texas takes you through some of those hidden Read More

Located at 1214 North Main Street in Miami, Oklahoma, Art Tucker’s Rainbow Café was, as the name implied, painted with all of the colors of the rainbow. Photo: Steve Rider / The Route 66 Encyclopedia
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Route 66 Encyclopedia: Miami, Oklahoma

The iconic Route 66 stretches not just across the country, but throughout our history as well, highlighting the rise (and fall, and reinvention) of small towns, big cities, performers, thinkers, artists, politicians, and everything in Read More

At sea alone in the dark. Photo Credit: Sailing Alone Around the World (Zenith Press)
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Fitting Out for a Round-the-World Voyage

Some people are born with a hefty dose of wanderlust and an unquenchable thirst for adventure. Joshua Slocum---the first man to sail solo around the world---was one of those people. It's probably not possible for most of us to follow in Read More