October 19, 2020
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Articles in: Travel Journal

Trista Lutgring
- 2 weeks 6 days ago
The Southern Indiana-Western Kentucky region is bountiful with some of the most accessible and beautiful nature spots. Current guidelines and...
Kristen K. Tucker
- 29 weeks 5 days ago
While the travel industry is in limbo with the COVID-19 virus now spreading across the U.S., it is important to remember this, too, will pass, and by...
Trista Lutgring
- 39 weeks 5 days ago
Linking Nashville, Tennessee, and music together is common among travelers. It’s hard not to make the attachment with the many honky-tonks,...
Kristen K. Tucker
- 1 year 15 weeks ago
If you think the best thing about summer is that it is followed by fall, then a trip to Wisconsin’s Door County is in order. On a peninsula...
Kristen K. Tucker
- 1 year 29 weeks ago
At the southernmost tip of Alabama lies one of the South’s best-kept secrets: Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. Spanning 27,000 acres between...
Kristen K. Tucker
- 2 years 14 weeks ago
Locals call it A Squared. Bob Seger sang about it. It has 300 restaurants in a 20-miles radius and more than a dozen breweries, and the Big House!...
Kristen K. Tucker
- 2 years 48 weeks ago
▲ SUGAR SAND -  Below right, Marjorie Wildeman, 3, of Evansville, is lifted to ring the dinner bell at the Sandpearl Resort in Clearwater...
Kristen K. Tucker
- 3 years 23 weeks ago
When you dine at Bluebeard, the bellwether restaurant that heralded Fletcher Place’s position as one of Indianapolis’s up and coming...
Kristen K. Tucker
- 3 years 31 weeks ago
I had visited Fredericksburg, Texas, before and vowed to return. The town of 10,829 just north of San Antonio and Austin has more than 400...
Debbra Dunning Brouillette
- 4 years 5 weeks ago
If your idea of the perfect vacation is to be on, in, or under the multi-hued turquoise waters of the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico, tag along...
Paul Leingang
- 4 years 22 weeks ago
Some places evoke an immediate image, like the Swiss Alps or a castle on the Rhine. But when I told people my wife Jane and I were going to Guatemala...
Jane McManus
- 4 years 40 weeks ago
It’s a city with many nicknames. “The Big Easy,” “Crescent City,” and “The City That Care Forgot.” New...
Kristen K. Tucker
- 5 years 6 weeks ago
Too often, Indianapolis, Indiana, is a quick destination. We visit for meetings, conferences, concerts, Colts and Pacers games, and youth sports,...
Kristen K. Tucker
- 5 years 15 weeks ago
The thrill is as strong today as it was riding in the back seat of my parents’ car contesting which sister would see it first: The St. Louis...
Paul Leingang
- 5 years 23 weeks ago
Mountaintop views and under-the-sea experiences are among the many attractions of Eastern Tennessee. It’s an area of natural wonders and...
Kristen K. Tucker
- 5 years 31 weeks ago
At the front door to Old Mexico in the “Texas Tropics,” McAllen, Texas, is a spicy blend of two cultures and two languages. My trip, in...
Emily Patton
- 5 years 40 weeks ago
When the Great Chicago Fire raged furiously, killing 300 people in early October 1871, more than 100,000 residents were left homeless. Chicago...
Kristen K. Tucker
- 5 years 48 weeks ago
When envisioning the Ozarks, most people think of the hills and hollows of northern Arkansas and southern Missouri. In fact, the same geological...
Carla Carlton
- 6 years 14 weeks ago
On May 1, the Belle of Louisville met the Belle of Cincinnati for the 52nd running of the Kentucky Derby Festival Great Steamboat Race. Spectators of...
Kristen K. Tucker
- 6 years 22 weeks ago
Ten years ago I wrote about sailing with “Windjammer” through the U.S. and British Virgin Islands and titled the story, “Sailing...