Articles in: Travel Journal

Kristen K. Tucker
- 3 weeks 4 days ago
I recently flew to Lubbock, Texas, to join four travel writers on a press trip. I fell under the spell of the “Hub City” of West Texas:...
Tracey Teo
- 12 weeks 2 days ago
Here’s what Lake Geneva and Elkhart Lake have in common: Both small resort towns have the word “Lake” in the name, and both are in...
Tracy Teo
- 21 weeks 5 hours ago
I have an eccentric friend that can be as refined as a debutante fresh out of finishing school or as ribald as a sailor on leave, a contradictory...
Tracey Teo
- 47 weeks 4 days ago
Kentucky breeds some of the finest racehorses on the planet and produces about 95 percent of the world’s bourbon, but experiencing the best of...
Trista Lutgring
- 1 year 2 weeks 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
- 1 year 29 weeks 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
- 1 year 39 weeks 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
- 2 years 14 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
- 2 years 28 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
- 3 years 13 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
- 3 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
- 4 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
- 4 years 30 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
- 5 years 4 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
- 5 years 21 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
- 5 years 39 weeks ago
It’s a city with many nicknames. “The Big Easy,” “Crescent City,” and “The City That Care Forgot.” New...
Kristen K. Tucker
- 6 years 5 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
- 6 years 14 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
- 6 years 22 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
- 6 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...