Category Archives: Activities

Strategic Air and Space Museum

The Strategic Air and Space Museum is near Ashland, Nebraska and was an interesting stop while traveling across I-80 heading west. Immediately when you enter the complex you come nose to nose with an impressive SR-71A Blackbird. They put the … Continue reading

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Leaf Peeping in Iowa

“Leaf peepers” are folks who like to travel to view and photograph the beautiful colors of fall foliage. We aren’t specifically looking for it, but we happen to be on the road during the peak viewing period and can’t help … Continue reading

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Lambeau Field and the Packers Hall of Fame

On our way to Door County we stopped at legendary Lambeau Field to see the Packers Hall of Fame and have some lunch at Curly’s Pub. The atrium was added in 2001 and includes the Packer Pro Shop, bars and restaurants. … Continue reading

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Harvesting Juniper Berries on Washington Island

Last weekend we revisited Washington Island to participate in an annual juniper harvest event by Death’s Door. We visited the island last month (see post here) and loved it so much we decided to go back. However, this time we … Continue reading

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Leinenkugel Brewing Company – Chippewa Falls, WI

One of our stops last week in Wisconsin was at the Leinenkugel Brewing Company where we took the free, 45-minute tour of the facility. Our tour guide was a bit hurried in his delivery and very scripted but we learned … Continue reading

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The Mall of America

While in the Minneapolis area this week we figured we should see the Mall of America so we pulled into one of their giant parking lots and took a look. The mega-mall was built in 1992 and is still the … Continue reading

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California Coast and Tributaries Boat Tour

Last weekend we took advantage of a Groupon we had purchased months ago (basically a discounted ticket) to take a 90 minute boat tour that left from nearby Fisherman’s Wharf. We headed out on the “Kitty Kat” with about 15 … Continue reading

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Maker Faire – San Mateo, CA

This past weekend we headed down to San Mateo to attend our first Maker Faire. This event was started about six years ago by Make Magazine and has grown into several annual events all over the U.S. This celebration of … Continue reading

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