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Our trip to the World’s Largest Fork

Over the next few weeks, I’m writing about stops on my recent road trip with Sweetums so sign up for blog notices if you want to follow along. NOTE: We followed COVID regulations everywhere we went and we wore our masks, although I usually removed mine for photos. We want everyone to be safe when… Continue reading Our trip to the World’s Largest Fork

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The quaint town of Santa Claus, Ind. (COVID road trip stop 2)

Over the next few weeks, I’m writing about stops on my recent road trip with Sweetums so sign up for blog notices if you want to follow along. NOTE: We followed COVID regulations everywhere we went and we wore our masks, although I usually removed mine for photos. We want everyone to be safe when… Continue reading The quaint town of Santa Claus, Ind. (COVID road trip stop 2)

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These giants in a Kentucky forest were just as enchanting as you’d expect (COVID road trip stop 1)

For a recent road trip, Sweetums and I decided to sort of meander to places we hadn’t been before, with the starting point being an exhibit I really wanted to visit in Kentucky. We didn’t realize it when we started but we also ended up hitting two more states on historic Route 66 (On our… Continue reading These giants in a Kentucky forest were just as enchanting as you’d expect (COVID road trip stop 1)

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See a breathtaking waterfall and scenic drive in North Carolina

One of the prettiest places Sweetums and I ever visited with was the Linville, N.C., area. We didn’t go into the tiny village but we did enjoy a couple of its surrounding natural attractions: Linville Falls and the view from the Lin Cove Viaduct. There’s a hike to the falls, less than a mile one-way,… Continue reading See a breathtaking waterfall and scenic drive in North Carolina

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Visit Boone, N.C., the quaint mountain town named for Daniel Boone

I’ve been meaning to write about Boone, N.C., since Sweetums and I visited there in 2018. It is a picturesque mountain town with quaint shops and a historic art deco theater. Boone, population 19,677, is named for legendary pioneer Daniel Boone, who is reported to have camped at a local site in the current city… Continue reading Visit Boone, N.C., the quaint mountain town named for Daniel Boone