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At one time or another most of us have stopped into one of those little roadside burger joints for a cheap meal. Usually they have a name like Dairy-Inn or Pop’s Burger Stand. You can almost be guaranteed that the menu will consist of greasy burgers [...]
Rewind a couple of years, and we made a visit to The Basha Cuisine with our daughter. She has always been an adventurous soul when it comes to testing various cuisines. This may be the reason we have been so willing to expand our palettes, by [...]
When we received our invitation to join Travel Kansas for a Route 66 Instameet, it was an offer we couldn’t pass up. Our first Instameet was last year, when we toured various places in Kansas City, Kansas. (Read more about that event here>) This time we [...]
Many people are unaware of the integral role that mining played in the settlement and growth of communities in Southwest Missouri and Southeast Kansas. The discovery of lead in the mid-1800’s drew miners to the area. Our visit to the Joplin History & Mineral Museum allowed [...]
The Johnson County Museum recently relocated to its new home at 8788 Metcalf Avenue. The new Arts & Heritage Center allows the museum to spread out a little, which provides a pleasant experience for visitors. The museum is open Monday through Saturday with an admission cost [...]
People who journey along the old “Mother Road”, known as Route 66, will periodically encounter some interesting sights. These bites of Americana hearken back to the golden age of automobile travel, and inspire feelings of nostalgia in many travelers. Galena, Kansas sits at the eastern edge [...]