Graceland: The Home of Elvis Presley

With small crowds and social distancing in mind, iconic Graceland is once again open to the public. Elvis Presley aka The King of Rock and Roll, left a great legacy of popular songs, hit movies and his beautiful sprawling home which is still a top tourist destination in Memphis, Tennessee. From hardscrabble roots in the delta town of Tupelo, Mississippi to the heights of fame and fortune, the journey of Elvis can be traced from home to home in a single day. In January we discussed the pilgrimage millions have made with Elvis expert, Cory Cooper.

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Ahoy! The Crystal Coast of North Carolina

Joey and Tonya Madia are renowned for sharing their love of North Carolina, including the Crystal Coast which is an 85-mile stretch of coastline extending from the Cape Lookout National Seashore with 56 miles of protected beaches, southwestward to the New River. The Crystal Coast is a popular area with tourists who revel in the sand, surf and sensational lore of legendary pirates who once plundered the region.

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Anson Williams Combats Drowsy Driving

As America gradually reopens to road-trip travel, the dangers of drowsy driving return as well. Thankfully there is a simple and affordable remedy, invented by actor Anson Williams of Happy Days fame, offering quick relief to tired motorists. Hear him describe the benefits of Alert Drops before you set out on your next highway adventure.

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Oregon Curiosities with Harriet Baskas

For this episode, we talk with prolific author and veteran radio producer Harriet Baskas. Her book, Oregon Curiosities offers a definitive collection of odd, wacky, and decidedly offbeat people, places, and things found uniquely in the Beaver State.

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Kim Romaner and the Long, Long RV Road Trip

Kim Marcille Romaner, founder of Possibilities Amplified, is an expert on the science of amplifying possibility into reality. Author of The Science of Making Things Happen, Kim helps people, organizations and communities tap into the power of possibility. Until quite recently, you would have found her living full time and traveling the continent in her RV with her husband Michael.

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Great People Great Places of Car Culture

Car Culture expert Mark Greene, host of the Cars Yeah podcast, describes himself as an incurable automotive enthusiast. He has spent thousands of hours meeting and interviewing people who have woven their passion for cars, trucks and motorcycles into their businesses and lives. In this episode, Mark shares stories of auto aficionados he admires and discusses some choice car museums just waiting to be discovered when Americans hit the road again.

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Why Sherman’s March Stopped in Savannah, GA

The city of Savannah proudly claims to be a Top 10 historic place to visit in the United States, welcoming hundreds of thousands of tourists each year. Some people, like celebrated Rock journalist Susan Masino, decide to relocate there and embrace the soul of the South. In this edition, we list some not-to-be-missed places to enjoy when you arrive in the town that charmed even a relentless Civil War General.

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Idaho High Country Beckons

We are talking about a world-class vacation! Idaho offers excitement and scenery galore in the southeast sector of The Gem State. When Road Warriors are on the move again, they will be eager to relish some “world’s only” destinations that invite visitors to step back in history or revel in timeless natural beauty. Listen to an inspiring inventory of all that Southeast Idaho promises to those who pursue adventure in the rugged West.

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The National Scenic Byway Foundation

The National Scenic Byway Foundation is the “National Voice of Scenic Byways and Roads.” Experts and volunteers work to strengthen the Byways, advocating for critical funding and promoting increased awareness throughout America. Executive Director Sharon Strouse shares with listeners her longtime experience of supporting concerted efforts to protect and enhance this national treasure.

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Visit Will Rogers Country in Claremore

Cowboys, guns, oil, a big blue whale, the world’s largest totem pole, Will Rogers and the true nut house…experience Oklahoma hospitality, the legends of Claremore and Historic Route 66 and all her glory in beautiful northeastern Oklahoma! Get the skinny on all the adventure waiting for you when it is time again to venture out on the open road.

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