Trip Talk

Voices From The Backstairs: Tom Grantham

Posted on 05/28/2017

The Glenn House, a restored Victorian mansion with views of the river on Spanish Street, has been a classic part of Cape Girardeau, MO since it opened for tours in 1980 after[…]

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Rachel Flynn, Veils, Vettes And Vows

Posted on 04/24/2017

One of the great American Road annual events is the Woodward Dream Cruise held each year on a stretch of Woodward Avenue in Detroit, MI that runs from Detroit city limits to the[…]

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Roxie Yonkay: Land And Sky Byway

Posted on 04/18/2017

In our recent volume 15, number 1 there was a story in the Friends in the Fast Lane column about the National Scenic Byways Program 25th anniversary.  The Scenic Byways 25! event was celebrated at[…]

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Rusty Davis: Michigan’s Underwater Byway

Posted on 02/28/2017

Credit the dedication of passionate volunteers like Rusty Davis for finding the links to Michigan’s first highway, Hull’s Trace.  It was part of the road carved out of the wilderness[…]

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Billy D. Abner: Lil Abner Motel

Posted on 08/01/2016

Our Summer 2016 issue was dedicated to the theme of Comic Strips and the American Road.  Our Memory Motel column focused on the Li’l Abner Motel in eastern Kentucky.  You might imagine a rustic and rugged haven[…]

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