Missouri Botanical Garden: St. Louis’ great treasure

<a href=”https://www.bloglovin.com/blog/18380007/?claim=8d3ca5s5as5″>Follow my blog with Bloglovin</a> I get the impression that not a lot of people visit botanical gardens. They’re not as popular as amusement parks or museums. Let me just say that this is a huge mistake. Some of the best places I’ve visited have been botanical gardens. And the Missouri Botanical Garden in St.…

Flight to Sioux Falls and a Drive Across South Dakota: Day #1 of South Dakota ~ Wyoming ~ Montana Vacation

I love to travel. But I hate the actual “traveling” part.  The flying part anyway. The first and last days of a trip always get my heart racing and twist my stomach into a pretzel. This time, I have the added stress of feeling almost totally unprepared for this vacation. I have spent so many…

Nauvoo, Illinois: A Travel Review

Settled by Mormon leader Joseph Smith, Nauvoo today contains a restored and recreated city owned and operated by the LDS church giving visitors can get a peek at Mormon life in the 1840’s. Located on the banks of the Mississippi, the entire area today is quite lovely and the historic area is filled with restored homes and…