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Tagged With: Tom Ross Travel Photographer

The Charming Gratz Park Inn

So, we decided to experience a staycation for the first time. A “staycation” is a getaway where you don’t go far; usually just stay in your same city where you live. Although Lexington, Kentucky is our hometown and attracts plenty of tourists from all over the world, we had sort of taken it for granted. … Continue reading »

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Gourmet Dining at the Harbor Fish Market and Grille

I tried escargot for the first time on a river cruise in Europe and, although it was with some trepidation that I took my first bite, I loved it. Similar to a mushroom, it had been drenched in butter and garlic so it was quite tasty. The second time I had escargot was just recently … Continue reading »

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Kringle Capitol of the World: Racine, Wisconsin

                                                                                                                                                                          A Kringle! A Kringle is a Scandinavian pastry, a sort of Nordic pretzel, which can be filled with a variety of sweet options. From strawberry cheesecake to apple to pecan, this pastry is available in just about every flavor. Hand rolled from Danish pastry dough which has rested overnight, the sheets of flaky dough … Continue reading »

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Let These Children’s Books Inspire Your Next Family Trip

Sharing books with children is a great way to step into other worlds, have amazing adventures, hear about other cultures, and learn to empathize with characters. It’s also a very special way to spend time together as a family and a great bonding experience for family members of all ages. An extension of these wonderful … Continue reading »

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Five Most Family-Friendly Airport Hotels

If you are flying into a city for a big family getaway, it’s often easier and more convenient to stay at a hotel near the airport, especially if you have a very early flight or a late evening arrival. We have handpicked these family-friendly airport hotel recommendations for their great amenities like swimming pools, on-site … Continue reading »

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Indianapolis, Indiana: A Luxury Getaway to the Crossroads of America

My husband and I have passed by Indianapolis numerous times over the years as we traveled north from Lexington, Kentucky to ski resorts in Michigan or getaways to Chicago. We often remarked how we were passing a city that looked very intriguing, was only three hours away from our home, and that we should make … Continue reading »

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Fall in Cincy

When you begin planning a getaway to Cincinnati, one of the first things you will learn is that there are a lot of bridges. A lot of bridges. Cincinnati sprawls across the Ohio River with a population of almost 300,000, making it the third largest city in Ohio. The city is home to two major … Continue reading »

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The Lodge at Geneva on the Lake

We were lucky enough to experience a beautiful, crisp fall day when we arrived at the Lodge at Geneva on the Lake. With breathtaking views of the southern shores of Lake Erie near Geneva State Park in the heart of the beautiful Ohio Wine Country, what began as the Buckeye State’s first summer resort town is … Continue reading »

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Kentucky’s Top Boutique Hotels

Photo by Melissa Miller via Trover.com Thoroughbred horses, bourbon, and plenty of history abound in the beautiful and scenic state of Kentucky. Keeneland Race Track in Lexington and Churchill Downs in Louisville, where the famous Kentucky Derby is run, are just two of the race tracks in the state. The Kentucky Bourbon Trail runs across … Continue reading »

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5 Fictional Destinations You can Actually Visit

As an avid reader, I would love to check out every one of these sites. They look amazing! This post was posted by The Hipmunk on Hipmunk’s  Tailwind blog on November 11, 2015. There’s something magical about seeing the real life setting of a beloved fictional world. These destinations draw travelers to places they might … Continue reading »

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