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The Kenseth Collection

At a Roush Show Car Garage Liberty, NC On the way back to Chicago

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Scottsdale Hike

Our final week of the tour in Phoenix was hectic, but we made time for a hike in McDowell Mountain Park, in the lower Verde River basin near Scottsdale. It’s…

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Highlights from the drive between Houston and Phoenix

That’s 130 km/h for all our international readers…fast for the US! But no advice on what to do in that case. . . This was has always struck us as…

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Giraffe Drool at Fossil Rim

Fossil Rim Wildlife Center is 1800 acres of animals animals animals (over 1000, representing 50 or so species). Although we love animals, most of you know neither of us likes…

Dinosaur Valley

Located just outside Glen Rose, TX, Dinosaur Valley State Park reportedly has some of the best preserved dinosaur tracks in the world!  (The 70-foot Apatosaurus and 45-foot Tyrannosaurus Rex above were…

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Granbury

We spent our few days off (making up for working the weekend) in Granbury and the surrounding area. Granbury is a town of about 7,600. It was settled in the…

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Cowtown

Fort Worth got the name “Cowtown” for the millions of head of cattle that passed through as they were herded north (over 4 million between 1866 and 1890). It was…

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Big Tex

Texas State Fair History The Texas State Fair has been held at the same site, Fair Park (itself a National Historic Landmark), since 1886. Our visit was the second day of the…

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Sixth Floor Museum in Dallas, TX

The Sixth Floor Museum The former Book Depository in Dealey Plaza, downtown Dallas, TX, houses the Sixth Floor Museum. Each exhibit chronicles the events leading up to John F. Kennedy’s assassination….

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Historic Guthrie, Oklahoma

We wanted to get a head start on our drive back to Dallas from Wichita, so we ended up stopping at a known quantity: a Sleep Inn and Suites in…