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Off the Beaten Path: Blair, Nebraska

Off the Beaten Path: Blair, Nebraska

If you’re familiar with historical Native American figures beyond Crazy Horse and Osceola, you’ve likely heard of Black Elk. He was born to the Oglala Sioux on Wyoming’s Powder River…

OTBP: Great River Road

Off the Beaten Path: Great River Road

We love river drives, especially on the big rivers of the Midwest.  They’re dotted with cities and small towns, and their long tenure as transportation corridors means they’re full of…

OTBP: WOOLAROC

Off the Beaten Path: Woolaroc, OK

Remember Phillips 66 gas stations? Well, Frank Phillips made his money in the oil business and he thought about building a big east coast mansion like his friends the Rockefellers…

OTBP: Angel Oak

Off the Beaten Path: Angel Oak

Charleston, South Carolina is full of bloody history, low country folklore, and pirate tales, so us finding such a thing there was maybe not a surprise. John’s Island, a bit south…

Off the Beaten Path: Knob Creek, KY

It was a holiday weekend and traffic was heavy. We had no desire to join the rush up I-65 toward Louisville. Plus we didn’t need to be home until noon…

Off the Beaten Path: Kentucky’s Stonehenge

Just a mile or so off I-65 south of Louisville in the town of Munfordville, KY, is one of those weird little attractions that offers a great excuse to get out of…

Off the Beaten Path: Palo Duro Canyon

“Texas’ best kept secret,” said one Texas governor. He referred to “The Grand Canyon of Texas,” Palo Duro Canyon. We found it in a tourist brochure shortly before approaching Amarillo,…

Off The Beaten Path: Three Missouri Caves

Missouri is known as the “cave state,” and on our trip down Historic U.S. 66 we passed three well-known show caves – two privately owned and one (formerly privately owned)…

Got an Off the Beaten Path Story?

We RVers love to travel far off the interstates and main highways. That’s where all the adventure lies, all the great places, and most beautiful camping spots. I like to…