In Praise of the Roadside Attraction

I’m a sucker for a roadside attraction! World’s Largest Ball of Twine? Count me in! Spam Museum? You bet! Creepy clown motel? Er, maybe not. Roadside attractions began popping up across the country as long distance road-travel became more practical and popular in the 1920s. Americans soon began a decades-long love affair with the road trip […]

Enchanted Rock – Hiking In Texas Hill Country

Today I was scared. After spending an incredible weekend with 600 like-minded women at the inaugural Women Who Wander Outdoor Retreat, I can’t resist an overnight stay in Fredericksburg, Texas on the way home to see the spectacular wildflower display. They say it’s the best in ten years. They’re not lying. The Willow City Loop offers jaw-dropping displays […]