Bellefontaine Cemetery is St. Louis Hidden Treasure

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Historic Bellefontaine Cemetery is one of the best hidden gems in St. Louis, Missouri, and a personal favorite. The nonprofit, nonsectarian cemetery and arboretum is celebrating its 175th anniversary this year. I recently spent a week seeing the best of St. Louis, and my Bellefontaine…
North Shore Road Trip: Lake Superior

North Shore Road Trip: Lake Superior

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Taking a road trip to the North Shore is one of my absolute favorite things to do. Drive fast and furious the first 150 miles north on busy freeway 35N to get the heck out of Dodge (the metropolitan area). After about 100 miles, things…
Places to eat in Oklahoma City, Biscuits. Scrumptious Hot Fried Chicken and Biscuit sandwich

The Best OKC Food: Places to Eat in Oklahoma City

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OKC, with its burgeoning foodie scene, is a hidden gem for food travelers. There are so many wonderful places to eat in Oklahoma City, it would take much more than one visit to even begin to sample them all. In this personal OKC dining guide,…
Minnesota Road Trip: Camping in Itasca State Park

Minnesota Road Trip: Camping in Itasca State Park

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The adventure that is camping I went tent camping in Itasca State Park. This may not surprise you, dear reader. Adventuring Woman is the name of this blog, after all. But people who actually know me? Their eyes popped out a little bit. I am…
Old Fashioneds at the Lake Aire Supper Club in Wisconsin Rapids

16 Best things to do in Wisconsin Rapids (Plus holiday activities)

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Let me introduce you to the charming small town of Wisconsin Rapids. Located in the heart of Wisconsin, it makes for a great weekend getaway from nearby urban areas like Minneapolis-St. Paul, Milwaukee and Chicago. Get on board for some wonderful Wisconsin traditions, such as…

Madeline Island Road Trip

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Road trip through the beautiful Wisconsin countryside and some cute little towns. Bayfield is beyond charming: spend time enjoying the historic storefronts and the harbor. On Madeline island, spend time at the beach, hike in the state park, and explore the island’s natural beauty. In…
Visiting Ancient Egypt at the Met in NYC

Visiting Ancient Egypt at the Met

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Visiting the Metropolitan Museum of Art should be at top of your agenda when planning a trip to New York City, It’s the first thing I wanted to do . I love art, and the Metropolitan has one of the best art collections in the…
Fall colors along the Great River Road

Chasing Fall Colors Along the Great River Road

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Chasing fall colors along the Great River Road in Wisconsin and Minnesota, we learn tales of star-crossed lovers, stop in historic river towns, have some fantastic pie, visit an apple orchard and watch the sun set over Lake Pepin.
Upper East Side: Calling on the Woman in Gold

Upper East Side: Calling on the Woman in Gold

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We visited the Upper East Side of Manhattan to pay a call on the Woman in Gold and get some peace and quiet! Plus, a posh breakfast at Sarabeths with pancakes and a house-made English muffin.
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drink in the beauty of lake superior in Minnesota and wisconsin

The greatest of the great lakes: That’s Why They call it superior

No offense to the other Great Lakes, but there is a reason Lake Superior is called superior! Superior is the largest of the Great Lakes. My favorite areas to visit are the Wisconsin Apostle Islands on the southern end and the Minnesota North Shore.

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