National Park Service offers free admission dates as part of its centennial in 2016

  The National Park Service turns 1oo years old in 2016. Do you know what the very first national park was? Yellowstone National Park was deemed a national park in 1872 by President US Grant. Other parks and monuments followed, but the National Park Service didn’t come together as an organization until 1916, when President […]

Looking forward to Midwest Travel Twitter Chat 2016 by looking back at 2015

When Sara of Travel with Sara and I started this chat last year, I honestly wasn’t sure what would happen. Along with Sara, Tim and I are very passionate about our love for travel and know there is so much to explore in our own backyard that is the Midwest. Tim and I had been to […]

May Midwest Travel Twitter Chat featuring Springfield, Illinois – #MWTravel

Travel With Sara and The Walking Tourists are so excited to share the fun at our May Midwest Travel Chat using #MWTravel.  Our featured destination will be Springfield, IL. If you’d like to take a glimpse of what’s going on in Springfield, IL, just head to twitter and search #AlwaysLegendary. Both  Travel With Sara and The […]

Midwest Travel Inspiration – Giveaway

As we mark our third anniversary of travel blogging, we’ve seen and learned so much about Midwestern influence on American history. From Abe Lincoln’s Springfield IL to the river boats of the Mississippi in Cape Girardeau to Buffalo Bill in North Platte, the Midwest has so much to offer for visits and sightseeing. Springfield, IL […]

Spending the day following the footsteps of President Lincoln in Springfield

Presidents Day is a little more special to me after visiting Springfield, Illinois. While spending a week in St. Louis, Lisa and I took a day trip to Springfield, Illinois. It was the home of Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln, our 16th president, lived in Springfield before his election. His plan was to retire there after serving […]

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