Morton Mansion, or Arbor Lodge, in Nebraska City, NE

An unexpected visit to the mansion (and home) of J. Sterling Morton, of Morton salt fame. Morton was responsible for the Arbor Day observation, and his home in Nebraska City, Nebraska, is appropriately called Arbor Lodge.

Get Your Kicks on Route 66 in Seligman, Arizona

Enjoy a stop on the historic Route 66 at Seligman, Arizona. Angel and Vilma's Route 66 Gift Shop has every imaginable souvenir emblazoned with the famous highway sign. Plus, you might notice a few similarities between Seligman and the fictional Radiator Springs in the Pixar movie "Cars".

Daytrip: Grand Canyon from Las Vegas

A daytrip by car from Las Vegas, Nevada, to the spectacular South Rim of the Grand Canyon. This once-in-a-lifetime opportunity was provided by the wonderful National Park System in the USA. Breathtaking views and updated amenities, plus a visit to the historic El Tovar Hotel in Grand Canyon Village.

“Paper Airplane” Sculpture, Lincoln, Nebraska

Find out why a 14,000-pound metal "paper" airplane sculpture with a 20-foot wingspan stands as a playful piece of public art near the airport in Lincoln, Nebraska. Photos, too!

Lee’s Chicken Restaurant, Lincoln, Nebraska

Let's have fried chicken for lunch at Lee's Chicken Restaurant in Lincoln, Nebraska. Home cooking, friendly staff and a homey atmosphere make this oldest operating restaurant in Lincoln a fun and welcoming place.