Cars on the Route in Galena, Kansas on Route 66

Cars on the Route in Galena, Kansas

Welcome to Radiator Springs. I mean, Kansas. Galena, Kansas. A town on Route 66 that partially inspired the Pixar movie Cars and where you can meet Tow Mater himself at Cars on the Route. Cars is a Pixar movie set in a world where anthropomorphic talking cars populate the world. A racer, Lightning McQueen, gets …

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Greetings from Galena mural in Galena, Kansas on Route 66

Greetings from Galena mural in Galena, Kansas

Kansas might hold the smallest section of Route 66, but it packs in the sites. Be sure to pull over and visit the Greetings from Galena mural in Galena, Kansas and also check out some of the popular sites depicted within. The mural was designed by Chris Auckerman and Jon White of Images in Tile …

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The best Kansas roadside attractions to visit on a Kansas road trip. Add these roadside oddities to your travel bucket list, itinerary, or route map!

The 15 Best Kansas Roadside Attractions

Are you planning a Kansas road trip and want to find all the best Kansas roadside attractions along your route? Whether you’re driving across the state on I-70, traversing one of the state’s many scenic byways, taking the tiniest of adventures on Route 66, or vacationing in Wichita or Topeka, you won’t want to miss …

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Erika Nelson's Art Car - The World's Largest Collection of the World's Smallest Versions of the World's Largest Things

Happy Obscura Day! The World’s Largest Collection of the World’s Smallest Versions of the World’s Largest Things’s Erika Nelson

This past Saturday was Obscura Day, a day devoted to hidden and odd treasures from around the world, organized by Atlas Obscura. Since you all know I’m all about the odd you all know I had to attend something! There were several events around Chicago, such as a tour of the Busy Beaver Button Company …

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Large Old-Fashioned Iron Sculpture - a roadside attraction in Kansas City, Kansas

Large Old-Fashioned Iron Sculpture in Kansas City, Kansas

Here’s a large old-fashioned iron sculpture that we found on a road trip to in Kansas City, Kansas! The big statue sits in a little triangular plot of grass in a park that divides the roads at Central Avenue, 14th Street, and Wilson Boulevard in town It’s a PRESSING matter that you see this Kansas …

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Double hamburger with cheese and a 50/50 of fries and onion rings at Winstead's in Overland Park, Kansas

Winstead’s in Overland Park, Kansas

I had read about Winstead’s in Hamburger America where George Motz declared that the Kansas City institution served one of the best burgers in America. I had wanted to try it but had resigned to the fact that I wouldn’t have time while in the area…and then, low and behold, as we pulled off the …

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The Road Trip Journal & Activity Book - Everything You Need to Have and Record an Epic Road Trip! By Valerie Bromann

The Road Trip Journal & Activity Book

Everything You Need to Have and Record an Epic Road Trip!

BY Valerie Bromann

Enjoy fun games and challenges to pass the time on your next road trip and have a keepsake to look back on for years to come with this entertaining must-have for your next vacation.

The road trip you’ve been dreaming of starts here! Journal about your stops and get to know your fellow passengers with activities and exercises designed to pass the time and bring you closer together. Instead of “Are we there yet?” you’ll find yourself asking, “We’re there already?”. Complete with prompts you can turn to while driving between locations, this journal will one day be a memento of your life-changing trip.