Jenny Davis Travel Articles

 
The Midwest Road Trip Travel Guide – The Top Five Ways to Get a Nosebleed in the Midwest – Midwest, USA
The Top Five Ways to Get a Nosebleed in the Midwest Midwest, USA A lot of people picture the Midwest as a vast, flat expanse of nothing in particular. Or, sometimes, people picture the Midwest as a vast, flat expanse of corn. I can’t argue with either, really. Having grown up here, I am the […]
The Midwest Road Trip Travel Guide – Making the Midwest Unique
Travelers don’t usually think of culture shock in terms of different parts of the same country. And it’s true that I, a native Midwesterner, can function perfectly well on both the east coast and the west coast as far as day-to-day activities go. But as I get older and visit more places, I am finding […]
The Midwest Road Trip Travel Guide – Indiana’s Weird Museums – Indiana, Midwest, USA
Indiana’s Weird Museums Indiana, USA There’s something about the obscure and unusual that makes Hoosiers proud. You won’t find the World’s Largest Ketchup bottle anywhere else, for example. Celebrities who were born around here, whether they have since forsaken their homelands or not, as many have, are made into excuses to sell souvenirs and draw […]
The Midwest Road Trip Travel Guide – West Baden Springs National Historic Landmark – Indiana, Midwest, USA
West Baden Springs National Historic Landmark West Baden Springs, Indiana, USA West Baden Springs National Historic Landmark Location: West Baden Springs, Indiana Equipment: Appetite for history Time: 2 hours from Evansville (by bus) Cost: $10/adult tour What was once a spa hotel is now a tourist destination in central Indiana. West Baden Springs National Historic […]
West Baden Springs National Historic Landmark
What was once a spa hotel is now a tourist destina
Indiana’s Weird Museums – Indiana, USA
Indiana’s Weird Museums Indiana, USA There’s something about the obscure and unusual that makes Hoosiers proud. You won’t find the World’s Largest Ketchup bottle anywhere else, for example. Celebrities who were born around here, whether they have since forsaken their homelands or not, as many have, are made into excuses to sell souvenirs and draw […]
Cutesy Cabins – Petosky, Michigan, USA
Cutesy Cabins Petoskey, Michigan, USA Petoskey, Michigan Equipment: Changes of clothes, camera Time: 10 hours driving from Indianapolis, Indiana, 3-4 days there, 10 hours back Cost: $Very little but for souvenirs/ferry fare What does it mean to be approached by a man with his right hand held out in high-five position, the other hand pointing […]
Making the Midwest Unique – Midwest, USA
Making the Midwest Unique Midwest, USA Travelers don’t usually think of culture shock in terms of different parts of the same country. And it’s true that I, a native Midwesterner, can function perfectly well on both the east coast and the west coast as far as day-to-day activities go. But as I get older and […]
Blossom Music Center – Ohio, USA
Blossom Music Center Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, USA Blossom Music Center Driving Time: Just over six hours from Bloomington, Indiana Total Mileage: 350+ from Bloomington, Indiana For my birthday a few years ago, my very cool sister gave me two tickets to see the band Radiohead in concert. That was by far the best birthday present […]
Mammoth Cave – Mammoth Cave National Park, Kentucky, USA
Mammoth Cave Mammoth Cave National Park, Kentucky, USA Tour of Mammoth Cave Equipment: Athletic shoes, light sweater Time: 2.5 hours/tour Cost: $11 adult Take a walk into the forest. Trees thick enough to block the sun overhead, bugs you can’t identify scurrying to flee your feet, and you’re suddenly subdued group of fellow explorers create […]