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
Getting Around – Chicago, Illinois, USA
Getting Around Chicago, Illinois, USA The best way to get the Chicago experience is definitely on foot. Most attractions are within a reasonable enough distance to facilitate it, and there’s a lot to miss stuck in a vehicle – the famous wind, the smell of Lake Michigan, the street vendors… Driving a car is a […]
Fall Festival – Evansville, Indiana, USA
Fall Festival Evansville, Indiana, USA The West Side Nut Club’s Fall Festival West Franklin Street, Evansville, Indiana Equipment: An empty stomach and a whole lot of patience Time: 2.5 hours driving from Bloomington, Indiana, 1-3 hours at the festival, 2.5 hours back Cost: ~$10 to eat and ride In a medium-sized city, mix the following: […]
Out and About – Chicago, Illinois, USA
Out and About Chicago, Illinois, USA Tours: If you’re visiting the city for the first time, you might be interested in taking a guided tour to get your bearings. Tours are often specially designed to fit a lot of sightseeing into a little time, and because Chicago is such a big city, it can come […]
Excursions – Chicago, Illinois, USA
Excursions Chicago, Illinois, USA Despite the never-ending possibilities for amusement a city the size of Chicago provides, you might still wish to get away and do some small-scale traveling while you’re in the area. What could there possibly be to do in the Midwest besides Chicago? If you’ve got a couple days, a ride, and […]
The Top Five Ways to Get a Nosebleed in the Midwest
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 […]