Just a few miles up the road from Tampico where President Ronald Reagan was born, you can visit the Ronald Reagan Boyhood Home Museum in Dixon, Illinois. There’s no better way to get a feel for who a president was than seeing where he grew up. A visit to the Reagan Birthplace Museum is a […]
The city of Tampico, Illinois is a small Midwest town just like many others. The residents get up every day and go to work, school and live their lives just like most Americans. Tampico is not a quick stop off the interstate and when people visit, it’s on purpose. You either come to visit the […]
One of the highlights of any trip to Chicago is Shedd Aquarium. On day 2 of our Midwest road trip, we walked over to visit the Aquarium. When we visit a big city, we like to see as many things as possible. We all know that on a city walking tour we won’t have to […]
Day 2 of our Midwest Road Trip took us to downtown Chicago. When you plan a trip like this, you can’t pick and choose what will be happening in the city but you can make arrangements to have a successful day – no matter what! We were in Chicago on the same day as the […]
Happy birthday Mr. President! Today we celebrate Abraham Lincoln’s birthday. As our 16th president serving our nation during a very pivotal time, some would argue that President Lincoln was one of our most important presidents. Our family has taken the opportunity to visit quite a few historical sites with Lincoln connections. We feel it is […]
Living in Kentucky, we have several nearby Abraham Lincoln landmarks that we love to visit. But recently, we traveled over to Illinois to make some family memories learning about Lincoln in Springfield. We visited his home and his tomb while on our 40 Hour Vacation.