Category Archive: Travel

Apr 10

Oklahoma Route 66 Museum: Clinton, OK

Route 66 is Americana at its best.  Located in Clinton, Oklahoma on the western side of the state along I40 is the state’s official Route 66 museum.  The Oklahoma Route 66 Museum is a nice little stop that explains the rise and fall of the Mother Road. Affiliated with the Oklahoma Historical Society.  The Oklahoma …

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Mar 29

Historic Fort Reno: Oklahoma

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Historic Fort Reno has an interesting history that the good people of the Historic Fort Reno Inc., are trying to retell.  A work in progress.  Historic Fort Reno has been undergoing a renovation and restoration since 1997.  Several of the Fort’s buildings have been stabilized and restored.  As well as new projects along the way. …

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Mar 26

Stafford Air and Space Museum: Oklahoma

Not all great museums are found in large cities.  The Stafford Air and Space Museum located in the small town of Weatherford is a fine example of great things coming from small places.  A world class museum that is reasonably priced.  Making the Stafford Air and Space Museum a must see when traveling down I40 …

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Mar 20

Washita Battle Site: Hike

While there is much to learn at the Washita Battlefield no trip would be complete without a hike to the site of Black Kettle’s Village.  Just a short drive a half mile from the visitor center on Highway 47A.  While there is not much to be seen on the hike.  I found it important to …

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Mar 20

The Dust and Fire Trail: Washita Battlefield National Historic Site

Outside of the Washita Battlefield National Historic Site visitor center is the short-paved trail that looks at life on the plains.  The Dust and Fire Trail is just .4 miles in length but shows a long history of hard work and turmoil of a settler’s life. The Dust and Fire Trail has interpretive signs at …

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Mar 20

Washita Battlefield National Historic Site: Oklahoma

I find it important to know about the past.  The tragedies and the triumphs.  The Washita Battlefield National Historic Site preserves one of the great tragedies in American History. At dawn on November 27th 1868 Lt Col Custer attacked the Southern Cheyenne village of Peace Chief Black Kettle. This Oklahoma National Historic Site is located …

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Mar 08

Route 66 Murals: El Reno

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I am not much of a car guy I have always had the philosophy, if it gets me from A to B it is good enough for me.  However, over the years I have come to a greater appreciation of all things Route 66.  Maybe it is the traveler in me.  Could be the history …

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Feb 13

Spring Break ideas in Arkansas

Spring break is right around the corner.  As a teacher, I think I am just as excited about it as my students.  The year is slowly winding down and one last break before the big gear up for finals, standardized testing, and end of the year projects.  Spring break offers that last chance to get …

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Feb 08

Spring Break ideas in Kansas

Spring break is right around the corner.  As a teacher, I think I am just as excited about it as my students.  The year is slowly winding down and one last break before the big gear up for finals, standardized testing, and end of the year projects.  Spring break offers that last chance to get …

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Feb 06

Spring Break ideas in Oklahoma

Spring break is right around the corner.  As a teacher, I think I am just as excited about it as my students.  The year is slowly winding down and one last break before the big gear up for finals, standardized testing, and end of the year projects.  Spring break offers that last chance to get …

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