In a railcar with the desert visible outside sits, from left to right, Phil, his wife, two boys, and father-in-law.

Cross-Country Adventures via RV, Part 2

In Laura’s last article, she introduced readers to Phil Bryant, a technical shift lead for a major electric utility, who recently experienced an eye-opening RV adventure with his family. Continuing in this segment, is Laura’s interview of Phil recalling his family’s memorable three-week journey.

A giant lobster statue sits out front an eatery.

America’s Best Small Towns for Travelers, Part 7

In the final post of her series exploring the best small towns for travelers in America, author Laura Martone suggests three places to visit on the East Coast. Rich in history and activities for outdoors enthusiasts, there’s something for everyone to be found in these small towns.

Historic brick buildings line Deadwood's street.

America’s Best Small Towns for Travelers, Part 3

While it’s never easy to pick one’s favorite small towns in a country as multifaceted as the United States, in her ongoing series of American’s Best Small Towns, Laura Martone chooses three more travel-friendly destinations in the Western and Midwestern regions of the country.