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Travel

It's a big world out there. Too bad there's only one lifetime to experience as much of it as you can. I've never been one to sign up for bus tours or standard tourist stuff. And, whenever I go on hunting or fishing trips, I always try to build in time to experience the location away from the hunting camp or boat. Check out some favored destinations.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

The summer of 2018 -- actually, much of 2018 -- saw Outdoors Rambler in full Road Warrior mode. One fun, and all too brief, stop came at the end of a four-day upland bird and waterfowl hunting trip to Uruguay. There, we hung out in the bustling capital city of Montevid...

Thursday, February 14, 2019

The massive SHOT Show at the Sands Convention Center in Las Vegas attracts nearly 60,000 people every January. Miles of exhibits showcase the latest in guns and ammo, as well as outdoors gear. A throng of interesting people can be seen walking around the exhibit halls,...

Tuesday, December 25, 2018

Music, as the legendary Dick Clark used to say, is the soundtrack of our lives.

I had the wonderful opportunity to visit multiple locations within a large swath of American's heartland that's now being artfully billed as the Americana Music Triangle. From New Orleans to...

Friday, December 21, 2018

When people think of music in Tennessee, they tend to think of Nashville. Nashville is great, a lot of fun. It’s also expensive, crowded. Parking can be pricey and scarce. Now, if you want to head just 17 miles south, you’ll find the City of Franklin, population 66,000...

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Heading up the Mississippi from New Orleans takes you along the western edge of an area touted as the Americana Music Triangle. A “can’t miss” stop is Memphis, Tennessee, if not the place where the blues were born, then a locale where they flourished and began reaching...

Thursday, December 13, 2018

American Indians living along the Tennessee River in Northwest Alabama called it the "Singing River” because they believed a woman who lived in the water there sang to them. Fast forward a couple hundred years and the sleepy communities near Florence are rocking with t...

Friday, November 23, 2018

Ask anyone what they know most about Tupelo, Mississippi, and it’s a safe bet Elvis Presley will be in the answer. Tupelo was the birthplace of the “King of Rock & Roll” and the home where he began honing his musical chops with a guitar his mother Gladys bought from Tu...

Friday, October 19, 2018

Founded in 1565 by Spain as a military outpost, St. Augustine, Florida, is one of America’s most historic cities. For military history enthusiasts, no visit to this incredible destination is complete without stops at two historic forts: Castillo de San Marcos and Fort...

Friday, October 19, 2018

Bikers and mountain enthusiasts discover incredible adventures when they trek Virginia Route 16, a two-lane road snaking over three mountains between Tazewell and Marion, Virginia. The road is nicknamed the “Back of the Dragon.” It’s a twisting 31-mile stretch of aspha...

Saturday, September 22, 2018

This Outdoors Rambler lifestyle gets me out into some incredible places. Whether it's in a treestand watching the woods wake up, on the water seeing the first birds looking for a school of fish or on a rocky bluff watching the sun rise, the moment inspires and helps pl...

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