10 Distinctive Places to Stay in Coastal Mississippi

10 Distinctive Places to Stay in Coastal Mississippi

Backroad Planet’s lodging guide features a select listing of boutique hotels, B&Bs, resorts, and other unique places to stay on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. I was a guest of Coastal Mississippi, but all thoughts and opinions are my own. This post...
4 New Viking Mississippi River Cruise Routes Announced

4 New Viking Mississippi River Cruise Routes Announced

Four Viking Mississippi River cruise itineraries are scheduled to bring guests to America’s Heartland beginning in 2022, aboard the purpose-built Viking Mississippi. This post may contain affiliate links. Please refer to our our Disclosure/Disclaimer page for...
14 Top Attractions in Hot Springs, Arkansas

14 Top Attractions in Hot Springs, Arkansas

Tour 14 top attractions in Hot Springs Arkansas, including Hot Springs National Park, Mountain Tower, Bathhouse Row, Lake Ouachita Vista Trail, Oaklawn Racing & Gaming, and Garvan Woodland Gardens. I was a guest of Visit Hot Springs, but...
Experience the Eclectic City of Beloit, Wisconsin

Experience the Eclectic City of Beloit, Wisconsin

The city of Beloit, Wisconsin, is eclectic in every way! Experience this time-honored college town with its world class riverfront, authentic living history sites, farm-to-table cuisine, museums of anthropology & art, and the elegantly rustic Ironworks Hotel. I...
The Viking Sun Embarks on the Inaugural World Cruise

The Viking Sun Embarks on the Inaugural World Cruise

The Viking Sun embarks on the inaugural World Cruise from Miami to London. This 141-day cruise will visit 5 continents, 35 countries, and 64 ports, cross the Equator twice, the International Date Line once, and pass through both the Panama and Suez Canals. I was...