Stories in this issue Spring 2021 Issue – Road Tripping


Spring 2021 Issue - Road Tripping

A Magical Day Trip to Sintra, Portugal

Palace of Pena on the Hill They say the best way to get to know Portugal is by car. When pressed for time, day-tripping from Lisbon is a practical alternative to road tripping. There are districts outside of the city, such as Sintra, which make you feel as if you’ve been transported to a different world altogether. Sintra is home to a fairytale palace that sits on a hill above the pine trees. Rumor has it that…

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Spring 2021 Issue - Road Tripping

The Return to America: Custer State Park’s scenic drives, rock stars and the beasts of the Black Hills

Custer State Park is home to the second-largest herd of bison on public land, just behind Yellowstone National Park. When Covid-19 decided to take a round-the-world journey of a lifetime, it left the rest of us grounded indefinitely. Even with fewer hurdles to barrier-free movement within the country and abroad as we move into summer 2021,…

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Spring 2021 Issue - Road Tripping

Saving the Best for Last – A 50-State Road Trip Ending in North Dakota

North Dakota has a sense of humor!  In an effort to visit my 50th state, we planned a pandemic-summer road trip to Fargo, North Dakota. What a delightful surprise to learn the state tourism folks have become so accustomed to travelers wandering in and announcing, “This is my 50th state!” they have created an entire campaign around the experience. …

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