Travel on the Side


Still recovering from yesterday! We did a whirlwind full-day tour of downtown Los Angeles, Hollywood, Beverly Hills, and Santa Monica using Starline Tours Hop On-Hop Off pass. We liked the bus tour because it gave us flexibility of where we wanted to go without having to stick to a rigid schedule…and we didn’t have to deal with LA traffic. A win for us! From our hotel in Anaheim, we caught the Orange… Read More

Get your kicks on Route 66. The mother road – Historic Route 66, originally ran from Chicago to Santa Monica, California. On a daytrip, I drove parts of it in the small central Illinois towns of Atlanta, Lincoln, and Litchfield. Atlanta has a cute main street with a large statue of man holding a hot dog who keeps his eyes on things. In Litchfield, you can pop in to the Ariston Cafe,… Read More