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America’s Byways – List

Colorado Scenic Road Following a list of American Byways. Note: The National Scenic Byways Program...

America’s Byways – the scenic way of road travel

American Byways America's Byways® is the umbrella term for the collection of 150 distinct and diverse roads...

Indiana, USA — visiting the The Hoosier State

Indiana, USA Indiana Overview The nickname's origin is not really clear: some say it derived...

Idaho — visiting the Gem State

Idaho, USA State NameIdaho  - State Abbr.: IDStatehood3-Jul-1890- Statehood Ranking: 43Land Area82,747 sqaremiles  (214,307 qkm)- Land Area Ranking: 11Population1,72...

Springfield, Illinois — visiting the state capital and learning about Abe Lincoln

Illinois State Capitol in Springfield, Illinois Springfield became the Illinois state capital in 1837 with the help...

About Springfield and Abe Lincoln

Springfield, Illinois, (read more about: Springfield, IL -- Sightseeing, Lincoln Tomb, Lincoln Home) was founded in 1821 when Zachariah Peter, William Drennan,...

Illinois — visiting the Land of Lincoln

Illinois, USA The nickname 'Land of Lincoln' points out the close connection of the state to the President. Lincoln...

Kansas, USA — visiting the Corn State

Kansas, USA State NameKansas  - State Abbr.: KSStatehood29-Jan-1861- Statehood Ranking: 34Land Area81,815 square miles  (211,893 qkm)- Land Area...

Minden, Iowa, USA

Minden, Iowa, USA Minden, Iowa, USA Minden, Iowa, USA

Iowa, USA — visiting ‘The Corn State’

Iowa, USA State NameIowa  - State Abbr.: IAStatehood18-Dez-1846- Statehood Ranking: 29Land Area55,869 square miles  (144,696 qkm)- Land Area...

United States — Security Screening at the Airport, 3-1-1 Carry-on luggage rules, guidelines

When you arrive at a screening security station at a U.S. airport you need to have following rules and guidelines in mind...

Molokai, Hawaii, USA

Hawaii, USA (map) Kepuhi Beach at the west end of Molokai (photo: Rose_Braverman )

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Meaning and use of the AM / PM time format in the USA

AM is the abbreviation for "ante meridiem", i.e. "before noon". Consequently, PM stands for "post meridiem",  i.e. "after noon".

Michael Jackson’s Childhood Home and Memorial in Gary, Indiana

Michael Jackson Home in Gary, Indiana, USA Michael Jackson Home in Gary, Indiana, USA

Lincoln’s Boyhood in Indiana, USA

Abraham Lincoln moved to Southern Indiana as a child and lived here until age 21.At the Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial in Lincoln...

Famous people from Indiana, USA

James DeanThe Fairmount Historical Museum (www.jamesdeanartifacts.com) honors two creative men who were born and raised in the Indiana town. Fans of James...