21 Fairytale Castles in Missouri Right Out of the Storybooks!

Missouri - Ha Ha Tonka Castle Ruins - Ha Ha Tonka State Park

I love seeing castles! I have spent time abroad exploring some of the most beautiful castles in the world and I can attest, seeing castles in Missouri can be just as exciting as seeing them in Europe! You just have to know where to look. Here are the best Missouri castles which you can find all over […]

7 Things to Do in the Farmers Market District in OKC + Where to Eat!

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When we moved back to Oklahoma from Europe, hitting up the OKC Farmers Public Market was high on my list of what I wanted to do when I got here. We waited two months until the weather turned a bit closer to spring to have our first market day. Here are our favorite things to […]

Power House Review: Cocktails & TexMex with an Okie Twist (OKC’s Farmers Market District)

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After spending a long morning at the Oklahoma City Farmers Public Market, we were anxious to try one of the restaurants nearby. We ended up at Power House, a Southwestern-inspired bar in the Farmers Public Market’s parking lot that’s a popular OKC brunch spot to visit after the market. Here’s my full Power House review […]

23 Marvelous Things to Do in Mountain View, Arkansas

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Mountain View is the largest town in Stone County, Arkansas, but it is the biggest Arkansas small town you will find.  With a population of about 3,000 people, Mountain View is a little town nestled in the hills of the Ozarks.   The city’s primary economy is tourism thanks to the title of “Folk Music Capital of […]

16 Kitschy Oklahoma Roadside Attractions Worth Stopping For!

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Oklahoma, home to the longest stretch of Route 66, hosts quite a few amazing roadside attractions all across the state. Here are my favorite Oklahoma roadside attractions – so far! Bookmark this post as I will be adding more as I continue my Oklahoma travels! Can’t read now? Pin for later! What is a Roadside […]

27 Charming Small Towns in Arkansas to Add to Your Bucket List

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Since moving back to the US from Europe, I’ve been obsessed with visiting small towns, both those in Oklahoma and those a little further afield. Basically, if a small town is cute and less than four hours from OKC, I want to see it in person. These adorable smalls towns in Arkansas are the stuff […]

10 Fairytale Castles in Kansas You Should See at Least Once!

Kansas - Super Moon Rising Near Coronado Heights Castle

I love seeing castles! I have spent time abroad exploring some of the most beautiful castles in the world and I can attest, seeing castles in Kansas can be just as exciting as seeing them in Europe! You just have to know where to look. Here are the best Kansas castles which you can find all over […]

7 Thrilling Things to Do in Yale, Oklahoma

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The small town of Yale, Oklahoma sits between Stillwater and Tulsa on Highway 51. While you might not have heard of Yale, there’s quite a bit of history tucked away here. These are the best things to do in Yale, Ok for a great day trip. Of course, there’s enough here to fill a weekend! […]

10 Perfectly Instagrammable Places in Norman, Oklahoma

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Looking for the best photography spots in Norman, Oklahoma? Check out these instantly Instagrammable places in Norman, including photography spots on the University of Oklahoma campus and off, places that are popular for Norman engagement photos, high school senior pictures, vintage and retro photo spots, prom photos, and romantic photography spots. Can’t read now? Pin […]

10 Things to Do in Ingalls, Oklahoma’s Most Notorious Ghost Town

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Halfway between Stillwater and Yale lies a quiet place, home to about a hundred and fifty people that protect a true Oklahoma hidden gem: the ghost town of Ingalls, Oklahoma. Notorious as the site of the Battle of Ingalls (see below for the history), there’s a few things to do in Ingalls, Oklahoma that all […]