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17 Superb Things to Do in Stillwater, Oklahoma

Oklahoma - Stillwater - Edmond Low Library - Oklahoma State University Campus

If I’m being honest, growing up I had no idea how cool Stillwater is! Since moving back to Oklahoma from Europe, I’ve already been to the city three times because there are just so many things to do in Stillwater. We keep finding new fun things to do every time we get here! Here are […]

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 […]

23 Marvelous Things to Do in Mountain View, Arkansas

Arkansas - Mountain View - City Hall in Mountain View Arkansas

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 […]

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

Arkansas - Hot Springs - Bath House, Hot Springs Arkansas

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

Oklahoma - Yale - Jim Thorpe Home - Rice Kerby Cabin

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

Oklahoma - Ingalls - Ingalls Ghost Town hotel and general store and barn and livery

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 […]

7 Magical Castles in Arkansas You Need to See at Least Once!

Arkansas - Best Castles in Arkansas

I love seeing castles, so much so that I’ve started looking for them at home as well as abroad! I have spent time exploring some of the most beautiful castles in the world, and I can tell you, seeing castles in Arkansas can be just as exciting as seeing them in Europe! Here are the best Arkansas […]

23 Fairytale Castles in Texas to Add to Your Bucket List!

Texas - Austin - Elisabet Ney Museum at night. Elisabet Ney Museum is the former studio of sculptor Elisabet Ney and is dedicated to showcasing her life and works.

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 Texas can be just as exciting as seeing them in Europe! You just have to know where to look. Here are the best Texas castles, including ones you can […]

10 Fairytale Castles in Oklahoma You Can Visit in Real Life!

Oklahoma - Old stone "castle" in the Arbuckle Mountains of Oklahoma

When I moved back to Oklahoma from Europe, I thought my days of exploring castles were over for a while, but then I started traveling around the state and realized there are actually quite a few castles in Oklahoma! I had no idea. And I’ve been to a ton of the most beautiful castles in […]