At least 23 reported tornadoes ripped through the Midwest on the last day in February this year, killing four people. Homes were destroyed, massive trees uprooted, and cars tossed around like toys. Tornadoes are rare in the Midwest in February, but they do happen. In fact, although tornadoes are most common from early spring through summer, they can occur any time of year. Before you head out on your next road trip, prepare for tornado safety. Read more
On the third day of our road trip across North Dakota, we drove northwest on Hwy 2 from Devil’s Lake to the Geographic Center of North America and then north to the International Peace Gardens on the United States-Canada border. Along the way we stopped at several roadside attractions, including not one, but two. giant turtles. Read more
When we travel we almost always drive. If our destination is more than a couple of hours from home we rent a car from Hertz Local Edition rather than drive our own. Here’s why: Read more
Editor’s Note: We have incorporated U.S. Long Cuts into Midwest Wanderer. You will now find road trip articles under the category Road Trips/US Long Cuts
I’m writing to share my good news. The brand new U.S. Long Cuts blog is up and running!
Subscribe, and you’ll be among the first to learn through articles, photographs and videos about
- Roadside attractions
- Soft adventure experiences
- Quirky museums
- And so much more!
that we find ALL OVER THE COUNTRY. Read more