Eckert’s Country Store and Farms

Drive to Illinois apple country, just minutes away from St. Louis Missouri. Eckert’s began as a simple roadside stand in 1910. Today, the seventh generation of the Eckert family oversees retail, pick-your-own crops, and entertainment operations at locations in Belleville, Millstadt, and Grafton, Illinois. It’s apple and pumpkin picking time at all three farms Enjoy… Read More

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Celebrate Goblins in the Garden at Austin Wildflower Center

Celebrate Halloween at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in Austin, Texas. Dress the kiddos in cute costumes and join the freaky fun at the 6th annual Goblins in the Garden event on Sunday, October 30th, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

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An Illinois town where color is only half the reason to go

Commanding the top northwest corner of Illinois, Galena is a historic town with delicious reasons to visit. oads wind through vast fields of corn under a 360 degree sky until you reach the roller coaster hills of the northwestern most corner of Illinois. Then, from the top of each ridge a panorama of purple-hued trees, farmsteads and forests spread across the horizon.

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Fall in Santa Fe, New Mexico – Top things to do

It’s fall and the leaves are turning. Santa Fe, home to art and artists, is becoming a canvas of yellows and oranges. The weather is mild and it’s an ideal time to visit. We suggest some great things to do during fall in Santa Fe.

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Apple Orchards near Kansas City

Kids learn where their food comes from, and they love to pick their very own fruit. Call the orchards to check their hours of operations before you make the drive. Then bring the kids and your camera, u-pick orchards are a family tradition in the Kansas City Area. Get cider, mums, pumpkins and fall decorations at most apple orchards.

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Buried Alive in Mansfield Ohio on the Shawshank Trail

Mansfield OH is a beautiful all-American Main Street community in Ohio. Well, it was until October. Now, Mansfield Ohio is down right scary. Read all about the5 spookiest spots in Mansfield, Ohio. “Whatever your fear . . . it’s here!” Survivors of the OSR and the haunted woods may want to follow the Shawshank Trail.

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