Category Archives: Travel Resources

30 Breweries, 75 Beers

Click for larger view   Experiencing local flavor is always a goal of ours while on the road. One of our favorite places to find it is craft breweries, because these days it seems almost every town has its own. … Continue reading

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High Kick’s Best of 2016

It’s that time again, when we look back and remember the best of our year in travel. Spring break found us in the southwest, with one meal even happening after crossing the Rio Grande into Mexico. In the summer we … Continue reading

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5 Underrated American Cities You Should Visit

Some cities have an automatic slot on any must-visit list, others are hidden gems. Finding those that exceed expectations is one of the best parts of traveling. Here are five cities that won us over with combinations of history, culture and charm. … Continue reading

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Kick of the week: Grand Rapids, MI

This past October we were looking for a quick getaway for the Columbus Day weekend. We needed someplace not too far away but with enough highlights to keep us busy for a couple days. Having been recently voted “Best Beer … Continue reading

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High Kick’s Best of 2015 List

Dining and drinking are always top-of-mind while we travel, so it’s no surprise many of our road trip memories revolve around tables and bar stools. When something especially good catches our attention, we write it down. Now at the end … Continue reading

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Western Parks Part 2: Great Sand Dunes to Mesa Verde

Continued from Part 1 The following day was our travel day between Great Sand Dunes and Mesa Verde. It’s only about a four hour drive, so there was no need to rush. Along Highway 160 we crossed the Continental Divide … Continue reading

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Western Parks Part 1: Iowa City to Great Sand Dunes

We knew going in that it was going to be the longest road trip we’d ever taken. We had looked at options like flying to Denver or Salt Lake City, but decided on an all-car route in the end. Since … Continue reading

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