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ABOUT THE POST-DISPATCH

-St. Louis’ only daily newspaper

- Sunday Travel Section gross readership is 1,101,873

-Second nationally in percent reach of metro area households

 

For a full copy of any article, please contact me at: 314 434 3478 or bawinnie@earthlink.net

 

Feature Travel Articles Published To Date:

 

199. Unusual places to stay in Missouri and Illinois

March, 2014

 

198. Montage Luxury Resorts

January, 2014

 

197. Small Ship Cruises in American waters

Dec., 2013

 

196. Friendship Village Villa-Miller residence

Nov. 2013

 

195.  Ollie knows how to make the journey as interesting as the destination

Nov. 2013

 

194. 12 fall day trips in Missouri and Illinois

Oct., 2013

 

193. Ghost tours of Jefferson City Pen

Oct, 2013

 

192. Legoland in California

Sep, 2013

 

191. Jacobx Residence

Sep, 2013

 

190 Train watching as a vacation

July, 2013

 

189. Steve Smith Residence

June, 2013

 

188. Couchsurfing and Affordable Travel

May, 2013

 

187. French Missouri

Mar., 2013

 

186.50 Miles of Art

Feb, 2013

 

185. Hostels in America

Sep., 2012

 

184. Amish in Missouri

August, 2012

 

183. Marceline, MO

June, 2012

 

182. Sedona

Jan, 2012

 

181. Tasmania

Dec. 2011

 

180. St. Louis Sidcar Club

Jan, 2011

 

179. Castle Bed and Breakfast Inns in American

Jan 17,2011

 

178. Get Your Kicks on Route 36 across Missouri

Aug, 2011

 

177.  Owl man of Forest Park

Jan, 2011

 

176. Amelia Island

Sep, '10

 

175. Amish in Ohio

Oct, '10

 

174. Kodner Art Gallery

Aug, '10

 

173. Wood sculptor Michael Bauermeister

July, '10

 

172. Miniature Book Art

May, '10

 

171. Napoleon's Retreat B and B

April, '10

 

170. Zenith Aircraft Company

March, '10

 

169. Russel Wright Estate, NY

March, '10

Nation's newest national landmark

 

168. Boston Firehouse transformed into hotel

Dec 6 09...600 words...one photo

Structure on list of nationl list of historic structures

 

167. Uncommondations

Sep 12 09....800 words...six photos

Unsual places to stay where the room is the experience

 

166. B and B setting provides picture perfect view

Jun 28 09...600 words...one photo

Lookout Point B and B on lake outside Hot Springs, AR

 

165. Past lives on at Hotel Frederick

4/19/09...550 words...one photo

Historic Missouri Hotel on Missouri River dates to 1890

 

164. Landis Oceanfront Inn, Half Moon Bay, CA

3/15/09...600 words...one photo

Wine lovers paradise on the ocean.

 

163.  Quirky Museums from A to Z

2/22/09...1000 words...25 photos

Short paragraphs on 25 unique musuems across America

 

162. SF Hotel makes splash with $6 in upgrades

2/22/09...600 words...one photo

San Francisco Hyatt on the Wharf

 

 

161. Tiny seaside Nantucket hamlet with no hustle

Feb 6 09...725 words...one photo

Siaconset, Nantucket: fishing shacks now top island resort

 

160. Cowboys, golfers, families flock to desert resort

Jan 20 09...650 words...one photo

Resort on 20,000 acres of desert in Wickenberg, AZ

 

159. Historic apartment flowers into historic inn

Jan 17,09...700 words...two photos

Dream of florish in Springfield, Il now historic inn

 

158. Monterey Inn was home of first mayor

Jan 10, 09...580 words...one photo

Historic Inn overlooks Monterey, CA bay

 

157. Live like a Vanderbilt

Dec 20...550 words...one photo

Hotel on grounds of the Biltmore in Ashville, NC is owned by original family heir

 

156. Arizona boutique hotel has western history

Dec 13...708 words...one photo

Bisbee hotel scene of bank robbery, murder

 

155. B&B's elegant rooms have KC touch

Oct 08...680 words...one photo

Kansas City Inn within walking distance of tourist attractions

 

154. It is still the inn at the trails end

Sep 08...700 words...one photo

Santa Fe trail ended at the original inn on this property in 1607

 

153. Lions and tigers and bears, oh my

Sep 08...750 words...one photo

California inn located amdist animals used in films.

 

152. Historic home and gardens offer relaxing alternative

Sep 08...600 words...one photo

Historic Charlotte estate and garden now a B and B

 

151.B&B is a house of dreams for couple in second careers

August 08...640 words...one photo

New Mexico couple buy a B&B to escape corporate stress

 

150. Personal touches make a stay special on Nantucket

August 17... 08...625 words...one photo

New owner puts attention on helping guests.

 

149. Beyond the Glitz

August, 08,,,1200 words...three photos

Cover story on enjoying Las Vegas without gambling

 

147.  Landmark destination keeps adding services

August, 08...690 words...one photos

Chronicles how Mirage in Las Vegas is keeping up with newer hotels

 

146. Hotel realls 1920's southwest boom

August, 08....725 words...one photo

Hassayampa Inn in Prescott, AZ opened in 1925

 

145. Garth Mansion

July, 08...one page...750 words..one photo

Hannibal, MO home where Mark Twain visited several times now a bed and breakfast.

 

144. Hit the hay and dream about horses

July, 08...one page...780 words...one photo

B & B located next to Keeneland Race Track, Lexington, KY

 

143.First Class Treatment at top resort

June, 08...one page...750 words...one photo

Phoenician offers world class luxury in Arizona

 

142. Luxurious Southern hospitality on a budget

June, 08...one page...800 words...one photo

Resort at entrance to Smoky Mountains NP, TN

 

141. US Overseas Military Cemeteries need visitiors

May 08....full page...three photos....1100 words

World War sites throughout Europe close to popular tourist destinations overlooked but memorable

 

140. Boutique Washington State hotel leads town revival

May 08...one photo...780 words...one page

Rennovated 1893 building now trendy hotel and spa

 

139. Denver Inn Rocks with movie, pop culture theme

May 08...one photo...700 words...one page

Hotel decorated with pop culture items/humor on every floor

 

138. On Cloud Nine in New Mexico

May 08...one photo...590 words....one page

Mountain resort at 9500 feet in NM has 9-hole golf course

 

137. Wright's 'tree that escaped the forest' entices guests in Oklahoma

April, 08...one photo...680 words

Wrights only skyscraper now a botique inn

 

136.  Three children with extraordinary stories

April, 08...one page...one photo....759 words

Indianapolis museum honors three children who changed the world

 

135. Southwestern inn offers beds 'n birds

April, 08...one page...one photo...800 words

B & B used by birding clubs nationwide is in Arizona

 

134. Fort's former  hospital is now a comfortable boutique inn

March 08...one page...one photo, 750 words

Old Army hospital in Indianapolis now 28-room inn

 

133. Private yachts at affordable prices offer a flotilla of fun

Mar 08...one page...one photo...760 words

Boatels float in downtown Boston and funciton as a B&B

 

132. "The Real Deal" in rural Missouri

Mar 08...729 words...one photo...one page

Century old farm  house on working farm is a new B&B

 

131. Couple offer a variety of B&B retreats with a view in San Juan Islands, Washington

Feb 08...710 words...one page...one photo

Couple has built eight cabins on waterfront lot  over 30 years

 

130. Italian-inspired B&B offers history, elegance

Feb 08...700 words...one page...one photo

Downtown Indianapolis inn surrounded by history

 

129. Mountaintop resort offers many amenities

Feb 08...690 words...one page...one photo

Resort in Cascade Mountians in Washington State

 

128. Former boarding house  offers spectacular harbor views

Jan 09...810 words...one page...one photo

Inn on Marblehead harbor in Mass enjoys wraparound porch with harbor view

 

127. Historic neighborhood and inn offer variety of attractions

Jan 08...760 words...one page ...one photo

German Village Guest House in Columbus, Ohio in midst of largest privatedly funded restoration project in US.

 

126. 1860 log cabin finds new home as Illinois B & B

Jan 08...699 words...one page...one photo

Story about how an antique collector shares her love of  "old buildings" with the public

 

125. Friendly accommodations with a green tint

Dec 07...750 words...one  page...one photo

Irving House: part inn, hostel and hotel near Harvard campus

 

124. Inn is built on a berry good vision outside Hershey, PA

Dec 07...605 words...one page...one photo

Berry Patch Inn utilizes berry theme; packages and sells homemade berry products worldwide

 

123. Third generation owners relish sharing home built by Wright

Nov 07...590 words...one page...one photo

Farmhouse designed by Frank Lloyd Wright stands in middle of barns and stables in Wisconsin

 

122. Transformed warehouse is part of vibrant area

Oct 07...750 words...one page...one photo

Rennovated plumbing supply warehouse now chic boutique hotel in Columbus, Ohio

 

121. Colonial English cottage creates a nice place to relax in Hermann, Missouri

Oct 07...786 words...one page...one photo

One room inn takes guests back 160 years

 

120. Inn near West Point, New York is great for swine and dine

Sep 07...641 words...one page...one photo

Pig Hill Inn perfect place to enjoy sites in Hudson River Valley

 

119. Presidents have found themselves in hot water at this PA resort

Sep 07...640 words...one page...one photo

Beford Springs Resort begins third century of hosting guests in Pennsylvania

 

118. This hotel starred in Paper Moon movie

Sep 07...804 words...one photo...one page

Restored Kansas hotel becomes pride of town of 750

 

117. "Hey! Barns."

Sep 07...500 words...three photo...two pages

Barns with painted quilt squares becoming tourist attractions

 

116. Luxury in Seattle features flaming in-room desserts

Sep 07...750 words...one page...one photo

El Gaucho Inn opens above famous El Gaucho steak house

 

115. Boarders like the wood at the Lumber Baron Inn

Sep 07...805 words...one page...one photo

Mansion in Denver features murder mystery dinners

114. Take your pick: Lodge, cabin, tent or RV site

August 07...690 words...one page...one photo

Lakedale Lodge in San Juan Islands, Washington State has four options

113. Kansas Castle includes modern coveniences

August 07...750 words...one page...one photo

Isolated ranch on 3000 acres was built to look like a castle 

 

112. Architect invented a history for Arizona railroad showplace

August 07...789 words...one page...one photos

La Posada was fabled architect Mary Colter's favorite project

 

111. From high tea to champagne, historic lodge of luxury has it all

August 07...701 words...one page...one photo

Brown Palace in Denver has a 114-year history of luxury

 

110. B &B can boast Abe Lincoln might have sat here

July 07...688 words...one page...one photo

Deluxe Select Registry Hotel boasts about an outhouse Lincoln used in 1840

109. Luxury inn is home on the range

June 07...900 words...one page...one photo

Colorado B & B offers big city luxury in town of 700 on Colorado plains

 

108. Restored farmstead surrounds travelers with rock solid history

June 07...850 words...one page...one photo

Kansas B and B welcomes travelers along I-70

107. Enchantment Resort: Day or night the scenery is supurb

June 07...650 words...one page...one photo

Luxury resort in Sedona is in an isolated canyon

106. Tobacco warehouse now a smoke-free art hotel

May 07...500 words...one page

New hotel in Lancaster County, PA feature work of 200 local artists

 

105. B and B offers Southwestern panorama

May, 07...905 words...one page...one photo

High Feather Bed and Breakfast overlooks city from remote mountain location

104. Pikes Peak looks good from a hot tub

Apr 07...800 words...one page...one photo

Inn in Old Colorado City features hot tubs on room balconies

103. Red carpet treatment is SOP at amenity-laden inn

Apr 07...704 words...one page...one photo

Inn treats guests as if they were on a first-class cruise

102. B & B maintains reputation as grascious Victorian home

Mar 07...605 words...one page...one photo

Mansion in Old Town Albuquerque has had Elvis and Sinatra as guests

101. The word is out on former desert hideaway of movie stars

Mar 07...950 words...one page...one photo

Hacienda del Sol in Tucson is where Tracy and Hepburn would met

100. For a tall night's sleep, this is the place to stretch out

Feb 07...690 words...one page...one photo

Colcord Hotel, the only boutique hotel in Oklahoma City, caters to NBA players

 

99. Nature takes wing at this 'bird and breakfast'

Feb 07...875 words...one page...one photo

Nature Conservancy owned inn is open to public and exists to study nature

 

98. Florence hotel has art everywhere

Feb 07...685 words...one page...one photo

Hotel Mona Lisa is located in 1500-era palace filled with private art of owner

 

97. Dirt Road, blueberry juice make inn distinctive

Feb 07...825 words...one page...one photo

Blueberry Hill Inn in Vermont is everything blueberry

 

96.Village keeps its 1800's image intact

Jan 07...700 words...one page...one photo

Corner George inn in Illinois includes four buildings in town of 50 people

 

95. Outpost of History

Jan 07...690 words...one page...one photo

Afro American Museum traces history of black family to 1830 and slavery

 

94. Luxury is an amenity at Victorian-era inn

Jan 07...850 words...one page...one photo

New England inn in Newport has menus for pillows, water, soap and breakfast.

 

93.Owensboro, Kentucky offers art, food and culture festivals that lure people back year after year

Dec. 06...779 words...one page...one photo

Description of the 20 -early festivals in this Ohio river town.

 

92. B and B is a welcome port in this Kentucky river town

Dec. 06...785 words...one page...one photo

Helton Inn is "the place to stay" for Owensboro festivals

 

91. Arizona B and B offers comfort amid desert isolation

Dec. 06...829 words...one page...one photo

Small home is only lodging on US border near Organ Pipe Cactus NM

 

90. A One-star hotel never looked so good.

Dec. 06...725 words...one page...two photos

Review of Phantom Ranch Lodge at the bottom of the Grand Canyon.

 

 

89. "Botique Inn offers views of St. Lawrence Seaway"

Nov. 06...780 words...one page...one photo

Small Quebec hotel has few American guests but many Europeans.

 

88. "Eclectic Ranch B and Bhas something for everyone."

Oct. 06...775 words...one page...one photo

Inn in southern Arizona caters to bird watchers, dog fanciers and those on horseback.

 

87."Inn is as big as a city block."

Oct. 06...685 words...one page...one photo

Paducah inn located above stores on main street with view of Ohio River

 

86. "House of Nahum aims for consolation and comfort in S. Illinois."

Oct. 06...700 words...one page...one photo

Inn nesteled in national forest amid several state parks in S. Illinois.

 

85. "Inn is a change of pace for travelers in a big city."

Sep. 06...825 words...one page...one photo

Cozy inn is ten minutes from downtown Boston.

 

84. "When gasoline prices were low."

Sep, 06...850 words...two pages...two photos

Description of Gasoline Alley Musuem and origin of the collection

83.  Historic Canadian inn may be home to ghost

August, 06...705 words...one page...one photo

Owner of 1725 inn met with Ben Franklin to help finance Revolutionary War

82. Inn was the home of an east coast swell

August, 06...650 words...one page...one photo

History of Bar Harbor and the person who built the Primrose Inn

81.Inn to inn hiking trail in Colorado has a St. Louis connection

July,06...1440 words...one page...two photos

History of newly opened inn to inn trail in Estes Park, CO

 

80. Murder Mystery and keys are a big part of popular inn

July, 06...852 words...one page...two photos

Story of an inn that dates to 1917 and which was the topic for five movies

79. Hotel is a bargain for Boston's tony Back Bay area

July, 06...598 words...one page...one photo

Historic hotel owned by YWCA offers chic rooms for $99 to $179

78. B and B is in a great location for exploring Amish country

July, 06...695 words...one page...one photo

Inn doubles as artist studio in scenic Lancaster County, PA

77. Sedona's vortexes draw believers as well as the just plain curious

July, 06...1005 words...one page... two photos

Discussion of why New Agers and others are drawn to the vortexes in Sedona

 

76. Buffalo Bill Cody slept here and you can too

July, 06...704 words...one page...one photo

The song "American" is thought to have been written on the inn porch, which burned 18 years ago and was just recently rennovated and reopened.

75. Hotel's special touches include sherry every evening

June, 06...880 words...one page...one photo

Description of first luxury hotel that opened in Denver and still in business

74. Historic inn has played host to presidents, Dylan and the Duke

June, 06...695 words...one page...one photo

Inn dates from 1773 and is one of the oldest in the United States.

73.A bed and breakfast inn on the Florida coast is hard to find.

May, 06...715 words...one page...one photo

B and B on the beach offers rare accommodations along Gulf coast.

72. Guests need not be famous to live like rock stars in Orlando

May, 06...698 words...one page...one photo

Hard Rock Hotel designed as if built by a weathly rock star, located a five minute walk from Universal Studios theme parks.

 

71.There is real ranching to be done with a man named C

May, 06...750 words...one page...one photo

Dude Ranch allows guests to herd cattle

 

70.B & B has an unsual history, elves and all

May,06...658 words...one page...one photo

1905 Manison with 35 rooms now a B & B

 

69.Inn's Peaceful Forest Setting is a Treat for Nature Lovers

April, 06...725 words...one photo...one page

Resort and Spa features historic log cabins used as rooms.

 

68.Founder's Personality Looms Large at Secluded Inn

April, 06...750 words...one photo...one page

Hacienda of Arizona's first cowboy artist now a fancy inn

 

67.  In the Land of Baseball, B & B Hits a Home Run

April, 06.... 672 words...one photos...one page

History and description of B and B in tiny Cooperstown, New York, home of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum.

 

66. Red Rocks Frame Low Key Arizona Resort

March 06...720 words...one photo...one page

Description of new resrot in Sedona, Arizona

 

65.B and B is a Welcome Mix of Art and Hospitiality

March 06...706 words...one photo...one page

Description of B and B that is also an art gallery by day.

 

64. Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort Mixes Culture with Relaxation

March, 2006...829 words...one page...one photo

Description of newly opened resort on Native American reservation south of Phoenix dedicated to culture of Pima and Maricopa tribal history.

 

63. Art Lovers Welcome at Home of Noted Collector

February, 2006...380 words...one page...two photos

Description of home and art collection of F. Weisman open to public in LA.

 

62. The Galapagos...Walking with Nature's Own

January, 2006...3085 words...seven photos....front page feature plus full inside

First person account of seven day cruise in the Galapagos Islands

 

61.Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel

January, 2006...750 words...two photos

Hotel in Andes in Peru below Machu Picchu ruins

 

62. Los Poblanos Inn Offers Offers Historic Stay on the Rio Grande

December, 2005...850 words...one photo

Historic Albuquerque adobe inn with rooms centered around an open courtyard and surrounded by lavender farm and an organic farm owned by the inn.

 

61. Acoma Pueblo Thought to be Longest Inhabited Community in North America

December, 2005...1050 words...two photos

History of Arizona community that dates to 1150.

 

60. Snowbirds Flock to Tiny Quartzsite, Arizona

October, 2005...825 words...two photos

Description of town of 3,000 that hosts 2.5 million visitors Oct-Apr

 

59. "Where to Stay: The Cliff House Resort and Spa on the Coast of Maine"

October, 2005...950 words...one photo

Review of resort that opened in 1877 and continues operation under the same family.

 

58. "Bound 'Round the World"

August, 2005...2583 words...six photos....Cover page +one full inside

Story of tall ship  on worldwide, year-long voyage with trainee crew

 

57. "Rolling on the River(Barge)"

April, 2005...900 words...one photo...front page below fold

Preview of only floating hotel barge in US traveling Mississippi and Ohio Rivers

 

56. "The Caves of Hannibal"

January, 2005...1300 words...one page...one photo

Introduces the caves Mark Twain played in, and home he visited

 

55. "Mr. Ed's Elephant Museum"

November, 2004...600 words...one page...one photo

Humorous article on impact of  Presidential election on elephant museum

 

54. "Skiing in Bethel Maine"

November, 2004...850 words...one page...two photos

Review of Ski Magazine selection of "BEST SKI TOWN IN THE UNIVERSE"

 

 

53. "Double Decker Sightseeing Bus Attracts Attention"

September, 2004....800 words....one page....two photos

Introduces five red London open-top buses to city.

51. "Adults Earn Their Wheels at Rollerblade Camp on Hilton Head Island"

July, 2004...1324 words...one page...one photo

Review of rollerblade camp for adults held in South Carolina

 

50.  "They Come From Around the World to Stay in Soulard"

July, 2004...750 words...two pages...three photos

Review of only youth hostel in Missouri and the guests who stay there

49.  "900 Year History Carved Into Inscription Rock"

July, 2004...1215 words...one page...one photo

Description of El Morro National Monument in New Mexico

48. "Toronto: The World Within A City"

June, 2004....2900 words...two pages....five photos...(COVER STORY)

Walking tour through the cultural diversity of Toronto.

 

47. "Little Museum on the Prairie"

May, 2004...1000 words...one page...two photos

Museum decicated to travel built with funds from wealthy farmer who enjoyed travel.

46. "Feathers Fly All Year At Muscatatuck Wildlife Refuge in Indiana

April, 2004...1200 words...one page...two photos

Introduces Indiana refuge to Missouri

45.  "There is more than meets the eye on Martha's Vineyard" (COVER STORY)

February,2004....2863 words....two pages....five photos

A detailed look at the Martha's Vineyard tourists rarely experience.

 

44. "Trek to Bottom of Grand Canyon tests a hiker's mettle"

January, 2004....1383 words...quarter  page...one photo

Describes the perils and rewards of a hike to bottom of Grand Canyon.

 

43. "The Thoroughbreds That Fly"

January, 2004...894...quarter page...one photo

Reveals the remarkable ability of homing pigeons

 

42. "Teddy Bears with Forebears"

January, 2004...860 words...one page...one photo

Lady who makes teddy bears out of old mink coats.

 

41. "Privy to the Past"

December, 2003...955 words...one page...one photo

Explains why privy diggers find treasure at the bottom of old outhouses.

40.  "Red Rock Scenery Makes Sedona a Mecca for Hikers"

December, 2003....1427 words...one page...one photo

Reviews hiking trails in Sedona desert.

 

39.  "Paducah Earns Reputation for Art, Quilts" (COVER STORY)

October, 2003....1901 words....two pages...three photos

HIghlights the vibrant art scene in this small town which is building a 40 million dollar performing arts center and attracting artists from all over the nation.

 

38.  "Unlocking the Past in the Bootheel"

October, 2003....1646 works...one page...one photo

Reviews Indian mounds, virgin forests and plantation in southern Missouri

 

37.  "Fort Massac Celebrates Lewis and Clark Visit with Opening Of Reconstructed Fort"

October 2003...1383 words...one page...one photo

Reviews history of fort and relationship to Lewis and Clark exploration of Western United States

 

36.  "Year-round Travel in an RV Offers Daily Adventures (COVER STORY)

September, 2003...1583 words...one page...one photo

Reports on the lifestyle of St. Louis residents who have sold their homes and travel full time in large RV's

 

35.  "One More for the Road"

August 2002...740 words....quarter page...one photo

Presents attractions of a homey hideaway B and B in Southern Illinois

 

34.  “Foreign Travelers Attracted to Route 66” (COVER STORY)

July 2003…1259 words…one page…one photo

Describes the worldwide attraction foreigners have to drive America’s first Interstate.

 

33.  “So You Want to Play Wyatt Earp” (COVER STORY)

July 2003…1175 words…two pages…one photo

Introduces new sport of Cowboy Action Shooting at local gun club

 

32.  “Which is the Greater Crater?”

June 2003…1398 words…one page…two photos

Compares Meteor Crater and Sunset Volcano Crater twenty minutes apart in Arizona

 

31.  “Bellefontaine Cemetery: A Walk Through St. Louis History”

June 2003…1243 words…one page…one photo

Review of the elaborate monument art from the rural cemetery movement in 1840.

 

30.  “Hike on Hughes Mountain Leads to Ancient Lava Flow”

April 2003…1004 words…one photos

Describes hike to unusual rock formations known as the “Devil’s Honeycomb.”

 

29.  “Lost Treasures Await Discovery by Determined Diggers”

April 2002…1149 words…one page…one photo

Reveals how metal detector clubs find lost treasure underground all over the world.

 

28.  “The Past is Present in Lancaster County” (COVER STORY)

March 2003…2272 words…two pages…five photos

Outlines attractions in Lancaster County, PA and surrounding small towns.

 

27.  “Dana-Thomas House Showcases Early Wright Architecture”

February 2003…1273 words…one page…one photo

Tour of 16,000 square foot, 1905 home designed by Wright in Springfield, IL

 

26.  “Icebergs, Critter Tracks, Icicle Curtains Await Winter Hikers”

January 2003…1199 words…one page…one photo

Encourages readers to hike in the winter; presents what to look for along the way..

 

25.  “Cross Country Skiers Would Rather Go Flatter than Faster”

December 2002…1273 words…one page…one photo

Discusses cross country ski opportunities locally and nationally

 

24.  “Rabid Collectors Spawn Small Museums” (COVER STORY)

December 2002…1474 words…two pages…one photo

Review of bizarre small museums within a three-hour drive of St. Louis

 

23.  “Wintertime is Perfect Diving Time at Bonne Terre Mine”

December 2002…1213 words…one page…one photo

Abandoned and flooded lead mine attracts divers from all over the world.

 

22.  “Challenges of Arctic Canoe Trips Appeal to St. Louis Couple” (COVER STORY)

1394 words…two pages…three photos

Adventurous couple has canoed in remote Alaskan wilderness four times.

 

21.  “Canoeing continues through the fall and winter on Ozark Rivers”

December 2002…1095 words…one page…one photo

People who canoe all winter on Missouri streams tell why they do it .

 

20.  “High -Tech Game Relies on Satellites and the Internet”

November 2002…1551 words…one page…one photo

Introduction to new sport of Geo-caching.

 

19.  “Over Hill and Dale in England’s Yorkshire Dales” (COVER STORY)

October 2002…3506 words…three pages…five photos

Relates personal experience of 120-mile hike over an ancient footpath in England.

 

18.  “Grass Courts are Vintage Real Estate”

October 2002…1129 words…one page…one photo

One of only two public grass court facilities in United States

 

17.  “Re-enactors Turn Back the Clock”

September 2002…1251 words…one page…one photo

Re-enactment activity around the world.

 

16.  “Surprise Discoveries Await Visitors to Fort Belle Fontaine”

August 2002…1410 words…one page…one photo

Historic but little-known site of two stops made by Lewis and Clark.

 

15.  “Recreational Venues Make a Effort to Increase Options for the Disabled”

June 2002…1360 words…one page…one photo

Presentation of metro-area park trails that are disabled accessible.

 

14.  “At Laumeier Visitors Can be Hikers or Art Lovers or Both”

June 2002…1427 words…one page…one photo

Review of the trail at Laumeier Sculpture Park and the outdoor art it passes.

 

13.  “St. Louis Cycling Club Emphasizes Fitness, Camaraderie”

May 2002…1312 words…one page…one photo

Describes activities and worldwide tours by St. Louis Cycle Club

 

12.  “Creve Coeur Trail Offers Variety of Views”

May 2002…1332 words…one page…one photo

Description of 5- mile lakeside trail.

 

11.  “Missouri Glades Offer Opportunities for Unusual Hikes”

April 2002…1434 words…one page…one photo

Guide to three different woodland glade trails.

 

10.  “Plein-air Artists Find Their Inspiration in the Great Outdoors”

March 2002...1299 words…one page…one photo

Describes history of outdoor painting and where to participate.

 

0.  “Challenges of Winter Camping Appeal to Enthusiasts”

February 2002…1377 words…one page…one photo

Places to camp throughout the winter near St. Louis.

 

8.  “Utah’s Five National Parks Offer Scenic Variety for Hikers.”

January 2002…1452 words…one page…one photo

Compares and contrasts national parks in southern Utah.

 

7.  “Rock Climbers Turn to Ice When Weather Turns Cold”

December 2001…1084 words…one page…one photo

Ice climbing opportunities in Missouri and Colorado.

 

6.  “LaBarque Hills is for the Adventurous”

December 2001…1295 words…one page…one photo

How to Explore Nature Conservancy Property that has no hiking trails.

 

5.  “Skiers Find a Challenge Going Hut to Hut”

December 2001…1240 words…one page…one photo

Where to find hut-to-hut ski trails around the United States.

 

4.  “Little Emmenegger Park is a Hidden Gem”

November 2001…1317 words…one page…one photo

Prior private animal preserve, now an excellent park for hiking.

 

3.  “Lewis and Clark and Howell Island Trails Offer Double Dose for Hikers”

August 2001…1206 words…one page…one photo

Two trails on opposite sides of Missouri River.

 

2.  “Hikers Witness Some of Nature’s Best Work”

June 2001…1371 words… one page…one photo

Guide to the four best trails in Missouri and Illinois

 

1.  “61-Year Old Hiker Leaves Footprints All Over the World”

March 2001…1151 words…one page…one photo

Travels of hiker who walks 2500 miles a year all over the world.

 

 

 

 

 

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