Travel Blogs from Van Buren, United States

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"True Grit" History

A travel blog entry by 2pcgrads

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... clean-up after Hurricane Sandy.  Quite a site to see so much relief on its way! Fort Smith, Arkansas is right outside Van Buren, where we stayed.  Fort Smith is the inspiration for many Western films such as True Grit, Hang 'Em High, Rooster ...

Hello, Canada!, Van Buren, ME, United States travel blog

Hello, Canada!

A travel blog entry by mikeandkelsey

... the furthest we could possibly be from L.A. without leaving the country. In fact, LA is closer to Fairbanks, Alaska, than it is to Van Buren, Maine. Need I explain more? You'd think that being so far north up in Maine, we'd see a moose. We were not so ...

Another change of plans, Van Buren, United States travel blog

Another change of plans

A travel blog entry by 2jgstl

... to drive on to Jefferson City, Missouri, and collect another state capitol stamp. We decided to change plans and drive to Van Buren, Missouri, instead along US 60, to visit Ozark National Scenic Riverways.  This was created in 1964 along the Jacks ...

Springs and Streams of the Ozarks, Van Buren, United States travel blog

Springs and Streams of the Ozarks

A travel blog entry by 2jgstl

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... park). This water source generates 250 to 850 million gallons per day. We drove to the park headquarters and visitor center in Van Buren.  We learned that the park contains more first magnitude (over 65 million gallons of water per day) springs than ...

Floods, Geocaches & Music, Springhill Park, United States travel blog

Floods, Geocaches & Music

A travel blog entry by happytrails123

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... nature gone wild can do. We enjoyed this park by the Corps of Engineers on the Arkansas River and geocaching in a little town, Van Buren, nearby.  Our live Saturday night music experience took us to a Blues Fest in Ft. Smith along the Arkansas ...

Getting excited about Switzerland trip., Van Buren, United States travel blog

Getting excited about Switzerland trip.

A travel blog entry by patty_dorris

Just getting excited and planning ...

...GO!!... And now we are rolling!, Van Buren, United States travel blog

...GO!!... And now we are rolling!

A travel blog entry by dwlp.travelkids

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... twice so how could we complain? By the way, Chickie's voice is now audible!   We are stopped for the night at 4:00 in Van Buren, MO at Big Spring RV Campground along the Current River. We are level, the power is very good, the temperature is in the ...

Big Spring Cabins, Van Buren, United States travel blog

Big Spring Cabins

A travel blog entry by jaxandryan

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Somber Day in Oklahoma City, Van Buren, United States travel blog

Somber Day in Oklahoma City

A travel blog entry by buzzlog

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Today we left Salina, Kansas and drove to Oklahoma City to see the Oklahoma City Memorial and Museum.  Today left me totally drained.  I knew all about the Oklahoma City Bombing, but to actually view the memorial site and tour the museum was ...

Getting closer to home as we see more Route 66, Van Buren, United States travel blog

Getting closer to home as we see more Route 66

A travel blog entry by lovestodrive70

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... there and you can rent it out! Made another stop in Oklahoma City to see my friend, Tina, that I hadn't seen in 7 years too long! It was really, really nice. Had plans to see her on the last trip but it didn't happen. Spent the night in Van Buren, AR. ...

Where it all began, Van Buren, United States travel blog

Where it all began

A travel blog entry by owens8

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... was! We met Grampa at his old church, St. Bruno's, which is different than it was when he went there. He climbed into the van and took us on a tour of the town, reminiscing about his childhood growing up in Maine as we went along. He showed us what the ...

Heading to Switzerland., Van Buren, United States travel blog

Heading to Switzerland.

A travel blog entry by patty_dorris

I'm heading to Europe on July 11 to return to Van Buren, MO, July 22.  so ...

Van ride to MO to the Current River, Van Buren, United States travel blog

Van ride to MO to the Current River

A travel blog entry by patty_dorris

Homesteading.  Camped out and began building our ...

This Morning We Beat Feet!, Van Buren, United States travel blog

This Morning We Beat Feet!

A travel blog entry by jilnmike

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... in which we stay was evacuated less than two weeks ago due to the Arkansas River overflowing its banks. We went in to historic Van Buren this evening. The town is two blocks long and made of brick. Its a beautiful little place. The business district ...

Another windy day, Van Buren, United States travel blog

Another windy day

A travel blog entry by averynet

... day started well, then got windy but, enriched with yesterday's experience, we took up the challenge and drove to the little place of Van Buren, in a KOA nested in a field somewhere. They had free WiFi which lasted about 30 minutes. I could then see their ...

“City Sidewalks, Busy Sidewalks” ̵, Van Buren, United States travel blog

“City Sidewalks, Busy Sidewalks” ̵

A travel blog entry by exploringwhappy

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"City Sidewalks, busy sidewalks, dressed in holiday style, in the air there's a feeling of Christmas." Historic Van Buren, Arkansas’ Living Windows came to life with a whimsical touch of holiday spirit this past week. Although the evening forecast ...

Day 8 - Traveling East, Van Buren, United States travel blog

Day 8 - Traveling East

A travel blog entry by rurucru

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Today we finished traveling through New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma and ended just into Arkansas.  We gave a shout-out to Olga's family in Oklahoma on the way through :)  We tried a Tex-Mex restaurant in Amarillo, Texas for lunch.  We never ...

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