The Bath Houses in Hot Springs, Arkansas

As we previously posted, the bath houses in Hot Springs are worthy of their own story. The first bathhouse was built in 1830 by Asa Thompson.  These bathhouses was no more than tents and primitive log structures, with a wood tub near a sweat bath.  After the original bathhouses were destroyed by fire in the […]

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Mardi Gras Family Style

As I look out at a bleak snowy day, I am thinking back to last year when we were still on the road seeking new adventures. As we all start getting our vaccinations and the rate of infection goes down, I know we are all thinking about what we’d like to do this spring. February […]

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Santa “dips his toe” in Hot Springs, Arkansas

With the Christmas season over, and the stay-at-home, no-travel orders in place , we here at Adventures with Santa are looking back over our travels before all this hit, reminiscing of  all the fun adventures we had.  Low and behold, we realized that we had not posted about our adventures to Hot Springs, Arkansas. Folks, […]

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Road Trip Surprises, Even in 2020

Hi everybody and welcome to another Adventures with Santa experience. Mrs. Claus and I had an opportunity to take a little driving tour, to get out a little and explore.  We made sure we socially distanced, used our  masks and washed our hands.  We had a fun, surprising time. Our first adventure started on an […]

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The Toys Time Forgot

We haven’t been doing much traveling these days, because of COVID, so many of our adventures away from home are happy memories.  Here’s one that we hadn’t posted yet.  Keep safe, my friends, and we shall adventure hunt again! One of the things we like to do is to attend Blues Festivals. You will find […]

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President William McKinley National Memorial

Hello again to all of you adventure seekers.   We are off traveling Ohio again, visiting the Presidential sites.  Today’s trip brought us to Canton Ohio. It is the home of William McKinley National Memorial and Museum. The memorial is located at 800 McKinley Drive NW, Canton Ohio 44708. This site is different from the other […]

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President James Garfield Home

As we looked for adventures here in Ohio, we realized that 8 individuals that served as President of the United States were from Ohio.  So our adventures took us on a quest to visit all of their homes or memorials and investigate their individual parts of history. Today’s visit was to the home of President […]

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Scotty’s Cafe – a Columbus Ohio Gem of a Diner

We haven’t talked about food lately.  And as you’ve probably guessed, Mrs. Claus and I like to find good places to eat as we travel around.  Today I want to introduce you to a cafe right here in our home base of Columbus Ohio.  It’s become a favorite of ours. You may have guessed that […]

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RUTHERFORD B. HAYES. A VISIT TO HIS OHIO HOME

Mrs. C and I have always had an interest in history and, specifically, our Presidents and their homes.  So, our adventure in Ohio continues with a visit to the Rutherford B. Hayes home.  His Presidential home, known as Spiegel Grove, is located in Fremont, Ohio.  The estate was originally 125 acres; however, now just 25 […]

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Cuyahoga Valley Train Ride

Mrs. C and I have been out exploring adventures here in Ohio this past summer and fall. One such adventure is visiting transportation from the past – and the railroad was next. There are many locations around the State that offer train rides on older locomotives and cars. For our adventure, we chose the Cuyahoga […]

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