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Birch Lodge and Motel – A 1950’s Time Capsule Motel In Michigan Part II

Birch Lodge and Motel – A 1950’s Time Capsule Motel In Michigan Part II

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By RetroRuth Welcome to Part II of our recent stay at Birch Lodge and Motel! If you want to check out the excellent time-capsule rooms, you can check out this post. But now we are going to be looking at the Lodge area, which has a fantastic vintage bar inside…

Birch Lodge and Motel – A 1950’s Time Capsule Motel In Michigan

Birch Lodge and Motel – A 1950’s Time Capsule Motel In Michigan

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By RetroRuth I am very happy to say that on our most recent vacation, we got to stay in a time capsule motel! This is a shot of our room in the very nice Birch Lodge and Motel in Michigan’s Upper Penninsula. If this seems familiar to you, we did…

1930’s Through the 1950’s At the Circus!

1930’s Through the 1950’s At the Circus!

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By RetroRuth Okay, okay, you are probably getting sick of vintage circus fun from our trip to Circus World Museum in Baraboo, Wisconsin. BUT I made sure to snap some pictures of the ephemera (posters, cloth hangings, programs, etc) dealing with mid-century to give you guys a look at the…

Vintage Snappy Saturday : Vintage Volkswagen Car Dealership – Hollywood California

Vintage Snappy Saturday : Vintage Volkswagen Car Dealership – Hollywood California

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By Sara In AZ I’d LOVE to be able to walk right onto this car lot just like it is in this picture! 1950s Used car Dealer at Night Hollywood CA from seller ihaveitall2…

The Great Ringling Bros. Circus Train From 1933 At Circus World Museum In Baraboo, WI

The Great Ringling Bros. Circus Train From 1933 At Circus World Museum In Baraboo, WI

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By RetroRuth Happy Monday, everyone! This week we are going back to Circus World Museum in Baraboo, Wisconsin  Our last post was an overview of the retro-coolness of this place, but I thought I would bring you a few more in-depth posts on some of the exhibits. And the first…

Vintage Snappy Saturday – Curley’s Motel

Vintage Snappy Saturday – Curley’s Motel

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By RetroRuth Curley’s Motel, taken during our last trip to the UP in Michigan. This hotel was actually very cute!…

Circus World Museum in Baraboo, WI

Circus World Museum in Baraboo, WI

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By RetroRuth We recently finished up a crazy-long road trip vacation around Lake Michigan that was a ton of fun. Well, it was mostly fun. A long road trip with a toddler is always a challenge, but Alex ended up being pretty good overall. It helped that we built in…

My Vintage Volkswagen Westfalia – The Exterior Reveal!

My Vintage Volkswagen Westfalia – The Exterior Reveal!

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by Andrea To read the rest of the posts in my “My Vintage Volkswagen Westfalia” series, click here. Those of you who were following along with my series may have been wondering what happened with my beloved Westi.  Most of the word that was being done on it between my…

Vintage Snappy Saturday : Airstream Road Trip 1950s Style

Vintage Snappy Saturday : Airstream Road Trip 1950s Style

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By Sara In AZ Summer vacation dreaming…………..     1952 Hudson Coupe pulling a Air Stream Trailer from seller ihaveitall2…

Your Journey Through The Canadian Rockies

Your Journey Through The Canadian Rockies

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by Andrea This past weekend, I came across an interesting little booklet from 1932 put out by Canadian Pacific, highlighting points of interest on your train trip from Calgary to Vancouver.  Let’s take a trip, shall we? Something to note – they apparently made different editions of these books for…

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