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Join Thomas and Becky Repp as they team up with Gary Mantz to bring you a new road trip adventure each week. American Road Trip Talk is your chance to discover the backroads that embody true Americana. As the owners and producers of award-winning American Road magazine, Thomas and Becky want your future road trip to be both interesting and exciting. By teaming up with veteran radio broadcaster, Gary Mantz, they offer up valuable road trip planning information.

Join Thomas and Becky Repp as they team up with Gary Mantz to bring you a new road trip adventure each week. American Road Trip Talk is your chance to discover the backroads that embody true Americana. As the owners and producers of award-winning American Road magazine, Thomas and Becky want your future road trip to be both interesting and exciting. By teaming up with veteran radio broadcaster, Gary Mantz, they offer up valuable road trip planning information.
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Join Thomas and Becky Repp as they team up with Gary Mantz to bring you a new road trip adventure each week. American Road Trip Talk is your chance to discover the backroads that embody true Americana. As the owners and producers of award-winning American Road magazine, Thomas and Becky want your future road trip to be both interesting and exciting. By teaming up with veteran radio broadcaster, Gary Mantz, they offer up valuable road trip planning information.

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Episodes

American Road Trip Talk 04 - 19 - 19 NC Country Stores And Duck Decoy Art

4/19/2019
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Author, artist and photographer Tony Craig details the venerable history of country stores in North Carolina and then with equal passion guides listeners into the highly competitive (and lucrative) culture of duck decoy artistry.

Duration:00:27:18

American Road Trip Talk 04 - 12 - 19 FORD Model T Coast To Coast With Tom Cotter

4/12/2019
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Tom Cotter is a bucket-list “highway and byway” dreamer who envisions extraordinary road trips and then looks for ways to make his dreams come true. Hear his story of traveling the length of the Lincoln Highway in a classic Ford Model T speedster.

Duration:00:27:33

American Road Trip Talk 04 - 05 - 19 Natural Adventure At Morton Arboretum

4/5/2019
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From Troll Hunts to a massive LEGO display this spring and summer, the Morton Arboretum 25 miles from downtown Chicago offers a destination for nature lovers and day-trippers with exercise and environmental education on the brain. Lots to see, do and learn!

Duration:00:56:00

American Road Trip Talk 03 - 29 - 19 Mark Greene And The Thrill Of The Open Road

3/29/2019
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Inspiring Automotive Enthusiasts is the trademark and mantra of Mark Greene whose passion for classic automobiles and the adventures to be had in them can be traced back to his car-crazy boyhood and a surprise visit to the Cadillac Ranch in Amarillo, Texas.

Duration:00:27:27

American Road Trip Talk 03 - 22 - 19 Erika Nelson returns

3/22/2019
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Erika Nelson, roadside attraction warrior and consummate curator of The World’s Largest Things, returns to share her insights into the Big Tire in Michigan, The House on the Rock in Wisconsin and American Gods, a STARZ network series for the road-tripper in all of us.

Duration:00:27:21

American Road Trip Talk 03 - 15 - 19 Making Memories To Last A Lifetime

3/15/2019
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Host Gary Mantz and his well-traveled guest Suzanne Mitchell reminisce about their “Great American Road Trip of 2017” from Sarasota to Seattle and back including details of amazing places they encountered.

Duration:00:27:15

American Road Trip Talk 03 - 08 - 19 Holly Barker And The Launching Pad On Route 66

3/8/2019
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Holly Barker and her partner Tully Garrett rescued and lovingly restored the legendary Launching Pad restaurant on Route 66 in Wilmington, IL. The massive Gemini Giant statue is the guardian of this grandly reopened treasure featured in the Spring, 2018 issue of American Road Magazine.

Duration:00:27:32

American Road Trip Talk 03 - 01 - 19 Tony Craig- About Animation And Roadside Americana

3/1/2019
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Artist Tony Craig shares tales from his prolific career in Disney cartoon and digital animation/production, now entering a third decade; he also reveals a passionate gift for preservation of roadside Americana through his exceptional watercolor art.

Duration:00:26:40

American Road Trip Talk 02 - 22 - 19 Paul Bahnmeier And Historic Lecompton, Kansas

2/22/2019
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Lecompton, Kansas is known as the “Birthplace of the Civil War and Where Slavery Began to Die.” The desperate, even vicious political and military saga of the free-state vs. slave-state division that led to the Civil War is explained in detail by Paul Bahnmeier, President of the Lecompton Historical Society.

Duration:00:27:04

American Road Trip Talk 02 - 15 - 19 Jerry McClanahan and The Mother Road

2/15/2019
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A highly regarded artist and photographer, Jerry McClanahan shares his love for and vast experience of Route 66 dating back to the family treks of his childhood nearly six decades ago up to the present. The Mother Road is deep in his soul and lovingly rendered in his popular artwork, commissioned by people around the world.

Duration:00:27:20

American Road Trip Talk 02 - 08 - 19 The World’s Smallest Version Of The World’s Largest Things

2/8/2019
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This episode offers a decidedly peculiar assortment of The World’s Smallest Version of The World’s Largest Things, an incredible traveling roadside attraction. Special attention is given to what curator Erika Nelson calls “some of the best offbeat sites in Washington state.” Erika’s versatile brainchild fascinates crowds from coast to coast.

Duration:00:26:17

American Road Trip Talk 02 - 01 - 19 Ken from The Coral Castle Museum

2/1/2019
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Greater Miami’s Coral Castle, rated one of the Top 35 museums across the U.S. by TripAdvisor, is featured. The unique complex built by Edward Leedskalnin (working alone!) comprises one of the most mystical and scientifically baffling wonders of the modern world. Ken the Tour Guide shares his expertise and some local history.

Duration:00:28:31

American Road Trip Talk 1 - 25 - 19 debut show

1/25/2019
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American Road Trip Talk on 1150 KKNW Seattle debuts with an interview of co-founders Thomas Arthur Repp and Becky Repp. Host Gary Mantz talks with the Repps about their partnership both in life and on the open road. Route 66 gets special attention in this episode.

Duration:00:26:32