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Thunderbird Inn in Savannah GA is on the Bandwagon 2012 Vinyl Records and Vintage Poster Party!

At the Thunderbird Inn, we don’t just call ourselves “the hippest hotel in Savannah”. No, we live up to the title by being a cool place and by doing cool things. That made us a natural to be the hotel… Continue Reading

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Retro Savannah GA: Enjoy History Of A More Recent Vintage!

Savannah is a city known for her history – but who says history has to be ancient to be history? In 2010, the Thunderbird Inn – “The hippest hotel in Savannah” ™  – made the National Register of Historic Places,… Continue Reading

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New Life for Ghost Town in the Sky, Maggie Valley

Ghost Town free tg personals in the Sky has a new owner. florida dating tampabay According to the report Alaska Presley helped get the park started more than half a century ago and now has returned to purchase the park’s… Continue Reading

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Motel Safari Over the Hump Thanks to Talley's…and Clyde

Not even a broken writing arm slows Richard Talley down these days. Despite fighting the recent debilitation for the past six months, the owner of Motel Safari in Tucumcari, New Mexico, remains steadfastly involved in Route 66 initiatives, the Lodger’s Tax… Continue Reading

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Waitiki Retro Lounge – Orlando, FL

Submitted by Paige Taylor – Orlando, Florida is full of vibrant nightlife, many of which include great restaurants, bars and nightclubs. Whether you came to Orlando on business or for a vacation, there is one place you can be sure… Continue Reading

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Blue Swallow Motel wins January Facebook Poll!

Travel Retro is pleased to announce that the Blue Swallow Motel (815 E. Route 66 Blvd, Tucumcari , NM) is the winner in our January 2012 Poll, “Who has the most iconic neon sign?”  There were a lot of great… Continue Reading

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a personal-project nearly a decade in the making

Thank you to Fading Nostalgia for writing about us! Here is what was said… “While the concept is similar to the likes of RoadsideAmerica and RoadsideOnline, the clean, easy to navigate, vintage-inspired web design is what caught our eye. Travel… Continue Reading

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Here’s what they say: “Travelers nostalgic for a classic American road trip can add some retro style to their next drive. Travel Retro is a growing online compendium of vintage motels, lodges, and motor courts in the U.S. satellite maps where… Continue Reading

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STYLE | Vintage Travel Cases

I love a great vintage suitcase or train case. The scars, age and character they showcase after all their many years of travel. As well as their unique shapes, materials, compartments and colors. Some of them have even been up-cycled… Continue Reading

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Smartly using Facebook to gain exposure and grow an email list

This article was posted by Mallory Hull of myemma. To read this and other great articles from Mallory, please click here! Thank you Mallory! Things we love: Smartly using Facebook to gain exposure and grow an email list How the Thunderbird… Continue Reading

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