Alex Wittman

Proud to be from the Mitten State, Alex grew up in a small town on Lake Michigan. After graduating from college, she taught English and drank red wine in Madrid, Spain, for two years. Alex writes about traveling and her new life in Querétaro, Mexico, on Backpacking Brunette. Follow her daily adventures on Twitter and Instagram.

The 10 scariest haunted hayrides in the United States

How Grand Rapids remade its craft beer scene into the best in the nation

7 lesser-known UNESCO sites in the US you can visit for World Heritage Day

How to plan the ultimate trip to America’s newest national park

It’s time to treat Columbus, Ohio, like the cultural center it is

Indianapolis is the new cultural hotspot of the Midwest

The swankiest airport lounges in the world

The 7 most amazing pilgrimage paths you’ve never heard of

The spookiest small towns in the US to visit this Halloween

13 underrated small towns in the Midwest

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