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Gary McKechnie

Gary McKechnie
  • Entertaining Media Guest
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  • Featured in USA Today, Southern Living, Orlando Sentinel, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, Denver Post, Dallas Morning Herald, Southwest Airlines, Lake & Sumter Style, Orlando magazine, Road Trip, CNN, CBS radio and newspapers and magazines across America.
  • Two-time Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Award Winner
  • Benjamin Franklin Award Winner
  • Cunard Line (Queen Mary 2) Insights Series Speaker
  • Booklist Selected Author
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An Entertaining Presenter

Having followed in the footsteps of Charles Kuralt, Gary's own epic travels have given him an unparalleled education in our nation's history, culture, and pastimes. Visit AEI Speakers to arrange for Gary to share with your group fascinating stories of American humor, heroism, and inspiration.

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Vacationing for a Living


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Welcome to USA 101!

Whether you plan to embark on a family vacation, romantic getaway, or solo adventure, the act of exploring America is a journey that will stay with you forever. Each of these 101 icons, events, and festivals is affordable, accessible, and collectively ready to reveal America in all its diverse and spectacular wonder. Whether you call the United States home or are visiting from abroad, www.seetheusa101.com can help you get started on your own voyage of discovery... while USA 101 will be your road map to a nations worth of art, history, sports, leisure, and America's favorite pastimes! Choose a region you would like to explore. Or find some interesting things Across America!

Regions Map of USA 101: Guide to the America's
Not every icon and event is confined to one geographic area - many are available to nearly everyone across the entire United States.

>> Search for other icons Across America. Click here to discover pastimes in your own backyard.
Great American Motorcycle Tours


Great American Motorcycle Tours
3rd Edition

Purchase Gary McKechnie's award-winning travel guide, Great American Motorcycle Tours. Whether you ride or not, this best-selling guide will deliver you to 25 fantastic back road tours across America..
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Lois Mercier McKecknie


Learn about the Lois Mercier McKechnie Scholarship Fund