Last year, I collaborated with roughly 40 travel bloggers to put together the first installment of the Great American Road Trip series. That behemoth of a post looked at the best back roads on a state-by-state basis. While it’s a very comprehensive look at some of the best road trips in the country, it was… Continue reading Great American Road Trips, Part 2: My Favorite Back Roads in America
Twenty (two!) questions with a cross country solo traveler!
Are you searching for excellent road trip options to have a true American experience? Look no further – your back road travel plans start here! We highlight some of the best back roads by state, including maps, highlights, and things to see and do along the way.
Our first … gasp … unpleasant experience while taking a trip on back roads!
Additional pictures from the trip to Nashville.
What to do on a beautiful Saturday during the long Labor Day weekend? We quickly settled the “dilemma”, choosing a drive to the Lehigh Valley, and a walk on the campus of Lehigh University in Bethlehem PA, Mike’s alma mater. With the luxury of time, we headed out for the day, planning to drive Interstate-78… Continue reading Time Well Spent–The Back Road From Lehigh University
I imagine many of you were directed here by my blog about the drive home from Myrtle Beach this summer. As you read there, our typical process for a back roads trip was flipped on its head – instead of driving us home, I rode shotgun. This allowed me to take an inordinate number of… Continue reading Riding Shotgun: the Trip from Myrtle
Daily life is, in general, pretty mundane. Ask the average adult what they were doing in June of 1998, and you’ll likely be met with blank stares, occasional chin-scratching, and something that sounds a lot like “Uuuhhhhhh….” Even vacation, though certainly more interesting and often more exciting than everyday life, still often falls short of… Continue reading The Drive to Myrtle: Heading Home
I love virtually everything about the beach. I love the constant crash of the waves. I love the soft grittiness of the sand between my toes. I love the salty warmth of the air, almost thick and heavy and full of saline moisture. I love the prickly heat of the sun, and the explosively colorful… Continue reading The Drive to Myrtle: Heading South
Convenience: A Eulogy to American Culture.