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The Great George Hotel

The Great George Hotel exterior

While visiting PEI (Prince Edward Island) I had an opportunity to stay a few nights at the Great George Hotel, a remarkable and historic property located in the heart of Charlottetown. Built back in the mid-1800s, the Great George is unlike any historic hotel I’ve ever stayed. The property is...

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Best paddleboard destinations in the U.S.

paddleboard destinations

I am an avid fan of paddle boarding and have been to many places around the country., so I thought I would share a list of my favorite road trip paddleboard destinations from around the United States. From the ever-sunny beaches of San Diego, to the salt grove marshes of...

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New Brunswick Bay of Fundy road trip continues

Road Diary update from New Brunswick. Click here to read the previous update from this road trip around Maritime Canada. After leaving Grand Manan Island the other day, Chris (my videographer and sidekick for this Maritime Canada road trip) and I continued our Bay of Fundy road trip and headed...

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Crossing the Bay of Fundy to New Brunswick

Bay of Fundy cliff - aerial shot by MikesRoadTrip.com

Road Diary update from New Brunswick, Canada. Click here to read my previous Road Diary update from this road trip around Maritime Canada. A few days ago Chris (my videographer and sidekick on this road trip) and I boarded a ferry in Digby, NS and crossed the mighty Bay of...

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Nova Scotia still as charming as ever

Westin in downtown Halifax aerial shot by MikesroadTrip.com

Road Diary Update from Halifax, Nova Scotia. It has been well over 20 years since I was last in Nova Scotia and it seems more charming than ever. The last time I was in this part of Canada, my girlfriend at the time and I visited her parents who had...

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Maritime Canada road trip in early September

It has been many months in the making, but this September I will be doing an epic Maritime Canadian road trip. For nearly three weeks I will be exploring the islands and provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island (PEI). I have been to Nova Scotia before,...

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Road trip towns to tease the senses this summer

Mingus Mountain road trip near Jerome - Photo by MikesRoadTrip.com

Summer is the quintessential time of year in which American families pack up the car for the beloved road trip. Folks often head to one of the nation's awe-inspiring parks, frequently overlooking the small towns in between. A few years ago, as part of the Travel Channel show, “Best of...

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Vegas Roadside Attraction: Seven Magic Mountains

Seven Magic Mountains

Seven Magic Mountains is an interesting and colorful roadside attraction located about 20 miles south of the Las Vegas strip. Experienced hikers will likely make the connection between stone cairns and Seven Magic Mountains, which is basically a series of gargantuan markers leading travelers from Las Vegas toward Los Angeles....

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