Tag: Best of the Road

4700 miles, 97 restaurants and 400 meals later…

My Best of the Road journey has finally come to an end.  It was an unbelievable trip in so many ways. We traveled 4700 miles, went through 19 states, visited nearly 100 restaurants, tried over 400 meals, focused on six amazing towns, and consumed who knows how many calories. All...

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And the “Best of the Road” winners are…

As many of you know, I was one of the participants on this year's "Best of the Road" with Rand McNally and USA Today, which will be featured on the Travel Channel July 25th at 8pm EST. I have no doubt that all the judges had an incredibly difficult time...

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I’m back…sorry for being MIA

For those of you who were/are unaware, I have been on a month-long EPIC road trip called "Best of the Road," sponsored by Rand McNally and USA Today.  This year the Travel Channel came aboard to film the teams as they went to six designated towns in search of the...

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Getting excited for the start of the “Best of the Road”

Well, I’m getting extremely excited…I just arrived in Seattle, which on July 15th will be the final destination, and closing ceremonies of the “Best of the Road” 2012. I’ll be catching a flight tomorrow evening en route to Washington D.C., where the starting ceremonies will begin June 15th.  We have...

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BIG NEWS…Travel Channel to air “Best of the Road”

I was on a conference call yesterday with the folks from Rand McNally, USA Today and fellow team members of Best of the Road—we learned some very exciting news...the Travel Channel is going to film our progress traveling across the country. The Travel Channel will produce a one-hour show that...

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Off to Graeagle Lodge

Well, after a few weeks here at the Chalet View Lodge, I'm ascending into the local mountains to stay at the Grayeagle Lodge for a few days. Next week I'll be heading up Hwy1 to do some coastal camping en route to Seattle, where I'll take a flight to D.C....

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Finalist for “Best of the Road”

Exciting news...as I reported a few days ago, I teamed up with fellow travel blogger, Brian Cox (aka The Travel Vlogger), for the annual "Best of the Road" competition.  Well, it's official...we won a finalist position and are one of the five teams that will be traveling from Washington D.C....

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Team “Road Bros”

I teamed up with a fellow travel video blogger, Brian Cox (aka The Travel Vlogger) to enter the Rand McNally/USA Today "Best of the Road" contest.  This epic road trip will take an entire month and starts in Washington, D.C., ending  up in Seattle, Washington.  We have our fingers crossed...the...

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