Tag: Road Trip

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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The Perfect Five-Day Northern Arizona Road Trip

A Northern Arizona road trip is filled with wonder and amazement as the landscape dazzles road trippers in a sea of divergent and uncommon beauty, with spine-tingling sights along every stretch, and around every bend in the road. There are many National Parks, monuments and man-made wonders to marvel at...

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Summer road trip destination ideas

25 summer U.S. destination ideas to help plan your next road trip I have been a professional road trip travel blogger for six years now and have had the opportunity to road trip in countries around the world. As an American, the U.S. of course is where I have spent...

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My Nordic adventure starts today…

Today is the day I begin my journey en route to Finland, the first Scandinavian/Nordic country I've ever visited. This will however be my fourth trip to Europe. I will be flying from San Diego nonstop to London where I'll have a short layover. I then board a flight to...

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Trifecta of near mishaps

I woke to a beautiful pre-dawn morning and watched the sun rise above the canyon before me, just outside of Canyonlands National Park in the Moab, Utah. Just inside the park entrance is a 4-wheel drive road called, “Shafer Trail.” I wanted to take this road to the canyon floor...

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The Trumbull House…A New England hide-a-way

One of the fascinating features about staying at a B&B is that there is always a story…whether that of the structure, or, of the innkeeper(s).  I recently discovered the oldest bed and breakfast in Hanover, New Hampshire, which is home to the Ivy League’s Dartmouth College.  Just a few miles...

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Road Trippin’ through PA

I haven't been able to update my "road diary" in a while as I've been road trippin' and camping in some remote parts of northern Pennsylvania (limited wi-fi/cell coverage). I've had a fantastic time exploring a number of the state parks along highway 6, which is quite a scenic route....

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Olympic Peninsula Road Trip Map

Your complete road trip guide to the Olympic Peninsula in Washington state You don’t have to drive the full 300+ mile loop around the Olympic Peninsula, but if you do you’ll see picturesque shoreline, waterfalls, pristine lakes, mountain views and even a rainforest. Start your trip with a ferry ride...

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