Posts filed under: USA Travel Destinations

~ Carmen The Big River Crossing is the longest active public pedestrian/cycling bridge going across the Mississippi River. First proposed in 1975, it finally opened October 2016 and connects Memphis, Tennessee to West Memphis, Arkansas.  From the West Memphis side, hikers and cyclists can continue on the Big River Trail which includes more than seventy......
~ Carmen The United States is a melting pot of cultures.  You may think of hot dogs and apple pie, but there are a variety foods that are specialities of certain cities and states.  I recently asked other travel bloggers for some of their favorite foods from their hometowns and road trips. Here is the......
~ Joe Iron Mountain is one of the great fun mountain bike rides in Arkadelphia, Arkansas (USA).  Not too hard and not too easy with about 1600 feet (488 meters)  in elevation.  I had the opportunity to ride the Iron Mountain bike trails over Easter weekend while camping out at Lake DeGray campgrounds. May the......
~Carmen Joe and I love a good road trip.  We could devote our entire travel time to nothing but USA road trips, and we’d never finish our trips.  We recently reached out to other travel bloggers to get their opinion on their favorite USA road trips.  We hope you like our list! 1.  Colorado to......
~Carmen If you have been reading the blog, you know that we have been chronicling our epic road trip around the Olympic National Park in Washington State.  If you want to see a variety of biomes and landforms, this road trip is for you!  From rainforests to mountain ridges, this national park road trip has......
~ Carmen The last day of our 3-day road trip through Olympic National Park, our 120 mile itinerary covered Hoh Rain Forest, Ruby Beach, and Quinalt Rain Forest. This would be the last “touring day” of our road trip and the most relaxed!  We had started our road trip on the eastern and driest side......
~ Carmen It’s hard to see all that Washington’s Olympic National Park has to offer.  We only had four full days, three for driving around the park and one to make it back to Joe’s family’s house.  Our first day was full of seeing snow covered mountain tops and the deep blue Crescent Lake (see Hurricane......
~ Carmen About this time each year, we start planning our summer vacations.  Since Joe’s family lives in Washington state, we frequently make our way there.  It gives us not only a chance to see family, but Washington is one of the most beautiful places you could ever hope to visit.  From the Seattle Harbor......
~ Carmen If you have been reading the blog, you know that we recently went on a last minute road trip to Atlanta, Georgia.   For efficiency in touring, we tried to see attractions in the same area of Atlanta on the same day.  In this post I will give you an overall summary of......
~ Carmen After two full days touring all of the big attractions in Atlanta, you’d think we’d have had enough.  You would be right.  We were tired!  But we still had a day left and a few more spots we wanted to see.  We spent our last 24 hours in Atlanta exploring Atlanta’s Eastside. Here’s......