I reflected on trips I’ve taken over the years – what I learned, what was hard, what I remember most, what was the most filling. I looked at the similarities between my trips and pulled out pieces of what for me, makes my ideal road trip. Here’s what I found…
Whenever I’m lookin for a long weekend trip and to spend some time outdoors, the Shenandoah Valley in Virginia is … More
The next time we come back (since we already decided we are), we will plan to spend a few more days in the area so we can do the hikes I mentioned above as well as more wildlife viewing and potentially one of the Jeep adventure tours. We’d take more of the backroads and try to pack a picnic to enjoy at one of the overlooks or lakes because there’s just something so peaceful about them.
During the road trip through New England last summer, Teddy and I were able to spend time in Vermont, Massachusetts, … More
During the summer of 2021, Teddy and I spent a week traveling through New England. One of the top stops on our trip was to Acadia National Park. Neither of us had been here before, so this was a new National Park for both of us. It’s my 36th and Teddy’s 12th.
In 1978, this New River Gorge was recognized as a National River. In early 2021, it became recognized as a … More
I visited Shenandoah National Park for the first time when I was a kid. My parents took my brother and … More