Final leg of the journey entering VA and onto Eastern Time.
Category: US Travel
X-Country Road Trip Day 8 – Tennessee
From Little Rock we drove to Memphis and the Lorraine Hotel, ate some great BBQ and then on to Nashville.
X-Country Road Trip Day 7 – Tulsa to Little rock
The day begins with a tour of “Black Wall Street” in Tulsa’s Greenwood District. The disturbing story continues to Little Rock.
X-Country Road Trip Day 6 – Oklahoma
Most of our days so far have been about scenery and fun locations. Today was about people. We left Amarillo headed ultimately for Tulsa. Tim
X-Country Road Trip Day 5 – Santa Fe to Amarillo
A morning exploring Santa Fe leads to some classic Rte 66 sites, the Cadillac Ranch and some Amarillo BBQ.
X-Country Road Trip: Day 4 – Navajo Nation and Santa Fe
Today was mostly a driving day. We had hoped to visit the Four Corners Monument, the only place in the US where you can get
X-Country Road Trip: Day 3 – Zion & Horseshoe Bend
Today went from Nevada to Arizona to Utah and back to Arizona. We saw Zion National Park and Horseshoe Bend.
X-Country Road Trip Day 2: Death Valley & the Eastern Sierras
In what may turn out to be the most beautiful day of driving, we drove south along the eastern Sierras, and across Death Valley into Nevada.
X-Country Road Trip Day 1: Yosemite
Our trip began in San Francisco with a quick tour of the city before heading to Yosemite.
Appomattox – We haven’t learned a damn thing
If I learned anything from Appomattox it’s that battles can be won and lost but what’s in men’s hearts will never change and thus there will always be conflict.
Flight 93 memorial
In the middle of Pennsylvania farm country is a tranquil and touching memorial to the 40 brave men and women who prevented a would-be attack on the US Capitol on 9/11
2015 in Review…the Travel
It’s been a little while since I posted to my blog, mostly due to being so busy with work, the holidays, and a really busy
Autumn in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley
“We headed west into the Virginia countryside with no set plan but to enjoy the fall weather and all that the Old Dominion had to offer!”
Manhattan: The Rooftops of Tribeca and the Financial District at Night
On the way home from our New England Road Trip we had to go from Maine to Virginia. We decided this called for an overnight at the halfway
New England Road Trip – Final Destination, Bates College
This post is the final posting in the series, New England Road Trip. (Photo credit for cover photo: Margaret Trombly) After 5 days of roaming
New England Road Trip – Camden, Maine
This posting is part of the series New England Road Trip. After 5 days of ambling through New England states, sightseeing, visiting, eating and drinking, it was
New England Road Trip – Portland, Maine
This posting is part of the series New England Road Trip. After leaving Ogunquit, our next stop was Cape Elizabeth, Maine. Cape Elizabeth is more or
Picture of the Day: Piankatank River, Gloucester, VA
Down in the tidewater area of southeast Virginia is the Piankatank River. It empties into Chesapeake Bay just north of the York River and Colonial
New England Road Trip – Ogunquit, Maine
This posting is part of the series New England Road Trip. Our first stop in Maine was Ogunquit. Ultra-charming and somewhat unique, this is where my family went
Road Trip to New England Continued – New Hampshire Lakes
This is the continuation of a week-long New England Road Trip. The New Hampshire portion included a stop at my mom’s house in the town where I