Category Archives: Destinations

Travelogue: In & Around Bethel, Maine

July 15-21, 2017 One of the determining factors for this summer’s route was Nick’s Dad’s 80th birthday celebration. The whole family descended upon Bethel, Maine from three continents for seven nights. Finding lodging to satisfy the needs of 14 is … Continue reading

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Travelogue: Chicago to Maine

July 12-15, 2017 On day one, we rose early and escaped Chicago before rush hour. Lake Shore Drive was traffic free, so with coffee in hand, we entered Indiana within 40 minutes. The tollways across northern Indiana and Ohio are … Continue reading

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30 Breweries, 75 Beers

Click for larger view   Experiencing local flavor is always a goal of ours while on the road. One of our favorite places to find it is craft breweries, because these days it seems almost every town has its own. … Continue reading

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Northeast 2017 Gallery

Images from our longest road trip yet, July 12 – August 5, 2017. Click to enlarge, read captions and view slideshow.

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Northeast 2017: Quick Recap

We’ve been back from our Northeastern road trip just over a week now. The final mileage total was 4,839, driven over the course of 25 days. This makes it our longest trip yet, jumping ahead of our summer 2015 western … Continue reading

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The wheels are in motion.

Today we’re departing on what will be a record-breaking journey for us, the longest road trip yet by both mileage and time away from home. Over the next 24 days we’ll travel more than 4,500 miles through nine U.S. states … Continue reading

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Travelogue: Death Valley

In the rugged Mojave desert 120 miles west of Las Vegas lies the famed Death Valley. At 5,270 square miles, it is the largest national park outside of Alaska and ranks fifth overall. Long on our radar, we decided to … Continue reading

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