Tag Archives: Road trip

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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Statistics: Northeast Road Trip 2017

Our summer 2017 trip was the longest we’ve ever taken, leading to some serious information overload. Here it is broken down into some statistics and fun facts. Click the images for larger view.

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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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Reading Material: Blue Highways

Ever feel like you need to get away from it all? In 1978 William Least Heat-Moon did. The writer had been laid off from his teaching job at the University of Missouri and was going through a rough patch with … Continue reading

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Reading Material: “Appetite for America” tells the Fred Harvey story.

On any trip across the Southwest, you’re likely to encounter the shadow of the Fred Harvey Corporation, one of the greatest American companies of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Its founder, Fred Harvey, was an English immigrant who … Continue reading

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