Three weeks to get from Missouri to Southern California. 1900 miles and seven stopovers. Here’s what we did along the way.
Niagara Falls from the American Side
Most pictures of Niagara Falls are taken from the Canadian side. Having been to the Canadian side before, we can now say that we much prefer the American side.
Charleston and Myrtle Beach
We ate some of the best BBQ we’ve ever had, watch dolphins swimming in the river, and stayed at one of our all time favorite campgrounds.
Jacksonville, FL: We visited the oldest city in the U.S., the oldest fort, a cotton plantation, a French settlement, and canoed with manatees.
Louisiana, Crawfish, and King Cake
Our four days in Louisiana included a visit to the Tabasco Sauce Factory (the best hot sauce on the planet), New Orleans, and a War of 1812 battlefield.
Brazos Bend State Park and Houston Museums
Petting alligators and fishing in Brazos Bend State Park, hitting three museums in Houston, and spending time hanging out with friends.
McKinney Falls State Park and a Texas Tornado Watch
January 12 – 16, 2017 After visiting Fredericksburg, TX, we pulled into McKinney Falls State Park in Austin. The weather turned out to be rainy most of the time we were there, so we didn’t get outside to do very…
Texas Part II – Watch Out for Chiggers!
Part 2 of our journey through Texas. We saw all kinds of critters, got bit by several of them, and even ate a few (catfish).
Don’t Mess With Texas – This State Has Everything
We spent the last six weeks traveling through Texas and finding out what a big place it really is. There is so much variety here, so much history, so much to see and do.
Visiting Yuma, AZ and the Official Center of the World
We ended up staying in Yuma, Arizona for a week longer than planned…Here’s what we did in the sunniest city on earth.