Backroad Travel Destinations
The Sopchoppy Worm Grunting Festival celebrates this rare art and unique slice of backwoods Florida culture annually on the second Saturday in April.
Experience haunted St. Augustine with a unique ghost tour, a stay at a historical inn, and a chance encounter with spirits of another kind.
Ride along as we chase Florida waterfalls so rare and elusive that they don’t even position on Google Maps. Until now, that is . . . .
So my fall break week at Pinebox got off to a BANG! Literally . . . . Jim and Ken drove up from Atlanta Sunday evening to spend a couple of days like they always do, and we headed out Monday morning for a day of waterfall hikes, again like we always do. But we didn't...
Note: The following revised and annotated post is part of our new Retro Roadtrip series. This 3-part post is about an autumn road trip I took by myself from Florida to Georgia and was originally posted November 15, 2008, on my Nathan's Uncle blog. On Saturday I drove...
Note: The following revised and annotated post is part of our new Retro Roadtrip series. This 3-part post is about an autumn road trip I took by myself from Florida to Georgia and was originally posted November 10, 2008, on my Nathan's Uncle blog. I'm sure a lot can...
A Southern Mississippi road trip takes me through Hattiesburg, Natchez, Vicksburg, and Jackson, with a few surprise backroad encounters along the way.
When you visit the “City with Soul,” choose one of these free Civil Rights and literary driving tours in Jackson, Mississippi, or design an itinerary of your own.
Explore museums, visit historical homes, tour a military park, enjoy fine dining, and listen to the Blues, when you spend 36 Hours in Vicksburg, Mississippi.
A Franklin, North Carolina, Smoky Mountain adventure takes us over the Little Tennessee River Greenway, along the Mountain Waters Byway, and up Pickens Nose!
Three perfect days in Lafayette Louisiana, include Vermilionville, an airboat swamp tour, the Tabasco® factory, Jungle Gardens, and the best Cajun cuisine.
The Smoky Mountains were the summer vacation destination of my youth. Photos and boyhood memories inspire me as I plan a return to Franklin, North Carolina.
Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus, Indiana! It’s Christmas 365 days a year in this historical Midwestern town with a theme park and candy castle.
A Southern Indiana road trip surprises with a museum, monastery, mill, movie location, and much, much more.
Join me as I journey to Alabama to retrace the route of the 1965 Selma to Montgomery March for voting rights, following in the steps of the heroes and martyrs who led the way.
Stroll through Tourrettes sur Loup, a magical medieval village in the south of France that is straight out of a fairy tale.
The Best of Skye 3-day road trip itinerary takes you through the scenic Scottish Highlands visiting the Fairy Pools, Kilt Rock, the Quiraing, and much more.
There are more reasons to visit Plitvice Lakes National Park in Croatia than just the stunning beauty of these UNESCO World Heritage lakes & waterfalls!
Asia & Oceania
Everest Base Camp, Yamdrok Lake, and Tashilhunpo Monastery are not-to-be-missed destinations when planning an adventurous road trip through Tibet.
Off-the-beaten-path spiritual sites in Taiwan suited for meditation beckon with forested trails, plunging waterfalls, grand temples, and stunning views.
Guest Post by Erin Thiem, Inn Town Campground Everyone loves a great road trip! When my husband Dan and I drove 11,000 miles from California to Alaska in a VW van, we realized we could go the distance. After moving to New Zealand to study and start a family, we knew...