Armchair Traveler

Like the comfort of your own bed?; your own TV channels? or your favorite restaurant? – that’s great, we get it; but, maybe you’d like to live a little vicariously, and make this adventure a bit of your own!

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City of Roses

Hey Oregonians, how do you refer to Portland? While traveling you would say, “I’m from Portland, Oregon.” But, when talking to your homies, what do you say then? Certainly not… Read more »

Hidden Gems Heading Westward

When I plugged the directions for Winter Garden, Florida to Portland, Oregon into MapQuest, the fastest route would have been 3000 interstate miles and taken 45 driving hours-Route A. Then I sat… Read more »

Tourists in our Hometown

The same weekend we rolled out of Portland, we rolled back in-Memorial Weekend, two years later. The first full day back we decided to be tourists in our hometown. We didn’t need… Read more »

Lava, Idaho

This little town caught us completely by surprise. We’d been camping for a week and Lava was just off old Highway 30 AND, if you still read maps, the Historic Oregon Trail…. Read more »

Off The Grid

I last left you while we were at Rick’s in Steamboat Springs. Steamboat embraces its western heritage, it reveres its ranching traditions and it boasts world class skiing. Throw in… Read more »

Go Take A Hike!

We sailed from Goodland, Kansas to Denver. Not breaking any land speed records, but we kept up agreeably. Pulling into Denver we thought we had this, we can make it to Oregon! Then, just… Read more »

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In the Middle of Nowhere – Are People from Everywhere

I’m talkin’ about Clarksdale, Mississippi. The Mississippi Delta. The Most Southern Place on Earth. In this little town, about 18,000 residents, I met people from Michigan, Maine, Ireland and Germany. The guest… Read more »