Surprise! Akron is a Cool City

Akron, Ohio wasn’t our main travel destination for our latest road trip. It wasn’t even our second choice; Cleveland took that spot. We sort of stumbled on it, only because we planned to visit a friend that lived nearby during … Continued

A Day in Cuyahoga Valley National Park

An extension of our summer road trip continues with a visit to our 14th national park of the year! We started this trip in Ohio to downtown Cleveland, Akron next, and then will finish up in the Pocono Mountains in Pennsylvania. … Continued

10 Reasons to Visit Cleveland

The Midwest metropolis of Cleveland, often overlooked, offers a well-rounded list of fun for everyone. From action-packed sporting events to a thriving cultural scene, the city is a worthy destination for any type of traveler. Here are our top 10 reasons to … Continued

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Experience

No visit to Cleveland would be complete without the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame experience. The museum launches visitors through the evolution of a new era that turned America upside down. In the 1950’s, while parents were listening to the likes … Continued

80 Day Road Trip Cost: Expense Breakdown

SUMMER ROAD TRIP, DAY 80 We just finished an 80 day road trip, driving over 10,000 miles through 12 U.S. states, 2 Canadian provinces and visiting 13 national parks. The single most frequently asked question we get, is how much does something like that … Continued

Road Tripping Across Nebraska

SUMMER ROAD TRIP, DAYS 78 – 79 We have officially packed up the pop up for the last time and are heading home to Illinois after eleven weeks on the road. As we leave the mountains, my husband can’t help … Continued

Photo Tour: Rocky Mountain National Park

SUMMER ROAD TRIP, DAYS 71 – 77 Say it ain’t so. Can it really be? We’ve reached #13, the last national park of our unforgettable summer road trip. Here we are at Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado, the third … Continued

Colorado Summer Family Fun

SUMMER ROAD TRIP, DAYS 62 – 70 Most people think of Colorado as a winter destination for skiing or snowboarding, but we found summer is a great time of year to visit. The temperature is mild, the flowers are blooming … Continued

Driving Off a Cliff at Dead Horse Point State Park

SUMMER ROAD TRIP, DAY 61 It’s one of the most iconic chick flicks of the 90’s: two BFF’s, the open road, a murder, a police chase and a plunge off a cliff at the Grand Canyon. Or was it? Nope, the … Continued

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