We left Wisconsin and headed into Michigan — state #25 — via the Upper Peninsula, or U.P. as most folks call it… arriving in the Munising area for yet another look at Lake Superior, this time on the southern shores, which offer stunning sandstone cliffs, sand dunes, and waterfalls —
Stop 95: Welcoming Wisconsin!
We left Duluth and immediately crossed over the St. Louis River into Superior, Wisconsin… on our way to Osseo for a quick layover before arriving at our official first stop in state #24 — Wisconsin Dells, “the Waterpark Capital of the World,” and most certainly a major tourist attraction (a
Stop 93: First Foray Into the Land of 10,000+ Lakes
We started our adventures in Minnesota, the 23rd state on our quest to see the continental 48 during this 2.5-year road trip, in the southwest part of the state in Rochester — better known for being the home of the Mayo Clinic than anything else. Fun facts: The state is
JenRanAdventures Year in Review… Just Wow!
What a year we have had — traveling thousands of miles while visiting 12 of the 48 contiguous United States in the western region of the country! In 2018, we spent about a month exploring, biking, and hiking in Arizona, Nevada, California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota,
Stop 64: SoCal Holidays
Our last stop in 2018 — and the break between our first leg of our cross-country road trip and the second leg — was all about spending time with family over the holidays, from Thanksgiving to Christmas. Our goal was to spend quality time with Jen’s mom, taking in her