The last stops on our 2.5-year road trip are a mix of overnight layovers and 2-night stopovers, as we strategically make our way during the Covid Crisis from Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains to Eastern Washington, just north of Spokane. It has been a bizarre and crazy drive — with campgrounds
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Stop 94: Voyageurs, Headwaters, and Gitche Gumee!
The second half of our adventures in Minnesota (state #23) took us to Bemidji, International Falls, and Duluth… to amazing natural areas with lots of history (some good, some bad)… and smack into the heart of mosquito and tick country! We also discovered northern Minnesota seems to be the land
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
Stop 92: Surprising Finds in the Hawkeye State
We hit Iowa (state #22 on our travel across the U.S.) almost immediately after leaving Nebraska City, Nebraska, as we crossed the Missouri River into a sea of flooded fields and farmland. In fact, the roads had just been partially reopened (after repairs from flooding); even the interstate was affected.