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We travel the US exploring small towns, looking for new trails to hike, seek out interesting road side attractions and just having fun while road-tripping.

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Join us on our adventures in our blog. Here we share where we go, what we do and offer insider tips that can help you plan your own next adventure.

  • Day 74: Cantaloupe Smoothies

    Today we explore a section of the Blue Ridge Parkway, visiting a beautiful waterfall and learn about Alleghany County history.


  • Day 73: Our Very First Night Hike!

    Stone Mountain State Park, Roaring Gap, NC is home to a 600-foot granite dome, designated a National Natural Landmark. The top of the dome offers huge, panoramic views and we’re going to watch the sunset from the top of the dome ridge, something you can do for only a few weeks each year.


  • Day 72: A Gateway to Somewhere Beautiful

    We stopped at Lake Lure Flowering Bridge, Lake Lure, NC. It’s a lovely spot with flowers blooming already. Then we went for a hike in a new-to-us park. We liked it so much, we already planning to come back to do more there.



Travel Guides & Resources

Ready for your next trip? Spend less time planning and more time enjoying it! In our travel guides we share our favorite experiences, places to eat and tips to make planning your next adventure easier.

  • Food Tour: Mountain Towns of North Carolina

    Gas up the car, grab your keys and get driving to the mountain towns of Western North Carolina for a unique food tour experience. We’ve selected the coolest towns with a unique selection of food to try. read…

  • Cashiers, NC Travel Guide

    Nestled the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Cashiers, NC offers a unique blend of charm and natural beauty. read…

  • Red River Gorge, KY Travel Guide

    The Red River Gorge Geological Area is a unique, scenic natural area with spectacular rock features, over 100 sandstone arches, towering cliffs, caves, big views and in some areas, oddly tropical feeling flora. read…

Watch Our Latest Road Trip

Exploring the Brevard area of North Carolina looking for good food, great hikes & beautiful waterfalls.

National Park and State & National Forests POSTERS

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We created a poster to make it easier to find, and keep track of, your next adventure. We’ve listed over 400+ locations in the National Park Service on one poster and over 200 State & National Forests on another. Each poster is also a checklist so tracking where you’ve been is easy. Get yours today and start exploring!

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