Road Trip

With today’s efficiency in transportation, one could easily hop on a comfortable 737 in Dallas, take a long nap for approximately three and a half hours, and wake up in sunny San Diego; arriving with the most hectic of his or her time being spent in the process of going through security. But no...

It was eight in the morning and the sun was already searing in the sky.  I lay on top of my dry sleeping bag, something unheard of when you have camped in the Northwest your entire life.  I was almost accustomed to the sound of cicada bugs high in the trees by that point.  I opened my eyes,...

I have never apprehended the world prior to a road trip I acquired in 2011 down the West Coast. When you’re converging with family, enjoying surprises and amazing twists along the way… Seeing the world makes your experience that much more dynamic.   Our road trip, initiating in Washington State...

So you’re visiting your family in Southern Nevada for a couple weeks this summer, or just road tripping through, and you want to jam pack your trip not with slot machines and overpriced Celine Dion tickets, but with shade, outdoor adventure, and mountain air. Here are some ideas for your trip...

            The summer of 2011 was drawing to a close.  I had been living in rural Missouri for five years and was truly missing the beach.  My mother, who is somewhat of a free spirit, is a teacher and was facing the end of her long vacation from teaching.  Not knowing how she would react, I...

                Since I was a little kid I always wanted to see the white house and the Washington monument. Those building sure show our history from many years. So in the summer of 2009 my family finally decided to visit Washington D.C, it was a dream come true for me. We left around six in the...

The summer of 2011 was the most eventful traveling season my family had ever planned.  In July we went to Myrtle Beach then New York City all within a seven day span.  New York City was the farthest we had traveled north and required the longest car ride. Although we drove fourteen hours straight...

Five people cramming into a truck full of luggage and snacks, who doesn't love a good family road trip to Illinois?  As my two brothers fought during the 18 hour car ride, I was at peace having the whole back row of my dads Suburban to myself. I was able to stretch  and sleep as I pleased...

Recently, me and my family finally got to take a trip that we were working so hard on this year; to Disneyland California. We've been planning the trip for years, but never got the chance to do it because of unfortunate events that kept happening. When we woke up early morning on June 5th,...

One August afternoon my mother and I were sitting on the deck in our backyard, enjoying the sun and relaxing. I was telling her about my plans to study abroad while in college, and my dreams to travel to foreign countries to learn about their culture. At one point in our discussion, my mom turned...

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