Big Trip 15

Big Trip 15

Day 1 Big Trip 15 has begun and we kicked it off with a marathon day… almost 13 hours on the road! (Our daily videos are back… one-two second clips to make a full day’s journey in less than 60 seconds!) Coffee Pot building Built in 1927, the Coffee Pot in Bedford, PA is an…

Big Trip 14

Big Trip 14

Another summer, another Big Trip…  Here’s a brief rundown of where we went this year and a return of the daily videos. (Don’t worry – each video is less than a minute long!) Day 1 We didn’t even leave the state of Virginia on Day 1.  The beauty of a shorter distance to cover in…

Hometown Arroyo Grande

Hometown Arroyo Grande

Becki at A Book Lover’s Adventures has been running a series on her blog this year called Hometown Tourist.  She was kind enough to accept my submission to feature Arroyo Grande, CA.  We only lived there for three short years but it found a place in all our hearts and in many ways feels like…

Big Trip Lucky 13

Big Trip Lucky 13

This summer saw us hit the road in our trusty minivan (it’s the same one we started with back in 2006!) for Big Trip Lucky 13.  Here’s a quick rundown of the points of interest along the way.  As I get any corresponding posts written for various locations, a link will be added to this…

Meet Vacation Mouse

Meet Vacation Mouse

Once upon a time, long long ago, I decided that it would be fun for our family to have a travel mascot join our trips.  I’m not sure where I got the idea originally but I’m sure I saw it somewhere and thought it was a great idea.  I chose Vacation Mouse (more commonly known…