A Grab Bag from America’s Back Roads – The N Things #AtoZChallenge

A Grab Bag from America’s Back Roads – The N Things #AtoZChallenge

A to Z Challenge, Adventure, Back Roads, Backroads Discoveries, Bike Trails, Bucket List Trips, Burger Joints, California, Cross Country Road Trips, Dream Highways, Found Metal Sculptures, Giant Things, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Japan, Japanese Shrines, Junk Art, Kentucky, LDS Temples, Less Beaten Paths Books, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Muffler Man, Murals, Museums, Nagasaki, National Monuments, Nature Events, Nebraska, North Dakota, Offbeat Places, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, People Shots, Place Names, Post Offices, Quirky Things, Roadside Attractions, Roadsigns, Selfies, South Dakota, Street People, Texas, Town Names, Travel in Japan, Unexpected Discoveries, Unique Eatery, Unique Places, Vintage Neon, Wall Art, Washington, Water Towers, Waterfalls, West Virginia, Wisconsin
In 2018 I  will feature a random (yet alphabetical) selection of photos I have taken from my nearly 20 years of back roads travel in the United States and Canada.  I may even throw in a few random shots from other trips to Japan, Mexico and the Philippines. My theme is called America's Back Roads: A Grab Bag of Places in Pictures.   The Nutt House Hotel - Granbury, Texas [caption id="attachment_15403" align="alignnone" width="400"] Who would stay in the Nutt House Hotel?[/caption] Nice, California [caption id="attachment_12842" align="alignnone" width="400"] We all know who is really Nice! Nice, CA[/caption] New River Gorge - Victor, West Virginia [caption id="attachment_18087" align="alignnone" width="314"] A view of the New River Gorge in West Virginia taken in 1995[/caption] [caption id="attachment_18843" align="alignnone" width="400"] New River Gorge Bridge -…
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A to Z Challenge: The N Towns #atozchallenge

A to Z Challenge: The N Towns #atozchallenge

A to Z Challenge, Backroads Discoveries, Big John, Bucket List Trips, California, Cross Country Road Trips, Dream Highways, Eateries, Family Travel, Found Metal Sculptures, Giant Things, Illinois, Large Statues, Mississippi, Murals, Museums, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Place Names, Roadside Attractions, Selfies, Town Names, Unexpected Discoveries, Unique Eatery, Unique Places, US Highway 101, US Highway 2, US Highway 61, Vintage Neon, Washington, Water Towers, Yard Art
During the month of April I am participating in the Blogging from A to Z Challenge. The challenge has each blogger select a theme and then do a post thematically from A to Z during each day of April , except Sundays. My blog is number 1337 out of 1670 participating blogs. This year my A to Z posts will take you across the back roads of America to many unique what other bloggers will be posting about, check out the link: A to Z Theme Reveal List for 2016 The N Towns Nicholson, Pennsylvania [caption id="attachment_2664" align="alignnone" width="300"] Tuckhannock Viaduct - Nicholson, Pennsylvania[/caption] [caption id="attachment_4582" align="alignnone" width="239"] Nicholson, Pennsylvania[/caption] [caption id="attachment_15579" align="alignnone" width="240"] The viaduct is dizzying when looking up from below[/caption] [caption id="attachment_15580" align="alignnone" width="300"] Tuckhannock Viaduct towers…
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Ten Giant Reasons to Visit North Dakota

Ten Giant Reasons to Visit North Dakota

Animals, Backroads Discoveries, BBQ Places, Birds, Bucket List Trips, Cross Country Road Trips, Dream Highways, Eateries, Enchanted Highway, Found Metal Sculptures, Geologic Formations, Giant Things, Landscapes, Large Statues, National Parks, North Dakota, Roadside Attractions, Unexpected Discoveries, Unique Eatery, Unique Places, US Highway 2, Water Towers, Yard Art
[caption id="attachment_11604" align="aligncenter" width="699"] MapLoco States I Have Visited[/caption] In the last few days there has been a viral survey on Facebook (seems like there is one every week!!).  Simply put, "How Many States Have You Visited" is fun for all because it is simple and adds color and is really a "go viral" piece.  MapLoco.com has apparently used it to draw attention to their site.  I did it and my results are above - yes, I only have three states to go.  Many of my friends have done it as well and one common theme I found among many of them....they had not yet been to North Dakota.  In fact, a couple of my friends even indicated that they may never find a reason to go to North Dakota.…
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