Everywhere a Sign – Some Z Signs From 2018 #AtoZChallenge

Everywhere a Sign – Some Z Signs From 2018 #AtoZChallenge

A to Z Challenge, Back Roads, Backroads Discoveries, Cross Country Road Trips, Eateries, Less Beaten Paths Books, Louisiana, Offbeat Places, Oregon, Post Offices, Quirky Things, Roadside Attractions, Roadsigns, Texas, Town Names, Unexpected Discoveries, Unique Eatery, Unique Places, US Highway 171, US Highway 26, US Highway 290, Wanderlust
Well, I have made it...from A to Z throughout the month of April.  Along the way I have provided some Zany photos and many Zingers. In 2018 I traveled the country with great Zeal, hitting 26 states with the Zippiest of attitudes.  I hope to provide you with a Zestful rest of your day with a few Z signs I found along the way in 2018.  Enjoy the Read. Enjoy the Ride. Zigzag, Oregon [caption id="attachment_21327" align="alignnone" width="505"] The Zigzag Ranger Station was built in 1935 and is on the National Register of Historic Places.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_19394" align="alignnone" width="475"] Zigzag Inn - Zigzag Oregon[/caption] [caption id="attachment_19393" align="alignnone" width="525"] Zigzag Mountain Cafe, Zigzag, Oregon[/caption] Zigzag, Oregon is located on the very beautiful Mt. Hood Scenic Byway on US Highway 26.  It…
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Everywhere a Sign – Some M Signs From 2018 #AtoZChallenge

Everywhere a Sign – Some M Signs From 2018 #AtoZChallenge

A to Z Challenge, Alabama, Back Roads, Backroads Discoveries, Books, Car Art, Cross Country Road Trips, Family Travel, Less Beaten Paths Books, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Offbeat Places, Oregon, Place Names, Quirky Things, Roadside Attractions, Roadsigns, Route 66, Tourist Traps, Town Names, Unexpected Discoveries, Unique Places, US Highway 26, US Highway 90, US Highway 97, US Highways, Utah, Vintage Neon
(Editor's Note:  For  my  2019  posts,  I will be posting photos from my travels in 2018.  I visited 26 states and drive over 13,000 miles in 2018.  These posts will feature of few of the road signs and business signs I came across, as well as some stories behind them. ) There are many road signs and store front signs to be seen across this magnificent country.  The endlessly marvelous variety of signs and places always has me camera ready.  Here are some of the Many signs I found along the way, including some that say Many!  Enjoy the Read. Enjoy the Ride. Many, Louisiana [caption id="attachment_21345" align="alignnone" width="525"] Welcome to Many. Not just a few here![/caption] I am always on the lookout for a unique town name and its…
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Everywhere a Sign – Some J Signs From 2018 #AtoZChallenge

Everywhere a Sign – Some J Signs From 2018 #AtoZChallenge

Alabama, Back Roads, Backroads Discoveries, Books, Cross Country Road Trips, Eateries, Family Travel, Illinois, Less Beaten Paths Books, Missouri, Offbeat Places, Oklahoma, Oregon, Place Names, Roadside Attractions, Roadsigns, Route 66, Town Names, Unexpected Discoveries, Unique Eatery, Unique Places, US Highway 26, US Highway 395, US Highway 70, US Highway 72
(Editor's Note:  For  my  2019  posts,  I will be posting photos from my travels in 2018.  I visited 26 states and drive over 13,000 miles in 2018.  These posts will feature of few of the road signs and business signs I came across, as well as some stories behind them.  Enjoy the Read and Enjoy the Ride!) It brings me great joy to travel the back roads of America as I jump from here to there with joviality in my heart.  So, here are some of the J signs I found in 2018. Enjoy the Read.  Enjoy the Ride. John Day, Oregon [caption id="attachment_21515" align="alignnone" width="525"] John Day, Oregon[/caption] I don't often see names of towns named after a full name of a person.  John Day, Oregon is an exception. …
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Travel in 2018: Fun Place Names and Street Signs

Travel in 2018: Fun Place Names and Street Signs

Alabama, Arkansas, Back Roads, Backroads Discoveries, Colorado, Cross Country Road Trips, Family Travel, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Less Beaten Paths Books, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, Offbeat Places, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Place Names, Post Offices, Quirky Things, Roadside Attractions, Roadsigns, Route 66, Selfies, South Dakota, States and Provinces, Tennessee, Texas, Town Names, Unexpected Discoveries, Unique Eatery, Unique Places, US Highway 101, US Highway 171, US Highway 2, US Highway 20, US Highway 212, US Highway 26, US Highway 270, US Highway 412, US Highway 49, US Highway 71, US Highway 87, US Highway 90, Utah, Water Towers
[caption id="attachment_21323" align="alignleft" width="300"] Smiling in Smiley, Texas[/caption] I am always on the lookout for fun places to visit when on the backroads of America.  My travels in 2018 took me to 26 different states and along the way I found more unique town names and fun street signs to add to my collection.  In 2017 I published my first book titled "Less Beaten Paths of America: Unique Town Names."  (Check out the book here) At the time I wrote it, I didn't think I would get enough new places to fill up a second book, but , indeed, I have.  And 2018 really helped with that. [caption id="attachment_21293" align="aligncenter" width="525"] Happyville Road in Greensburg, Kentucky (I always #CHOOSEHAPPY)[/caption] [caption id="attachment_21324" align="alignright" width="300"] Autumn and me in Marvel, Alabama with…
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A to Z Challenge: The I Towns #atozchallenge

A to Z Challenge: The I Towns #atozchallenge

A to Z Challenge, Antelope, Backroads Discoveries, Bucket List Trips, Cross Country Road Trips, Dream Highways, Eateries, Family Travel, Farmland, Found Metal Sculptures, Geologic Formations, Giant Things, Idaho, Landscapes, Large Statues, LDS Temples, Lewis and Clark Sites, Michigan, Montana, Murals, Museums, Pennsylvania, Place Names, Roadside Attractions, Saskatchewan, Selfies, Town Names, Unexpected Discoveries, Unique Eatery, Unique Places, US Highway 2, US Highway 20, US Highway 26, Vintage Neon, Wall Art, Wisconsin, 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 I Towns Indian Head, Saskatchewan [caption id="attachment_15441" align="alignnone" width="225"] Sumoflam at Indian Head Statue in Indian Head, SK in Canada in Sept. 2007[/caption] [caption id="attachment_15440" align="alignnone" width="224"] Indian Head Side View, Indian Head, SK, Canada[/caption] It is interesting that…
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