US Highway 287

Everywhere a Sign – Some U Signs From 2018 #AtoZChallenge

Everywhere a Sign – Some U Signs From 2018 #AtoZChallenge

Its a unanimous understatement to say that I love traveling the back roads of America looking for the interesting and unique. It is ultimately my utmost passion (well, besides my family and my grandchildren). I will also do something in…

Everywhere a Sign – Some P Signs From 2018 #AtoZChallenge

Everywhere a Sign – Some P Signs From 2018 #AtoZChallenge

Perfection is not something I seek on a road trip.  Play is the key word for me.  Driving from here to there on a back road is like playing.  The game of discovery is so much fun. And I am…

Everywhere a Sign – Some K Signs From 2018 #AtoZChallenge

Everywhere a Sign – Some K Signs From 2018 #AtoZChallenge

(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…

Experiencing Old-Timey Decatur, Texas

Experiencing Old-Timey Decatur, Texas

Heading north out of Keller, Texas on US 287 you can enjoy a scenic ride and make your way into the town of Decatur, Texas.  Named after naval hero Stephen Decatur, the town was originally set up in 1856 and…

Traveling US Numbered Highways – Part I: An Overview and History

Traveling US Numbered Highways – Part I: An Overview and History

When I was young and living in Albuquerque, NM in the 1960s, there were not many Interstate Highways.  Most of the country still relied on the U.S. Numbered Highway System. Even to this day I can recall our family drives…

Missing the Open Highways: A Look Back at Some Back Roads of America

Missing the Open Highways: A Look Back at Some Back Roads of America

It is nearing the end of June 2015.  About a year ago at this time I was rolling down US Highway 61, better known as the Blues Highway, in Mississippi.  I was on my way to Galveston for a family…

Montana Trip: US Highway 89 thru Montana – North 89

Montana Trip: US Highway 89 thru Montana – North 89

As I continued my trip in Montana, I spent some time with my daughter and her children in Shelby.  From there I proceeded to head back to Kentucky the “back roads” way over a number of US Highways and State…