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Finally Made It! All 50 US States – Sept. 2015

Finally Made It! All 50 US States – Sept. 2015

WARNING-This is a long post. It took me nearly 59 years to get to all 50 states! On September 8, 2015, I set foot on the side of the road just north of Brattleboro, VT after we crossed over the…

Ten Really Obscure Quirky Places You May Have Never Heard Of

Ten Really Obscure Quirky Places You May Have Never Heard Of

Over the years I have traveled tens of thousands of miles of back roads across the United States (only missing Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont…they will be hit soon!).  Through all of these travels I have seen the many “famous”…

Fiberglass Giants Part I – The Muffler Men and Such

Fiberglass Giants Part I – The Muffler Men and Such

Let’s face it, Americans love those quirky roadside attractions!  We all know it and its time to admit it. As far back as the 1930s they have been around.  But it was the 1960s and 1970s that really got the…