Ohio and Erie Canal Towpath

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

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

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…

Bike Trails: Ohio Erie Towpath Trail, Cuyahoga Valley National Park, OH

Bike Trails: Ohio Erie Towpath Trail, Cuyahoga Valley National Park, OH

This is the second in a continuing series of Bike Trail posts.  Like the back roads of America, the recent interest in bike paths and rails-to-trails paths provides a new insight on “back roads”.  Each Bike Path post will include…

Rails to Trails for Biking: An Overview

Rails to Trails for Biking: An Overview

In recent weeks, my wife Julianne has taken to riding on bike trails around the upper Midwest. In the past few weeks she has ridden bike trails in Ohio, West Virginia, Pennsylvania and Kentucky, and will soon be on a…

Northern Ohio: Kirtland, Novelty, Chagrin Falls & Cuyahoga Valley NP

Northern Ohio: Kirtland, Novelty, Chagrin Falls & Cuyahoga Valley NP

During a trip in May 2016 I visited my birthplace in the Little Italy neighborhood (See Little Italy Post) of Cleveland and then spent a day with family driving around Cleveland and catching a few sites (see post about Cleveland). …