While you could make it from Asheville, NC to Nashville, TN in four to five hours on the Interstate, taking the scenic route offers opportunities for unique stops that make a memorable family road trip. When visiting Asheville, plan at…Read More
Off The Beaten Path
Road trips and public toilets go hand in hand. Lucas, Kansas has taken that to a whole new level with their new World’s Most Artsy Public Toilets.
When I have done TV or radio appearances about our trip, one of the most common examples of letting kids just entertain themselves comes from this section of our drive. I tell parents frequently that you never know what your kids understand about the world unless you let them tell you in their own words.
We stepped into the shoes of Lewis and Clark for a day to explore the Lolo Trail. Road trip heaven, this journey brings you close to nature with an easy ride on great roads (opt for the Lolo Motorway if you want more adventure) right on the river’s edge.
We started this mega trip with few expectations. While we looked forward to seeing some familiar parts of the country, much of our trip would pass through areas we’d never traveled. The drive to Hamilton, Montana from Sun Valley was, at first glance, nothing more than a beautiful drive. The lesson of the day? Your destination doesn’t matter, it’s all about how you get there and enjoying that journey.
Day 6 of our Rockies or Bust 2010 road trip takes us from West Yellowstone, Montana to Sun Valley, Idaho with plenty of stops along the way. Some intended and some, well, we just had to make the best of them.