Tagged: US travel

Weird Things to do in Alaska 1

Wild & Weird Things to do in Alaska

Alaska is a state that has seriously captured my wandering soul. As a proud member of the “All 50 States” club, I easily recommend Alaska as the #1 place you have to see in the US.  Seriously, forget about LA and Vegas, Alaska is where...

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Assateague Island: A Weird and Wild Place

Wild Assateague Island! There is an island on the East Coast of the United States that is hard to define. The island itself is a bit of a shape-shifter: a lighthouse that once stood proudly on the coastline guiding mariners, now stands, no-less-proudly, five miles...

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Slab City: the Last Free Place On Earth

About 150 miles northeast of San Diego, situated just east of the Salton Sea, lies Slab City. Slab City gets its name from the concrete slabs that remain, an afterthought of the World War II Marine barracks that once dotted the landscape. Since the first...

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Photos of Slab City, California

Words are probably insufficient to adequately describe the wonder known as the “Last Free Place on Earth,” so here are some photos of Slab City, California. For a bit of the history and my personal experience at the Slabs, you can click here for my attempt...

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Hot Air in Lake Havasu II

Day two of the festival proved to be better than day one. And not because I was less tired. Cause, man, when that alarm went off, I wanted to kill someone. Or die. Or both. I was not ready for the day. But alas, the...

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Carlsbad Caverns NP!

Welp, we made it to New Mexico. We checked in at the Visitor’s Center at Carlsbad Caverns National Park at a reasonable hour, after a decent night’s sleep. Go us! She asked us if we’ve visited any other caves recently and I was like, “Yes! I went...

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Hot Springs Bath House

I love baths! Any human who knows me in real life knows that I don’t even take showers (unless absolutely necessary). Baths! Baths! Baths! All day long. They are just so pleasant and relaxing. Did anyone see that episode of Friends where Chandler is all...

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Pit Stop in Pittsburgh

Someone in DC last week asked me if I like bridges. It was probably the weirdest question I had been asked in a while, but I pondered it a minute and was like, “Yeah, I do like bridges.” Maybe it has something to do with the...

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Current US Travel Stats

This is where I stand for US travel, my personal map. Not too shabby. Then again, there are a LOT of blankity blanks on there that I would love to fill in. Now, I AM always impressed with people who have been to every state...