Humbird Cheese – Tomah, Wisconsin – 05/17/2018

We never really knew what cheese curds were… And, I guess, I still really don’t! But, wow, they ARE delicious!…

Bucky on Parade – Madison, Wisconsin – 05/17/2018

Bucky on Parade was a public art event featuring 85 life-size Bucky Badger statues throughout Madison and Dane County, Wisconsin…

Giordano’s Pizza – Chicago, Illinois – 05/16/2018

Mmmm…. Chicago Deep Dish Pizza! You have to try some at least once in your life! Or, better yet, route…

Mmmm! Chicago Dog – Chicago, Illinois – 05/16/2018

A Chicago Dog just outside the Field Museum of Natural History… This Quintessential Chicago Street Food, an all-beef dog, “dragged…

A Few Shots Around and Along Solidarity Drive – Chicago, Illinois – 05/16/2018

Stretching from the Lakefront Trail vicinity just past Soldier Field, all the way out to Adler Planetarium, Solidarity Drive passes…

Exploring The Field Museum – Chicago, Illinois – 05/16/2018

The most important thing to keep in mind when visiting The Field Museum in Chicago, is that it is a…

Random Shots Around Michigan City – Michigan City, Indiana – 05/16/2018

Hey, Michigan City, YOU are beautiful, too! Thanks for the positive message from such a lovely town!

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Visitor Center (Now Indiana Dunes National Park) – Porter, Indiana – 05/16/2018

We’ve been through several areas of Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore prior to this trip, but this marks the first chance…

S.S. City of Milwaukee and USCGC Acacia – Manistee, Michigan – 05/15/2018

For more fascinating Great Lakes Maritime History, be sure to check out these two vessels docked in Manistee, Michigan. The…

Arcadia Scenic Overlook at Inspiration Point – Arcadia, Michigan – 05/15/2018

Another gorgeous vista of Lake Michigan… Just north of Arcadia, Michigan, along MI Hwy 22, you’ll find the Arcadia Scenic…

Lake Michigan Shoreline at Point Betsie – Frankfort, Michigan – 05/15/2018

Just outside of the Point Betsie Lighthouse, we enjoyed a walk along the Lake Michigan shoreline. Rolling, crashing waves of…

Point Betsie Lighthouse – Frankfort, Michigan – 05/15/2018

Just south of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, along the Lake Michigan shoreline, take some time to explore Point Betsie…

Some Artsy Photo Fun in the Dunes – Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore – Glen Arbor, Michigan – 05/15/2018

The longer we stay in one place, the more likely we are to let the photos get creative! Just having…

Fun in the Sand – Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore – Empire, Michigan and Glen Arbor, Michigan

Start your vacation fun at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore with a visit to the Philip A. Hart Visitor Center,…

Northern Michigan Cherry Blossoms – Kewadin, Michigan – 05/15/2018

Heading south on US31 through Northwestern Michigan, enjoying the Cherry Trees beginning to bloom!

World’s Largest Cherry Pie – Charlevoix, Michigan – 05/15/2018

Every town has at least one claim to fame! In Charlevoix, Michigan, you can find the “World’s Largest Cherry Pie”…

Kilwins Cafe at the Kilwins Chocolate Kitchen Factory Tour – Petoskey, Michigan – 05/15/2018

After you get done touring the Kilwins Chocolate Kitchen Production Facilities, make sure you enjoy some of the free samples!…

Kilwins Chocolate Kitchen Production Facility Tour – Petoskey, Michigan – 05/15/2018

We love learning about how things are made! Factory Tours are one of our absolute favorite activities! In Petoskey, Michigan,…

Visiting the Kilwins Chocolates Headquarters – Petoskey, Michigan – 05/15/2018

Tucked away in a quaint little corner of Northwest Michigan, in the Lake Michigan coastal community of Petoskey, you will…

A Few Random Shots Around Mackinaw City – Mackinaw City, Michigan – 05/15/2018

I’ve been to the Mackinaw City area several times over the years, but I never knew about Pasties. We ended…

Cabins of Mackinaw – Mackinaw City, Michigan – 05/14/2018

We rolled into Mackinaw City for our evening lodging! Check out these SUPER CUTE cabins! Even though we live in…

Midnight in Mackinaw – Under the Bridge at Michilimackinac State Park – Mackinaw City, Michigan – 05/14/2018

We enjoyed a little late night stroll along the lake fronts! Walking under the Mackinac Bridge is super cool, because…

Nighttime on the Straits of Mackinac – St. Ignace, Michigan Across the Mackinac Bridge into Mackinaw City, Michigan – 05/14/2018

Another lovely night… Another trip across the Mackinac Bridge! Southward bound!

A Sunset Walk Around The Soo – Sault Ste, Marie, Michigan – 05/14/0018

After we said goodbye to our friend, we spent a little while longer walking through Downtown Sault Ste. Marie to…

Moloney’s Alley Irish Pub – Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan – 05/14/2018

After an afternoon of chocolate shopping and learning about the Soo Locks, we concluded our time in The Soo with…

Watching Freighters Pass Through the Soo Locks – Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan – 05/14/2018

Start your visit to the Soo Locks by checking out the US Army Corps of Engineers Visitor Center and engaging…

The Soo Locks Visitor Center – Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan – 05/14/2018

No visit to Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan is complete without a visit to Canal Park to see the Soo Locks…

Alpine Chocolat Haus – Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan – 05/14/2018

Getting right to business! Our friend knows us well, and she wanted to make sure we got to check out…

Welcome to the Soo! – Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan – 05/14/2018

We are on our way to visit a dear friend in the Soo! Welcome to Sault Ste. Marie on the…

Crossing the Mackinac Bridge to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula – 05/14/2018

A gorgeous day, indeed, to be crossing the Mackinac Bridge into the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. This bridge spans the…

Michigan State Capitol Building – Lansing, Michigan – 05/14/2018

One of Trillian’s favorite things to do is check out Capitol Buildings in each state. It is her personal goal…

MOO-Ville Creamery – Nashville, Michigan – 05/14/2018

Even though this was just a quick stop for us this morning, MOO-Ville looks like it’s QUITE the destination! So…

Late Night Welcome to Pure Michigan – Fremont, Indiana into Kinderhook Michigan – 05/12/2018

A late night, blurry welcome to Pure Michigan! Interstate 69 Northbound from Fremont, Indiana into Kinderhook, Michigan! 1:30 in the…

A Little Interstate Sunset – Memphis, Indiana – 05/11/2018

Sometimes the most stunning sunsets are just beyond the treeline! Heading Northbound through Indiana, as the sun sinks into cozy…

Crossing the Ohio River at Sunset – Louisville, Kentucky into Jeffersonville, Indiana – 05/11/2018

Our next state border, right as the sun was setting, and dusk settling in… Crossing the Ohio River on Interstate…

First State Border on Our Big Trip – Moss, Tennessee into Tompkinsville, Kentucky – 05/11/2018

It’s our motto that a big cross-country venture doesn’t officially start until we’ve crossed the first State Border! And here…

Doctor Coffee and Miss Miller’s Donuts – Crossville, Tennessee – 05/11/2018

And we’re off! Our trip has begun! Oh, wait. We didn’t get very far! 30 minutes in, and we decided…

Downtown Bell Buckle – Bell Buckle, Tennessee – 05/09/2018

Founded in 1852, Bell Buckle is a quintessential small Tennessee town with a thriving arts community, loads of fun shops,…

Puckett’s – Franklin, Tennessee – 05/05/2018

If you are looking for an “authentic” Tennessee dining experience, I would definitely put Puckett’s Franklin on the list! Located…

Condor Chocolates – Athens, Georgia – 05/05/2018

When we heard there was a chocolatier here in Athens, we had to check it out ASAP! We were quite…

1000 Faces Coffee – Athens, Georgia – 05/05/2018

With our home base in Athens, Georgia, we have no shortage of GREAT coffee to keep us fueled while we…