The Arctic Ocean! – Tuktoyaktuk, NWT – 6/19/2018

Because, sometimes, you wake up and ask yourself, “Can you drive to the Arctic Ocean?” And, in fact, YOU CAN!…

Kalyna Kitchen at the The Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village – Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada – 06/09/2018

If you’re going for the history, you definitely want to stay for the food! Kalyna Kitchen offers a variety of…

The Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village – Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada – 06/09/2018

As a self-proclaimed history buff, one of my absolute favorite activities is exploring a Living History Attraction. As a family,…

Saskatchewan Dance Party – Langenburg, Saskatchewan, Canada – 06/05/2018

What do you do when you cross another provincial border? What do you do when your itinerary is full of…

Downtown Winnipeg – Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada – 06/04/2018

I love just soaking up some of the local urban flavor, trying to capture as many random shots as I…

A Canadian Starbucks – Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada – 06/04/2018

You have to try a Starbucks in each country, right?

Pizza Pizza – Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada – 06/04/2018

When the sisters find welcome in new territory with bubble tea, little brothers get PIZZA! Don’t worry… We’ll get to…

Honeydew Bubble Tea at Popocha Tea House – Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada – 06/04/2018

No trip would be complete without Boba Tea! I mean, uh, no trip could start without Bubble Tea! Oh, heck,…

Bienvenue a Winnipeg! – Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

And just like that, out of the humble countryside, A city welcomes. A city beckons. Winnipeg. We are here. The…

Union Point United Church and Cemetery – Morris, Manitoba, Canada – 06/04/2018

The smallest of country churches, modest against the vast subtlety of the Canadian landscape… Hardly a blip on the radar…

Canadian Grain Elevators – Letellier, Manitoba, Canada – 06/04/2018

The thing about travel experiences as found on social media, is that you only get the highlight reels. The Insta-perfect…

Welcome to Canada! – Pembina, North Dakota into Emerson, Manitoba along the Selkirk Highway! – 06/04/2018

After a few weeks in Minnesota, we’re ready to work away across Canada headed towards Alaska! Bring on the Canadian…

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 Public Art Event – Madison, Wisconsin – 05/17/2018

Big Kisses for Bucky on Guard! Bucky on Parade was a public art event featuring 85 life-size Bucky Badger statues…

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…

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…

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…