Plains, GA: Frozen in Time, Forever Friendly and Peaceful


by Carl Calvert
February 3, 2014

  The slow-paced Southern town of Plains, Georgia, boasts hard-working, friendly people, among them the 39th President of the United States who still teaches Sunday school at the Baptist church   Little... Read more »

Exploring New York’s Adirondacks


Jack Ballard
July 3, 2013

Long before Europeans settled this region, Native Americans inhabited the Adirondacks, finding sustenance from the area’s wildlife, plants and other resources. The term “Adirondack” is from an Iroquois... Read more »

The Scenic Route: Avast, Mateys!


Alan Rider
April 19, 2013

Though we didn’t exactly plan it this way, it seems our travels along The Scenic Route over the past few months have taken us from one pirate hotspot to another.  Both North Carolina’s Outer... Read more »

The Scenic Route: More North Carolina Byways

North Carolina

Alan Rider
April 12, 2013

In the pages of this month’s issue of Trailer Life, I told you about another of our adventures along The Scenic Route.  Namely the pleasant week we spent being comfortably “marooned”... Read more »

The Scenic Route: By The Book

300 Best Drives in the US

Alan Rider
March 29, 2013

On our year-long travels along The Scenic Route, we’ve used a number of sources to uncover some of the many interesting stories we’ve brought to you here and in the pages of Trailer Life magazine. While... Read more »

The Scenic Route: Give Me A (Spring) Break

Alabamas Coastal Connection

Alan Rider
March 22, 2013

Spring break.  Two words that conjure up images of wild debauchery in those traditional destinations where college kids revel in doing things that they either won’t recall or will end up regretting... Read more »

The Scenic Route: A KOA Giveaway

KOA Giveaway

Alan Rider
March 15, 2013

After a long, grueling day researching all the cool things to see and do along The Scenic Route (I know, tough job, but somebody’s gotta do it), my family and I want nothing more than a quiet place... Read more »

The Scenic Route: 6 Must-Have Apps For RVers

Must Have Apps

Alan Rider
March 8, 2013

When we first set out on our year-long quest to follow The Scenic Route, we loaded every tool we thought we might need—from an air compressor to a roll of Gorilla Tape—into the side compartments of... Read more »

The Scenic Route: The All-Americans

Red Rock Scenic Byway

Alan Rider
March 1, 2013

When you hear the phrase “All-American,” what’s the first thing that comes to mind?  For most of us those words conjure up images of sports teams in general and, at this time of year,... Read more »

The Scenic Route: San Diego Dreamin’

Mountain View Anza-Borrego - Courtesy Joanne DiBona,

Alan Rider
February 22, 2013

Traveling The Scenic Route, there are times when you find a place that seems so ideal you can hardly bring yourself to hitch up the trailer and motor on out of town.  For me, San Diego has always been... Read more »

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