container ship and cooper river bridge

Five days in Charleston, SC

Charleston is a beautiful and interesting city, full of history, culture, and great food and beer, and we look forward to a return visit… but without our tin can home so we can stay in town! As is the case with...

willetts distillery

Three days in Bardstown, KY

We interrupt this beer-soaked narrative to bring you a brief tale of bourbon. Bardstown, in the heart of Kentucky bourbon country and with five distilleries of its own, is called the Bourbon Capital of the World. Even if you quit drinking...

dog by gold antique airstream

One day in Jackson Center, OH

Where? Jackson Center, Ohio is home to the Airstream factory, where all Airstreams are manufactured. We wanted to tour the factory and get some warranty work done, so we spent a night at the campground on the factory grounds. Camping...

grand rapids bridge

Three days in Grand Rapids, MI

Grand Rapids is a beer tourist’s Mecca. The area boasts more than 40 breweries, and has been voted Beer City USA in various national polls. Accordingly, we spent most of our time there walking around town and checking out breweries....

airstream rainbow by river

Two days in Sault Ste. Marie, MI

After Houghton, we had a few days of play in our schedule before we were due in Traverse City, so after extensive googling and debating we decided to spend part of that time in Sault Ste. Marie. That’s pronounced “soo saint marie.” We loved our...

airstream at houghton city rv park

Three days in Houghton, MI

Raise your hand if you can point out Michigan’s Upper Peninsula on a map. Anyone? Yeah, I couldn’t either. Michigan is often referred to as the Mitten State, because, well, look at it and you’ll see the mitten and thumb. But look...

monument valley dog

Monument Valley, AZ

At first glance on the internet, it seems that if you don’t do a guided tour of Monument Valley, you can’t really do anything at all there. So we lined up a guided tour with Black’s Monument Valley Tours, and...