Bugsy by Silver Lake Utah

Five days in Park City, Utah

Southern Utah was our favorite part of the first Big Trip, and we were excited to explore Northern Utah a bit this trip. We chose Park City as our base for our first big hiking stop on this trip, and...

view from campground in Rock Springs

One day in Rock Springs, WY

If you’ve missed our headlong rush across the country, we’re in a hurry to get to Utah. We needed a stopover between Denver and Park City, so picked a town on the way that has a brewery: Rock Springs, Wyoming....

hiking-sylva

Two days in Sylva, NC

This little foray into Western NC had two stops: Sylva, to more easily access hikes west of Asheville that would normally be out of driving range, and Asheville, for our usual eating/drinking/hiking/city adventure and fun. (We had to cancel the...

dog in sweatshirt at campground

Six+ months (!) in Crozet, VA

We’ve stayed in a lot of campgrounds across and up and down the US (see where on this map!), and Misty Mountain Camp Resort in the village of Crozet, just outside Charlottesville, Virginia, is the nicest campground we’ve found–which is...

hiking Wichita Mountains refuge

Two days in Medicine Park, OK

We learned about Medicine Park from one of the million “best small town” lists we’ve read over the last couple years for Airstream trip planning purposes. The tiny, historic resort town is making a comeback from being down on its...

Bugsy at Terlingua Jail

One day in Terlingua, TX

How do I describe Terlingua… It’s famous for its annual chili cookoff–which is actually two competing cookoffs, and one giant party–every November. It’s a tiny ghost town in the desert with nightly live music and delicious margaritas. It’s a surprising...

Bugsy on Hancock Hill in Alpine

Two days in Alpine, TX

West Texas is a really unique and wonderful place. It’s hard to describe the culture–kind of artsy hippie meets the Wild West–and the physical setting is otherworldly. On our big trip two years ago, we stayed a few days in...

dog friendly art gallery in fredericksburg

One day in Fredericksburg, TX (visit #2)

Fredericksburg is a wee German-rooted town an hour west of Austin, and since we enjoyed our stay when we went through on our two years ago (!?) on our big trip, we decided to stop there for a night this trip...