Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Adventure on the Road: Part One

"Why think about that when all the golden land's ahead of you and all kinds of unforeseen events wait lurking to surprise you and make you glad you're alive to see?"
- Jack Kerouac, On the Road
On Friday morning, Kyle, Madigan and I will be piling into the Subaru and driving to North Carolina to say good-bye to my brother who is deploying next week.

Since this happens to coincide with my last spring break as a master's student, we thought we would go ahead and make this a real vacation!

We've been plotting out some fun stops using one of my favorite websites: Roadside America. Check them out for all kinds of bizarre museums, landmarks, and strange sights along the highway!

Here's a map of our route from Columbus, Ohio to Wilmington, North Carolina… View Spring Road Trip 2011 in a larger map

We'll be tweeting from the road so be sure to follow us to get hourly updates on sights and sounds from the Appalachian Highway! Just click on the Follow Us link on the right top of the page. And keep checking back for trip updates.

What about you? Tell us about the last great road trip you took! Where did you go? Or tell us about your dream road trip!


christine donee said...

I'd never heard of roadside America before, and I already LOVE it! Thanks for the tip!


everyone calls me bon bon said...

Love taking road trips! The last one I took was just to California. Short and sweet:-) xoxo

Courtney B said...

How fun!! Can't wait to see pictures!
I REALLY want to drive up the California coast into Oregon and Washington... REALLY bad :)

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