Could Texas highway 130′s new 85mph speed limit draw tourists with a need for speed? IN NOVEMBER, Texas highway 130 will top the nation’s fastest road, with a posted speed limit of 85 mph. That puts the US second fastest country in the world (a few stretches of highway in Poland are faster by 1 mph). […]
Brendan Leonard takes us to what may be the pinnacle of roadside convenience. ONCE IN A WHILE, I hear about something so bizarre that it makes me question reality. Often, I find out it’s some kind of hoax, and I can go back to my normal existence. Once in a while, however, I look it up, and find […]
Five geysers to keep you coming back to Yellowstone long after Old Faithful becomes old news. MY LOVE OF YELLOWSTONE’S lesser-known geysers started with little Echinus Geyser in Norris Geyser Basin, with its moderate, predictable eruptions, and whirlpool drain after the gushing had stopped. Having lived within a few hours of Yellowstone National Park for […]
Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area, just a few minutes north east of Lovell, WY gets just a tiny fraction of the visitors who hit Yellowstone National Park, just over one hundred miles away. Of those few visitors, most are in boats on the lake at the bottom of the canyon fishing or waterskiing. Photographer Jeff […]
Ali Kimbrough and Daniel Becker put the pedal to the metal in search of the best craft breweries in the Rocky Mountains. I DISCOURAGE DRINKING AND DRIVING as much as anyone (more than some), but there’s something about putting miles down in search of great microbrews that fits what roadtripping is really about. It has to […]
Part 2 of our video series, Touring Acadia National Park. Follow Ashley Johnson as she climbs Acadia’s notorious Beehive, a column of granite that towers over Sand Beach on Acadia’s eastern shore. At only 520 feet, how hard can it be? Ashley finds out! Follow Ashley as she explores the rest of the island, eats […]
Arteries of America TV presents part one of its first episode: Acadia National Park. Ride along with Ashley as she drives Acadia’s Park Loop Road, visiting Sand Beach, Thunder Hole, Jordan Pond and Cadillac Mountain. Follow Ashley as she explores the rest of the island, climbing the precipitous Beehive trail, eating ice cream in Bar Harbor, cycling […]
One of the best ways to explore Maine’s maritime history is aboard one of the schooners that used to ply these waters before steam and diesel ships took over.