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I've never been to the Grand Canyon, so it seems like something that I should do. I'm not sure how Thor will like it. I'm told that one should ride a beast to the bottom, but I don't think Thor … Continue reading
According to the web site: Located in beautiful Northern Arizona, the Verde Valley Wine Trail invites wine enthusiasts to experience a destination rich in history, beauty, and the production of exquisite wines. There are four wineries and four tasting … Continue reading
Come to Charleston, WV! FestivALL is the annual arts fest, with tons of different events (see the website – more will be added!). Charleston is also a pretty interesting place any time – lots of fun live music, some good … Continue reading
The Bedford, VA area is lovely! It's home to Smith Mountain Lake with over 500 miles of shoreline, the National D-Day Memorial (quite well done, IMO), kitcshy wineries, and some wandering Angus cattle. Located in the foothills of the Blue … Continue reading
Mackinac Island is a small island located in the Straits of Mackinac between the Upper and Lower Peninsula's of Michigan. The island is very small, and yet totally awesome at the same time. Ironically, there are no cars allowed on … Continue reading
Everyone should experience the wonder of Utah (I promise I don't work for the Tourism board or anything! Hell I don't even live in Utah). The freaky landscape and colors and birds and wilflowers will blow your mind. Canyonlands is … Continue reading
Friends of Katie, Betsy and Robert and would love to provide you with a bit of R& R at the beach. It’s quiet here, nothing ever happens but the tides are high and low every day!
The Sundance resort is a tiny ski resort located in Provo Canyon, south of Salt Lake City, UT and about 45 minutes from Park City. It’s a beautiful drive with twisty turns that take you along side aspen groves and breathtaking views … Continue reading
Hi Walden, Thor and Dr Neighbor! Come an visit us in Wellfleet, Cape Cod! Come in October, if you can, when the tourists have left and the town is ours. Thor will love the beaches, for sure. We think what … Continue reading
Jay, If you are in the Pacific Northwest, head about 2.5 hours north to Vancouver. Great music scene, a natural wonder with snow-capped mtns. all year long, and the city is surrounded by water, and a pedistrian walk way basically … Continue reading
26 miles east and a world away from the Las Vegas Strip, Boulder City is the town that built Hoover Dam. Eat breakfast at the Coffee Cup with Al & Carrie. Have a beer at the Boulder Brew Co. Check … Continue reading
Music festival and school. Concerts at the tent can be attended free by taking a blanket and sitting on the lawn. Thor would like this. Aspen is a dog friendly town and during the festival there are many free events. Sunday … Continue reading
San Francisco, home of Anchor Brewing, Robert and Linda, occasional noteworthy earthquakes, lots of good music, multiple whiske?y stashes to die for (or from), etc.
Our wine club would love to host a party for you and Thor. We’re located in West Seattle (I’ve commented once before but not officially on your ‘destinations’ page). The San Juan Islands are amazing too! But make sure you … Continue reading
Probably the best times would be in the summer or during foliage season. (Mid-late October) Stratford is a small town in CT. Not all that wealthy. We have an big old abandoned theatre where some of the legends of the … Continue reading
i hear its a great place. lots of people very busy! but thats what i love. my bf is from there grew up there and tells me great stories of so many things hes done there. please check it out!
I saw someone recommended Mackinac Island, MI, so I thought I’d throw Ann Arbor into the mix. Definitely worth a stop if you make it up here. Compared to Knoxville? Better restaurants/breweries, little bit more pedestrian/bike/dog-friendly. I moved up here … Continue reading
First, I gave you the wrong name for my recommended map – it is the “AAA Indian Country Guide Map,” available at AAA or Amazon.com. Before starting I might mention that I have to rely mainly on memory as I … Continue reading
I’ve been to Pike’s Peak twice, and it is awesome! I would not recommend driving your van up the mountain though! Don’t buy into the real men don’t need guard rails sentiment. Take the train.
Sure, people will tell you visit Sedona or the Grand Canyon. However, the Haunted Hamburger is a fine site to visit if you have time to wander off to Jerome, Arizona. You can also find a mighty cool junkyard museum … Continue reading
Oskar Blues Beer Dinner Wednesday July 20th, 2011 Reception begins at 6:30 – Dinner begins at 7:00 $39 per person + tax/gratuity We will be featuring five of Oskar Blues amazing beers with foods paired by Executive Chef Jason Lee: Oskar … Continue reading
Glacier National Park is the best national park in the US. I would take it 2 to 1 over Yellowstone. However, you need to go in the late summer before it starts to cool off again. It’s not uncommon to … Continue reading
Neat place that wil make you think “What happened here and when will it happen again?” The name says it all because it does look like moon landscape. Bring your own shade. Another place to check out if going … Continue reading
This event is being held to bring together those that are passionate about craft beer, and to further build community while promoting this amazing beverage in the South Sound.
A great band I think you will like. Not sure about the other bands, but worth the $5 (and it’s a fun and funky bar) … Here are some samples: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3i1LVzekFIU http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a1sV-zewOPw http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nlv6deYZSiw
No river, and we wouldnt make you stay in the van!!! But not until I am back from India… How’s Thor liking life on the road? Did you read him” Travels with Charley”??? XOV