Category Archives: USA Travel


Monday, September 21, 2021 We pulled into Gettysburg last night, and are lodging at an inn downtown on Lincoln Square, right next door to the house where President Lincoln stayed the night before giving his Gettysburg Address at the National … Continue reading

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Monday, September 20, 2021 We actually began our tour of Civil War sites a couple of days ago, at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine in Frederick. The museum operates the Pry House Field Hospital Museum near Antietam, so … Continue reading

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Harpers Ferry, West Virginia

Sunday, September 19, 2021 My only other visit to Harpers Ferry was eight years ago, with my father and brother. That particular trip was the impetus to start this blog, and I have truly enjoyed the experience of writing about … Continue reading

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Fun with PawPaw

Saturday, September 18, 2021 Like many others, we have been watching the COVID news to see if it’s still safe to attend events, or even if they will still be held. Optimistic, we ordered our tickets last month. We drove … Continue reading

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Downtown Baltimore, Maryland

Friday, September 17 Today started early with a Baltimore City & Fort McHenry Sightseeing Tour by Viator. There were several stops to give us a taste of this city’s culture and long history. First stop was at Federal Hill which … Continue reading

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Looking for PawPaw

Thursday, September 16, 2021 My husband enjoys gardening, not so much the tending of plants as the exploration of plants that might grow in our environment. Besides garlic, asparagus, onions, yams and potatoes, he has several grape vines (both for … Continue reading

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Many Glacier Tour, East Glacier Park

Thursday, June 24, 2021 Since we can’t drive through the park, we are retracing part the route we drove yesterday to get back to the east side. We were told that we should take an alternate route, Looking Glass Hill … Continue reading

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Going Halfway to the Sun, West Glacier Park

Wednesday, June 23, 2021 The drive from Great Falls to Glacier took most of the day. We learned online that the only way to drive the Park’s Going to the Sun Road is to have an entry pass, have a … Continue reading

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Dam Hard to Get To!

Tuesday, June 22, 2021 We drove north to Great Falls, Montana, home to five hydroelectric dams on the Missouri River, including Ryan, Rainbow, Black Eagle, Morony, and Cochrane, all providing power to the area. There are also five waterfalls: Rainbow, … Continue reading

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Old Faithful

Monday, June 21, 2021 We drove through Grand Teton National Park again to reach Yellowstone National Park, but this time on a different route. It was great to see the Tetons with the morning sun shining on them. After entering … Continue reading

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