Our USA Tour

Seattle in one day
Everything we managed to see on our one day in Seattle.
24 hour train from Seattle to San Francisco
Our not-so-bad experience of travelling on a train for 24 hours from Seattle to San Francisco.
Visiting Google and Twitter headquarters In San Francisco
Our tips for how to take a tour around the Google and Twitter headquarters.
San Francisco Adventuring
Our first stop in California, spending 4 days in San Francisco.
Los Angeles: it's all about the movies (and TV shows...)
Enjoying a few days in Los Angeles, trying to stalk celebrities, fulfilling a lifelong dream of seeing the 'Friends' set and (kind of) getting onto a National TV show.
Route 1, driving from Los Angeles to San Francisco and beyond
Our drive from Los Angeles up to Napa Valley using Route 1 along the coast
A little bit of wine tasting in Napa Valley
A quick jaunt into wine country, visiting two wineries in Napa Valley
Yosemite national park in one (and a bit) days
Blasting through all the main sights in Yosemite in a day plus a little bit extra for some Sequoia viewing.
Driving Tioga Road out of Yosemite
A quick post about the very beautiful and diverse drive out of Yosemite on Tioga road.
Seeing the main sights in Death Valley
Stopping off in Death Valley for one day on our way from Yosemite to Las Vegas.
A surprisingly inexpensive trip to Las Vegas
Our attempt at 'doing Vegas' on budget and some advice on some good ways to get the most out of your visit to the city.
Surviving a timeshare presentation in Vegas
Trying to get freebies in Las Vegas by sitting through a Timeshare presentation.
A trip through most of Utah's National Parks
A very quick visit to Zion, Bryce, Grand Staircase-Escalante and Capitol Reef National Parks as well as a side trip to Hoover Dam.
Arches National Park, Utah
Our final national park visit in Utah and probably one of the more famous ones; Arches National Park.
Antelope Canyon (and a short drive through Monument Valley)
Our surprisingly pretty stop off at Page for a tour of the Lower Antelope Canyon plus driving through Monument Valley on the way.
A day and night at the Grand Canyon
Spending a day at the Grand Canyon and a night at Desert View campground in the park.
A little bit of Route 66
A very short post about Route 66 and the pretty lukewarm experience you may face if you go searching for it.
Petrified Forest National Park
A quick stop off on our way to Albuqurque.
Breaking Bad in Albuqurque
Visiting Albuqurque to hunt down some of the well known Breaking Bad sights.
Sneaking around the Very Large Array
An eerie walk around a seemingly abandoned bunch of satellite dishes as they search for aliens in New Mexico.
White Sands National Monument
An hour or two walking amongst the seemingly never ending white sand dunes at this national park.
Roswell: A little less aliens than we'd hoped for but still fun
A night in the famous Alien themed town of Roswell.
Heading into the deep at Carlsbad Caverns
Another of the spectacular national parks that New Mexico has to offer.
The mysterious Marfa lights
Checking out Texas' 'bizarre' phenomenon of the Marfa lights.
The Alamo and Riverwalk in San Antonio
A visit to The Alamo in San Antonio.
Kreuz, Lockhart - the best Texas smokehouse in the universe
An expert review of the Kreuz smokehouse in Lockhart.
A very Texan birthday
Celebrating my birthday with three days in Dallas, Texas.
A day in New Orleans
A brief stop in New Orleans to get some great food, sample the slightly crazy atmosphere and listen to some jazz.
Memphis: Parading ducks, a Blues memorial and BBQ
A very strange collection of experiences in Memphis, the "Home of the Blues, Birthplace of Rock'n'Roll"
Whiskey and Country in Nashville
A visit to the Jack Daniels distillery and listening to live country music in Nashville Tennesse.
Kentucky fried chicken in Kentucky
Visiting the original Kentucky Fried Chicken in Corbin, Kentucky.
Visiting the Capitol; 5 days in Washington DC
A fantastic stop off in Washington DC to get a better understanding of American history and politics.
An afternoon in Philadelphia
An afternoon in historical Philadelphia seeing the main touristy sights.
Revisiting New York City
A couple of days in New York City, revisiting some places we have been before and trying to see some new sights.
Historical wanderings in Boston
A couple of days checking out Boston and Cambridge as well as seeing a Red Sox game at Fenway Park.
Getting our Witch on in Salem
An afternoon and evening spent in Salem, finding out a bit more about the legendary witch trials that happened there.
Ridiculously wet fun-times at Niagara Falls
A day at Niagara Falls (New York and Ontario sides) going on the Maid of the Mist boat and Cave of Winds tours.
Ben and Jerrys and Maple Syrup in Vermont
A detour to check out the Ben and Jerry's factory and get some Vermont maple syrup.
Some beach time in Miami
5 days in Miami, relaxing and spending time at the beach.
A few days exploring the Florida Keys
Driving down the Florida keys, making a few stop offs on the way.
Visiting the Alligators at Everglades National Park
A tour with Shark Valley tram tour in the Everglades National Park.

Other USA Posts

Car toll costs between Salem (or Boston) and Niagara
How much it costs to drive from the Boston area to Niagara Falls (US side) with a breakdown of the tolls.