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  I don’t know about you, but every time I go on a road trip (or even just a hike or extended walk) my brain starts going a million miles a minute. I start plotting and planning all the things I’m going to do when I get home and thinking […]

Keeping the Momentum from Recent Brainstorms on our Road Trip


A couple weeks ago, I posted about our favorite Tools for planning an American roadtrip , and now that the trip is over I’d like to go back over a few of those and add a few unexpected treasures. Last time I mentioned TripAdvisor. I love the website, so I […]

Unexpected Treasures from Our Latest Roadtrip




Welcome to Part 2 of our Road Trip to Syracuse series! Last week I showed you some photos from Green Lakes and around Syracuse and Liverpool. Below you’ll find some of my favorite photographs from our time at the Great New York State Fair 🙂 (1.) The Great Potato Booth […]

Road Trip to Syracuse Part 2: The Great New York ...


Every few years we join my parents on a camping trip to Green Lakes State Park near Syracuse New York and spend a day on the lake and another day at the New York State Fair. I love this trip every time. Camping at Green Lakes has been a tradition […]

Road Trip to Syracuse New York 2013, part 1


Last week we spent a few days planning our next road trip. How much planning we do for any given road trip often depends on a handful of factors:  time frame, budget and if we already have a set of places to go in mind. This particular trip: we only […]

Planning an American Road Trip: Favorite Tools



  Ah Gatlinburg. Home to some of the most beautiful Smokey Mountain views and some of the craziest kitchy tourist attractions. Matt had already been and I remember he was really excited to show me what he loved so much about the area. And I have to admit, I fell […]

Destination Wednesday: Gatlinburg Tennessee


Driving back East after California, we took roads across the Southern part of the country. The weather was warm (after a bit of unexpected snow in the mountains of New Mexico) and we kept catching glimpses of Route 66 and it’s fabulous attractions which only fueled our interest. From the […]

Destination Wednesday: Out West


And we’re back. If you recall, the last in this series we were driving down the California Coast. A few adventures later, we landed in Las Vegas, Nevada. From the Hello America blog, circa 2009 – “Checked the car oil and stuff in the morning and headed off to Vegas […]

Destination Wednesday: Las Vegas



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Today I’m introducing a new feature to the blog: Destination Wednesday. Matt and I blogged our previous road trips on a different blog for friends and family, but I would love to tell some of those stories here at fallenpeach. I’m going to start with our first big road trip, […]

Destination Wednesday: Loveland Castle, Ohio