State #23 New Jersey

Jersey Cows, Jersey Shores, team Jerseys, and the Boss was born in Long Branch, New Jersey. And there you have it. So when we set out this morning, we purposely selected a route that was a little longer because Trevor wanted to avoid driving in New York City to get to Harrison NJ, which is... Continue Reading →

State #22 Connecticut

I love the original Christmas in Connecticut movie but we are way too early for Christmas. I'm still excited visiting these states I've never been too. Connecticut is home to the Gillette Castle State Park. It is a pretty little drive in the woods. Peaceful. The Castle was the retirement home of William Gillette, actor,... Continue Reading →

State #21 Rhode Island

How about some good old fashioned encyclopedia type information to start this post? Rhode Island, the Ocean State, is the smallest state in size in the United States; North to South its 48 miles and East to West its 37 miles. It was also the last of the the original thirteen colonies to become a... Continue Reading →

State #20 Massachusetts

Before I dive into Massachusetts, I wanted to apologize for the weird font changes in the Maine post. I guess I was just being lazy and I copied the descriptions for the Narrows and Fort Knox from their website (I stated it was from their website so I wasn't worried about that). But apparently when... Continue Reading →

State #19 Maine

Ok, I'm just going to tell you now, get up and get a cup of coffee, find a comfy spot, and settle in because I should have broken this post into two posts due to the length but I didn't know it was going to be so long (like this sentence) until got too... Continue Reading →

State #17 V is for Vermont

Vermont. The Green Mountain State. Totally accurate. It's beautiful and green and clean around here. I know some of you are going - wait, you should visit in late March/April when there's maple syruping going on or the fall when those beautiful green mountains are ablaze with color or in the winter to ski. Let... Continue Reading →

State #16 New York (Upstate)

I can't believe we have been on the road living in hotels for over 30 days. We are into our second month of our year long adventure and have logged Over 5,600 miles, visited 16 out of the 48/49 states we plan on visiting, and been to Canada twice all while doing laundry and homeschool.... Continue Reading →

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