Home » Posts tagged 'best of the road'

  • Veterans Day .. with heartfelt gratitude

    Veterans Day .. with heartfelt gratitude

    Veteran’s Day became very personal to us when we had the honor and privilege of meeting hundreds of Veterans across the country during our Rand McNally/ USA TODAY Best of the Road journey in 2012 where we were charged with of finding the most Patriotic Small Town in America. No easy task.

    Continue reading »

  • Happy President’s Day

    Happy President’s Day

    Happy President’s Day

    Continue reading »

  • Patriotic Watertown, NY  (VIDEO) #BestOfTheRoad

    Patriotic Watertown, NY (VIDEO) #BestOfTheRoad

    With just a few hours notice before the MidLife Road Trip teams arrival, Watertown, NY the 1st small town on our Most Patriotic route jumped into action and we were whisked away by a police escort as we drove into town & were taken to the Army’s 237th Birthday Ball! 

    Continue reading »

  •  
  • Most Patriotic Small Town in America: Gainesville, Texas #BestoftheRoad

    Most Patriotic Small Town in America: Gainesville, Texas #BestoftheRoad

    What an honor it was to meet Medal of Honor Recipients Kenneth Stumpf and Don “Doc” Ballard on our trip to Gainesville, Texas. We had a wonderful guided historical tour of downtown, visited the Home Grown Hero Walking Trail, watched the Pedal for the Medal Bike Parade on Medal of Honor Boulevard, and were guests of honor at an ice cream social where we visited with locals and learned what patriotism means to Gainesville. 

    Continue reading »

  • Some of our Favorite Road Trip ‘things’

    Some of our Favorite Road Trip ‘things’

    We drove 7200 miles across the U.S. on our last trip for Rand McNally and USA Today‘s Best of the Road rally. It’s really hard to prepare for a trip of that magnitude. There were times we wished we had packed things we didn’t and other times we wish we would have left other things behind.  There were a few things that were stand-outs on this last trip and we thought we would share them with you. 1) Power Bar [...]

    Continue reading »

  • (Video) Mandan, North Dakota  #BestOfTheRoad

    (Video) Mandan, North Dakota #BestOfTheRoad

    We had a blast on our Best of the Road visit to Mandan, ND.  Located just across the Missouri River from Bismarck, Mandan is the modern day wild west passing down the tradition of rodeo to generation after generation. Talk to anyone in Mandan, and the first thing they say is “You should be here on the 4th of July” … It is a sight to behold and a gathering of friends and family like no other. 

    Continue reading »

  •  
  • Duluth, Georgia  #BestOfTheRoad  (VIDEO)

    Duluth, Georgia #BestOfTheRoad (VIDEO)

    The very first thing you see when you drive into Duluth, GA are American Flags and markers lining the streets around town. These markers bear the names of deceased U.S. military serviceman and women who served their country. It is an awesome and very humbling sight.  continue reading..  

    Continue reading »

  • VIDEO: Enterprise, Alabama #BestoftheRoad

    VIDEO: Enterprise, Alabama #BestoftheRoad

    The 4th stop on our Rand McNally with USA TODAY Best of the Road Rally took us to Enterprise, Alabama which is called The City of Progress.  They are a thriving community founded on the principle that with the right mix of people, adversity can easily turn into diversity. They have a rich military heritage because of their close relationship and proximity to neighboring Fort Rucker, the Home of Army Aviation. 

    Continue reading »

  • WFLA Features Midlife Road Trip and #BestOfTheRoad

    WFLA Features Midlife Road Trip and #BestOfTheRoad

    Midlife Road Trip was featured on WFLA with Gayle Guyardo while on the #BestOfTheRoad rally.

    Continue reading »

  •  
  • A MidLife Road Trip #BestOfTheRoad shout out on the Daytime TV Show

    A MidLife Road Trip #BestOfTheRoad shout out on the Daytime TV Show

    The journey is indeed part of our Rand McNally & USA TODAY ‘Best of the Road‘ adventure as we share with the gang on the syndicated morning show Daytime! http://youtu.be/m5TslJUpCK4

    Continue reading »

  • The end of #BestOfTheRoad rally is only the beginning

    The end of #BestOfTheRoad rally is only the beginning

    We used to measure the significance of a journey by how many fun things we got to do, the great things we got to eat and the beautiful things we got to see. Since our Rand McNally/ USA TODAY Best of the Road trip this summer, we measure the significance of our journey by the friends we made, the lives we touched & how we changed and grew as people.  We have the utmost respect  for the four other teams we we competed against, [...]

    Continue reading »

  • Nothing says Nebraska quite like Polka Music!

    Nothing says Nebraska quite like Polka Music!

    Continue reading »

  •  
  • Checking items off The Bucket List #BestOfTheRoad

    Checking items off The Bucket List #BestOfTheRoad

      We are so thrilled to be featured in an article in this week’s Newsday!! Hope you’ll join us in checking things off YOUR Bucket List! Checking items the bucket list Originally published: June 21, 2012 3:43 PM Updated: June 22, 2012 12:39 PM By KATHY WITT. McClatchy-Tribune To eat a Belgian waffle — in Belgium. Cuddle a koala bear. Meet snack maven Little Debbie. Tug on Carol Burnett’s ear. If you’re going to dream, you’ve got to do it big. [...]

    Continue reading »

  • In Search of the Most Patriotic Town in America #BestOfTheRoad

    In Search of the Most Patriotic Town in America #BestOfTheRoad

    As a part Rand McNally / USA TODAY’s Best of the Road Rally, we are traveling from Washing DC to Watertown, NY to Duluth, GA to DeLand, FL to Enterprise, AL to Gainesville TX, to Mandan, ND to Seattle, WA in search of the most Patriotic Town in America!! Check out this Route!! 

    Continue reading »

  • Getting a Leg Up on the Competition – Road Trip Pedicure

    Getting a Leg Up on the Competition – Road Trip Pedicure

    In preparation for a cross country road trip, Rick’s daughter, Sherri takes him to get his first ever pedicure. Tips and Tricks to Stay Young on the Road Travel Exercise Tips for the Ultimate Summer Road Trip Summer Travel Doesn’t have to be a Vacation from Your Diet More than a Road Trip – It’s My Legacy

    Continue reading »

  •  
  •  
 

KredBlogger

PTBA

TopKred