Dropped car at Fort Lauderdale airport and flew into Atlanta, picking up another car, and drove the 200+ miles from Georgia through North Carolina and just over the border to Gatlinburg in Tennessee to stay at the Red Roof Inn & Suites ($162, 3nghts), more good value accommodation. Continue reading Blue Ridge Parkway Road Trip Part 1
After grabbing a flight back to Miami from Bogota I pick up a car from the airport and drive south to stay at Super 8 Florida City/Homestead ($133, 2nghts), the perfect base for a couple of days in Everglades National Park. Continue reading Florida Road Trip Part 1
Leaving Brookings I head inland to visit Crater Lake National Park, at 1,943ft (592m), the lake is the deepest in the United States and has the deepest blue colour of any body of water I’ve seen! Continue reading USA West Coast Road Trip Part 6
Olympic National Park is one of the most amazing places in the world. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, it features spectacular coastline, scenic lakes, majestic mountains and glaciers, and magnificent temperate rainforest. Continue reading USA West Coast Road Trip Part 3
Gave the Seattle International Beer Festival a miss to be up early, checked out and got on the road. First stop was Salish Lodge and Spa, beside Snoqualmie Falls, this was used as the exterior of the Great Northern Hotel in Twin Peaks, when I arrived there was a double rainbow on show over the falls.
Continue reading USA West Coast Road Trip Part 2