North Dakota

1 min read Travel Writing

While Mount Rushmore was created to bring money back into the Black Hills, artist Gary Greff created the Enchanted Highway to save small towns in North Dakota from disappearing altogether. Enchanted Highway Just like Borglum before him, Greff has created …

South Dakota

3 min read Travel Writing

What do you do when it’s the early 1920’s, Al Gore hasn’t invented the internet yet, and you want to get the word out that your town is pretty sweet – so people should totally come visit? You build really, …

Montana

6 min read Travel Writing

History class was always my least favorite in school. I just didn’t understand why I’d need to learn all these facts about people who were long dead – it’s not like I was going to run into them at a …

Wyoming

4 min read Travel Writing

Ugh. Have you ever been to Disneyland on a really crowded summer day? Where it feels like you spend more time waiting in line than actually enjoying anything Disneyland has to offer? Well, that’s what Yellowstone feels like in July. …

Idaho

8 min read Travel Writing

This is a tale about adventure. A search for gold. A family divided. A murder. ¿A suicide? And a 150 year old mystery. It’s true story starts in the year 1853 with my great great great great grandfather, Albert Annibal. Like …

Washington

2 min read Travel Writing

Ahhhh, Washington. The evergreen state. The home of Seattle. The backdrop to the Twilight Series. And the source of my first “well… fuck” response at a destination. I didn’t have enough time to drive up to Seattle, so my single …

The Route

2 min read Travel Writing

So, Devin, where are you stopping on your cross-country drive? Well, up until today, dear reader, I didn’t have an answer. But now I do. I’ve spent the past week researching all the recommendations I received, running them through Randy Olson’s magical …