We started out the morning with a drive to the easternmost point of the United States mainland at West Quoddy Head in Lubec, Maine. We spent awhile there hiking around and enjoying the scenery before heading into Lubec to have lunch. Nothing was open so we ate some fig bars that we had around before heading back west. We had time to hit just one park on the way, Bog Brook Cove Preserve, on our way back.Continue reading “Down East Maine”
We woke up this morning to 2-3 inches of snow on the ground. Luckily, it wasn’t too cold and the roads were well treated by the time we headed out. We started out around Portsmouth, New Hampshire and headed up to Portland, Maine, stopping at a few locations along the coast.Continue reading “Southern Maine Coast”
We started out this morning on the road, driving through hours of cold rain with temperatures just above freezing. Upon arriving at the Atlantic Ocean in Salisbury, MA, we started driving north to the nearby New Hampshire border. When then continued on to drive the entire New Hampshire coastline, all 20 miles or so!Continue reading “New Hampshire Coast”
Today, we visited the Pipe Springs National Monument in Arizona as well as the nearby Coral Pink Sand Dunes in Utah. It was a hot and sunny day with temperatures in the 90s and very little wind. Luckily, it was a dry heat as is typical in this part of the country.Continue reading “Springs & Dunes”
The nor’easter yesterday blanketed western Maryland with snow. There wasn’t a huge amount of snow on the ground in the places we visited but it was still quite beautiful!
We were originally planning on driving to Shenandoah National Park in Virginia but Skyline Drive, the road through the park, was closed due to snow. We decided to visit some places in Maryland while waiting to see if any parts of Skyline Drive would open. Ultimately, none did.Continue reading “Snow in Maryland and West Virginia”