Summer of 17: Across Lake Michigan

Summer of 17: Across Lake Michigan

A Ride on the S.S. Badger

A Quick Trip on a Huge Car Ferry

 › There are many different ways to get from Wisconsin to Michigan, but we opted to go straight across Lake Michigan on the SS Badger.

 

Summer of 17: Across Lake Michigan
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Summer of 17: South Dakota Tourist Traps

Summer of 17: South Dakota Tourist Traps

Attractions Along a Lengthy and Desolate Road

Bullets, Drugs, and Corn

› South Dakota is 383 miles wide, and driving across it can be a long, boring affair. Fortunately, there are a few places that have sprung up along this route over the years that offer road-weary travelers a welcome respite—and an opportunity for them to part with their money.

 

Summer of 17: South Dakota Tourist Traps
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Summer of 17: Monumental Days

Summer of 17: Monumental Days

Rock Solid Fun in the American West

 Arizona, Utah, South Dakota

› The United States is vast. So vast, we couldn't do everything we wanted to do. But, during the course of a few days in July, we took in some pretty monumental sights—and a few that weren't so monumental.

Summer of 17: Monumental Days
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Summer of 17: The Mother Road

Summer of 17: The Mother Road

Adventures Along Historic Route 66.

 Exploring California and Arizona.

› We spent the first few days of our summer road trip exploring the roadside attractions and ghost towns along Historic Route 66.

Summer of 17: The Mother Road
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Announcing the Summer of 17

Announcing the Summer of 17

We took on the world, now we're taking on the United States.

 › This summer we're packing up and hitting the road to experience that great tradition—the Epic American Road Trip. We'll be traveling the highways and byways of the United States, journeying through 17 states in three weeks. Join us, won't you?

Announcing the Summer of 17
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Return to the United States

Return to the United States

Sunday, 19 July, 2015. Day 333.

 Re-Entry and Repatriation.

› In the wee hours of our 333rd day of travel, we checked out of our Montreal hotel and took a taxi to Pierre-Elliot Trudeau Airport for the final flight of our trip—back to the United States of America.

Return to the United States
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