we don’t count miles we count smiles

      This wasn’t the kind of road trip we wanted to make. Unfortunately, sooner or later, we all have to make an American Road Trip to either visit a loved one in the hospital, or even more depressing, to attend a funeral. No matter the reason, we don’t count […]

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National WWII Museum Open to Amaze Viewers The National WWII Museum (World War II) is now complete and open to the public. WOW! You have to be there to grasp the awesomeness of this major National Attraction. This is a solid attraction that every age group will enjoy. Patriotic Americans […]

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Travel Fear: Secrets to Overcome It Travel fear paralyzes and imprisons thousands of would be travelers every day. Don’t think for a moment that I do not take travel fear, or anxiety seriously. Like every sensible person I know, this has been a struggle throughout my lifetime. I have learned […]

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We love to take day trips and North Mississippi is a wonderful place to take a ride. From our home, we drove north up MS Hwy 15 to Ripley, MS. MS Hwy 15 is one of the few state highways that traverses the state from southern to northern ends. At […]

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Greetings again friends, this is Bill Taylor writing about a road trip we enjoyed. We recently attended the Prairie Arts Festival at West Point, MS. This was my first visit to this event which is held annually on the Saturday before Labor Day. The festival is held in West Point’s […]

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Some road trips go to specific locations. This road trip went to a specific area. Greetings again friends, this is Bill Taylor writing about a road trip we enjoyed. Three small towns form a triangle. Blowing Rock, Boone and Banner Elk, NC. In this area you find the most spectacular natural […]

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Donovan’s Slough is not your average rest stop. Greetings again friends, this is Bill Taylor writing about a road trip we enjoyed. Donovan’s Slough is a remarkable collection of almost exotic trees and plants. In various seasons it can be a bird-watchers retreat, but it is always a delight to folks […]

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Greetings again friends, this is Bill Taylor writing about a road trip we enjoyed. On this short trip we discovered a beautiful, old steel and wooden bridge and visited an amateur topiary display, plus … we ate at a Catfish Buffet. You can’t tell a book by its cover, and you […]

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Florida Panhandle Beaches … That’s what I’m talking about! Greetings again friends, this is Bill Taylor writing about a road trip we enjoyed. A road trip to all the beaches in  the Florida panhandle makes a great road trip. “A great road trip is short enough to finish in time, but […]

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The Mississippi Gulf Coast is a crowd pleaser Greetings again friends, this is Bill Taylor writing about a road trip we enjoyed. The Mississippi Gulf Coast is a great place for a road trip. As you read you will learn I am biased. This post only includes Harrison County. Barrier Islands […]

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