When people think of North America, its usually Canada, the United States, and Mexico. But there is so much more! Belize, Cuba, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, and El Salvador are some of the countries that flow down from Mexico. The islands that lie in the beautiful Caribbean. Antigua and Barbados, Bonaire, the Cayman Islands, Curacao, Guadeloupe, Saint Lucia, Trinidad and Tobago …
The list goes on and on. So much to see. So little time!
I’ve been up and down the middle of California more times than I ever thought I would. From this experience, I choose to drive the 101 from San Francisco to Los Angeles whenever possible. Try it the next time you are making this journey, and let me know if you feel the same.
In spring, people from all around the United States head to Phoenix for Major League Baseball’s “Cactus League” spring training, but more on the “Boys of Summer” later. If you are thinking of a trip to the Sunshine State, here are some other things to do you shouldn’t miss during your visit to the Valley of the Sun.
Driving the Alaska Highway aka the Alcan (short for the Alaska Canada Highway)is a bucket list item for many RV’rs and a necessary drive for anyone moving in or out of Alaska. Think military families, we met a lot of them on the Highway.
Just west of the Golden Gate Bridge’s north anchorage, the Marin Headlands is an excellent choice for a day trip from anywhere in the San Francisco Bay Area. Trips like this remind you of the beauty and excitement of nature that exist right outside your door.
The California Zephyr is a popular route on Amtrak from Chicago to San Francisco (Emeryville) stopping in Denver, Co., supposedly daily. We booked a sleeper car since the trip from Denver to Martinez (the stop closest to our home) is supposed to take around 30 hours.