road trip America

Pikes Peak – In which we climb the highest peaks in my beloved Chevy Suburban!

by Sandra Foyt

At 14,100 feet, a Pikes Peak ascent is a formidable accomplishment – even if you’re driving to the top of this Colorado mountain. Here is an account of our visit to Pikes Peak, Colorado from our first road trip across America in 2009, originally published […]

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Going Bad In South Dakota: Tourist Traps and the Badlands

by Sandra Foyt

As we headed out to Yellowstone, I heard a slight grinding sound coming from the nether regions of my 2003 Chevy Suburban. It wasn’t particularly disturbing, but I casually asked Traveling Companion to keep an eye out for an auto repair shop as it couldn’t […]

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Planning a USA Road Trip In Search of Foodie Adventures

by Sandra Foyt

We’re heading out on another US road trip. In 2009, we were a mom, two kids, and a jam-packed Chevy Suburban looping the country looking for storybook settings in a Read Across America Road Trip. This time, a couple of friends are joining us in […]

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