Category: America

New England in the Fall 0

New England in the Fall

It was typical Fall weather as we left New York City and travelled towards our base in a Central Massachusetts hotel. The rain was belting down but of course the views were really impressive. New England during the Fall is a spectacular time of year with a variety of coloured...

New York City 0

New York City

Before the road trip to New York City from Niagara Falls we made one last overnight stop at Finger Lakes in New York State to break up the journey. The finger lakes region of New York State includes eleven Finger Lakes forming part of Lake Ontario and the Erie Canal....

Niagara Falls 0

Niagara Falls

After a lively and unforgettable evening in Chicago some people had sore heads as we boarded the minibus to travel to our next destination. We had a short stopover in Sandusky, Ohio for some of the trekkers to enjoy the adrenaline-fuelled theme park rides before we arrived in Niagara Falls....

Chicago Skyline 0

Chicago

After an entertaining evening watching high school American Football, we were back on the road travelling to Chicago, Illinois! After relentless inter-state travel over the previous days I was relieved to have two nights sleep in a hotel in Chicago. Known as the ‘windy city’ which was originally based on...

Mammoth Cave Tour 0

Mammoth Cave National Park, Kentucky to Columbus, Indiana

After thanking and saying goodbye to Randy we left his house in Nashville, Tennessee and headed for Mammoth Cave National Park in Kentucky for our cave tour. Beneath Mammoth Cave National Park lies the most extensive cave system on Earth but after much exploration the full extent of this water-formed...

Smoky Mountains 0

Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Nashville

From the Rivermen Campground in West Virginia to Deep Creek Campground in the Great Smoky Mountains we travelled over 330 miles in the Trek America van. Travelling these vast distances and being in yet another American state was pretty tiring, but the group was always in good spirits and we...

Whitewater Rafting on New River 0

Shenandoah National Park and Whitewater Rafting on the New River, West Virginia

Whilst the Westerner 2 Trek America Tour had carved through the wonders of California, Nevada and Arizona the Best of the East Trek America Tour had already taken me through several American States. The tour had left New York, New York and then quickly wound through New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland,...

Washington D.C. 0

Washington D.C.

After the multi-national diversity of the Westerner 2 Trek America Tour my second Trek America Tour – the Best of the East or the BEAST – was comprised mainly of British people who had just finished Camp America for the summer. There was a guy from Japan though and our...

San Diego Zoo 0

San Diego Zoo

We left Betty and Rusty’s Cowboy Camp pretty early as we had a ‘drive day’ ahead of us – which is exactly what it means – a whole day driving and stuck on the trek van. Our next stop was San Diego and although the drive was long, I made...

Grand Canyon 0

Grand Canyon

After an eventful party at Lake Powell involving our trek tour and another four trek tours, we arrived at the Mather Campground in Grand Canyon Village. After we had settled into camp, we decided to have a look around the Grand Canyon Visitors Centre. We were due to have a...