The Ultimate USA Camping Trip Packing List

Like this? Pin this —> Ever since I started working back at TrekAmerica, people have been asking me if I’m planning to hit the road this year. Until now, I haven’t been able to say either way, but recently I booked a USA road trip with Grand American Adventures (Trek’s sister company) for September. Grand American Adventures is essentially the …

A roadside stop like no other

If you’ve done some travelling in the USA, you’ll be no stranger to a quirky roadside stop. There are vintage 1950’s style diners, Flintstone theme parks and even entire towns devoted to bringing in the passing traffic. I have to admit I didn’t expect to find anything like that in Canada, but this is exactly what happened on a recent …

The Perfect New York Sunset

Sometimes things just come together. When you’re travelling through a place and there happens to be an incredible festival you didn’t know about, or you stumble across the best restaurant you’ve ever been to. But personally, I love it when Mother Nature gets involved and shows off something really spectacular. My trip to New York last summer just so happened …

Dead Horse Point

8 Awesome Alternatives to US National Parks

With the American government at loggerheads over the proposed Obamacare bill, the USA has begun shutting down all of its government-funded tourist attractions and National Parks. The ‘government shutdown’, which is tipped to last up to a few weeks, is said to be costing $300 million a day, and states are losing millions in tourism revenue daily. Tourists are rightly …