Rick & Jody's Second Great Motorcycle Adventure

a trip by Rick & Jody Rousseau
From: May 24th 2017
Until: July 25th 2017

Rick and Jody load up the Goldwing and head out for a 2 month, 8000 mile motorcycle adventure expecting to visit every state east of the Mississippi.
Trip Length: 9 weeks
Blog Entries: 62
Photos: 2535
Words: 83926

Blog Entries

Date Blog Title Location
May 24th 2017 Day 0 - Last Day in Orlando North America » United States » Florida » Orlando
May 25th 2017 Day 1 - The Adventure Begins with the First 100 Miles North America » United States » Florida » St Augustine
May 26th 2017 Day 2 - Trudging the Happy Road to Atlanta North America » United States » Georgia » Stone Mountain
May 27th 2017 Day 3 - Plenty To Do While Searching For Air North America » United States » Georgia » Atlanta » Midtown
May 28th 2017 Day 4 - Who Knew Germany Was In Northeast Georgia? North America » United States » Georgia » Helen
May 30th 2017 Day 5 - There's Nothing Like a Train Ride In The Mountains North America » United States » Georgia » Blue Ridge
May 31st 2017 Day 6 - Begin With Tires, End With Shoes, And a Whirlwind In Between North America » United States » Tennessee » Chattanooga
May 31st 2017 Day 7 - It Started With a Dropped Bike and Ended in a Cave North America » United States » Kentucky » Cave City
June 1st 2017 Day 8 - A Nice, Quiet Day of Cave Exploration North America » United States » Kentucky » Mammoth Cave
June 2nd 2017 Day 9 - Corvettes Are Everywhere, But It Always Ends With a Cave North America » United States » Kentucky » Bowling Green
June 3rd 2017 Day 10 - Crank Up The Tunes And Head North! - And One Last Cave Too! North America » United States » Indiana » Indianapolis
June 4th 2017 Day 11 - Today It's Race Cars And Architecture With A Boring Ride In Between North America » United States » Illinois » Chicago
June 5th 2017 Day 12 - What Do You Mean We Don't Allow Motorcycles At The Museum Of Science & Industry? North America » United States » Illinois » Chicago
June 6th 2017 Day 13 - More Trouble With Motorcycle Parking, But The Art Museums Were Worth The Effort North America » United States » Illinois » Chicago
June 7th 2017 DAY 14 - It's Off To Milwaukee - Art Museum For Her, Harley-Davidson Museum For Him North America » United States » Wisconsin » Milwaukee
June 8th 2017 Day 15 - Quiet Time At The Hotel With A Little Visit To The Pabst Mansion North America » United States » Wisconsin » Milwaukee
June 9th 2017 Day 16 - A Chilly Return To Nature With a Little Goldwing Offroading North America » United States » Michigan » Munising
June 10th 2017 Day 17 - You Can't Go East From Here On A Motorcycle - She Was Right! North America » United States » Michigan » Mackinaw City
June 11th 2017 Day 18 - Return From The Frozen Tundra To The Sand Dunes Of Michigan North America » United States » Michigan » Holland
June 12th 2017 Day 19 - When In Holland, You Must Visit a Windmill - One More Car Museum Never Hurts! North America » United States » Michigan » Dearborn
June 13th 2017 Day 20 - One More Art Museum & Our First Trip Across The Border North America » United States » Michigan » Detroit
June 14th 2017 Day 21 - Spending the Day With Henry Ford North America » United States » Michigan » Detroit
June 15th 2017 Day 22 - Rick Gets One More Car Museum & Jody Gets To Visit With An Old Friend North America » United States » Ohio » Columbus
June 16th 2017 Day 23 - Even TripAdvisor Thinks Cleveland's #1 Attraction Is The Cleveland Museum Of Art North America » United States » Ohio » Cleveland
June 17th 2017 Day 24 - Never Too Old To Rock 'N Roll! North America » United States » Ohio » Cleveland
June 18th 2017 Day 25 - From A Relaxing Train Ride To a Celebration of Sobriety North America » United States » Ohio » Akron
June 19th 2017 Day 26 - From Waterfall to Waterfall - It All Ended With an Awesome Hike! North America » United States » Ohio » Akron
June 20th 2017 Day 27 - A Morning of Pop Culture and an Afternoon Riding the Highway to Hell North America » United States » New York » Niagara Falls
June 21st 2017 Day 28 - You Can't Visit Niagara Falls Without Getting Wet! North America » United States » New York » Niagara Falls
June 22nd 2017 Day 29 - Let's Do It All Again - From The Canadian Side This Time! North America » United States » New York » Niagara Falls
June 23rd 2017 Day 30 - Of Course It's Wet - We're Going To Watertown! North America » United States » New York » Watertown
June 24th 2017 Day 31 - It's Called The Thousand Islands But It's Actually 1864 Islands - Imprecision Is Difficult For This Engineer! North America » United States » New York » Plattsburgh
June 25th 2017 Day 32 - We Didn't Know We Were Going Whitewater Rafting Today - In Street Clothes & With an Expensive Camera North America » United States » Vermont » Burlington
June 26th 2017 Day 33 - Ice Cream Before Lunch & Another Celebration of Sobriety North America » United States » New Hampshire » Meredith
June 27th 2017 Day 34 - I May Be Old, But I Can Still Fit Through The Lemon Squeeze! North America » United States » New Hampshire » Meredith
June 28th 2017 Day 35 - Acrobats, Trained Bears, Train Ride, Wolfman - It All Ended With a Hike North America » United States » New Hampshire » Meredith
June 29th 2017 Day 36 - Just a Little Goldwing Mountain Climbing In the Rain North America » United States » New Hampshire » Gorham
June 30th 2017 Day 37 - Eating A Lobster Roll, At An Outdoor Restaurant, Overlooking the Harbor, In Bar Harbor, Maine - You Can't Get More New England Than That! North America » United States » Maine » Ellsworth
July 1st 2017 Day 38 - If Climbing Rocks Is Your Thing, Acadia National Park Is Perfect For You! North America » United States » Maine » Ellsworth
July 2nd 2017 Day 39 - A Day of Idyllic Maine - From the Cold of Bar Harbor to the Warmth of Kittery North America » United States » Massachusetts » Lowell
July 3rd 2017 Day 40 - Remembering My Childhood - Wandering Through Lowell, MA North America » United States » Massachusetts » Lowell
July 4th 2017 Day 41 - Final Day of Rest - Tomorrow We Hit The Road! North America » United States » Massachusetts » Lowell
July 5th 2017 Day 42 - Back on the Road Again - First Stop: 1830! North America » United States » Rhode Island » South Kingstown
July 6th 2017 Day 43 - My Mansion Is Better Than Your Mansion! North America » United States » Connecticut » Groton
July 7th 2017 Day 44 - It's Only A Little Rain - We Won't Melt! North America » United States » New Jersey » Livingston
July 8th 2017 Day 45 - From Urban Blight To Suburban Blight To Picturesque Pensylvania Farm Country North America » United States » Pennsylvania » Hershey
July 9th 2017 Day 46 - Chocolate, Chocolate, Cars & Caves North America » United States » Pennsylvania » Hershey
July 10th 2017 Day 47 - Jody Returns - Delaware Will Never Be The Same North America » United States » Delaware » Dover
July 11th 2017 Day 48 - Goodbye Urban Sprawl and Say Hello To The Mountains Again! North America » United States » Virginia » Luray
July 12th 2017 Day 49 - Caves, Caves, And Maybe Just One More Cave North America » United States » Virginia » Luray
July 14th 2017 Day 50 - After Riding The Roller Coaster All Morning, We Were Ready For The Lunatic Asylum North America » United States » West Virginia » Weston
July 14th 2017 Day 51 - Visited The Real CASS Depot & Climbed The Mountain By Train This Time North America » United States » Virginia » Harrisonburg
July 15th 2017 Day 52 - From Skyline Drive To The Blue Ridge Parkway, It Ended With The Dreaded Loose Gravel North America » United States » Virginia » Roanoke
July 16th 2017 Day 53 - Anything Worth Doing Is Worth Overdoing - Like 300 Miles On The Blue Ridge Parkway North America » United States » North Carolina » Asheville
July 17th 2017 Day 54 - Playing Tourist Around Asheville, The Biltmore Is Not For Us! North America » United States » North Carolina » Asheville
July 18th 2017 Day 55 - Downtown Asheville - Where The Stores Look Like Art Museums North America » United States » North Carolina » Asheville
July 19th 2017 Day 56 - Finished Blue Ridge, Rode The Tail Of The Dragon, and Ended Up In Gatlinburg. - What a Day! North America » United States » Tennessee » Gatlinburg
July 20th 2017 Day 57 - Hiking In The Great Smoky Mountains National Park - Our Favorite Pastime! North America » United States » Tennessee » Gatlinburg
July 21st 2017 Day 58 - A Morning of Repeats And A Hot Afternoon of Racing North America » United States » North Carolina » Charlotte
July 22nd 2017 Day 59 - The Garmin Lady Lost Her Mind, But We Still Made It To The Swamp North America » United States » South Carolina » Orangeburg
July 23rd 2017 Day 60 - Missing the Mountains Already, Riding Is Just Flat And Boring. North America » United States » Georgia » Savannah
July 24th 2017 Day 61 - A Little Too Much Drama On Our Last Day North America » United States » Florida » Orlando » Disney World
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