"The Great Adventure" Chapter 2015 Will Find Me in the Western Half of the United States

a trip by Larry Gorman
From: January 1st 2015
Until: December 31st 2015

My first stop in 2015 will be in south Texas to visit with friends who winter there and then to spend two weeks in Louisville KY during (Kentucky) Derby Week and, particularly, to participate in the Great Steamboat Race between Louisville and Cincinnati. Heading north, I’ll be looping around Lake Michigan with stops to visit numerous lighthouses. I also plan to celebrate my late August birthday with a seven-day rafting trip through Grand Canyon. Then it’s off to Colorado and Utah to visit some national parks and enjoy the fall foliage before returning to Phoenix metro for my VA tune-up. Of course, I’ll be stopping along the way to see state capitols and state Vietnam Veteran Memorials and to visit family and friends.
Trip Length: 12 months
Blog Entries: 28
Photos: 1242
Words: 97779

Blog Entries

Date Blog Title Location
March 9th 2015 Winter 2014/15 Was Spent Exploring Several Phoenix Area Attractions North America » United States » Arizona » Apache Junction
March 16th 2015 I’ve Been To El Paso TX Many Times But Have Never SEEN This Historic City North America » United States » Texas » El Paso
March 24th 2015 Visiting Winter Texans, Mexico and Iwo Jima Memorial on a Short Stop in Mission TX North America » United States » Texas » Mission
March 31st 2015 "Houston, we've had a problem!" – NASA and Much More to See in Houston TX North America » United States » Texas » Houston
April 7th 2015 Shreveport LA – A Perfect Oasis on My Trip North North America » United States » Louisiana » Shreveport
April 14th 2015 I Had Some Unfinished Business in Little Rock AR North America » United States » Arkansas » Little Rock
April 21st 2015 There's a Lot More Than Graceland in Memphis TN North America » United States » Tennessee » Memphis
May 2nd 2015 (Kentucky) Derby Week Should Be Renamed Derby Month - Louisville KY North America » United States » Kentucky » Louisville
May 12th 2015 Louisville KY Is Nearing the Top of My List of Favorite Cities North America » United States » Kentucky » Louisville
May 19th 2015 Indianapolis IN - Home to State Government, Indianapolis Motor Speedway and an Automobile Auction??? North America » United States » Indiana » Indianapolis
May 26th 2015 I Chose an RV Park between Lansing MI and Grand Rapids MI to Serve Both Cities North America » United States » Michigan » Lansing
June 1st 2015 Lighthouses, Lifesaving Stations and Maritime History - Traverse City MI North America » United States » Michigan » Traverse City
June 9th 2015 The Straits of Mackinac Presented Lethal Dangers – Mackinaw City MI North America » United States » Michigan » Cheboygan
June 16th 2015 Venturing into Michigan’s Upper Peninsula – Marquette MI North America » United States » Michigan » Negaunee
June 23rd 2015 From Iron Ore to Copper Ore – The Natural Resources Changed on the Keweenaw Peninsula North America » United States » Michigan » Hancock
June 30th 2015 Always Capture "The Highground" - Stevens Point WI North America » United States » Wisconsin » Stevens Point
July 21st 2015 A Short Drive from Rockford IL – The Wisconsin State Capitol and Ella's Fantasyland! North America » United States » Illinois » Rockford
August 4th 2015 Hot Air Balloons, Race Cars and the State Capitol - Des Moines IA North America » United States » Iowa » Des Moines
August 18th 2015 Lindy, Flour, Bluegrass and Wood Oven Pizza – Minneapolis-Saint Paul MN North America » United States » Minnesota » Minneapolis
August 25th 2015 The Capitol, Bison and “Wunnerful, Wunnerful” – Bismarck ND North America » United States » North Dakota » Bismarck
September 1st 2015 Pierre SD – Pronounced Like A Fishing Pier, Not Like A Frenchman Pierre North America » United States » South Dakota » Pierre
September 8th 2015 I Love Football but Never Thought I’d Be Competing with Football - Lincoln NE North America » United States » Nebraska » Lincoln
September 15th 2015 Ike, Brown, Oz and … Bugs??? – Manhattan KS North America » United States » Kansas » Manhattan
September 22nd 2015 Wichita KS – Much More Than Cowboys and Cattle Drives North America » United States » Kansas » Wichita
September 29th 2015 Catching Up with an Old Friend and Off-the-Grid Attractions – Oklahoma City OK North America » United States » Oklahoma » Oklahoma City
October 6th 2015 A Low-Keyed Week in the Texas Panhandle - Amarillo TX North America » United States » Texas » Amarillo
October 13th 2015 Albuquerque NM North America » United States » New Mexico » Albuquerque
October 20th 2015 Flagstaff AZ North America » United States » Arizona » Flagstaff
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