Monthly Archives: June 2012

Good-bye, Florida

Back in the city, and starting Monday, all new NYC posts. I hope you enjoyed my write-up of our roadtrip to Key West. One final bit of advice if you decide to make the trek yourself: when you go to take a picture of yourself standing at the southern-most point in the continental United States… …make sure you’re actually standing ... Read More »

Abandoned On A Desert Island: A Trip To Dry Tortugas


Back to the New York stuff next Monday, but I wanted to close my series of road trip posts with two really special places we saw just before we headed home. On our last day in Key West, we decided to visit Dry Tortugas National Park. Unfortunately, we got some bad news as we arrived at the ferry… The ferry ... Read More »

Key West


We started off our day in Key West on Duval Street, the main drag… …and immediately saw a rooster nearly get hit by a car. Read More »

The Most Unlikely Highway in America


I was really excited for today’s 97 mile drive from Key Largo to Key West, because it would take us on one of the most unlikely highways in the United States: the Overseas Highway, the southernmost portion of the East Coast’s Route 1. Read More »

Back In Time In South Beach


We took off for Miami via the Turnpike – unfortunately, not the prettiest drive… A lot of people (including Vanilla Ice) recommended taking A1A, the old coastal route, for a portion of the journey to see both time worn and still popular beach towns. Unfortunately, I think we got on it a bit too close to Miami… …as all we ... Read More »