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Virginia – Days 1-2: Wilderness Adventure and Perry Family Dinner

Brittany Swanson   November 28, 2015   Comments Off on Virginia – Days 1-2: Wilderness Adventure and Perry Family Dinner

So my roommate from when I lived in Arkansas is from, and again lives in Virginia. Originally when I planned 50 States in 50 Weeks I was supposed to end up in Virginia over the week of Thanksgiving so I could spend Thanksgiving with her and her family. The first leg of the trip didn’t take quite as long as I… Read more »

Connecticut – Days 1-2: Another Traveler, More Authors, and More Dinosaurs

Brittany Swanson   October 14, 2015   Comments Off on Connecticut – Days 1-2: Another Traveler, More Authors, and More Dinosaurs

I spent my first night in Connecticut in New London. That night my host took me to a local bar for a drink. It was your typical sports bar, nothing special. The following morning I met up with a fellow traveler for lunch at Washington Street Coffee House, in New London. The traveler’s name was Mike and we had tried meeting up… Read more »

New Hampshire – Day 6: Scenic Views, Driving, and the World’s Longest Candy Counter

Brittany Swanson   September 26, 2015   Comments Off on New Hampshire – Day 6: Scenic Views, Driving, and the World’s Longest Candy Counter

My Couchsurfing host, Alyssa, took me on her favorite hike to start the morning. It was this narrow hidden trail up Iron Mountain. It’s mostly rocky and relatively steep, but we managed to climb up to the first overlook in about a half hour. We stayed there chatting and enjoying the view for another half hour. Alyssa had to go to work,… Read more »

Maine – Day 4: Trespassing, the Beach, and Small Town Wanderings

Brittany Swanson   September 18, 2015   Comments Off on Maine – Day 4: Trespassing, the Beach, and Small Town Wanderings
Straight on view of Doubling Point Lighthouse, Bath, ME

There are a lot of lighthouses in Maine. I could’ve gone to all of them, but that would’ve gotten boring. Instead, I chose a couple that were on the route to other locations I planned to visit. Doubling Point Lighthouse was listed between Lewiston, ME and Popham Beach State Park, so that was my first stop of the day. At… Read more »