Each summer we rent a beach house in the town of Duck, North Carolina on the Outer Banks, where it seems every beach house has a kitschy sign. In Duck, many beach house signs have playful word plays, like “Sea-Duck-tion” or “Peeking Duck.” Last month, I showed a set of 8 great beach house signs. Here are another 8 great beach house […]
The Outer Banks (OBX) is a series of barrier islands on the North Carolina coast, with some of USA’s most popular beaches. Activities are plentiful, including Kitty Hawk—site of the Wright Brothers first flight. OBX is a popular destination for weddings, family reunions, and group vacations. Outer Banks Lodging Two luxurious Outer Banks lodging options to consider are a […]
Some road trip travel recollections from summer 2013. In picture form: This biscuit was practically a meal in itself, but, of course, I also bought some kind of baked good. If I remember correctly, lunch was light that day. Loved this setting. You can see the view from the swing here. I bought a bottle […]
Here are some pictures from a recent road trip around eastern Tennessee. My road trip continued from Nashville (see part 2) through Gatlinburg and Great Smokey Mountains National Park. All pictures were taken with an iPhone. Have you driven this section of Tennessee? Follow McCool Travel on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, StumbleUpon, LinkedIn, and Bloglovin.
Here are some pictures from a recent road trip around the lower left section of North Carolina. Basic itinerary was (from West Asheville) Pisgah Highway to Blue Ridge Parkway, to highway 74 into Sylva, highway 23 to Franklin, highway 28 north, to highway 143 and Cherohala Skyway into Tennessee. All pictures were taken with an […]
My family just returned from a vacation in Duck, North Carolina—in the Outer Banks (aka OBX). In fact, we have spent at least one week in Duck for the past 15 years or so. This article of 8 Great Things to Do in Outer Banks include some of my family’s favorite things to do. It is […]
I am most happy when I am driving on unpaved roads. The more remote, the better. Some scenic views, road signs, and other wonders can only be found on paved paved roads. Here is a collection of photos I have taken; the scenes can only be found on/from unpaved roads in the eastern United States. A […]
It is nearing Memorial Day (last Monday in May) here in the United States, which marks the unofficial start of summer and beach season. I am interested in hearing about your favorite beaches and why. Here are some of my favorite beaches. Not a top 10 list or best beaches, just a random collection. This […]