Sunday, June 08, 2008

carefree highway, let me slip away on you

I will be driving cross country, leaving from Connecticut. I will be traveling in the Northern part of the US and making my way to Oregon. Do any of you lovelies have any suggestions for highly recommended scenic routes between here and there. If you do, post 'em here or email me.


Deb (Punky)


At 9:09 PM , Blogger Higgy said...

WOW - haven't checked in here in a while - good for you, Punkster! Follow that dream - and swing by Sacramento on your way (well, not really on the way, but still...)

I hear Glacier Park is a sight to see - but not too sure where it is...

At 11:02 PM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

"It's time to move on, time to get going
What lies ahead, I have no way of knowing
But under my feet, baby, grass is growing
It's time to move on, it's time to get going

Broken skyline, movin' through the airport
She's an honest defector
Conscientious objector
Now her own protector

Broken skyline, which way to love land
Which way to something better
Which way to forgiveness
Which way do I go"
- Tom Petty

At 11:39 PM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

Have a Great trip Punky, may you find some of these stops worthwile.

Gaze up to the Stars @ the Cincinnati Observatory
August 2, 12, 23 & 30 (Public)
Also Public nights are Thursdays and Fridays. 3489 Observatory Pl, Cincinnati, OH 45208 - 513-321-5186
Cincinnati Observatory

Bluespring Caverns, 1459 Bluespring Caverns Rd., Bedford, Indiana 812-279-9471 Cavern Boat tour $14
Bluespring Caverns (Near Louisville, KY)
Bluespring Caverns Area Map

Bistro 301 - 301 W Market St, Louisville, KY, 40202
Manager: Luke Hazel 502-584-8337 Bistro 301
Bistro 301 - Food !

YJ's Snack Bar
128 W 18th St, Kansas City, MO 64121 (816) 472-5533
Greek and Mediterranean, American (Traditional), Mexican
Exquisite soul food, Amazing Jazz every Saturday and Sunday after sundown.

Rocky Mountain Folks Festival
18th Annual Festival, August 15-17, 2008 in beautiful Lyons, Colorado.

Pazzo! Deli & Market 4546 S. 815 W Salt Lake City, UT 84123
801-268-0664 Mon-Fri 7:30am-7pm, Sat 9am-5:30pm
Reasonable prices $, fresh salads, fruits, cheeses ect., Great atmosphere.

5 Stars. If you really want to spoil yourself, Great Wine List ! & a Beautiful view, at the mouth of Little Cottonwood Canyon. Stroll the grounds, well worth it. Check out their live outdoor concert series with indie artists. Memorable.
La Caille 9565 Wasatch Blvd Salt Lake City, UT 84121
801-942-1751 Price: $$$ La Caille

Burning Man - Black Rock City in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada - Aug 25 - Sept 1 Burning Man - A Very Unique Fun experience. Highly recommended !

Colorado Black Forest
Pikes Peak
Pikes Peak

Picacho Peak, the largest ostrich ranch in the country has more than 1,100 ostriches, and they'll eat feed right out of your hand. Located between Phoenix and Tucson, AZ at the base of historic Picacho Peak Mountain. Exit #219 on Interstate 10. Open 9-5:30 PM Fri, Sat, Sun, & Mon 520-466-3658 Picacho Peak

Other links -
Very Cool ! The Van Gogh Project

Outdoor Concerts, Events, Festivals With camping

National Caves Assoc.- Check out the Directory -
Secret Caverns

See Dorothy's House and The Land of Oz (of the movie Wizard of Oz)

USA Travel Guide

The Mysterious San Luis Valley

Lost Caverns and Cities of the World


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