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After 7 wonderful weeks of travel, the Fun finders arrived back in St.Petersburg,Florida on August 8,2011. We drove over 10,000 miles, had tons of fun, met wonderful people, ate great food, saw great sites and we’re very thankful for the “trip of a lifetime.” We love what small town America has to offer and we recomend that in your travels you check out the 6 finalist towns for the Best Food in the Rand McNally/USA Today Road Rally.
Webster Springs,West Virginia www.visitwebsterwv.com
Costa Mesa,California www.travelcostamesa.com
We will continue to give you suggestions in the towns and others that we visited. We hope the tips help you to enjoy your future USA trips.
Here we are- the fun finders- still on our way home from the trip of a lifetime. We left Glendale,Ca. in a rental car and headed back to Visalia. We had great visits with Danika and her family and Mayor Link and his wife. What a beautiful and friendly town with fantastic food. We purchased a van in Las [...]
As of 07/16/2011 – So Bonnie and Jim are still going. They have decided to start their vacation now. First thing they did is rent a car and head back to Visalia, CA and call Danika (their contact from the road rally). Here is the e-mail they sent me: We called Danika on the way to [...]
Fun Finders in Costa Mesa and we started the day with smiles as 2 clowns jumped out of a lime that arrived to pick us up. How clever!!!! We headed for Eat Chow where we sampled several of their unique breakfast dishes including homemade tacos soaked with tomatoes and topped with cheese and eggs(chilaquiles). I [...]
Trying to get Jim out of the Sun! After a late night of driving, we safely arrived at the Marriott in Visalia at 2 AM. Sleep was definitely on our minds and Security Guard John welcomed us and even helped us with our bags. The room was enormous and the hotel had placed gorgeous live [...]
We had to wake very early this morning to be on one television show and two radio shows, but Jim got to see an amazing Elvis collection at KTDY. Then it was on to the French Press in downtown Lafayette, a restaurant located in a restored printing company building with high ceilings and exposed [...]
Were Here! We arrived in Lafayette late Tuesday evening and hit the ground running on Wednesday morning, enjoying breakfast at Dwyer’s, a favorite meeting spot downtown. We even got some lessons in Cajun cuisine from Chef Pat Mould and the difference between Cajun music and zydeco by John “JB” Broussard, host of a zydeco show [...]
Tuesday morning July 5th Leaving Gulfport and a quick trip to return the red SAAB convertible- thanks to the folks from Dimmitt for the parade loaner- we felt like King and Queen of the 4th riding in the parade!!Next stop Tarpon Springs- another amazing small town in Florida. Tarpon is an authentic Greek community with a [...]
We have to share this video with you. Rob Fowler of http://007computer.com/ did while we were here: Clam Bayou Tour http://kayaknature.com/ We meet Kurt Zuelseorf, owner of kayak Nature, at the Boca Ciega Yacht Club to start our adventure. Kurt’s “Bring Back the Bayou” waterway clean up program has recieved national attention as the trash totals [...]
Pulling into Gulfport we were met by Lori, owner of Sea Breeze Manor, with open arms standing in the middle of the street in front of home of the next 2 days, the Peninsula Inn and Spa. What a great location right in the middle of this “best kept secret on the west coast of [...]