Tag Archives: Rail Trails

Alligator Alley: Florida’s Van Fleet Trail

Alligators are about as common in Florida as white-tailed deer in Maryland. But no matter how many times I visit, I’m always thrilled to see one. On my trip to Florida this past March, I saw more—many more—than I ever … Continue reading

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California Coasting

I recently visited my three sisters, who live in widely scattered locations in Northern California. Starting in Sacramento, I drove north to the foothills near Chico, southwest to Santa Rosa*, and then south to Half Moon Bay. Although I enjoyed … Continue reading

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Postcards from Florida

A Springtime Road (and Cycling) Trip In mid-March, as winter lost its rather weak grip on the Mid-Atlantic region, I packed up the car and headed south to Florida for a 2½-week trip. (See the route in Florida here.) New … Continue reading

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Four Northeastern Bicycle Trails

Despite the presence of hurricane remnant Hermine, who had parked herself in the Atlantic near New England and refused to leave, Sue and I drove north in early September do some bicycling. We managed to ride four bike trails, three … Continue reading

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Lake Champlain by Bicycle

In mid-August, five of us traveled to Burlington, Vermont, for a 2½-day tour around (and across) Lake Champlain: Tad and Lea from New York, Barb and Michael from Pennsylvania, and me from Maryland. We rendezvoused at Tad and Lea’s home … Continue reading

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