This is The Bike Trip

This is a Cracker Barrel map I have been logging around with me ever since May 2007 when I first visited the one by Highway 17 in Savannah, Georgia with Tyler a mere two weeks before saying goodbye to my charming South. I may have ordered mac n cheese. And it may have been delicious.

It now sits on the South wall of my kitchen, above my little dining table surrounded by photos of all my lovies. I tacked the main highlights of the trip and strung the route with baker’s twine.

The Bike Trip begins in Portland, Oregon and ends some time later in Portland, Maine. You know, the ORIGINAL Portland. Along the way, I will most probably watch my dearest friend Sarah marry the dude of her dreams in BC, stare at Old Faithful, salute the four presidents at Mount Rushmore, hug my Angie baby until she can no longer breath in Minneapolis, bike through Montreal and, hopefully, NOT encounter any bears or snakes along the way. The heck with those.

If all goes as planned, I will visit four more National Parks: Glacier in MT, Yellowstone in MT, Mt Rushmore in SD and Sleeping Bear Dunes in Michigan.

If all goes as planned, I will embark the first week or so of August 2012.

If all goes as planned, I will return by Thanksgiving.

If all goes as planned, I will devour as many Cracker Barrels as I possibly can. Athlete diet, my ass.

7 Responses to This is The Bike Trip

  1. Vizen September 21, 2011 at 2:51 am #

    Love the map! I had one of those when I drove non-stop from Utah to North Carolina.

    • Amy Nieto September 21, 2011 at 7:36 am #

      You have to wonder– how accurate is Cracker Barrel’s map? Hmmmm…

      • Vizen September 23, 2011 at 4:23 pm #

        I’m thinking not very.

  2. Colleen @ Mommy Panda December 7, 2011 at 4:00 pm #

    You are going to add a stop to Fort Drum, NY…right??? It looks like you maybe are heading that way anyway? y/n? 27 miles south of Canada!

    • Amy Nieto December 23, 2011 at 6:12 pm #

      Boo, probably not 🙁 But my routes may change at any time!

  3. BunnyKissd March 19, 2012 at 7:45 am #

    WOW! Amazing! I can’t wait to read about it!

  4. Dave April 5, 2015 at 1:41 pm #

    Did you manage to take the bike trip across country?