Travel Writing

Category: Travel Writing

July 28, 2011 I’ve thought about staying in Salt Lake City on past trips up and down Interstate 15. But I always seem to be on the fast track to WY or CA, depending on which direction I’m headed. In addition, my tendency is to jog off to the backroads and skip cities, looking for

July 21, 2011 I arrived in Cedar City early enough to enjoy a blaze of late afternoon sun on the red cliff backdrop that borders

 I did not arrive at The Irma Hotel under the best of circumstances.  I had a migraine that would rate about nine on a scale

February 7, 2010 When opportunity knocks, I believe in grabbing it. This is how I found myself stashed away in a funky hotel room in

Oct. 1, 2009 I almost missed old town Truckee altogether. I hadn’t been there for decades and took a turn off the freeway that sent

September 30, 2009 I scrounged through my glove compartment for my secret stash of coins. The small Tupperware container wasn’t hard to find. I was

Sept. 24, 2009 I would have been kidding myself to portray my night as even remotely resembling one of a true sheepherder. The lonely worker

Sept. 23, 2009 I arrived in Big Timber, MT, during early evening hours, ready to be tucked away for the night. I’d called ahead and

It’s no mystery that the area a few dozen miles south of Bozeman, MT is called Big Sky. Gazing up from the scenic Gallatin landscape,

Sept. 14, 2009 I don’t know exactly what I expected when I drove into Afton, WY, with plans for an overnight stay at a log

September 11, 2009 I arrived in Providence, UT, after spending the afternoon meandering along the Logan Canyon Scenic Byway. It had been tempting to linger