Travel Writing

Ever wondered what it would it be like to just jump in the car and hit the highway, roaming from one small town to the next, living from one unexpected adventure to another? This is what travel writer and photographer Deborah Garner decided to do in the fall of 1999. Years later, she’s still on the road. Follow along as she continues to document America’s backroads and small towns.

Feb. 19, 2003 If you’re interested in experiencing culture shock, try starting at The Alamo and landing shortly thereafter in Cajun country. The neighboring states

Feb. 18, 2003 I came into San Antonio during evening hours, having fallen prey to the magic of Luckenbach earlier in the day and, even

Collage of Luckenbach Texas items.

Feb. 2, 2003 The road was dusty and deserted, without a car in sight. Gentle, rolling hills stretched out in every direction. I looked around,

Jan. 30, 2003 I climbed the steep ascent on the one mile loop trail, listening for the sounds of men returning from hunting mule deer,

December 16, 2002 I had one of my worst anxiety attacks ever on the road when I cruised into Pigeon Forge, TN. My preconceptions of

December 14, 2002 In the midst of the Appalachian foothills, I made my way into Jonesborough, Tennessee’s oldest town. Here I came across the Historic