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.

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

Sept. 5, 2009 I arrived at Cottage House of Squaw Creek amidst a flurry of rustling leaves and the long shadows of a late afternoon