Been There, Done That

Places Visited

  • Old Town Alexandria, VA
  • Smithsonian Museum of National History
  • Smithsonian Museum of Air and Space
  • The Lincoln monument, the Vietnam memorial, the WWII memorial
  • Drive through Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island
  • Yale University Museum of Art
  • Sleeping Giant State Park
  • Martha’s Vineyard
  • Appalachia Trail (Bromley Mt., VT)
  • Route 30, 100, 121 in southern VT
  • Providence, RI
  • Maine coast along US 1
  • Plymouth, MA
  • Freedom Trail in Boston, MA
  • New York City
  • Apache Trail, Arizona
  • Picacho Peak summit, Arizona
  • Tombstone, Arizona  (OK Corral)
  • Grand Canyon south rim
  • Petrified Forest and Painted Desert
  • Hopi mesa visit
  • Sedona, AZ (Cathedral Rock and Devil’s Bridge trails)
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Sonoma Valley, CA (Gundlach-Bundschu Winery and Matanzas Creek Winery)
  • Yosemite National Park (Mist Trail hike to Vernal Falls)
  • Point Reyes National Seashore Park
  • Kayak in Half Moon Bay, CA
  • San Francisco (bike across Golden Gate Bridge, drive Lombard Street)
  • National Automobile Museum (Reno, NV)
  • Raft float through Flaming Gorge Resevoir, Utah
  • Tour de Fat in Ft. Collins, CO
  • Yellowstone National Park
  • Cody, WY (Buffalo Bill Museum, Chief Joseph Scenic Highway, Beartooth All American Road)
  • Thermopolis, WY Hot Springs
  • Wasatch, Hoback and Grand Teton mountain ranges
  • Jupiter Lighthouse, Jupiter, FL
Good Eats
  • The Chart House on the Potomac River
  • Bittersweet Cafe in Old Town, Alexandria (good cookie bars!)
  • Good Stuff Eatery in Washington, DC (toasted marshmallow milkshake)
  • Frank Pepe’s pizza in New Haven, CT
  • Sally’s Apizza in New Haven, CT
  • Louis’ Lunch in New Haven, CT
  • Back Door Donuts, Oak Bluffs, Martha’s Vineyard, MA  (huge apple fritters)
  • Bromley View Inn, VT (french toast!)
  • Grafton Village Cheese Company, VT (maple smoked cheddar)
  • The Perfect Wife in Manchester, VT (VT cheddar and ale soup)
  • Standard Baking Co. in Portland, ME (Chocolate croissants)
  • Moody’s Diner in Walderboro, ME (four berry pie a la mode)
  • Duckfat in Portland, ME (french fries made using duck fat)
  • Levaine Bakery in NYC (6 oz. cookies!)
  • Hot dog in Central Park, NYC
  • Bouchon Bakery in NYC (vanilla macaroon)
  • Fry Bread House in Phoenix (Indian fry bread tacos)
  • original bar of Big Nose Kate’s Saloon in Tombstone, AZ
  • The Turquoise Room at La Posada Hotel in Winslow, AZ (everything!)
  • Cherryblossom Noodle Cafe and Lola’s Coffee in Phoenix, AZ (our favorite AZ date night)
  • Bi-Rite Creamery in San Fransisco, CA (brown sugar ice cream with ginger/caramel swirl)
  • Bovine Bakery in Pt. Reyes Station, CA (morning buns and chocolate croissant)
  • Station House Cafe in Pt. Reyes Station, CA (mac ‘n cheese with Pt. Reyes Toma cheese)
  • Sally’s Fishwich in San Francisco, CA
  • Glen Ellen Inn & Restaurant in Glen Ellen, CA (buttered popcorn and toffee sundae)
  • Harley Farm goat cheese and Norm’s Market artichoke bread from Pescadero, CA (favorite Pacific picnic supplies)
  • Apricot Hefeweizen at Wasatch Brewery in Park City, UT
  • Broadway Burger Station in Rock Springs, WY (fantastic burgers and shakes!)
  • The Bunnery Bakery and Restaurant in Jackson Hole, WY (OSM pancakes)
  • Strawberry cheesecake and maple nut ice creams at Farson Mercantile in Farson, WY
  • Hungry Bear Cafe in Bearcreek, MT (“world famous” banana cream pie)
  • Black Marlin Cafe in Stuart, FL (great appetizers and bananas foster)
  • Pizzalley’s in St. Augustine, FL

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