• The Big Grand Canyon Reveal

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    The “oohs”, “awwhs”, and “ohmygods” come out of every person’s mouth and the dumbfounded, jaw-dropped expression is unavoidable. The reaction is always the same, but it doesn’t matter; it’s still one of the best parts of being a TrekAmerica tour leader. The problem is, revealing the Grand Canyon for
  • 48 hours in San Francisco

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    Don’t get me wrong I love camping and being in the great outdoors and on my 14 day trip along the Pacific Coast I had the opportunity to stay in some truly incredible camping locations. But, as we packed up our kit and with some sadness left the beautiful
  • Enjoying some Kaibab solitude

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    True serenity is waking to the sound of a sputtering woodpecker and a chorus of birds in The Kaibab National Forest, the worlds largest expanse of ponderosa pines. The sun splashes across the towering needled tree tops and the bark effervesces an energizing, sweet, head clearing balm. The creatures

An American Classic: The Drive-in

When I ask my groups the question “Have you ever been to the drive-in?” the answer is almost unanimously “no”. In fact, today is different for Americans as well; with roughly 350 drive-in theaters remaining in the

USA vs Canada; which one gets your vote?

There comes a time in your life when a year away travelling the world is no longer a feasible and a quick travel fix in between your 9-5 daily routine is the only way you can feed

A feast for the senses: exploring Charleston

Charleston is a charming place to discover and, having been named as the friendliest city in the USA in Conde Nast’s 2013 poll, it’s little wonder that visitors rave about its attractions, food and, of course, warm

A drive down the Extraterrestrial Highway

Countless reports of UFO sightings; government secrecies, cover-ups and lies; a sparsely inhabited landscape—these are the most intriguing, sci-fi drama qualities of Nevada State Route 375, otherwise known as the “Extraterrestrial Highway.” A road travelled mostly by

Atlanta, the foodie heaven

When you think of foodie destinations in the USA, Atlanta may not be the first place that springs to mind, but it’s a great city to explore if you’re keen to sample some seriously tasty meals. There’s

A guide to the flavours of the South

What does the Southern USA mean to you? Do you think of Texans in ten gallon hats? Or the sound of blues drifting on the wind that blows along the banks of the Mississippi River? Maybe it’s

Hungry for an American adventure? Discover Trek vs Food

Eat your way around the USA Ever wondered where you can go in the USA for the tastiest hotdog? Or where to find the spiciest chili sauce to pour over a mouthwatering pulled pork sandwich? Or just

The Big Grand Canyon Reveal

The “oohs”, “awwhs”, and “ohmygods” come out of every person’s mouth and the dumbfounded, jaw-dropped expression is unavoidable. The reaction is always the same, but it doesn’t matter; it’s still one of the best parts of being

There Ain’t No Party Like A TrekAmerica Party!

With the summer season drawing to a close we decided that we didn’t want the fun to stop, that’s why we’re throwing an awesome TrekAmerica party. We have lots to celebrate and we thought it only fair