Category: Featured Destinations

Mike’s Road Trip features a wide variety of amazing destinations that will inspire you to get out and see the world. These destinations include some of the most beautiful and iconic places in the United States and beyond, from Seattle to Sedona, Tuscany to Tanzania and Sri Lanka to Melbourne. The website also highlights less well-known but equally stunning destinations, such as the Badlands of South Dakota, the Blue Ridge Parkway in Virginia, the rolling hills of Maramureș Romania and the Great River Road along the Mississippi River. Each destination featured includes detailed information about what makes it special, including its history, natural beauty, and recreational opportunities. Visitors can also find out what other nearby attractions are worth visiting and get directions and details to help them plan their trip. The amazing destinations featured on Mike’s Road Trip are sure to provide visitors with an unforgettable road trip travel experience.

Things to do in Hansville, WA

Hansville is located on the northern tip of the Kitsap Peninsula, just north of Kingston. With sweeping views of the Admiralty Inlet, Whidbey Island and Puget Sound, it's a great spot for watching wildlife and marine traffic. Hansville is a sleepy bedroom community, not really a tourist area, but for...

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Peace Arch Park at the WA / Canadian Border

If you're driving across the Washington State border into British Columbia via the Blaine / Surrey I-5 crossing and you have some time to spare, you might want to consider visiting the Peace Arch International Park.  If you don't have time to spare, and there's a long line at the...

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Foul Weather Bluff, a Gem of an Excursion

Hansville, WA is more of a bedroom community than anything else, however they do have a couple of great sites for the adventurous traveler.  Foul Weather Bluff Preserve is a gem of an excursion, however it can be hard to find. There is no signage whatsoever for this little stroll...

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A Trek up Mount Rainier

Mount Rainier offers up more than fifty different hikes throughout the National Park.  During the summer months you will experience an abundance of beauty, from wildflower meadows to breathtaking glaciers, waterfalls, streams to shimmering lake views with Mount Rainier reflecting across their surface.  This is to say nothing of the...

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Trekking Through the Olympic Peninsula Area

During the summer months there are few places as superlative as the Pacific Northwest.  Everything is lush and green from its continuous supply of moisture.  When the sun breaks free of the overcast skies it opens up a world of contrast full of depth, color and splendor. I was born...

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Banff National Park: Where Nature’s Majesty Unfolds at Every Turn

Banff-National-park-entrance - Photo by Mike Shubic

Banff National Park had been on my bucket list for years, and when I finally visited, it exceeded all my expectations. Recognized as one of Canada's top tourist destinations, it's no surprise that the park sees a heavy influx of visitors, especially during peak seasons. The Town of Banff Banff...

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The Wonder and Mystique of Sedona, AZ

Sedona is one of those magical places that should be on everyone's top-20 list of places to visit.  The brilliance of the red rock spires, the adventure of exploration,  the spiritual feeling one gets when meditating on the serene banks of Oak Creek...it's just an amazing place. There is so...

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An Overview of Dillon, Montana

I came to Dillon, Montana for one reason only, to visit a very dear friend of mine—otherwise I can't imagine it being on my radar as a place I had to go.  While I enjoyed my time there in the quaint little town, Dillon is more a place for raising...

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Zion National Park…an Overview

This was my first trip to Zion National Park in more than twenty years, and at that time I was only passing through the park—this time I would get to experience it in all its glory.  If you have the time, I would recommend trying to do both Zion and...

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Superstition Mountains – Arizona

The Superstition Mountains is located about 50 miles east of downtown Phoenix and has been home to my backyard for the past eight years. Living at the base of the Superstition Mountains has certainly been a joy, especially for someone who enjoys the outdoors as much as I do. With...

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