2019 Great Lakes/Niagara Falls and The Smokies Tour Days – Days 20,21,&22

Happy Father’s Day to my Buddy/Love – ❤️ Your the BEST, Thank you for sharing the journeys, Always and forever – I Love you ❤️ Day 20 – Friday, June 14th Resting up day before the 2 day journey home. Day 21 – Saturday, June 15th (482mi) Murphy, NC to Paragould, Arkansas The most miles… Continue reading 2019 Great Lakes/Niagara Falls and The Smokies Tour Days – Days 20,21,&22

2019 Great Lakes/Niagara Falls and The Smokies Tour Days 18 and 19

Day 18 – Wednesday, June 12th Pleasure riding (all riding is a pleasure) around 100mi We made a stop at Sunshine Grocery, a novelty stop place near Blairsville, Georgia. Rode part of The Gauntlet on the way to eat BBQ at Blue Ridge, Georgia – Mike’s Trackside BBQ. We were back at our lodgings around… Continue reading 2019 Great Lakes/Niagara Falls and The Smokies Tour Days 18 and 19

2019 Great Lakes/Niagara Falls and The Smokies Tour Days 16 and 17

Day 16 – Monday, June 10th (150mi) Sellersburg, Indiana to Somerset, Kentucky We had a late start today, as we were waiting on the UPS delivery of my new back tire to the motorcycle shop that was kind enough to work us in. It was around 4pm that all our kiddos gathered around the bikes… Continue reading 2019 Great Lakes/Niagara Falls and The Smokies Tour Days 16 and 17

2019 Great Lakes/Niagara Falls and The Smokies Tour Days 14 and 15

Good bye Niagara Falls Day 14 – Saturday, June 8 (110mi) Cincinnati, Ohio to Sellersburg, Indiana. A very short fast ride to our kiddos. Oh yeah…. the GRANDS. Excited!! They are located not far off our path as we are now headed to the Smokies. And a good time to have a pit-stop-new back wheel.… Continue reading 2019 Great Lakes/Niagara Falls and The Smokies Tour Days 14 and 15

2019 Great Lakes/Niagara Falls and The Smokies Tour Days 12 and 13

Day 12 – Thursday, June 6 Niagara Falls all day. We ate our hotel continental breakfast and then took off exploring shops and walking the beat. We had scheduled dining at the Skylon Tower buffet for around 1pm, it was the same view, only higher than the Grand Casino view. We were again fortunate to… Continue reading 2019 Great Lakes/Niagara Falls and The Smokies Tour Days 12 and 13

2019 Great Lakes/Niagara Falls and The Smokies Tour Days 10 and 11

Day 10 – Tuesday, June 4th (211 mi) Onaway, MI to Lexington, Michigan; this was just a travel day, and one day closer to Niagara Falls. This cross country has been the first time we scheduled our lodgings and paced our miles in around 200mi or so increments. We consciously paced it as to not… Continue reading 2019 Great Lakes/Niagara Falls and The Smokies Tour Days 10 and 11

2019 Great Lakes/Niagara Falls and the Smokies Tours – Day’s 7 and 8

Day 7 – Saturday, June 1st (253mi) Marquette, Michigan for the night. We got here around 3:30pm, had lunch and climbed a mountain, for a magnificent lookout. (Sugarloaf Mountain) Mountain climbing is for the young. Over 300 steps along with the climb. Every time I told Al – I gotta stop and rest. Al said… Continue reading 2019 Great Lakes/Niagara Falls and the Smokies Tours – Day’s 7 and 8

2019-happy-trails-tour-great-lakes-niagara-falls-and-the-smokies – Day’s 1-6

We are into day 5 of our cross country motorcycle tour, journeying The Great Lakes and destined for Niagara Falls and The Smokies; this is our Celebration tour. As this July 4th is our 40th Anniversary. I absolutely LOVE when our dry bags are bungeed onto our bikes, helmets on, intercom connected, engines started, kick… Continue reading 2019-happy-trails-tour-great-lakes-niagara-falls-and-the-smokies – Day’s 1-6