Something Other Than Tacoma - Finally!

It's been a while since I've added entries, but I finally have some new ones to report. As I was getting ready to move away from Seattle, I made a list of places that I had always meant to get to but never had. And I started knocking those off the list. Many of those excursions provided the basis for these new entries.

Check out more additions to my Washington destinations on my Explore Washington page.

Road Trip Summaries and Photos

As I travel, I often write up trip summaries with photos that I share with family and friends. I've started adding some of those to the site. Here's the latest:

In September 2017 I headed to Fort Worth, Texas to visit family. Unlike last year, I padded the schedule so I could work in some sightseeing in southern New Mexico and southwest Texas. This included a return to Big Bend National Park, one of my favorites.

You can find more of these on my Road Trips page.

Slideshows Update

I have continued to add slideshows to my YouTube channel. You will find these and more slideshows on the Slideshows page. And please subscribe to the MarkHitsTheRoad channel on YouTube.

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Welcome to, where I share photos, information and recommendations about great destinations and sights I've discovered along the way in my travels across the U.S., Canada and a number of other countries.

Major cities, national parks, historic sites, scenic views, hikes along secluded trails, and out of the way places are all here. And when I travel I'll hit the brakes to get pictures of interesting buildings, old business icons, classic theatres, funny signs and anything that claims to be the biggest-smallest-oldest-oddest of its kind - an ecclectic combination of whatever catches my eye. I hope you enjoy them, too.

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Under Construction

Website Construction Update

I have neglected the website for awhile as I focused on an interstate move followed by my retirement, but I have finally added a number of new entries, and I have more on the way.

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