Some Drives round the Eastern USA,
mostly in 2001 in Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Connecticut and New York
and 2002 in Denver, Ohio, Tennesee, Georgia and Indiana.


USA routes East
In September 1999 we flew to New York with a stopover in Iceland. We stayed in Westchester and visited New York city and Tarrytown.

In March 2001 we flew back to the States with a stopover in Bermuda. We drove from Boston up to Cape Neddick Maine, Portsmouth New Hampshire, Cape Cod, stayed at the Biltmore hotel in Providence Rhode Island, visited Mystic Seaport in Connecticut and on to New York.

In March 2002 we were in Boulder Colorado and visited Denver, Central City and Georgetown. On the way back we stopped at Cincinnati Ohio and drove down to Nashville and Chattanooga Tennessee, briefly into Georgia and back up via Cincinnati to Aurora and Rising Sun Indiana.

We also had a couple of visits to Toronto Canada (the yellow routes), one time driving via Niagara Falls and Thousand Islands to Ottowa (in 1990) and the other time going by train to Montreal and Quebec (in 2009).


Frikirkja Church Reykjavik
We stopped over in Reykjavik Iceland on the way to New York in September 1999.
Gullfoss waterfall Iceland
We visited the Gullfoss waterfall .....
Strokkur geyser Iceland
and the Strokkur geyser .....
Tectonic plates Pingvellir Iceland
and visited Pingvellir where the European and Atlantic tectonic plates are pulling apart, leaving a bit of a gap in the earth's crust!
Flamingos Flatts Village Bermuda
On our way to Boston in March 2001 we stopped over in Bermuda, where we saw flamingos at the Aquarium at Flatts Village ....
St George's harbour Bermuda
And St George's harbour from Ordnance Island.
Boston Old State House
Finally we arrived in the USA! The Old State House in State Street Boston. Built in 1713 it is the oldest surviving public building in Boston.
Paul Revere's House Boston
And Paul Revere's House in North Square, Boston in January 1996. Looks like nobody's home.
Provincetown Cape Cod
Provincetown right at the tip of Cape Cod Massachusetts, March 2001.
Providence RI State House
The Rhode Island State House in Providence, seen from the Biltmore Hotel in March 2001.
Mystic Seaport
Mystic Seaport, a fascinating maritime museum on the Connecticut coast.
Saks Fifth Avenue New York
Time for a shopping spree - Saks on Fifth Avenue New York.
Main Street Tarrytown
Less expensive shops in Main Street, Tarrytown in Westchester County NY, March 2001.
Philipsburg Manor Sleepy Hollow NY
Philipsburg Manor, a late 17th century manor house with a working mill, at Sleepy Hollow north of Tarrytown, New York.
Central City Colorado
Investigating a museum in Central City, Colorado in March 2002. Central City is an historic mining settlement established in 1859 during the Pike's Peak gold rush.
Georgetown Colorado
The Trading Post in old Georgetown Colorado, elevation 8,530 feet. Nicknamed the 'Silver Queen of Colorado' Georgetown was also established during the Pike's Peak gold rush.
Chattanooga Choo Choo
The Chattanooga Choo Choo - the wood-burning locomotive originally belonging to the Cincinnati Southern Railway that inspired the famous song. Seen in Chattanooga Terminal station Tennessee, now a resort complex.
The Georgia Winery
Our excursion into Georgia, at Ringold a few miles from Chattanooga. 'The Chattanooga Valley's oldest and most celebrated winery', established in 1983.
Cincinnati Ohio
Downtown Cincinnati Ohio, March 2002.
Acme Lock Company Cincinnati
A speedy lock company in Cincinnati.
Paddle boat Rising Sun Indiana
A casino in a paddle boat on the Ohio river at Rising Sun, Indiana.


We also had some drives around the western USA from 1993 to 1996, click here to read on .... cowboy hat

Or to see our other travels, click here .......... Globe