Howard's pub on Ocracoke island, NC. Watching football and eating dinner. More updates to the blog tomorrow! - Ocracoke, NC Making dinner at Teeters campground. Mac and Cheese on the penny stove with some wine. Life doesn't get much better - Ocracoke, NC Riding the ferry from Ocracoke to Cedar Island. 65-70 mile day. Fingers crossed for a tail wind. - Lake Landing, NC Lunch at Davis General Store. Awesome homemade pie and a turkey. - Straits, NC Relaxing in the tent. Rain is falling. Ocracoke, NC to Cedar Point NC. The tail wind was amazing 15.8 mph average for 74 miles #acaAtlCoast - North Carolina, US Good camping at Cedar Point Camgrounds. Reserve a spot, they are busy. Services close by. #acaAtlCoast - Cedar Point, NC Read the detour on the aca site for map 4 section 47-48. You can't go through camp lejeune marine corps base. Long way around. #acaAtlCoast - Surf City, NC @balloonbiker @acaroutes. Make sure the bridge on 12 is open before you go. Check wind direction, headwinds hurt. Take bug spray! OBX = cool - Conway, SC Busy roads into Wilmington, NC. Read the detour into the city. Check out Front Street Brewery. #acaAtlCoast - Conway, SC Captain Andy's campground with Pumpkin the campground cat, Nobel's Cafe for dinner and Calabash Deli for breakfast Calabash, NC #acaAtlCoast - Conway, SC Free wifi, good beer, good food at the crafty rooster Conway, SC #acaAtlCoast - Conway, SC ride safe and enjoy! @balloonbiker @acaroutes - South Carolina, US Andrews NC. Colonial inn motel good suggestion for lodging. Antonio's restaurant good for lunch! #acaAtlCoast - South Carolina, US EVO in North Charleston for dinner. Great food! They had amazing brews from Holy City Brewery. Hope Holy City makes it to PHL! #acaAtlCoast - North Charleston, SC Deer hunting season opened this week in Georgia. Be safe on and off route. #acaAtlCoast - Fernandina Beach, FL Fort Clinch state park is beautiful! Great tent camping sites as well as a new bath house with great showers and coin laundry. #acaAtlCoast - Fernandina Beach, FL As we are cycling around the US we can use the app to find awesome places to eat/drink/visit! #TAMobileMonday - Georgia, US @acaroutes fort clinch state park is fernandina beach FL. - Georgia, US Campground on Dauphin Island, AL is very close to the ferry landing. Tent camping, laundry, free coffee and super warm showers! #acaSoTier - Dauphin Island, AL Aca route from Dauphin Island, LA to Vancleave, MS is a pretty ride. Little to no shoulder but very polite motorists. #acaSoTier - Vancleave, MS Love the 3v Travel Crt and Birdman Cafe in St. Francisville,LA. Beautiful ride west over the new bridge to Simmesport,LA. #acasotier - Louisiana, US Great lunch @ Chad's Grill in Merryville, LA #acaSoTier - Merryville, LA @dredeedee Bike Austin has a cue sheet for a route from San Antonio to Austin! http://t.co/iRTIozde - San Antonio, TX Austin is a great visit. For $2 you can ride the bus for 24 hrs. Eat tacos @tacodeli, pizza @homeslicepizza and crepes @cafecrepe #acaSoTier - Austin, TX @acaroutes @haayman we didn't meet up with @duzer. We had family commitments for the holiday. - Austin, TX Comstock, Tx. Comstock Motel is nice. Diner across the street does great dinner. They are closed from 3-6pm. #acasotier - Del Rio Northwest, TX Visit Gus the Great Dane at the Langtry,tx gas station. Open 9-5 and 10-2 Sunday #acasotier - Del Rio Northwest, TX Bike man bike shop in Alpine tx. Cash only. Has basics for bike. #acasotier - Alpine, TX McDonald observatory is well worth the climb. Between Kent,Tx and Ft. Davis, TX. Schedule of events http://t.co/ZeBg2WBZ #acasotier - Chihuahua, Mexico Careful through Las Cruces,NM some road construction. Motel on ACA maps in Hatch,NM changed names but is open. $45 for 1 person. #acasotier - Hatch, NM New name is 'Kings Pillow Inn'. Same address. Some rooms have been renovated. They have wifi. It was quite nice. @acaroutes - Truth or Consequences West, NM Arrey Cafe in Arrey,NM. Great food. Fresh salsa, chilli and pie. Open 8-7 Mon-Sat and 8-4 Sunday. Cash only. #acasotier - Truth or Consequences West, NM Silver City NM visit The Curious Kumquat. Gastropub food. It is a little $$ but a real treat. One of the most unique meals on the #acasotier - Silver City, NM Try www.warmshowers.org for a place to stay. They have a bunch of people participating in Vancouver.@BikeVegan @wildsheepchase @acaroutes - Duncan, AZ Safford AZ has lots of construction going on around town. Check hotel availability. Great warmshowers host in town. #acasotier - Thatcher, AZ Peridot, AZ at hwy 170/70 intersection is down to 1 lane for bridge construction. You can use the sidewalk over the bridge. #acasotier - Globe, AZ I love the Buddha Lounge in Chinatown. Low key bar with friendly #SanFrancisco locals. @BySarahKhan - Globe, AZ If you are doing the #acasotier, will be near the Gila Cliff Dwellings in May,and you are crazy you could get do this! http://t.co/YvVjd6El - Globe, AZ We reached our winter destination, Mesa AZ. In March we will finish the #acasotier,ride the #acaPacCoast & #acaLewis routes back to Philly! - Mesa, AZ Crazy guy on a bike article with possible alternates out of Superior AZ to avoid the tunnel. http://t.co/yk0UgKGH. #acasotier - Mesa, AZ @amycsc Monday we go to the promise land..um I mean Golden Corral. - Mesa, AZ Fairhaven rv park in Aguila,Az is closed (map 12) #acaSoTier - Wickenburg, AZ Great sandwich at Nana's in Wickenburg,AZ. When you are done, cross the street for homemade ice cream! #acaSoTier - Wickenburg, AZ If you are looking for a unique meal in silver city we suggest the curious kumquat! @Peckbb - Arizona, US Kofa Cafe just outside of Hope,Az at the intersection of HWY 60 and Vicksberg rd for lunch! #acaSoTier - Arizona, US Dessert Garden RV in Quartzsite,AZ. Biker rate is $3.50 per night. $.25 /10min for a warm shower in a clean bathroom! #acaSoTier - Quartzsite, AZ Palo Verde Recreational area , just outside Palo Verde, is a good place to camp. Bathrooms & water but no shower. #acaSoTier - East Imperial, CA Ocotillo, CA to Pine Valley,CA is a beautiful ride. A lot of hills but no serious grades. Be careful on I-8 bridges. #acaSoTier - Pine Valley, CA Two days left on the #acaSoTier. Excited to head north up the #acapaccoast. You can follow our progress on http://t.co/uT08ZJVY - Pine Valley, CA Phone # for desk sergent at Camp Pendleton is 760-763-2077. Might want to ring before riding through! #acapaccoast - Carlsbad, CA Long Beach, CA has a Grand Prix event the weekend of 13 April. Might be detours on the weekend if you are riding through. #acapaccoast - Manhattan Beach, CA Wish we would have saved enough money to go glamping rather than camping! #glamping - San Buenaventura (Ventura), CA We have 2009v of #acapaccoast maps and figured as much. What threw us was the road ends/road closed. It does show the bike route @acaroutes - Pismo Beach, CA Rain and thunderstorms in Pismo Beach, CA last night. Clearing winds today. Hope all are safe on the #acapaccoast - Pismo Beach, CA Pismo Beach to Morro Bay,CA. We had it all today rain,wine,winds and sun. $5/person hiker biker rate at Morro Bay State Park. #acapaccoast - Morro Bay, CA San Simeon State Park has a nice place for Hike/Bike. $5. It's Sunday, people are looking at the scenery not cyclists. Be safe!#acapaccoast - California, US another beautiful day on the #acapaccoast - Coastal, CA Big thanks to @ProGoldBikes for the samples on the road today! Excited to try out the ProTowels and Xtreme chain lube! - Monterey, CA Pfeifer Big Sur has amazing hiker /biker camping for $5/person. Get dinner and the Big Sur Deli! #acapaccoast - Monterey, CA If you have time and $, Monterey Bay Aquarium is amazing. #acapaccoast - Monterey, CA Monterey CA to New Brighton State Beach. Strawberries, artichokes and mushrooms on the route today! #acapaccoast - Capitola, CA Brighton state beach. Good hiker / biker camping $5/person. #acapaccoast - Capitola, CA Why wait to retire to do what you have always wanted?http://t.co/5fWXOiw0 - Soquel, CA Thank you! We had been doing Facebook checkins to track. I will have to see if I can get this to work on our website! @HitTheRoadTweet - Oakland, CA Huge thanks to @mojobicyclecafe fo the tune up on our Surly LHTs! - NoPa, San Francisco SFO to Samuel P. Taylor SP. 5$/person hiker /biker. This will be our view tonight! #acapaccoast - Northwest Marin, CA great bakery for breakfast in Point Reyes Station. Bovine bakery . #acapaccoast - Point Reyes Station, CA Great hiker/biker at Gualala Point Community Park. $5/person. Watch out for the raccoons. Ranger suggested hanging food. #acapaccoast - California, US @HitTheRoadTweet, @Peckbb have been tweeting their progress on the #acaSoTier. Their twitter map might be quite nice as well!@ - Russian River-Coastal, CA West Port KOA hiker/biker for only $5! Great showers, beautiful beach,grassy sites and an awesome host! #acapaccoast - Laytonville-Leggett, CA Chilly / wet ride from West Port,CA to Garberville,CA. Monster hill into Leggett but rewarded with the drive through redwood! #acapaccoast - Garberville, CA Good breakfast at the Avenue Cafe in Miranda, CA. Getting fueled up to see big trees! #acapaccoast - Garberville, CA Caught up on our blog in the hotel last night. It was great to get dry and stay warm. Fingers crossed we stay dry today!www.cyclesaround.com - Garberville, CA Beautiful day to ride the #acapaccoast. - Westhaven-Moonstone, CA Chinook RV Resort Klamath, CA. $20 tent site gets you free HOT showers, wifi, and rec room! Owners are very accommodating. #acapaccoast - Klamath, CA Got the 'you're #1' wave from a few people on Hwy101. I can't get any further out of your way,there is no shoulder! Be safe! #acapaccoast - Crescent City, CA Hello Oregon! what a beautiful day for a ride!#acapaccoast - Oregon, US Gold Beach,OR Indian Creek Recreation Area. $18/ tent site, Hot showers, wifi, a pavilion. Off the ocean. A plus if it's windy!#acapaccoast - Oregon, US Tony's crab shack in Bandon,OR a great lunch spot. #acapaccoast - Bandon, OR North Bend to Newport,OR has it all. Good roads/bad roads, hills/flats,bridges/tunnels,showers/sun. #acapaccoast - Newport, OR All you can eat buffet at the Chinook Winds casino. The perfect place for a second breakfast. #acapaccoast - Lincoln City, OR Stay at the Western Royal Inn, walk to Blue Herron Creamery for cheese samples and $5 wine tasting.The good life. Tillamook,OR #acapaccoast - Tillamook, OR Heading off the #acapaccoast today and over to Portland,OR. Three week break then hitting the #acaLewisClark! Love this #AdventureTourism. - Tillamook, OR Great beer and food @breaksidebrews in Portland,OR to celebrate the end of our #acapaccoast tour. Now we have three weeks to enjoy Portland! - Washington, US @acaroutes, are the new maps 3&4 ready for the #acaLewisClark? - Washington, US Using the new maps to plan our #acaLewisClark route! Portland to Omaha just in time for #ragbrai2012! - Washington, US Packing up in Portland and hitting the #acaLewisClark trail! - Washington, US The Columbia River from the WA side. Beacon rock in the distance. #acaLewisClark - Bonneville, WA @VibeCafe. Great coffee / light lunch/ breakfast stop in Stevenson,Wa. Lots of power outlets. #acaLewisClark - Stevenson, WA Maryhill State Park near Biggs OR. Good camping ($12h/b), warm showers (50c/3 min), clean bathrooms! #acaLewisClark - Maryhill, WA Mini Mart in Roosevelt,WA is a great place for a few groceries + in 4 days they will have a little cafe! Breakfast & lunch! #acaLewisClark - Roosevelt, WA Umatilla,OR. Wet day on the bike. Getting a warm meal at the Cross Roads Truck Stop. $9 for 3,000 calories. Not bad! #acaLewisClark - Umatilla, OR @Starvingcyclist if you have an iPhone, click on settings icon-> scroll down to warmshowers app-> set to 'imperial' @warmshowers - Umatilla, OR Late lunch at Mill Creek Brewery in Walla Walla, WA after 55 miles of wide open spaces and tail winds. #acaLewisClark - Walla Walla, WA Betty's Diner in Waitsburg, WA. Great place for lunch and a milkshake.#acaLewisClark - Waitsburg, WA Pomeroy,WA fairgrounds is a great place to camp! Warm showers, clean bathrooms and soft grass. Might get busy in the summer. #acaLewisClark - Washington, US Clarkston,WA. Stop into the Riverport Brewery for a sample board. $5 for 6 * 4oz tasters. Bring your own food. #acaLewisClark - Clarkston, WA Great ride today. We hit 6,000 miles for the trip. Camping at Winchester State Park, near Winchester,ID. Rain&40F. Stay warm #acaLewisClark - Oregon, US Lowell,ID. Three Rivers Campground. $10/person. Grassy camping,hot tub/pool,hot showers,small store,bar&, grill(open 4-7pm) #acaLewisClark - Elk City, ID Stunning ride from Lowell, ID to Powell Ranger Station. Hot springs at mile mark 142. 3/4mile hike in on the trail. #acaLewisClark - Elk City, ID Lolo Pass ID/MT. Beautiful climb, fun descend. #acaLewisClark - Lolo, MT Met a few folks who are doing the #ACAGDMBR. They are hard core & we are humbled! One more reason the #acaLewisClark is amazing. - Lincoln, MT Lincoln,MT.Do laundry, blog at Roasted,have drinks/dinner @logsgastropub,camp @logs for a small fee #acaLewisClark - Lincoln, MT Very windy today on #acaLewisClark . Taking volunteers to drive a car in front of us so we could draft down to Three Forks,MT. - Idaho, US Monster Truck races in Helena,MT at the Lewis &Clark Fairgrounds. Camping and a show. What more can you ask for? #acaLewisClark - Helena Valley West Central, MT Road construction S. of Townsend,MT on 287. The shoulder is smaller and in one spot the road surface is gravel. Ride safe! #acaLewisClark - Townsend West, MT Another beautiful day on the bike. Camping at Sunrise campground Boseman,MT and enjoying local beer at Montana Ale Works. #acaLewisClark - Bozeman, MT Up and over Bozeman pass today. Camping in Livingston,MT. It should be all down hill from here to Omaha,NE? #acaLewisClark - Upper Yellowstone Valley, MT 6,600 miles down and only 1,400miles to go until we are @RAGBRAI_IOWA. See the route we have taken to get to RAGBRAI! http://t.co/dqIQy0f5 - Upper Yellowstone Valley, MT Livingston,MT->Billings,MT Thank you to the person who ordered the WNW winds for the day.Much obliged. #acaLewisClark - Billings, MT Pompeys pillar national monument. Worth a stop . Free for bikes. #acaLewisClark - Huntley Project, MT The wind got the better of us today. City park in Hysham,MT. Nice soft grass and lots of water but the bathrooms are closed. #acaLewisClark - Hysham, MT Miles City,MT. The KOA has a pool! Feels great after a warm ride. 93F today and 100F tomorrow! #acaLewisClark - Miles City, MT Long ride today! Passed the time choosing our 'Zombie Apocalypse Response Team' and wedding planning.#acaLewisClark - Montana, US The ice cream in Webaux,MT tasted like heaven. Even better? We hit our 19th state today and have a 20mph tailwind tomorrow. #acaLewisClark - Beach, ND Painted Canyon just outside Medora, ND. #acaLewisClark - North Billings, ND Hebron,ND camping @ the city park. There is a city pool next door that's open till 9. #acaLewisClark - Hebron, ND @spokenrev we are in Bismarck, ND heading south towards you guys on the #acaLewisClark. Hope to see you on the road! Ride safe. - Bismarck, ND 21days until #Ragbrai2012! Thanks to @TweetedTrips, you can see our route! http://t.co/dqIQy0f5 #EnjoyTheRide - West Emmons, ND @spokenrev. For lodging tonight maybe try @warmshowers hosts Tom and Ellen Lee? 605-224-5070. - Cannon Ball, ND Rest day. Caught the free ferry from Beaver Bay across Oahe Lake to the casino. Buffet + beer=$10. #acaLewisClark - West Emmons, ND @spokenrev. Great to see you and your group on the #acaLewisClark route today. Ride safe and have a great time out west. - West Potter, SD Hit 105 today in Pierre, SD. Happy there is a beautiful lake to swim in! hope everyone was safe today. #acaLewisClark - West Hughes, SD Fort Thompson, SD the Left Tailrace rec area is closed for camping. They are repairing flood damage from last years floods. #acaLewisClark - South Dakota, US American Creek Campground in Chamberlin,SD. What a great view! Did the tailwind dance tonight! #acaLewisClark - Chamberlain, SD @acaroutes the tailwind dance worked! We might have danced a little too much. Sorry to all of the #acaLewisClark folks heading N / NW today! - Lake Andes, SD Yankston,SD staying at the KOA. $22. Pool but no shade. National Archery Championships are here. RV parks & hotels are full! #acaLewisClark - Southeast Yankton, SD Our 21st state. No sign as we crossed the border but there was corn so we are fairly sure it is IA. #acaLewisClark - Iowa, US @pedalamerica @acaroutes The tailwind dance instructional DVD can be yours for 3 installments of $12.99. We guarantee tailwinds eventually. - Onawa, IA We finished up the #acaLewisClark portion of our trip today in Omaha,NE. What a great route. Now a week of wedding planning before #Ragbrai - Iowa, US @pedalamerica we enjoyed Lewiston, ID to Missoula,MT. A great 4-5day tour. We listed suggested overnights on our blog. http://t.co/xb5NZ6qf - Papillion, NE Thanks to @TweetedTrips you can see our progress as we cycle around the US. Back at it again next week for #RAGBRAI! http://t.co/dqIQy0f5 - Papillion, NE Get out your slip and slides, piglets, corn and kybos #RAGBRAI is coming! You will not miss us thanks to @1001monkeys new sound blaster. - Papillion, NE Getting ready to start Day 1 #RAGBRAI! - Sioux Center, IA @loockr we have done a few miles to get ready. Our livers might not be ready. - Marcus, IA Day 2 #RAGBRAI. Going to be another warm one. Everyone stay safe. Be sure to stop at all the slip and slides to cool off! - Cherokee, IA Day 3 #RAGBRAI. Still no piglet sightings. Maybe they don't come out in warm weather? - Lake View, IA Day 4 #RAGBRAI getting up early to try and beat the heat and wind. Be safe out there!! - Webster City, IA The Counting Crows put on a great show last night at #RAGBRAI. - Cedar Rapids, IA Final day of #RAGBRAI 2012. Usually the least favorite day. No one is focused and they tend to ride dangerously. Ride right,stay safe! - Anamosa, IA Great #RAGBRAI made even better with a bike that went boom thanks to @1001monkeys. 8,500 miles down 2,500 miles to go! - Plymouth, MN Riding out of MSP today heading for Wisconsin! - Plymouth, MN Wisconsin where you can ride amazing bike trails, drink Leinie's, eat cheese curds and enjoy fish fry all in one day! Top that Minnesota! - Menomonie, WI Stopping for lunch on Water Street and met Jeremy Gragert from Chippewa Valley Transit Alliance! http://t.co/ei2LhEyA - Eau Claire, WI The promise land! - Chippewa Falls, WI Great ride today. Chippewa Falls,WI to Arcadia,WI. 60 miles of rolling hills, wide shoulders,and tail winds. On Wisconsin! - Arcadia, WI Arcadia to Onalaska,WI. Lunch at the Trempealeau Hotel. Back roads & the Great River Trail made for a relaxing ride! - Onalaska, WI If you come to Wisconsin, bring your fat tires, flashlights and visit the five communities on the Sparta Elroy Trail!! - Reedsburg, WI Rolling hills of southern Wisconsin were beautiful! Happy we weren't doing Ironman Wisconsin! #touring #railstotrails - Wisconsin, US Starting the last leg of our journey! How sweet would it be to roll back to Philly in this? #ducktours - Deerfield, WI Fast boat from WI to MI! #lakeexpress - Milwaukee, WI We had awesome travel day yesterday! So if you were missing your travel karma yesterday...we had it! - Ferrysburg, MI Beautiful ride along Lake Michigan today. Would need to win the lotto to afford a house there! - Cooper, MI Kalamazoo MI. Camp at Mirkin Glen, ride the Kalamazoo Valley Trail and have breakfast at Food Dance! #bike touring - Kalamazoo, MI Hello Indiana! 9,160miles, 26 States. See our route around the US at http://t.co/dqIQy0f5 . Map is thanks to @TweetedTrips! - Lagrange, IN If you are in Auburn ,IN this weekend check out the car show / auction!! http://t.co/YsGZH708 - Leo-Cedarville, IN Bike Hostel in Monroeville, IN. Warren is an amazing host! Tough winds today. Tailwind dance tonight! #acaNoLakes - Monroeville, IN Great ride today to Greenville,OH. Home of the Kitchen Aid! I am sad we can't take a factory tour!! - Greenville, OH @SarcasticRover I think you mean 4 hours... - Troy, OH Just outside Dayton, OH. Great ride on the Great Miami River Trail. Now for pizza at Marion's Piazza and a glass of Yuengling! - Northridge, OH Ohio-to-Erie trail! - Xenia, OH Getting into Columbus, #Ohio from Darby Creek was quite the challenge! But we had encouragement! - Columbus, OH Ohio hills we are ready for you. Give it your best shot! #biketour - Ohio, US Picnic lunch for everyone! #biketour #Ohio #Longaberger - Ohio, US Met someone who had a 'someday' list and before he could get to the list, he was diagnosed with MS. Start on your someday list! #live4today. - Steubenville, OH Great Allegheny Passage. Stressful riding miles 145-140. Smooth sailing once you find the trailhead in Homestead (behind the Fish Market) - South Huntingdon, PA Overnight at Cedar Creek Park mile 110 on the GAP.Free camping for trail users. Primitive with water, restrooms. Thank you Parks Department! - Pennsylvania, US Falling Waters was beautiful. Only 3.8 miles from the GAP trail. A tough bike to the house from Ohiopyle. - Stewart, PA The view from the GAP trail just after the Big Savage tunnel. PA is really beautiful! #biketour - Frostburg, MD Goodbye GAP, hello C&O canal towpath! - Cumberland, MD C&O canal path is a little more technical than the GAP trail! Get ready for a beautiful bumpy ride! - Maryland, US Goodbye C&O Canal Towpath. Hello PA hills! - Carroll Valley, PA 10,000 miles for the trip! Only a few days more and we are back where we started! Anyone up for a second time around? - Pennsylvania, US One more day of riding and we will be back in Philadelphia! What an amazing year! #biketour - Willow Grove, PA
Cycle Around the US
Two people taking a year to ride around the US. http://www.cyclesaround.com.