West Coast—> East Coast
California one week…Rhode Island a few weeks later!
When I was in grad school, a fellow poet wrote a lot of amazing poetry about a place called Block Island. I knew I wanted to visit someday, so last December, when we were trying to figure out where we wanted to travel this summer, I threw that idea into the ring. We wanted to go somewhere we could drive so that we could take the dogs, and at about 16.5 hours away, Block Island was just within our driving limit. I mean, 17 hours in the car with two dogs and a three year-old– what a great start to vacation, right?
In actuality, the drive up wasn’t that bad. We split it up into two days and stayed in a hotel in West Virginia the first night:
Blog posts from our travels are always some of my favorite to look back on, so I’ll try to blog semi-regularly while we’re here.