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About Jay Dalles

Jay is a writer living in Central Florida, with his wife Judy. They enjoy traveling by car, and Jay normally chooses to go the scenic route. Antiquing is a lifelong avocation, so anytime a sign says “Antiques” his car tends to veer off in that direction.
Latest Posts | By Jay Dalles
Chocolate Across America
3 years ago

Chocolate Across America

Chocolate is one of the gifts of the New World to the Old World.  By now, a gift to the entire world.  We love our chocolate.  Everyone …
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Drive The Brandywine River Valley
3 years ago

Drive The Brandywine River Valley

The Brandywine River is a storied waterway west of Philadelphia, with its source two tributaries in the area of Honey Brook, Pennsylvania, and its mouth at Wilmington, Delaware, where it …
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Savoring St. Petersburg, FL
3 years ago

Savoring St. Petersburg, FL

5 Days in the Sunshine City

St Petersburg Florida is a destination with more to do than you can fit into a long weekend.  So, here are suggestions for a five-day get-away to one of Florida’s finest cities. Read More

Everything Stops For Tea
3 years ago

Everything Stops For Tea

Tea Rooms Here and There

“I believe that it is customary in good society to take some light refreshment at five o’clock.”

– Oscar …
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Follow The Santa Fe Trail
3 years ago

Follow The Santa Fe Trail

Capture the spirit of the wild west!  Follow the route of the Old Santa Fe Trail from Kansas to New Mexico.  Read More

American Pie Challenge: Easy As Pie
3 years ago

American Pie Challenge: Easy As Pie

Every state of the union has its own specialty pies.  This month, “Try Pie” as your traveling theme.  Familiar favorites or unusual and unique pies are out there waiting for you.  Here is a sampling of restaurants that offer a panorama of pleasing pies along the American waysides. Read More

Best Small Towns on Interstate 10
3 years ago

Best Small Towns on Interstate 10

From Santa Monica to Jacksonville, Interstate 10, officially “The Christopher Columbus Transcontinental Highway”, is the southernmost interstate highway in the United States of America.  It is a grand and imposing …
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The Joys of Driving: Why You Should Road Trip
3 years ago

The Joys of Driving: Why You Should Road Trip

You may be headed somewhere this month by plane.  By all means fly if you must.  But do so at your own risk.   We are not talking safety here – …
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Best Hot Dogs in America
3 years ago

Best Hot Dogs in America

Summer is the perfect time for a hot dog, that ubiquitous all-American food staple.  It was not always so.  The world did not know about hot dogs until the sausages called “frankfurters” (named for Frankfurt, Germany) or “wieners” (named for Vienna, where they intermingle their W and their V), made their way to North America. Read More

Hidden Gems of Lancaster County, PA
3 years ago

Hidden Gems of Lancaster County, PA

If you think of a wagon wheel, you get a picture of how the roads into and out of the city of Lancaster are organized.  If you follow them out …
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