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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
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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See Americus, Georgia
3 years ago

See Americus, Georgia

 

Americus, Georgia, is best known today as the headquarters of Habit for Humanity, a wonderful organization that makes home ownership a reality for people who never dreamed it was possible, through the cooperative work of the future home owners with community volunteers.  Read More

Pacific Coast Highway Guide
3 years ago

Pacific Coast Highway Guide

The Pacific Coast Highway runs North/South through the state of California, along its western edge.  Featuring twist and turns that will thrill your driving skill as well as long rolling stretches of fabulous views of the Pacific coastline, whales, seals and shore birds, redwood forests and historic missions, you will feel as if every turn is a picture postcard.  Is it any wonder that many stretches of this road are familiar features in car commercials? Read More

Best Road Trip Rental Cars for Two
3 years ago

Best Road Trip Rental Cars for Two

Flying to your next vacation and then renting a car there?  Leaving the old jalopy at home to save on the wear and tear?  Why not give yourselves a change …
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Salads Across America
3 years ago

Salads Across America

By: Jay Dalles

May is National Salad Month.  So why not drive in the direction of freshness and originality with a staying power that is legendary.  All of these salads …
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