Reed Bingham State Park

542 Reed Bingham Road Adel , GA Not quite ready to let go of summer? Reed Bingham State Park “is about three and a half hours from Atlanta…if camping isn't your thing, it's also a good place to just get off the road for a bit to stretch your … [Read more...]

Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park

3540 Thomasville Rd Tallahassee, FL Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park is a wonderful place to get out and stretch your legs during a long trip. During blooming season, flowers paint the walk with beautiful colors and during the off season you … [Read more...]

McArthur Burney Falls State Park

24898 Hwy 89 Burney, CA McArthur Burney Falls State Park is one of the nicest state parks I've run across in a long time. In northern California's volcanic country near Lassen National Park, it sits directly on Highway 89 near Burney. After you … [Read more...]

Slide Rock State Park

6871 N. Highway 89A Sedona, Arizona Slide Rock State Park may be a bit further off the beaten path than most pitstops (18 miles from Flagstaff), but it's a mere five miles from the popular vacation town of Sedona, and well worth any amount of … [Read more...]

E.J. Roberts Park

North Bend Washington If you're stopping for a quick bite to eat in North Bend, WA, you'll quickly lament the lack of play lands at any of the fast food offerings. But a quick inquiry of the drive thru staff at Taco Time led us to E.J. Roberts … [Read more...]

Lithia Park

Lithia Park Ashland, Oregon is a stunningly beautiful 93-acre park in a garden setting situated within easy distance of 1-5 for either a quick pitstop or an afternoon detour. Located on the north end of Ashland, Oregon in their pedestrian-friendly … [Read more...]

Multnomah Falls

Multnomah Falls Oregon It's hard to miss Multnomah Falls when traveling I-84, but you really need to stop and see it up close to appreciate its 620 foot height. And this pitstop doesn't have to take a lot of time. From the parking lot, walk under … [Read more...]

Bear Creek Park

1520 Siskiyou Blvd Medford, OR Bear Creek Park is an excellent pitstop that quite frankly, I forgot to review earlier because it's right in my hometown. It's also, however, right off of I-5 but tucked out of sight, making it a perfect candidate … [Read more...]

Columbia Park

 Highway 240, W. Columbia Drive Kennewick, WA Columbia Park is located in Washington's Tri-Cities, just off Highway 395 (from I-84 from Portland, OR or I-90 form Spokane). It's a great place to stop to stretch legs and have a quick picnic. Situated … [Read more...]