Cycling from Boston to the Canadian Rockies, dog in tow



Minnesota Day 42 near Balsam Lake, WI (D N Campground) to North Branch, MN 52 miles Day 43 North Branch, MN to Dalbo, MN 30 miles Day 44 Dalbo, MN to Bowlus, MN 62.5 miles Day 55 Bowlus, MN to Alexandria, MN 61.8 miles We left our buggy campsite near Balsam lake with…(Read More)

June 27 Day 34 – Tilleda to Crandon 63 miles June 28 Day 35 – Crandon to Eagle River 42.9 miles June 29 Day 36 – Eagle River to Big Lake Campground 44.3 June 30 Day 37 – Big Lake Campground to Mercer 18.4 miles July 1 Day 38 – Mercer town to Mercer campground…(Read More)

Thoughts on the Road


We are over halfway done with our trip and have spent 60 days on the road. We are a bit behind in our posts (we are already in Montana), but, I thought I would write a post about what it’s like being on a bicycle for about 65 days. I’ll start with answering…(Read More)

Where’s the Beef?


Sunday 6/24/18 Ludington, MI to Manitowoc, WI (2.8 miles) Monday 6/25/18 Manitowoc to Apple Creek Campground west of Wrightstown, WI (53.5 miles) Tuesday 6/26/17 West of Wrightstown, WI to Tilleda, WI (71 miles) One of my anticipated favorite aspects of bicycle touring is the complete lack of…(Read More)



June 17 Day 24 – Wallaceburg to Port Huron 37 June 18 Day 25 – Port Huron to Yale 26.5 miles June 19 Day 26 – Yale to Frankenmuth 65.5 miles June 20 Day 27 – Frankenmuth to Midland 55 miles June 21 Day 28 – Midland to Clare 32.5 June 22 Day 29 -…(Read More)

Port Rowan to Wallacetown 63 miles Wallacetown to Wallaceburg 64.5 miles Ontario Loves William Wallace Notice the town names above? We went through two towns named after William Wallace in Ontario. I wonder if there are more? As Dan mentioned in the previous post, we “stealth” camped in Port Rowan. Meaning we camped in…(Read More)

Blown Away in Ontario


Tuesday 6/12/18 Niagara Falls, ON to Long Beach, ON 49.8 miles Wednesday 6/13/18 Long Beach, ON to Hoover Point, ON 31 miles Thursday 6/14/18 Hoover Point, ON to Port Rowan, ON 42.7 miles Our first full day of riding in Canada started much like every other; with…(Read More)

Niagara Falls


Sunday, June 10: Middleport, NY to Niagara Falls, Ontario 40.3 miles Monday, June 11: Zero day in Niagara We left the Erie Canal and New York on a beautiful day with an equally beautiful tail wind. We cruised easily to Canada! We crossed into Canada in Niagara Falls. I had never been to Niagara…(Read More)

State Lines


Day 7 Thursday 5/31/18 Shelburne Falls, MA to Williamstown, MA 32.1 miles I had some resistance to cutting yesterday short to stay at a B&B in Shelburne Falls. However, my opinion may have been swayed by waking up in a bed, and a breakfast of fresh fruit & yogurt, eggs…(Read More)

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