20180115 - Monday, January 15, 2018

Monday, January 15, 2018 : 2017 roadtrip map, Passion USA

I have uploaded an enhanced map of our September-October roadtrip in the South. It features :


  • The complete roadmap,
  • The hotels where we stayed,
  • The main attractions (about 40).


The map is interactive. You can drag it, zoom it in and out, and reset it if you're lost. You can view the map here :


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You can see the trip here :


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Fell free to send me a mail if you have any question.


I've kept myself busy, oh just slightly,  lately, with my company Passion USA. I created new summer 2018 attended roadtrips. There are 4 of them, which you can find here (in French) :


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See you soon for the next update !

201709 - Fall 2017, the South - Roadmap

New Orleans to Miami, 4,056 mi.

Here is the roadmap of our roadtrip in the South, 3,550 mi. planned across 8 States.


We eventually drove 4,056 miles.


Roadmap :

Monday, September 18, 2017

Arrival in New Orleans, LA
13 mi.
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 New Orleans  12 mi.
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 New Orleans to Baton Rouge, LA, Laura Plantation, Oak Alley
152 mi.
Thursday, September 21, 2017 Baton Rouge to Natchez, MS, the bayous, Lafayette
204 mi.
Friday, September 22, 2017 Natchez to Tupelo, MS, Natchez Trace Parkway, Elvis' birthplace
274 mi.
Saturday, September 23, 2017 Tupelo to Memphis, TN, Graceland, Sun studios, Beale Steet 151 mi.
Sunday, September 24, 2017 Memphis to Nashville, TN, Gospel Mass, Johnny Cash Museum 249 mi.
Monday, September 25, 2017 Nashville to Birmingham, AL, Country Music Hall of Fame, Jack Daniel's distillery
238 mi.
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 Birmingham to Montgomery, AL, Civil Rights Museum, Edmund Pettus Bridge
164 mi.
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 Montgomery to Atlanta, GA, Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birth home
159 mi.
Thursday, September 28, 2017 Atlanta, Coca-Cola museum, CNN studios
48 mi.
Friday, September 29, 2017 Atlanta to Cherokee, NC, Mango Falls, Great Smoky Mountains National Park
212 mi.
Saturday, September 30, 2017 Great Smoky Mountains National Park
157 mi.
Sunday, October 1, 2017
Cherokee to Dillon, SC, Chimney Rock State Park, NASCAR Hall of Fame
305 mi.
Monday, October 2, 2017 Dillon to Charleston, SC, Myrtle Beach, Fort Sumter
184 mi.
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 Charleston to Savannah, GA, Wormsloe State Historic Site, Savannah 144 mi.
Wednesday, October 4 2017 Savannah to Saint Augustine, FL, Forsyth Park, Kingsley Plantation 212 mi.
Thursday, October 5, 2017 Saint Augustine to Crystal River, FL, Daytona Beach, International Speedway 193 mi.
Friday, October 6, 2017
Crystal River to Naples, FL, manatee swimming, Sanibel Island
311 mi.
Saturday, October 7, 2017
Everglades airboat excursion, Big Cypress National Preserve
133 mi.
Sunday, October 8, 2017 Naples to Florida City, FL, Everglades National Park 213 mi.
Monday, October 9, 2017 Florida City to Key West, FL, Florida Keys Highway, Key West
127 mi.
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 Key West to Miami, FL, Dry Tortugas National Park, Florida Keys Highway
178 mi.
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 Sands Key boat excursion
6 mi.
Thursday, October 12, 2017 Miami to Fort Lauderdale, FL
17 mi.
Friday, October 13, 2017
Back to France


New Orleans to Miami : 26 days, 4,056 mi.

20171003 - Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 : From Charleston to Savannah

We have a few more visits left in Charleston. We begin with the Old Slave Mart Museum, a museum dedicated to slave trade. We then make a stop before the church where the June 2015 attack was committed, leaving 9 dead. We then take the road to Savannah. We are spending one more day in Georgia.

Read more: 20171003 - Tuesday, October 3, 2017