The Road Most Traveled: Three Girls, One Month, Ten Thousand Miles

The Road Most Traveled: Three Girls, One Month, Ten Thousand Miles

Three Girls

One month

Ten Thousand Miles around the USA

"Just your typical Road Scholars"

Day 24: Thankful for what we could see and google searching what we couldn't #grandcanyon #arizona #trmt #floydandfriends

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Over Exploration Term (Birmingham-Southern College's unique mini-term between fall and spring semesters) I, along with two friends, Jenna McEachern and Sarah Gwin Moore, embarked on a cross-country road trip that we named "The Road Most Traveled".

Throughout the month, we worked on a photojournalism project. We interviewed various people from across the country about their familial relationships.

Here's more information on why exactly we took the trip: 

 

In thirty-four days, we managed to drive 10,030 miles across 30 states. Our stops, in order, included:

1. Charleston, South Carolina

2.Washington, D.C. 

3. New York City, New York

4. Chicago, Illinois

5. Badlands National Park in South Dakota & Mount Rushmore in South Dakota

6. Missoula, Montana

7. Seattle, Washington

8. Portland, Oregon

9. Coos Bay, Oregon

10.  San Francisco, California

 

11.  Los Angeles, California

12. Las Vegas, Nevada

12. Grand Canyon National Park, Horseshoe Bend, & Antelope Canyon in Arizona

13. Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, & Arches National Park in Utah

14. Glenwood Springs, Colorado

15. Sand Dunes National Park in Colorado

16. Santa Fe, New Mexico

17. Amarillo, Texas

18. Austin, Texas

Day 32: The lone star state and reunions with good friends make for a great last stop #floydandfriends #austin #texas #trmt

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19. Back home to Birmingham, Alabama

The three of us are truly so grateful for the experiences we had and are thankful that we attend such an innovative liberal arts college! 

Questions? We'd love to hear from you in the comment section below!

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