Road Trip Wrap Up

10 Days, 11 States: Chicago IL, Detroit MI, Cleveland OH, Pittsburgh PA, Hot Springs VA, Beckley WV, Asheville NC, Sevierville TN, Charleston SC, Savannah GA, Jacksonville FL and home to Orlando. A little over 2000 miles.

Attraction Highlights

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Forbidden Caverns, and The USS Yorktown aircraft carrier and USS Clamagore submarine at Patriots Point.

Hotel Highlights

Best service and amenities were at the Ritz-Carlton Cleveland, with its club lounge. Best room was the condo at The Residences at Biltmore.


We tried to find the best restaurants in the places we stayed, but only hit two home runs on the road trip. Here’s how I’d rank them:


Very Good