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Great American Eclipse 2017

Posted by on Aug 21, 2017 in Great American Eclipse 2017, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, RoadtripsRUs.net, Solar Eclipse 2017, Travel, Travel Blog | 0 comments

Quote of the Day: Nations, like stars, are entitled to eclipse. All is well, provided the light returns and the eclipse does not become endless night. Dawn and resurrection are synonymous. The reappearance of the light is the same as the survival of the soul. Victor Hugo Great American Eclipse 2017 Many folks are traveling now specifically to enjoy viewing the 2017 solar eclipse on Monday, August 21st. We wish you safe travels and remind you to use your special solar eclipse glasses. If you don’t have a pair yet, check with your local library. There have been more than 2 million ISO-compliant safe solar eclipse glasses distributed to more than 6,900 libraries across the US.  Special thanks to NASA, Google, and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, the Space Science Institute’s STAR_Net initiative have stepped up to provide...

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Destin Seafood Festival 2017

Posted by on Aug 14, 2017 in 39th Annual Destin Seafood Festival, Destin FL, Destin FL Harbor, Destin Seafood Festival 2017, FL Seafood Festivals, FL Vacation, Food, Food & Music Festivals, Food Blog, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, Seafood Festival, Travel, Travel Blog, Uncategorized, Weekend Getaways | 0 comments

Quote of the Day: “Seafood makes you live 10 years more.” Kevin Steele Destin Seafood Festival – Destin Harbor The 39th Annual Destin Seafood Festival will be October 6 – 8, 2017. What a great time to visit and enjoy the offerings of Florida’s Emerald Coast at Destin. Known for its sandy white beaches and sand dunes, emerald green waters, and plentiful seafood, it has been nicknamed “The World’s Luckiest Fishing Village.” This annual seafood festival is your chance to sample coastal living with food and music all located in the Destin Harbor with FREE admission. The seafood selections will be enormous at the festival and at the local gulf front restaurants. It has been said that Destin has the largest fleet in the State of Florida. The seafood you’re eating could very well be freshly caught from the...

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Weekly Food Holidays – August 14-20, 2017

Posted by on Aug 14, 2017 in 2017, Food, Food Blog, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, Weekly Listing of Food Holidays | 0 comments

Quote for Today: “There is no sincerer love than the love of food.” George Bernard Shaw Weekly Food Holidays – August 14-20, 2017 This week’s food holidays feature some tasty desserts and spicy food days. Mmm good! August 14: National Creamsicle Day August 15: National Lemon Meringue Pie Day *Julia Childs Birthday  August 16: National Bratwurst Day August 17: National Vanilla Custard Day  August 18: National Ice Cream Pie Day August 19: National Hot & Spicy Food Day, and National Soft-serve Ice Cream Day August 20: National Lemonade Day, National Bacon Lovers Day, and National Chocolate Pecan Pie Day If you want to take a look at the annual listing of National Food Holidays, click here. We enjoy seeing your interest in these delicious food holidays. Pass it on…       We invite you to follow our blog and...

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Weekly Food Holidays – August 7-13th, 2017

Posted by on Aug 7, 2017 in Food, Food Blog, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Quote for Today:  One cannot think well, love well, and sleep well if one has not dined well. Virginia Woolf Weekly Food Holidays We enjoy talking about food and post regularly on social media about the food holiday/s of the day. It has come to our attention that a blog post highlighting the food holidays for the week may help meal planning for celebrating the holidays. You can always go to our annual listing to peek at the holidays ahead of our weekly post. CJ & TJ National Food Holidays  August 7-13, 2017 – Food Holidays August 7: National Raspberries in Cream Day August 8: National Zucchini Day, and National Frozen Custard Day August 9: National Rice Pudding Day  August 10: National Banana Split Day, and National S’Mores Day August 11: National Raspberry Tart Day August 12: National Julienne...

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Weekly Food Holidays – August 1-6th

Posted by on Jul 31, 2017 in Food, Food Blog, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, Uncategorized, Weekly National Food Holidays | 0 comments

Quote for Today: “We all eat, and it would be a sad waste of opportunity to eat badly.” Anna Thomas Weekly Food Holidays We enjoy talking about food and post regularly on social media about the food holiday/s of the day. It has come to our attention that a blog post highlighting the food holidays for the week may help meal planning for celebrating the holidays. You can always go to our annual listing to peek at the holidays ahead of our weekly post. CJ & TJ  August 2017 – The 1st week of August daily holidays and monthly celebrations (Tuesday-Sunday) National Catfish Month National Panini Month National Peach Month National Sandwich Month   August 1: IPA Day, and National Raspberry Pie Day August 2: National Ice Cream Sandwich Day         August 3: National Watermelon Day August...

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39th Annual Gilroy Garlic Festival

Posted by on Jul 29, 2017 in 39th Annual Gilroy Garlic Festival, Celebrity Food Stars, Food, Food Blog, MasterChef Season 7 on FOX, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, Shaun O’Neale, Travel, Travel Blog, Uncategorized | 0 comments

The annual Gilroy Garlic Festival is being held July 28, 29, and 30, 2017, at Christmas Hill Park in Gilroy, California. This three-day event draws guests from around the world. Those traveling by automobile, bus, airplane, and train will find easy access to the event. This year festgoers can catch the “Garlic Train” from the San Jose Diridon Station to Gilroy on Saturday, July 29 or Sunday, July 30. A shuttle bus will transport guests to and from the Festival. Train tickets include Festival admission and must be purchased in advance online.  This festival offers everything leisure lifestyle folks could want. There’s plenty of garlicky food to sample, food demonstrations/contests, live entertainment plus arts and crafts. It’s a family friendly event with the children’s area filled with lots of fun & games. Celebrity Food Stars There will be special appearances by...

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