United States of America · 44 Days · 286 Moments · February 2016

Lisa Parfitt

Let's go on a road trip Route 66

30 March 2016

The Orlando eye
Universal studios
More duff beer
More Harry Potter at Universal studios
Universal studios

28 March 2016

Eating Krusty burgers and drinking duff beer!
Let us step into the night and Persue that flighty temptress adventure

27 March 2016

Harry Potter me up!
Island of adventure Universal studios
Wonder works Orlando
Wonder works Orlando
Miami beach
Miami beach
View from our apartment
Chasing sunsets
Drinking gin and chasing waves
South beach Miami
Spot of lunch!
South beach Miami
Miami downtown
Welcome to Miami

25 March 2016


20 March 2016

Last night in New Orleans! Thanks for looking after us with your best gumbo and Jazz!
The best sports game I've ever seen! Buzzing crowd and an awesome victory! πŸŽ‰πŸ€
New Orleans Pelicans
Come on Pelicans!
The smoothie king stadium where basketball comes alive in New Orleans!
Come on Pelicans!
Our first NBA game... Come on Pelicans! πŸ€
Cycling Jazz bands only in New Orleans
Such a great trip!
I wanted to bring him home!
Down under in the swamps!
Family portrait!!
Baby alligator!
More aligators
Sailing the swamp for wild alligators!
We're going to see alligators 🐊
New Orleans city
Live jazz and blues music everywhere πŸ’–πŸŽ·
In love with New Orleans 🎷
French market
Cafe du Monde do the finest French doughnuts!
Fresh oysters and bloody Mary's
Another selfie Steve! Mississippi River New Orleans
Mississippi River New Orleans

18 March 2016

Goodbye sweet Alabama

17 March 2016

Gulf coast Alabama
The Gulf coast Alabama was beautiful!
It's like walking into a candy shop hiring a car! What upgrade would you like? He says a Transformer and ends up with a brand new 2016 Chevvi Camaro! Only in America πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Road trip from New Orleans to Alabama 🏎
USA Alabama
USA Alabama
So Steve wanted to drive all the way to Gosport to find it had 2 churches and nothing else!!

16 March 2016

American pancakes! πŸ˜‹πŸ˜‹πŸ˜‹
Tootsies bar where live country music is continuously played!
πŸ’– Nashville
It got better! We then ended up in the Coyote Ugly bar after the gig dancing in the bar!!! Moonshine Monday got the best of me but such a great night!
Welcome to Nashville
We met these lovely Americans after planning just one drink and ended up being kidnapped and lead astray for the rest of the day! Such a fun but random day!
Nashville country music hall of fame
Taylor's guitar! 🎸
Dolly bird!
Taylor Swift where fame began!
Smoky and the bandit!
Nashville country music hall of fame
Working 9 till 5 🎼🎀
Hall of fame country music collection
Elvis Presley's gold piano
Elvis Presley's gold drive!
Country music hall of fame
Country music hall of fame
Nashville city
Nashville city

14 March 2016

We're still not too sure how we ended up here! One minute we were drinking and the next minute were at Carly Rae Jepson gig with the Americans that kidnapped us! πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ only in America!

13 March 2016

St Patrick's day was a blast in Chicago!
Quick pit stop!
Best hot dog in the world! Chicago!
Chicago 360
Navy pier
Navy pier Chicago
Michigan lake
The kidney bean
Still buzzing in Chicago
St Patrick's day in Chicago! The dyeing of the river! πŸ€‘
St Patrick's day is crazy in Chicago!
We built this city!
St Paddys beer!
Love this city!

11 March 2016

This is why I love the USA! Cupcake ATM! πŸ˜πŸ°πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ
Chicago 😍 probably my favorite city ever!
We're in Chicago and what a perfect time to arrive 😍
Shall we start again and do the Route 66 all over again?!? I sure would!
The end of Route 66! 3560 miles later! We sure did get our kicks!
Illinois Route 66
We're so sad! I shed a tear at the end post and again when we dropped off the car!
Beautiful sky
The Route 66 motel
Just another awesome American town!
Lincolns tomb
Old Route 66 road
The Aristan cafe on Route 66! The oldest and the best!
We are in Illinois!
The big kid finds bazooka gum!
Ring of chains bridge. The border between Missouri and Illinois

10 March 2016

So we started our American Dream in San Francisco and then headed to LA to start our road trip along the Route 66. In between we also took a cheeky little trip to Nevada to see Las Vegas!Tomorrow we finish our journey on the Route 66 in Chicago. We have crossed 8 states so far and driven 3500 miles and entering the 9th state Illinois today! It's been an epic trip so far! We still have 5 more states to go 😊
St Louis! View from our room this morning and it's gonna get colder as we enter Chicago 😬
Pappy's smokehouse, Man vs food!
The Arch St Louis
Worlds largest rocking chair!
Route 66 diner the best diner!
The love for her is still going strong!
Route 66 bridge in Missouri
Another awesome motel!
Route 66 museum in Lebanon Missouri
Best Western motel was awesome! It used to be an old filling station back in the day!
Springfield state park
The oldest motel on Route 66 and our favorite in Cuba Missouri.

6 March 2016

Fantastic caves in Missouri
Fantastic caves in Springfield MO
We're in Missouri
Where inspiration came from for the town hall in Back to the future!
The originals before the movie "Cars" came along! This is where the inspiration came from the cars characters! They still live Route 66
Filling up 😬
Loved the short time we had in this state!
We're in Kansas
Historic barn
Oklahoma Route 66
Pops in Arcadia!
A little treat for us!
Back on the road! We drove through 3 states yesterday! Oklahoma, Kansas and Missouri πŸ’–
The old filling station Lucilles
Route 66 museum
My new transport πŸ˜‰
Oklahoma City Route 66 museum
We're in Oklahoma

4 March 2016

Route 66 Museum Elk city Oaklahoma
Route 66 museum
Route 66 museum
Route 66 museum
Back on the road leaving Texas and heading for Oaklahoma
The motel was very Texan too 😊
Big Texan steakhouse
Amarillo Texan steakhouse! Best steak I have ever consumed!
I pulled too πŸ’–

2 March 2016

Our motel feels very Texan! The Texas steak house ranch!
So that's California, Arizona and New Mexico completed! Been an epic trip so far πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ
The Cadillac Ranch in Amarillo Texas
Definitely feels like we're in Texas!
We half reached the Halfway point on Route 66 and now in Texas πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ
And we're back on the Historic Route 66 leaving New Mexico and heading for Texas πŸ”«
The Blue Swallow motel was awesome! Full on 60's

1 March 2016

Our journey through New Mexico is almost over
Our motel The Blue Swallow
We have arrived in Tucumcari the town of murals!
Where legends begin "Tucumcari"
Wild buffalo
The Route 66 journey and were almost half way there!
More awesome cars!
Route 66 auto museum with awesome cars!
Wild goats along the route! We had to drive up to them to shift them along! They were not impressed!
Back on the road again leaving Santa Fe and heading to Tucumcari
Our lovely motel the El Rey inn at Santa Fe

29 February 2016

Back on the road from Albuquerque to Santa Fe.
Anyone for some meth!
Being tourists! Walter White, Jessie Pinkman and Hank and Marie's houses!
Crossing the border from Arizona to New Mexico. Arizona was a blast!
Rainbow dessert
Rainbow dessert along the old Route 66
The petrified forest-Holbrook

27 February 2016

We saw a meteor crater in Arizona
Meteor crater1 mile long in diameter
The Wigwam is awesome!
The Eagles corner in Winslow "standin on the corner"
Jack Rabbit trading post
We're staying in a Wigwam in Hollbrook!🏜
Back on the road again from Flagstaff to Holbrook

26 February 2016

Still living the dream!
The Grand Canyon
The Grand Canyon... Those views!
We're on our way to the Grand Canyon
Back on the road and a quick stop at Williams

25 February 2016

Snow! We have arrived at flagstaff but it's still warm β˜€οΈβ„οΈ
Arizona jail! Route 66
Back on the road
Stop for lunch
Back on the Historic Route 66
Oatman Ghost town
Feeding donkeys on the streets at Oatman Ghost town mining.
Cooking?!?#Breaking Bad!
Still in love!
Arizona starting point Route 66
Route 66
Breakfast for winners!
What a view from our motel at Needles πŸŒ…πŸŒ„
The Hoover Damm
Slotzilla zip line
The Stratosphere
Old Vegas
We have arrived and our hotel is awesome! We stayed in a pyramid at The Luxor.
Las Vegas strip
The Venetian
Cirque du Soleil Zarkana at the Aria!
Cirque du Soleil Zarkana at the Aria!
Cirque du Soleil Zarkana at the Aria!
Cirque du Soleil Zarkana at the Aria!
The Luxor
The most abusive bartenders only in Vegas!
Las Vegas strip
Bellagio fountain...
More of the strip