The Nomad’s Pilgrimage to Walden Pond
The Man, the Myth, The Legend Henry David Thoreau the author of Walden and Civil Disobedience holds a special place in my heart. As a nomad, I appreciate his experiment […]
The Wonder of Watkins Glen
You ever see promotional materials for a place or a thing and you think “Wow that’s really something! I need to put that on my must see list.” Promo material […]
Inspiration From the Road: Meet Rick
I love it when the universe throws me a bone, especially when I need it the most. I’ve been through an extended regrouping phase this year. I have been re-examining […]
Hontoon Island State Park
I’ve realized that vacationing in Florida can be a very expensive proposition. Just this week in May 2019, I traveled to Florida with my Son, Daughter in law and my […]
Finding Treasure at Crater of Diamonds State Park
Arkansas – The Natural State Crossing the border into Arkansas, there is a big overhead state sign stating that Arkansas is the Natural State. I thought, “hmm, I didn’t know […]
The Connecticut Radio Museum
Unplanned road trip to Windsor, CT I discovered the Vintage Radio and Communications Museum on a beautiful day after a period of weather that included a lot of rain and grayness. […]
Horace Wells, Accidental Discoverer of Anesthesia
Horace Wells was a man in search of recognition and greatness, to leave a legacy to the world. This is a tragic tale of addiction, madness, and death. I know, […]
Lost River Caverns – Off The Beaten In Hellertown,…
Lost River Caverns in Hellertown, Pennsylvania is delightful, off the beaten path budget attraction with cavern tours and numerous other activities.
Meet Karen – A Dreamer and true American
Hello everyone, For me if someone would ask me what is my favorite thing to write about, it would always be, hands down, “People from the Road” blogs. I love […]
Bok Tower – A gift of beauty and vision…
Bok Tower: Make the world a bit more beautiful and better because you have been in it.
Thoughts on a Forrest Gump Moment and Feeling Thankful…
I'd like to think that we are all just floating around on this earth to see what we can see, experience what we were meant to experience, and to learn a few lessons about humility and gratitude along the way.
People from the Road – Meet Chris – Sometimes…
People from the Road – Meet Chris Kullstroem I met Chris years ago through local Couchsurfing events. While I was wandering about the United States by myself, I was watching […]
4 Great Waterfalls for all at Crawford Notch State…
Crawford Notch State Park New Hampshire
Meet Chris and June – 4 Reasons to Trust…
On a recent traveling adventure, exploring upstate New York, I discovered four really great reasons why trusting the Universe is an awesome thing. Instead of taking the highway, the GPS insisted that a meander through the backroads of western New York was in order. I figured, “Hey, sometimes you just have to trust the universe to put you on the right path.”
Pipestone National Monument – Minnesota – Pleasantly surprising
Hello everyone, I was online today and was asked the following question “What was one touristy destination that pleasantly surprised you?” I don’t know if you can consider this a […]
Nathan Hale – Hero or dumb ass?  You decide.
Hello everyone, If you read the chapter in my book (Lessons from the Road: USA) on Oregon, you would know that sometimes history paints people in a different light that […]
Mega awesome form of Transportation
Hello all, I always get excited about experiencing a new mode of transportation. As I made my way to Boston to head out to the Azores.  I was struggling about […]
Roger Williams, Founder of Rhode Island
Hello everyone, Everywhere I go, I have a natural curiosity about all kinds of things. I always wonder about the people that have passed. The benches in memorial to loved ones passed, hold a […]
Strategies to find those gems in your own backyard.
I challenge you to take a look around your town. Look for plaques that denote something about the area. Take a few minutes to stop and read them. Visit the oldest cemetery in your town
Travel Tip – Strategies for finding the time to…
Strategies for finding the time for travel When I ask people why don’t you travel? I usually get three responses. Money, time, and fear are, by and large, the three […]
5 steps to protecting yourself from tick-borne illnesses
Warmer climes and outdoor times will soon beckon us to lark in parks and tread on trails. Meaning it is once again time to remind ourselves on that dastardly denizen […]
3 Easy mindset changes for obtaining more affordable travel
3 easy mindset changes for obtaining more affordable travel I often hear about how people wish that they could afford to travel more often or even at all. I am […]


Lessons from the Road USA

Lessons from the Road, USA shares the travel adventures of a funny, single, 50-something year-old woman, traveling across the U.S. in a pickup truck. Webster is navigationally challenged and yet strangely addicted to camping sites and critters. She visits monuments of historical or personal significance and meets some fascinating people along the way!

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Lessons from the Road RV

Join Margaret as she shifts from her tent to a new RV. This book is a must-read for anyone who owns, or is thinking of owning an RV to travel full-time.

Podcasts Featuring Margaret

Get Focused Episode 80

Episode 80: Meet Margaret Webster, author of “Lessons from the Road: USA”
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