What is the TransAmerica Trail?

The Trans America Trail (TAT) is a transcontinental, coast to coast route across the United States and consists mostly of dirt roads, logging roads, fire roads, farm roads, unimproved roads, and back paved roads. GPSKevin Adventure Rides The TransAmerica Trail is nearly 6000 miles long, it was created by Sam Correro in 1984. Sam’s trail went from … Read more

TransAmerica Trail – Day 1

Cape Hatteras NC We had an early breakfast before breaking camp to go to the ferry. We were in line around 9am for the ferry. The ferry wasn’t even half full, everyone must have been going the other direction toward the island for the Labor Day weekend. The ferry ride to the mainland was 2 … Read more

TransAmerica Trail – Day 2

Havelock NC We woke to a foggy morning and because of the fog the gravel roads had an eerie appearance as we began today’s journey. The gravel quickly gave way to long flat two lane roads so as the fog dissipated the drive made us sleepy. We found ourselves travelling through endless fields of cotton … Read more

TransAmerica Trail – Day 3

Lenoir NC to Hot Springs NC No cooking this morning just some quick doughnuts for breakfast before heading down US 64 towards Brownsville NC. About 30 miles down the road we intersected the TAT again and hopped back on. The Smokey Mountains are beautiful and the twisty mountain roads were a blast to drive. Our … Read more