Selected Attractions on the TransAmerica Trail for 2010

Cities particularly suitable for resupply are set in bold, and cities with bicycle shops are set in italics. Courthouses are included only because I was in law school at the time of my trip, and considered observing judicial proceedings in each state to be part of my education.

  1. Astoria OR to Eugene OR
  2. Eugene OR to Baker City OR
    • John Day OR
      • Kam Wah Museum (9am-5pm): just before US 395 splits from US 26 turn left on NW Bridge St, then turn right on NW 1st Ave
    • Baker City OR
      • Baker Courts: turn left on Court Ave just after US 7 becomes Main St, then turn right on 3rd St and continue to 1995 3rd St
      • Oregon Trail Center (9am-6pm): east of town along route
  3. Baker City OR to Missoula MT
    • Grangeville ID
      • Idaho County District Court: along route, five blocks after turning right on SR 13, at 320 W Main St
    • Missoula MT
      • Resupply (7am-11pm M-F, 9am-9pm Sat-Sun): 130 W Broadway St, call ahead at 406-728-2679
      • Missoula County Courthouse: 200 W Broadway
      • Missoula Municipal Court: 435 Ryman
      • U.S. District Court for the District of Montana: 201 E Broadway St #310
      • Adventure Cycling Association (8am-5pm M-F): 150 E Pine St
      • Smokejumper Base Tours (8:30am-5pm): 5765 W Broadway St
  4. Missoula MT to West Yellowstone MT
    • Hamilton MT
      • Ravalli County District Court: two blocks after turning left on US 93 turn right on Bedford St, and continue to 205 Bedford St
    • Dillon MT
      • Beaverhead County Court: three blocks before frontage road jogs left, turn left on E Court St, then turn right on S Pacific St and continue to 2 S Pacific St
  5. West Yellowstone MT to Rawlins WY
    • Lander WY
      • Fremont County Circuit and District Courts: four blocks before SR 789 joins the route, turn left on N 2nd St and continue to 450 N 2nd St
      • City of Lander Municipal Court (Tue/Thu @ 1pm): 250 Lincoln St
      • Eagle Bronze Foundry (call 307-332-5436 for tour): 130 Poppy St
    • Rawlins WY
      • Carbon County Circuit and District Courts: go one block beyond W Spruce St, then turn right on W Pine St and continue to 415 W Pine St
      • Frontier Prison Museum (8am-5pm): two blocks before W Spruce St, turn right on W Walnut St and continue to 500 W Walnut St
  6. Rawlins WY to Pueblo CO
    • Florence CO
      • ADX Florence Supermax Prison: along the route on US 67
    • Pueblo CO
      • Resupply (7:30am-9pm M-F, 10am-6pm Sat, noon-6pm Sun): 4130 N Fwy Rd, call ahead at 719-542-5255
      • Pueblo County Courthouse: 215 W 10th St
      • Pueblo Combined Court: 320 W 10th St
      • Pueblo Municipal Justice Center: 200 S Main St
  7. Pueblo CO to Alexander KS
  8. Alexander KS to Girard KS
    • Newton KS
      • Harvey County Courthouse: along route at 800 N Main St
      • Newton Municipal Court: one block east of route at 201 E 6th St
      • Blue Sky Sculpture: four blocks north and four blocks east of the Harvey County Courthouse, at 1500 N Kansas Ave
    • Chanute KS
      • Neosho County Courthouse: thirteen blocks north and one block east of the turn onto Santa Fe St, at 102 S Lincoln
  9. Girard KS to Murphysboro IL
    • Pittsburg KS
      • Resupply (8am-5pm M-F, 9am-1pm Sat): one block east of N Broadway at 702 N Locust St, call ahead at 620-231-6000
      • Crawford County Courthouse: one block east of N Broadway at 602 N Locust St
    • Marshfield MO
      • Webster County Courthouse: two blocks north of the Crittenden turn, at 101 S Crittenden St
      • Marshfield Municipal Court: along the route, at 325 S Crittenden St
      • Hubble Telescope Replica: on the west side of the courthouse square
    • Houston MO
      • Texas County Courthouse: north of where SR 17 jogs south, at 210 N Grand
      • Houston Municipal Court: north of where SR 17 jogs south, at 601 S Grand
    • Farmington MO
      • St. Francois County Courthouse: along the route at 1 N Washington St
      • Farmington Muncipal Court (1st/2nd/4th Wednesdays): along the route at 110 W Columbia
    • Chester IL
      • Randolph County Court: where you turn right onto SR 150, at 1 Taylor St
    • Murphysboro IL
      • Jackson County Court: twelve blocks east of where you turn south onto S 22nd St, at 1001 Walnut St
  10. Murphysboro IL to Berea KY
    • Carbondale IL
      • Resupply (9am-5:30pm M-F, 9am-1pm Sat): east of US 51 on SR 13 at 1301 E Main St, call ahead at 618-351-5651
      • Buckminster Fuller's Dome: two blocks south of SR 13 and four blocks west of US 51, at 407 S Forest Ave
    • Cave-in-Rock IL
      • "Gathering of the Juggalos" (Aug 12-15, 2010)
    • Buffalo KY
      • Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park (8am-6:45pm until Labor Day, then 8am-4:45pm): to left on Federal Route 31E, about two miles away from Buffalo
    • Bardstown KY
      • Nelson County Justice Center: where SR 49 intersections US 150, at 200 Nelson County Pl
      • Bourbon Heritage Center (10am-5pm Tue-Sat, noon-4pm Sun, last tour 80 min before closing): turn left about a mile away from US 150 on SR 49, and continue to 1311 Gilkey Run Road
      • Old Talbott Tavern: turn left when SR 49 intersects US 150, proceed toward where US 150 turns north, and continue to 107 W Stephen Foster
      • Whiskey Museum (M-F 10am-5pm, Sat 10am-4pm, Sun noon-4pm): continue four more blocks from the Old Talbott Tavern, and find it just to the north at 114 N 5th St
    • Harrodsburg KY
      • Mercer County Courthouse: located where you turn right onto SR 152, at 207 W Lexington St
    • Berea KY
      • City of Berea District Court: one block further east where you turn left on US 127, at 212 Chestnut St
  11. Berea KY to Christiansburg VA
    • Christiansburg VA
      • Montgomery Courts: turn right on N Franklin St, then left on E Main St, and continue to 1 E Main St
  12. Christiansburg VA to Yorktown VA
    • Lexington VA
      • Stonewall Jackson House (9am-5pm Mon-Sat and 1pm-5pm Sun): one block east of E Nelson St on S Main St
      • Lee Memorial Chapel (9am-5pm Mon-Sat, 1pm-5pm Sun): on way to Jackson Memorial Hall at 11 University Place
      • VMI Tour (noon for tour and 9am-5pm for museum): Jackson Memorial Hall at 415 Letcher Ave
    • Afton VA
      • Blue Mountain Brewery Tours (11:30am-10pm Mon-Sat, 11:30am-9pm Sun): turn right on SR 151, and continue to 9519 Critzers Shop Rd
    • Charlottesville VA
      • Resupply (24 hours): 945 Emmet St #C, call ahead at 434-296-5000
      • Charlottesville Circuit Court: 315 E High St
      • Charlottesville General District Court: 606 E Market St
      • Charlottesville Domestic Relations Court: 350 Park St
      • U.S. District for the Western District of Virginia: 255 W Main St #304
      • University of Virginia Tours (10am-4pm on the hour): inside the main entrance of the Rotunda
    • Williamsburg VA
      • Williamsburg Courts: just south of Monticello Ave, about a mile east of the College of William and Mary, at 5201 Monticello Ave
      • Historic Jamestowne (8:30am-4:30pm): along the route
      • Colonial Williamsburg: along the route, and see map for location of George Wythe house

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