For obvious reasons, we've had our planned ride around Crete cancelled for a second spring. We were literally on the way to Atlanta last year when our trip was cancelled (the next morning after the night Trump announced the European travel ban in mid March). We held out hope until mid-winter, but then had to "move on" with other plans. In the end it was just to much to take to figure out any other alternative than to just stick close to home. In the end we still had some beautiful weather, saw some great scenes and history, and of course just less drama all the way around with a "staycation." Owning and running a bed and breakfast inn, that's basically what we've been doing for the past year, just providing a nice place for people that live within a few hours to just get away from it all. So , we just loaded up the Multistrada and did a big loop around TN, KY, WV, VA, NC, and SC. This was the basic plan, about 2200 miles. While it took us 10 days, in my mind this isn't an "epic ride" so I'm putting it here in day trippin. I altered it on the fly as needed, or as required by shoaling. We stuck to state and county highways. The only large city we visited was Wilmington NC and the only other one we blasted around was Roanoke VA. We've learned our pace isn't about blasting out miles, it's about scenery, architecture, learning some history, and having some great food and drink. Only took a handful of pictures, but I did record quite a bit of video, so mostly this will be a video ride report.