One of my goals for this road trip was to become the first person to visit all 16 extreme compass points in the contiguous United States.  On Monday, November 28, 2016, I visited the 16th and final point, the southernmost point of the contiguous United States, which is near Cape Sable, Florida in Everglades National Park.  I've written stories about seven of them (shown with a blue link below) and will soon be posting stories about the other nine.  The 16 extreme compass points include:


This section describes the rules and methodology that I used, as well as each of the 16 points that I visited.  So please read on!