Road Trip 2015 Recap

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Hey guys! Now that our trip is all done, we wanted to take a look back and see the breakdown of what we actually did. We thought you might get a kick out of it too! So here we go:

Road Trip 2015 By the Numbers:

Total travel days: 42
States visited: 20
Nights tent camping: 7
Nights car camping: 7
Nights in hotels: 14
Nights with family: 13
Total pictures taken: 2145
Blogs launched: 1
Blog posts … posted: 33

After a month and a half on the road, we are happy to be back in Virginia — if only for a couple of weeks. A big thank you to all of our friends and family who followed along on our travels through Facebook, Instagram, and of course here on the blog. We loved reading all your comments and sharing our experiences with you!

We’ll be back soon with some posts on road tripping tips … what we’re doing next … and the long-awaited camper reno pictures.  In the meantime, check back through the archives and make sure you didn’t miss a post!

Day 1 & 2: Hitting the Road for Beckley, West Virginia

Day 3: Beckley Half Marathon & Rafting the Gauley River

Day 4: Panerathon & Goodbye to Kat

Day 5: Peoria-Bound!

Day 6: A Beautiful Evening in Sioux Falls

Day 7: Our First “Real” Road Trip Day

Day 8: From the Badlands to Custer State Park

Day 9: Buffalo Roundup!

Day 10: A Full Day at Rushmore & Crazy Horse

Day 11: Volksmarch: Our 10K to the Top of Crazy Horse

Day 12: Exploring Longmire Country

Day 13: A Long Drive to Yellowstone

Day 14: Exploring Yellowstone

Day 15: Old Faithful & the Grand Tetons

Day 16: A Priceline Cautionary Tale

Day 17: A Warm Welcome to Port Townsend

Day 18: Turning 30 in Port Townsend

Day 19: A Beautiful Day Boating in Port Townsend

Days 20 & 21: Aaaand Relax

Day 22: Exploring Seattle

Days 23-26: Catching Up & Catching Our Breath

Day 27: Back on the Road Again

Day 28: Battling Raccoons and Fleeing to Oregon

Day 29: Exploring the Seaside Town of Astoria, Oregon

Day 30: We Went to Portland (And It Wasn’t Weird)

Day 31: Oregon Coast, Part Deux

Day 32: Exploring the Redwoods

Day 33: A Sunny Afternoon in Wine Country

Day 34: A Beautiful Day in San Francisco

Day 35: California-Nevada-Utah: Interstate Cruisin’

Day 36: A Morning in Salt Lake City

Day 37: The Air Force Academy + Pikes Peak

Days 38-42: The Grand Finale


I’m the oldest of 12 crazy kids and two pretty awesome parents. My love of travel developed during my early years traveling the globe as an Air Force brat. I’m a runner, a writer, and a reader, and I love cooking up good food and cozying up our camper.

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