At 90 days and 12,270 miles across the US, this turned out to be the longest road trip we've ever embarked on. As summer now winds down and we prepare to (hopefully) resume roaming internationally, this post touches on our potential upcoming plans after recapping this summer odyssey across the US.
This blog goes on to discuss the challenges and limitations that helped shape our big US road trip while also revealing each our favorite places!
If you share similar travel interests as us, perhaps the spots we most enjoyed will provide you with some travel inspiration or ideas of places to roam within the US.
Having hiked 408 miles while visiting 43 NPS sites, we've awarded what we thought were the best hikes and best national parks. Yet be forewarned, it's a bit of a lengthy post. So you may need to crack open a cold one by the time you get to our favorite of the 49 local breweries we managed to visit along this journey. 🤣
Wow, quite an epic journey and encapsulation! I just scanned it and was happy to see my hometown as an honorable mention along with kudos to the Blanco Cafe! Let us know when you three want to over winter on a houseboat in NL 😃
I was so happy to see your post pop up today. I’ve missed reading of your adventures. I look forward to the blog post. Hoping all 3 of you are well.
Missed reading about your travels! Will be digging in today!
Just curious, is there a reason you skipped the Midwest? There are actually many things to do all over the Midwest. Wisconsin Dells, Lake of the Ozarks, Michigan Dunes, Arkansas, Kansas City, MO etc. just curious cuz it looks like you travelled around the perimeter of the US.
Maybe an RV is in your future..
Have you been posting? Haven’t seen anything for awhile.
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Note: This article was last updated Sept 15, 2021 and will continue to be updated as official announcements are made about 2021 Day of the Dead events in Mexico City. Day of the Dead in Mexico City is festive and fascinating, with so many different things to do under normal […]
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