A Slow Southern Fall
A Slow Southern Fall
Five years ago around this time of year, we started dreaming about full-time travel, and four years ago, those dreams became a reality. Our kids...
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Solar Eclipse Party August 21, 2017
Solar Eclipse Party August 21, 2017
Like a lot of traveling families, we became solar eclipse nerds a couple of years ago when we learned that a Total Solar Eclipse would...
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#myrivetedclassroom 2017-18
#myrivetedclassroom 2017-18
This year we're starting our 9th year of homeschooling, and I can't tell you how thankful we are for every single year, especially as our...
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Home for a Bit
Home for a Bit
We really weren't sure how this summer would go since it was the first summer since we started traveling full-time that we were free agents,...
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Memphis
Memphis
After deciding to speed up our journey to the southeast for the fall (making it there for the end of summer instead), we sped across...
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Mt. Rushmore and Badlands
Mt. Rushmore and Badlands
After spending quite a few months out west this spring/summer, we decided to make a sprint towards the Dakotas, enjoy the 4th of July fireworks,...
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Spokane, Washington
Spokane, Washington
What to do when you need access to a major airport for a work trip, but you've been enjoying living in the wilderness for a...
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Glacier National Park
Glacier National Park
In all of our travels, Glacier National Park is the only place that rivals our favorite spot so far (Acadia). The hiking is stellar. The...
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Yellowstone National Park
Yellowstone National Park
This year we built our summer plans around getting ourselves to Yellowstone and Glacier National Parks before the crowds. So, we arrived at the park...
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Grand Teton National Park
Grand Teton National Park
Growing up, I never really was a mountain-loving girl, but over the past 3 and 1/2 years of travel around this country, I have come...
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Craters of the Moon National Monument
Craters of the Moon National Monument
We like weird stuff, especially if there's an educational element to it for our boys (and ourselves), so Craters of the Moon National Monument fit...
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Arches and Canyonlands
Arches and Canyonlands
Moab, Utah is one of those places that attracts all sorts of outdoor-loving folks, so when we arrived, we felt right at home. With both...
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Mesa Verde National Park
Mesa Verde National Park
After a winter full of beaches and warm weather camping in the southwestern states, our little boys were itching for some snow to play in,...
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White Sands National Monument
White Sands National Monument
For months now, we've been looking forward to making our way to White Sands National Monument just to see what it's all about - oh,...
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Guadalupe Mountains National Park
Guadalupe Mountains National Park
"What do you want to do for your birthday this year, honey?" That's how our trip to start out March 2017 in Guadalupe Mountains National...
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Beach Campin’
Beach Campin’
February 2017 (and a little of January too) was all about beach camping for this traveling crew- most of it free, so we wanted to...
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Down on the Slough
Down on the Slough
Slough? What's a slough? It's really just a fancy name for a swamp - and that's where we spent most of January 2017 - down...
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Orange Beach & Pensacola
Orange Beach & Pensacola
Last fall/winter we drove west from Georgia all the way to California, and we're starting to head the same way again this year, so we...
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Apalachicola & St. George Island (& more)
Apalachicola & St. George Island (& more)
We love it when a friend says, "Hey, we've got this place with a big yard/driveway/parking spot - you're welcome to use it if you're...
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Roadschoolin’ 2017
Roadschoolin’ 2017
I have loved to teach since I was a bossy little girl, and I love it even more now that I get to teach my...
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Fort Clinch Fernandina Beach, FL
Fort Clinch Fernandina Beach, FL
Growing up in Georgia, we took most of our family vacations to Florida, which means that now that we travel all over the country, we...
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Airstream Renovation 2016
Airstream Renovation 2016
On May 31, 2014, we drove to Knoxville, Tennessee and traded in our giant toyhauler for a brand spankin' new, shiny Airstream home - a...
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Mount Desert Campground – Our #1
Mount Desert Campground – Our #1
If you know anything about us it might be that we love Maine and spent 2 magical summers on Mount Desert Island working at Mount...
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Outer Banks, North Carolina
Outer Banks, North Carolina
What is it about the Outer Banks? We've been hearing it's all the rage, so we stopped in for 5 days. While there, we stuck...
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Acadia National Park – 100 things
Acadia National Park – 100 things
A lot of people ask us which national park is our favorite, and our reply is normally, "You mean besides Acadia?" Not only was it...
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1,000 Days of Full-Time Travel
1,000 Days of Full-Time Travel
We've been keeping track, and on July 26, 2016, we reached 1,000 days of full-time travel. One thousand days of full-time camping. One thousand days...
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Back to Homeschool 2016!
Back to Homeschool 2016!
I love seeing what other homeschoolers are doing, and I am always gathering ideas, strategies, and tools from other moms, dads, teachers, and friends. So,...
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Our Airstream: Photo Tour
Our Airstream: Photo Tour
This month marks 2 full years since we purchased our Airstream (downsizing from a big 5th wheel), and we couldn't be happier. We call her...
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Summering in Maine Again
Summering in Maine Again
We're back on Mount Desert Island, Maine for a second summer and feeling so thankful to be here. It's true; there are so many places...
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I Love to Blog
I Love to Blog
I love to blog, really I do. Despite the risk that someone might read my words and jump to conclusions, despite the awkward conversations that...
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Zion National Park
Zion National Park
We have heard so many outstanding things about Zion National Park that we absolutely had to make the trip, and of course, the park absolutely...
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Petrified Forest National Park
Petrified Forest National Park
Ancient trees turned into stone. Doesn't sound like too much, does it? But to our 10 year old, this is one national park we could...
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Tuzigoot National Monument
Tuzigoot National Monument
"You might have Zion, and you might have Grand Canyon, but do you have Tuzigoot?" Another one of those small national historic sites that we...
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Sedona, Arizona
Sedona, Arizona
Sedona has been described to us by other travelers as a boondockers paradise and a hiker's dream (and a little "out there" too), and after...
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Pipe Spring National Monument
Pipe Spring National Monument
If you download a map of the more than 400 national parks and monuments, you'll notice that there are so many little monuments here and...
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Grand Canyon National Park
Grand Canyon National Park
"Something happens to our brains when we are constantly experiencing new things, constantly changing our routines, constantly traveling to places for the first time. They...
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Horseshoe Bend
Horseshoe Bend
Finding other traveling families through social media is one of the reasons we have been able to live our dream of traveling full-time, and if...
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Valley of Fire State Park
Valley of Fire State Park
Driving along the bumpy road just outside of Las Vegas, you may not see too much that would catch your eye, but then, the fiery...
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Lake Mead
Lake Mead
Who wouldn't like to start off a new leg of your winter out west with your Airstream's first blowout? (insert sarcastic tone) Even though we...
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A Family First at Lee Canyon
A Family First at Lee Canyon
"Hi, we're from Georgia and we've never been skiing before." That's how we explained ourselves as we walked into the ski lodge at Lee Canyon...
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Mojave National Preserve
Mojave National Preserve
If you read this blog from time to time, you just might get the impression that we love National Parks. Well, you would absolutely be...
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Boondocking in the Desert
Boondocking in the Desert
Boondocking is something we nomadic folks like to call camping for free (legally, of course), and thanks to Matthew's mad Google skills and Campendium's mad...
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A Las Vegas Birthday
A Las Vegas Birthday
What kind of crazy parents give a child a trip to Las Vegas for his 8th birthday? Evidently we are those crazy parents, and he...
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Joshua Tree National Park
Joshua Tree National Park
Have you ever seen a Joshua Tree? It's a little crazy looking, I have to admit, and actually not even a tree at all (it's...
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San Elijo State Beach, California
San Elijo State Beach, California
Have you ever seen the way the sun slips down over the Pacific Ocean off the coast of California? We never had, and it is...
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Taylor Guitar Factory
Taylor Guitar Factory
Something this family loves is music, and because of that, if you hang around our Airstream long enough you'll hear more than a few songs floating...
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Saguaro National Park
Saguaro National Park
Ever since we first started traveling in our Airstream a few years ago, we have been dreaming of visiting the big national parks out west...
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Tombstone, Arizona
Tombstone, Arizona
When heading west through Arizona, how can you not stop by the infamous Tombstone? Having a stellar trip planner (Matthew) means that we knew just...
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