For our 3rd and final National Park to visit on our way out of Washington, we drove to Mt Rainier National Park. We were staying an hour and a half away from this park at Chehalis Thousand Trails, so we only had about a half a day to explore Mt Rainier. We didn’t get to […]Read More Mount Rainier and Mount Saint Helens
Boondocking (free, or almost free, dry camping) around Olympic National Park was a breeze, and so worth the trip! I would imagine it is much more difficult to get a spot on weekends and in the summer, but since we were there in the beginning of fall, there were open spots in most of […]Read More Boondocking around Olympic National Park
Traveling from Seattle, on our way to Olympic National Park. We took our time, and stayed at one of our favorite Harvest Hosts yet! A lavender farm in Sequim, WA! Sequim is known for being a lavender capital, so there are more than a few lavender farms and stores here. This farm was […]Read More Sequim and Port Angeles
From the northern Washington coast, we took a short detour east to check out North Cascades National Park. This national park is the least visited national park in the US from what we heard. We stayed nearby at Glacier Peak Campground, which was an unexpected treat. It was just a normal campground, but they […]Read More North Cascades National Park
We are often asked how we do what we do. We don’t have it all figured out, but we do have some basics we are happy to share! The first step to living a life of travel is figuring out how you can make it work, and working toward that goal. One of the most […]Read More Steps to Living a Life of Travel
Our stay in the Phoenix area started with 3 days of dry camping at the beautiful Lost Dutchman State Park in Apache Junction, just a bit east of Phoenix. There are so many wonderful state parks in Arizona, many with camping sites, but you want to book them at least a couple of months […]Read More Family Fun in Phoenix
Is traveling in an RV cheaper than owning your own home? This all comes down to a couple of factors. First and foremost is how much you spend in your normal lifestyle, what your monthly home payments are and how expensive of an area you live in, and the second important factor is how you […]Read More Is Traveling in an RV cheaper than living in a House?
When taking on a new adventure, career, life change, or ambitious endeavor, it is always important for us to stop and ask ourselves, is this healthy for me and my family, and to reassess that question as time goes on. At times, something that we thought was going to be healthy for us is not, […]Read More Is what I am doing healthy?
We found a somewhat hidden gem when we traveled about 15 minutes off the beaten path to the Painted Rocks Petroglyphs Site near Dateland, AZ. This stop was in between Yuma and Tucson, and about an hour and a half north of Organ Pipe National Monument as well. Here are the coordinates 33.023150, -113.047220 This is […]Read More Painted Rocks Historic Petroglyphs Site near Dateland, AZ
After leaving California, our travels brought us to Yuma, Arizona for a couple of weeks of staying in the warmth as much as possible for the cold month of February. We hadn’t looked into what there was to do in the Yuma area before booking our stay here, and once we got there thought it […]Read More What is there to do in Yuma, Arizona?