Currently Wandering » Outdoor Family, Adventure Travel, Simple Living - Family of 5 Traveling the United States in an Airstream.

When we sold our house in Lehi, Utah 6 months into our travels, we got rid of mostly everything. What we kept was stored in a 5ft by 10ft storage unit and we have added a few things from our travels over time. We recently emptied it out on our way to set up a condo […]

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  • David Fischer - Pictures can be digitized rather than simply thrown away.ReplyCancel

    • Jess - Absolutely! In this case they are all prints of photos we own digitally.ReplyCancel

Located just north of Canyonlands National Park, Labyrinth Canyon is a flatwater stretch of the Green River. Completely remote and isolated, this float trip boasts towering, sandstone mesas, side canyons, lush vegetation, peace, and solitude. When We Went: April 27 – 29, 2017 Ages of Kids: 11, 9, 6 Stretch of River: Ruby Ranch to […]

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Loading up the kids in a minivan and hitting the road over summer break is a rite of passage. I figure if you can all survive being crammed together for days or weeks on end, you can do anything, right? Traveling in the Airstream is a bit different, since we mix in school & work […]

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  • Go Adventure Mom Proven Insider Tips for Grand Teton National Park - Go Adventure Mom - […] Best Summer Road Trips Lake Superior Circle Tour […]ReplyCancel

  • Larry Madden - Timing is everything! My wife and I will be attending WBCCI International Rally this July in the UP. I really enjoyed the information about the Lake Superior Circle tour. Who knew! As kayaking is a relatively new adventure for us, we are really looking forward to spending time on the waters of Lake Superior. I really enjoy your travel adventures and photography. Safe travels
    Larry &Terry Madden

    • Jess - Kayaking sounds amazing! I hope you have a blast!ReplyCancel

  • Michelle - Great article! And great timing – we are in Minneapolis right now planning our route east. I’ve been wanting to see the UP, thanks for the inspiration and tips!ReplyCancel

    • Jess - You are welcome! Its such a beautiful part of the country. Enjoy!ReplyCancel

  • Summer Road Trip Series: Lake Superior Circle Tour | AventuraLife - […] With kids finishing up with school across the country, families are ramping up for summer road trip season. For the first stop on our Summer Road Trip Series the Curren family, of Currently Wandering, takes us on a 1,300 mile circumnavigation of Lake Superior. Check out ambassador Jess Curren’s original blog post here. […]ReplyCancel

As a Recreation Management Major at Brigham Young University I supposed I should have seen this coming. I spent my college days mountain biking, rock climbing, river rafting, skiing, and hiking with no thought about my future or involving kids in the outdoors. It was just something I loved. Fast forward some 10 years later […]

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  • Mike and Gerri - Good for you!!! Lessons and exposures that will stay with them a life time.ReplyCancel

  • Kate @thestreamlinedlife - You’re an inspiration, Jess! I’m not nearly as comfortable in the outdoors, but aspire to be ans teach my kids the skills and outdoor knowledge I lacked as a child. Definitely will check out those dresses too!ReplyCancel

After an awesome week in Sandy with family, we drove back down to Moab on Wednesday morning and collected the Airstream. Once in tow, we headed out to Klondike Road where @wanderingnation was hanging out. Being ultimately lazy, and knowing we were only there for one night, we squeezed into the same site as our […]

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Since November of 2013, we’ve traveled 40 thousand miles with our Airstream home, visiting over 350 places along the way. It has been amazing. This year, we are going to continue our adventures in slightly different ways. We are going to do some significant repair and renovation to the Airstream, try our hand at running […]

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