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Visiting the Everglades has been a travel goal for some time. Despite setting a goal to make it there, we had somehow managed to not spend much time researching our options. We planned to spend a few days there in our usual slow travel style. Our early research indicated that we should get good verizon […]

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Dinner seemed to be running late, but since no one was paying any attention to the time, I’m not sure that it mattered. The kids and I were gathered around the picnic table reminiscing about our incredible day as Sam loosely monitored our sizzles sausages on the BBQ. “Mom! Do you remember that really cool […]

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I’m pretty sure we are the only people that leave our Airstream travel trailer in one state park to back country camp in a completely different one. I suppose that doubles up on fees for the night, but if you think about the fact that when a “normal’ person goes camping they are also paying […]

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Sam and I have never considered traveling in an Airstream “camping”. Camping is what you do in a tent either with a car or in the back country. We had the goal this summer of introducing our kids to backpacking, and at first we planned to go at least once a month all summer. It […]

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Voyageurs National Park, Minnesota isn’t on the way to anywhere. You have to actually try to visit this northern Minnesota park and I had been looking forward to it for quite sometime. Our experience here was relaxing, fascinating from a U.S. History perspective and so much fun.  I’m so happy we spent the time to drive […]

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We did a semi-unintentional Native American Unit Study this winter as we wandered around Arizona & Southern Colorado. This area is full of history, artifacts and culture and we enjoyed all of it! We hit the first one on our own after leaving Phoenix, then we had Sam’s dad join us for the two near […]

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Eastern Oregon definitely gets less press than its beautiful counterpart – the coastline. The geography is very different, and luckily for us, so was the weather. After Halloween in Lincoln City (2014) we knew we needed to get out of the rain or we’d go crazy. A rather intense couple of driving days took us through Salem […]

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