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

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

We are still alive! I promise. I know I’ve been slacking on blog posts, but we have just been so darn busy with projects that it’s hard to keep up. The last couple of weeks have been rewarding, frustrating, and exciting all rolled up together. I’m learning to not take myself too seriously and we […]

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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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After we left Big Bend Texas, we didn’t have solid plans. We knew we only wanted to drive about 3 hours, needed better signal for work, laundry would be a plus, and we needed groceries. Sam found Monahans Sandhill State Park which seemed to fit the bill so off we went! We were lucky enough to […]

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  • Mike Grace - Glad you guys got to experience Torchy’s while you were in Texas. I enjoyed that while we were in Austin.ReplyCancel

When researching Big Bend National Park, we picked out a few things that were on our “must-do” list, and a few for the “would be great if we had time” list. Canoeing Santa Elena Canyon was at the top of the “must-do” list for sure! We’d seen some friends do a boomerang trip where you […]

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I’m starting to see signs of summer plans popping up all over social media. The snow photos are decreasing and people are looking forward to sunshine and warm weather. We are excited for our summer plans too! This year will be different for us, but so far we have a month scheduled through Glacier, Waterton, […]

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  • Mechel Wall - Farming keeps us close to home so I especially enjoy hearing about your “rootless” life!ReplyCancel