RV Roadtrip Costs Wrap-up: 1 Year on the road through the US, Canada and Mexico

Hopefully you've been following our blog, as we traveled throughout the US & Canada and overwinter in Mexico. For each stage of the journey, we published our expenses (as well as tons of photos etc.) and in this quick blog post, we'd like to present the entire years budget. We looked at 2 different kinds …

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Enjoying hiking in Arizona

After we traveled down the West coast, through Washington, Oregon and California we turned left and headed into Arizona, a state where we have spent many years and which we both really enjoy. We stayed with friends here (having lived in Phoenix, Tucson & Flagstaff in the past), found some great boondocking spots and did …

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RV Roadtrip Costs – West Coast – WA, OR & CA

If you have been following our blog, you'll know we spent a year traveling full-time in our Navion RV and other than our favorite spots & must-see destinations, most people seem interested in the costs of doing such a trip. In recent posts, we have discussed costs from 2 earlier sections of our road-trip: The …

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West Coast Exploration – WA, OR & CA

In our last RV Road Trip blog posting, we discussed trip finances and prior to that, we took the ferry off Vancouver Island and crossed back into the US (from Victoria, Vancouver Island to Port Angeles, Washington) and started our trip down the west coast of the US, with stops in WA, OR and CA.   …

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RV Roadtrip Costs – Canada

If you've been following our blog, you would have read the earlier budget post, where we discussed our costs when we traveled from Florida North up the East coast of the US to Canada (April - July 2017). In this post, we'll discuss the costs for the second section of our year-long RV trip: crossing Canada …

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Our adventure in the mountains of Canada continues: Yoho, Glacier and Revelstoke.

In our last post, we shared our adventures in Kootenay National Park (B.C.), Banff National Park (Alberta) and Jasper National Park (Alberta) and in this post, we continue our awesome time in the mountains with visits to Yoho National Park (B.C.), Glacier National Park (B.C.) and Mount Revelstoke National Park (B.C.). Yoho National Park Lots of waterfalls and ptarmigans in Yoho National Park, just west of …

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Falling in love with the Canadian Rockies: Kootenay, Banff & Jasper

During our last couple of posts, from our year-long RV trip blog, we brought you to Waterton Lakes National Park in Alberta and Glacier National Park in Montana (together they form the Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park). From this US/Canada border area, we headed north to 3 great Parks Canada national parks: Kootenay National Park Great hiking in this lesser-known …

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A day in Glacier National Park (the US one)

As you saw in our last post, we spent a highly enjoyable week at Waterton Lakes National Park , an awesome Canadian national park, which is teamed up with Glacier National Park in Montana, to form the Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. While we were at Waterton Lakes National Park we took the opportunity to drive to Glacier National Park for the day …

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First ride loaded up with all our bike touring gear

As you know, if you've been dutifully following this blog (click the follow button if you have not, to get an e-mail from us every time we post something new) we're getting ready to head off on our bikes for some bike touring/bike packing adventures. In the past few days, we cycled north to Tarpon …

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Gearing up for our bike packing adventure

In our last Bicycle Adventure blog post, we discussed 10 things which needed work, after we took our first bike packing overnight trip, from our home in Palm Harbor to Fort DeSoto and in this post, we'll share with you some of our fixes for these complaints. 10 Complaints & their Fixes (1) COMPLAINT: New saddle needed …

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Cape Breton Highlands National Park & the famous Cabot Trail

From Prince Edward Island in our last post, we moved on to Cape Breton Highlands National Park in Nova Scotia; it's a park we had heard great things about and it didn't disappoint with amazing views, pretty hikes and lots of wildlife.   Join us next time when we head into Quebec and the impossibly scenic Gaspé …

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Into Canada: Fun in Fundy (National Park)

Last time you were with us on this blog, we reviewed our travel costs and also, some upgrades we made to our RV; getting back to the actual trip, we were enjoying Maine last time around but, if truth be told we were itching to get into Canada and explore some brand spanking new stuff! In early …

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Virginia to Maine…not as far as you might think

We used to live out west for a few years - Colorado, Arizona, Oregon - those states are so much bigger than the states on the east coast it seems. In less than 2 June weeks, we traveled from Virginia through Maryland, Delaware, Rhode Island, Massachusetts and into Maine. Why the rush, you might ask. …

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The most expensive campground of the trip

Having enjoyed the mountains of North Carolina & Virginia, we pointed the RV east and headed back to the coast, which we hadn’t seen since the Florida panhandle almost 3 weeks prior. Some may ask: "since we were towing a sailboat this entire time - why we didn’t take the coastal route from Florida (through Savannah, …

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Fort DeSoto or bust. Our First bike packing trip.

If you read our earlier blog post, you'll know that we're planning to head off for a bike adventure soon and in order to get the bikes and the gear dialed in, we headed off to Fort DeSoto this week (from our home in Palm Harbor, FL) for a quick overnight jaunt, camping overnight at …

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The Blue Ridge Parkway (with a sailboat!)

We love the Blue Ridge Parkway, almost 500 miles of super scenic road. Loved by bikers everywhere, it has lots of twists and turns, tunnels and great views. Not so great in an RV, towing a sailboat but, what the heck ….. It got us to some lovely campgrounds, such as Mt. Pisgah campground (NC), …

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