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How to Reduce Travel Stress

Plan! We’ve said it before, and not to sound like a broken record, but planning ahead of time can help you smooth out some of the unknown. It doesn’t necessarily mean plotting out every second of every day. For us, that’s overkill. Some people, however, might really thrive on that kind of schedule. We like a mixture of planned time and unplanned time that … Read More How to Reduce Travel Stress

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Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park is centered around an active volcano and is a whopping 14,410 feet above sea level. Though it is often hidden behind clouds, it is nevertheless an amazing place. There are some gorgeous trails, waterfalls, glaciers, rivers, wildlife and more to discover in this park. It is one of the most incredible places in the entire Pacific Northwest, not to mention … Read More Mount Rainier National Park

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Ozark Trail 26 Quart Cooler Review

After traveling and working with an old Igloo cooler for the last year and a half my parents surprised us with a brand new cooler and we are loving it! Here’s our take on the Ozark Trail 26 Quart Cooler which we think is perfect for van life. Ozark Trail 26 Quart Cooler Review The Ozark Trail 26 Quart Cooler claims that it keeps … Read More Ozark Trail 26 Quart Cooler Review

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Denali National Park and Preserve

Denali National Park and Preserve was the first leg in our expedition as the Nation’s Vacation Ambassadors. We are so thrilled to share our journey with you! Follow in our steps: We drove our van to Seattle and left it in the self-park Park-N-Fly lot off of International Boulevard. It was $9 a day. They don’t take reservations but we didn’t have a problem … Read More Denali National Park and Preserve

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The Nation’s Vacation Ambassadors

At the end July we left Delaware and started to travel cross country. Our journey took us a little more than 2,500 miles in about two weeks time. We stopped at as many national parks, monuments and memorials as possible: Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Mount Rushmore, Devils Tower, Yellowstone and Grand Teton.  We made it to Seattle on time and then hopped on a … Read More The Nation’s Vacation Ambassadors

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Van Life FAQ

We often get questions from friends and strangers about van life so we thought rather than respond to them one at a time we’d go ahead and create a blog post about our most frequently asked questions related to van life. Here ya go: Van Life FAQ’s What kind of van are you traveling in? We’re doing van life in a 2018 Dodge Ram … Read More Van Life FAQ

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Grand Teton National Park

Follow in our steps: From Yellowstone National Park, head south along the John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Parkway and head on into the park!  Best Things to Do in Grand Teton National Park Rent a canoe or kayak at Jenny Lake. Rentals are $20 per hour or $75 for all day. You have to have the boat back by 6:30. Late fees are $100 … Read More Grand Teton National Park

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Yellowstone National Park

Nowhere else in the world has as many geysers as Yellowstone National Park. There have been huge volcanic eruptions here as far back as 2 million years ago, 1.3 milling years and ago and 640,000 years ago. By visiting the park, you’ll be entering a 30 x 45 mile wide caldera (also known as a basin). How cool is that?! In this post we discuss … Read More Yellowstone National Park

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Visiting Mount Rushmore National Memorial

You’re probably seen photos and even tv shows about Mount Rushmore but it’s just as amazing in person. I’ve been there twice and each time the car rounds the corner and I spot it, I experienced a sense of wonder that someone MADE that! It’s incredible. We highly recommend going to see it if you ever get the chance. Oh and who’s up there? … Read More Visiting Mount Rushmore National Memorial

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Devils Tower National Monument

Devils Tower is a place I have been thinking and dreaming about for several years. It all started when I was in the gift shop in Yosemite National Park and happened to see a postcard for Devil’s Tower. Up until then, I’d never heard of it. But the image was seared in my mind and I swore I’d make it there one day. Well, … Read More Devils Tower National Monument

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Best Travel Books

Inspiration comes in so many forms these days. For starters, there’s YouTube, Instagram and Facebook. But for us, nothing quite has the same effect on us as a really great book. As such, we’ve created a list of our favorite books that inspire us to travel. How many of these have you read? Need a little travel inspiration? We’ve broken down some of our … Read More Best Travel Books

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Things to Know Before Visiting the Bahamas

Do you have an upcoming trip to the Bahamas? If so, read on to learn about some of the things to know before visiting the Bahamas! Tips for Visiting the Bahamas: The Bahamas are made up of about 700 different islands in the Atlantic Ocean. They are located North of Cuba and southeast of Florida. Nassau is the capital and is located on New … Read More Things to Know Before Visiting the Bahamas

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