Our Once-In-A-Lifetime RV Road Trip to Alaska

We crossed a major item off our travel bucket list last summer: we drove our RV to Alaska from the lower 48 United States! We spent two full months exploring Alaska, plus a couple additional weeks traversing western Canada en route. It was an epic journey in every sense — mind-blowingly gorgeous, awe-inspiring, humbling. At […]

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Denali National Park Photos + Tips for a Fun Visit!

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then here’s a whole lotta words about Denali National Park in Alaska! From the Denali National Park website: “Denali is six million acres of wild land, bisected by one ribbon of road. Travelers along it see the relatively low-elevation taiga forest give way to high alpine tundra […]

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Myths Versus Reality – Driving Your RV to Alaska

This is a guest post by fellow RV travelers and bloggers Ben and Rebecca of His and Hers Alaska. Having moved to Seward, Alaska a few years ago from the lower 48, their willingness to share their experiences and advice has been instrumental in helping us plan our own trip up there this summer. When […]

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Favorite Drives: Route 66 – Oologah Lake, OK to Oklahoma City, OK

May 6th-9th, 2014: Oologah Lake, OK to Oklahoma City, OK Distance: 150 miles After a restful two nights and one day in Oologah Lake, Oklahoma, we were ready to set off west on 66 once again – this time with our sights set on Oklahoma City! We joined back up with 66 a few miles east […]

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Favorite Drives: Route 66 – Springfield, MO to Oologah Lake, OK

May 4th-6th, 2014: Springfield, Missouri to Oologah Lake, OK Distance: 150 miles We departed somewhat regrettably from Springfield, Missouri, after a fantastic couple of nights spent enjoying the surprising amount of entertainment the area had to offer. We wanted to stay longer but knew we had to keep on rolling, with there being so many miles […]

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Favorite Drives: Route 66 – Stanton, MO to Springfield, MO

May 2nd-4th, 2014: Stanton, Missouri to Springfield, Missouri Distance: 154 miles After leaving Stanton, Missouri, our westward Route 66 journey rolled on toward Springfield, Missouri. We had no idea what to expect out of Springfield, but with it being Missouri’s third largest city we decided it was worth a spending a night or two and finding […]

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Favorite Drives: Route 66 – St. Louis, MO to Stanton, MO

May 2, 2014: St. Louis, Missouri to Stanton, Missouri Distance: 67 miles While we’d have loved to start our Route 66 trip at its eastern terminus in Chicago, we already had plans that involved being in St. Louis for a couple weeks and it just wasn’t practical or cost effective to drive further northeast just to do a stretch […]

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Favorite Drives: Route 66

Long considered the Main Street of America and stretching over 2,000 miles across 8 states, Route 66 has largely been replaced by the interstate system, but she still plays a pivotal role in American travel. Thanks to many dedicated preservationists, volunteers, donors, governments, and the continued use of the nostalgic route by freedom-loving travelers from all […]

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