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National Park

Sand, Science, and Chilies

Hey Guys! We spent one jam packed week in the Alamogordo area of New Mexico. This was our second visit to the Alamogordo area and we still didn’t get through our entire to-see list! The first thing we did when we got back to town was grab one of our absolute favorite burgers! Rockin BZ … Continue reading »

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The Top Of Texas

Hey Guys!! While we were in the Carlsbad, NM area we spent a couple of days at the Guadalupe Mountains National Park in Texas. The Guadalupe Mountains sit right on the New Mexico-Texas state line. We were so close, we couldn’t pass up the opportunity to explore another Texas National Park Unit! Our first day … Continue reading »

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Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Hey Guys! When I was planning the New Mexico/Texas part of our trip back in 2015 (the first time we were in NM) I skipped the Carlsbad area. I kept reading all of these sketchy reviews for the RV parks in and around the Carlsbad area. We were so bummed to pass this area by … Continue reading »

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Heading West

Hey Guys! We’re back on the road and heading west this loop! We’ll spend the next year making our way through twelve states before heading back to Missouri to visit family again. The plan is to finish up the remaining six states in the contiguous US left on our map, grab a few places we … Continue reading »

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George Washington Carver National Monument

Hey Guys!! This week we’ll finish up the National Park Units we squeezed in during our 16 week travel hiatus. I’ve only got one more park to tell you about, so let’s get going! George Washington Carver was born a slave on the Carver farm around 1864. He and his mother were both kidnapped from … Continue reading »

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Battlefields

Hey Guys!! We managed to sneak in four National Park Units during our 16 week travel hiatus! One of them, Homestead, I’ve already posted about. I’m going to try and squeeze both of the battlefields into one post. We’ll see how it goes. I’ve confessed to y’all before that when we started this nomadic lifestyle, … Continue reading »

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Little Rock, AR

Hey Guys! Are you ready for the second part of our Arkansas adventures? The main reason we were in the Little Rock area was to visit the Arkansas State Capitol Building. Y’all know about our rule of visiting the SCB before we can put the state sticker on our map. We enjoyed the Arkansas SCB. … Continue reading »

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Hot Springs National Park

Hey Guys! We spent one week in Arkansas, but we crammed so much into that one week I’m going to break up our Arkansas adventures into two separate posts. We’re going to start with Hot Springs National Park! Confession:  I didn’t really want to go to Hot Springs National Park. I could’t figure out what … Continue reading »

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Bourbon And More Part Two

Hey Guys!! Are you ready for Part Two? While we spent a good portion of our time exploring distilleries, that’s not all we did while we were in Kentucky! We stayed at a small RV park just outside Bardstown, KY. It was just close enough to everything to be convenient and just far enough away … Continue reading »

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Eclipse 2017

Hey Guys!! We’re interrupting our regularly scheduled blog post to bring to you a special post about our #eclipse2017 experience! If I added this post to the end of the post que y’all wouldn’t see it until October sometime. I thought y’all might like it sooner rather than later. I’m not going to get all … Continue reading »

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