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Days 132-134: North Carolina & South Carolina

Days 132-134: North Carolina & South Carolina

Day 132 (10/10/14): Raleigh, NC | Kill Devil Hills, NC | Buxton, NC Originally we were planning on heading south from Raleigh, NC, down to Myrtle Beach, SC. But, we've learned on this trip that plans change frequently. Based on suggestions from several different people, we decided to take a slight...

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Days 125-126: Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland & Washington, D.C.

Days 125-126: Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland & Washington, D.C.

Day 125 (10/3/14): Narvon, PA | Delaware | College Park, MD This was a driving day. We thoroughly enjoyed our time in Pennsylvania and appreciated all the historic places we were able to see. But with our tour of the state now complete, it was time to move on. So we left Pennsylvania today and...

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Day 124: Pennsylvania (Part 2)

Day 124: Pennsylvania (Part 2)

Day 124 (10/2/14): Philadelphia, PA For our last Pennsylvania destination, we visited Philadelphia, known as the "birthplace of American democracy" and "The City of Brotherly Love." Wondering how Philadelphia received the "brotherly love" nickname, I discovered that it's not so much a nickname as...

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Day 123: Pennsylvania (Part 1)

Day 123: Pennsylvania (Part 1)

Day 123 (10/1/14): Gettysburg, PA

 Today marks the 4th month of our journey! While in Pennsylvania, we have several different places we want to see. Yesterday was Hershey, today is Gettysburg, and tomorrow will be Philadelphia. We tried to stay somewhere central to all of our PA destinations, but...

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Days 113-114: Maine (Part 2)

Days 113-114: Maine (Part 2)

Day 113 (9/21/14): Bar Harbor, ME | Acadia National Park | Kennebunkport, ME Our alarm was set for 4:45am this morning. When it began beeping, we laid in bed for 10 minutes debating whether or not to actually get out of bed. We had planned on waking up while it was still dark outside to watch the...

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Day 112: Maine (Part 1)

Day 112: Maine (Part 1)

Day 112 (9/20/14): Bar Harbor, ME | Acadia National Park Throughout our travels, we'd met numerous people who raved about Acadia National Park, and National Parks have been some of our favorite places to visit on our RV trip. Thinking about taking an RV to check out some National Parks? You can...

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Days 109-111: New York, Vermont, New Hampshire & Maine

Days 109-111: New York, Vermont, New Hampshire & Maine

Day 109 (9/17/14): Grand Island, NY | White River Junction, VT The drive through Upstate New York was pleasant (other than the additional tolls). Our next destination is Vermont. Shortly before reaching the state line, we passed through the quaint New York town of Saratoga Springs. Our route took...

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Days 87-89: Tennessee (Part 2)

Days 87-89: Tennessee (Part 2)

Day 87 (8/26/14): Nashville, TN | Sevierville, TN Some days on the road just aren't that eventful. The most exciting thing about today was finding cheap gas. Haha! As we headed east through Tennessee from Nashville to Sevierville, we stopped for gas outside of Baxter, TN and were happy to discover...

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Days 81-83: Kentucky & Tennessee

Days 81-83: Kentucky & Tennessee

Day 81 (8/20/14): Louisville, KY Even though we had driven through Louisville (pronounced "Lul-vul" in the South) when we first entered Kentucky, we didn't actually see much of the city. We decided to go back to Louisville today to get a better look at the downtown area. Our first impression...

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Days 69-72: Wyoming & South Dakota

Days 69-72: Wyoming & South Dakota

Day 69 (8/8/14): Dubois, WY | Spearfish, SD It has been a life-long dream of Justin's to go to the annual motorcycle rally in Sturgis, SD.  Since this is a once-in-a-lifetime trip, we were determined to make Justin's dream a reality! We left Wyoming today and headed to South Dakota to catch the...

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Days 65-68: Montana & Wyoming

Days 65-68: Montana & Wyoming

Day 65 (8/4/14): Missoula, MT | Dubois, WY We left Montana this morning and started driving to Wyoming, passing the Madison River on the way. Our route took us through Yellowstone National Park, which begins right on the border of Wyoming. To my dismay, there was no "Welcome to Wyoming" sign to...

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Days 61-64: Washington, Idaho & Montana

Days 61-64: Washington, Idaho & Montana

Day 61 (7/31/14): Anacortes, WA | Spokane, WA Time to start heading east. We began making our way over to Spokane, WA, Justin's old (short-lived) stomping grounds. Justin had lived in Spokane for a few months about 10 years ago, and since we'd be passing through, he wanted to show me around. On...

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