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California Road Trip Days 7, 8, & 9: Bodie Historic Ghost Town, Lake Tahoe, Russian Gulch State Park


Day 7 – October 4, 2016 After some delicious craft brews and a peaceful night in June Lake, we headed North up Route 395 along the Sierras toward our next stop in Lake Tahoe.  First stop?  Breakfast!  We had very few restaurant meals on our trip since our campervan’s kitchen setup made it so convenient and easy to cook ourselves.…

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California Road Trip Days 5 & 6: Yosemite Valley, Sequoias, Tioga Pass, June Lake


Buckle up for the last of Yosemite before we hit the road and head on out! Day 5 – October 2, 2016 After our SUPER exciting (and long, and tiring) day on Half Dome we took it nice and easy. We walked over to Half Dome Village and grabbed some coffee and then hit the campground reservations office when it opened.…

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California Road Trip Day 3: Yosemite Hiking 4 Mile Trail – Panorama Trail – Mist Trail


California Road Trip Day 3: September 30, 2016 On our 3rd day in Yosemite we hit the trails for a long day of trail running/hiking.  I did a LOT of research on different trails and hiking routes in preparation for this trip, since I knew we would have to narrow it down to a few routes.  I settled on two…

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California Road Trip Days 1-2 – San Francisco to Yosemite


Woo Hoo!  Let’s get started on a recap of our road trip!  Click here to check out an overview of the entire route.  We flew out to San Francisco from New England and hit the road in our Escape Campervan.  First destination…. Yosemite Valley! Day one (September 28, 2016) We jetted out from New England and landed in San Francisco…

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2 Week Yosemite & Northern California Road Trip 2016 – Overview


Road trips are one of the most fun and exciting ways to explore a scenic area… hop behind the wheel, put on some tunes, and go!  There are many ways to do it – stay in hotels along the way, bring a tent and camp, crash with friends, sleep in your car (yuck),  or if you’re really lucky – sleep…

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Escape Campervan Review


It’s no secret that we have a bit of a “thing” for camper vans.  And by thing I mean total obsession with the damn things.  Snapping shots of them wherever we go.  Spending way too much time longingly looking at ebay, craigslist, Pinterest, Instagram…. you name it, we will find the van of our dreams on it. So, what’s a…

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Hancocks Hike – NH 4000 footers


  On May 5 my hiking partner in crime and I decided to head up to NH and check off some peaks on our new quest to hike all of New Hampshire’s 48 4000(+) foot peaks.  With the help of a fantastic Groupon deal at the nearby Woodstock Inn, we arbitrarily settled on May 5-6, crossed our fingers, and hoped…

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