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6 Things We Learned From Traveling Ac...

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For the past three years, our life has been pretty centered on travel. Even though we did not leave California until March of 2014, we had been preparing to move into an RV and explore the USA for quite a while before that. Once the decision was made, we started downsizing. Then there were a […]

How Far Would You Drive for Chocolate...

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A couple years ago, when we were first talking about living life on the road, we started talking to friends about the idea (Actually, we broached the subject with everyone we met). Audra, a friend from high school sent me a message. “If you come visit,” she said, “I’ll bake cookies.” I took note of […]

San Juan Bautista | Field Trip Friday

San Juan Bautista | Field Trip Friday

This post is part of a series in which the kids have the opportunity to write about where they have been and what they have learned. The short paragraphs below tell about our recent trip to the San Juan Bautista State Park. The kids took some of the pictures, though I’ve lost track of who […]

Our National Parks: Economical &...

Family hike at Lassen Volcanic National Park

With summer in full swing, many families are looking for vacation ideas that are affordable and fun. National parks and monuments are often overlooked destinations that provide opportunities to visit some of the great wonders of this land at a very reasonable price. Many national parks also have campgrounds in the parks where you can […]

One Year Traveling | Brian’s St...

Steamtown National Historic Site

 This week, the family is taking over the Learning Across America blog. Each family member will be sharing their stories about our first year of full-time travel. Pull up a camp chair, and see what we’ve been up to. Today, Brian shares about the fears and concerns he had about leaving the familiar behind. One […]

One Year Traveling | Dominic’s ...

Dominic checks out the day's itinerary at Gettysburg.

This week, the family is taking over the Learning Across America blog. Each family member will be sharing their stories about our first year of full-time travel. Pull up a camp chair, and see what we’ve been up to. Technically, Dominic isn’t the one dictating this story. He’s just two, and his vocabulary is still […]

One Year Traveling | Olivia’s S...

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This week, the family is taking over the Learning Across America blog. Each family member will be sharing their stories about our first year of full-time travel. Pull up a camp chair, and see what we’ve been up to. So far, Olivia is the only one of our crew who has had the distinction of […]

One Year Traveling | Bella’s St...

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This week, the family is taking over the Learning Across America blog. Each family member will be sharing their stories about our first year of full-time travel. Pull up a camp chair, and see what we’ve been up to. As we left California very close to her birthday, Isabella has the distinction of having celebrated […]

One Year Traveling | Atticus’ S...

Atticus is hanging out with Michael Tate, the lead singer of his favorite band the "Newsboys"

This week, the family is taking over the Learning Across America blog. Each family member will be sharing their stories about our first year of full-time travel. Pull up a camp chair, and see what we’ve been up to.  One Year Traveling | Atticus’ Story Hi my name is Atticus, and I am 7 years […]

One Year Traveling | Max’s Stor...

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This week, the family is taking over the Learning Across America blog. Each family member will be sharing their stories about our first year of full-time travel. Pull up a camp chair, and see what we’ve been up to. Like the other kids, Max picked the pictures that he wanted to go along with his […]

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