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Days 184-185: Louisiana (New Orleans!!!)

Day 184 (12/1/14): New Orleans, LA Today is the 6-month anniversary of our trip! And what better place to be celebrating at than New Orleans?! We got an early start to the day and revisited the French Quarter. The streets were eerily quiet in the morning, a stark contrast from the lively night before.  For… Continue reading Days 184-185: Louisiana (New Orleans!!!)

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Days 149-150: Georgia & Florida

Day 149 (10/27/14): Brunswick, GA | St. Augustine, FL After having to wait nearly a week, the day has finally come for us to take our RV in to get the leak fixed! We towed our travel trailer to Florida and handed the keys over to the Camping World in St. Augustine. Dropping our trailer… Continue reading Days 149-150: Georgia & Florida

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Day 139: South Carolina (Part 3)

Day 139 (10/17/14): Charleston, SC | Mt. Pleasant, SC After driving through the Historic Ashley River Plantation District yesterday, we were looking forward to touring one of the many plantations in the Charleston area. Out of all the available options, we decided to see Boone Hall Plantation in Mount Pleasant just outside of downtown Charleston.… Continue reading Day 139: South Carolina (Part 3)

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Days 137-138: South Carolina (Part 2)

Day 137 (10/15/14): Myrtle Beach, SC | Charleston, SC Well, Myrtle Beach was not the glamorous destination we had been hoping for, so we left today. We're not done with South Carolina yet though. The city we were most interested in seeing was Charleston, and that's where we're going today! As we approached Charleston, there… Continue reading Days 137-138: South Carolina (Part 2)

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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 detour back up north… Continue reading Days 132-134: North Carolina & South Carolina

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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 it's actually a literal translation. Philadelphia in Greek basically means "brother"… Continue reading Day 124: Pennsylvania (Part 2)

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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 we quickly discovered that while the… Continue reading Day 123: Pennsylvania (Part 1)

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Day 117: Massachusetts

Day 117 (9/25/14): Boston, MA Justin and I had both been to Boston before, but we had never been with each other. Plus, neither of us had a particularly good experience when we visited in the past. Justin had been there on a business trip and didn't get to see much of the city. And… Continue reading Day 117: Massachusetts