Northward We Go (To Los Angeles)

After our four-month journey west(ish) from Florida to San Diego, we’ve finally turned north once again. Thus begins our slow crawl (so that we don’t catch up to winter) up the Pacific coast. Once we reach Seattle we’ll turn east for the summer. We split our Los Angeles stay into two parts: first, we stayed...
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Phoenix is for Friends and Doctors

above: the fountain in Fountain Hills can reach 560′ in height. After Tucson we made a relatively short three-hour drive north to Phoenix. Phoenix wasn’t really on our list of places to visit, but we had two good reasons to go. First, some friends from home were planning to attend the Super Bowl in Phoenix,...
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2014 Year In Review

Our first year of RVing is over, so it’s time to take a look back at a few milestones for 2014. First, some events leading up to our life reboot: January: Ordered our Tiffin Allegro 36LA motorhome at the Tampa RV Super Show. February: Lots of work to prepare the house for sale, and lots...
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A Relaxing, Waterfront, Ho-hum Week

  Once the rest of our 6-month repairs were completed on Rover, we made our way to Carrabelle, FL. Our route west put Tallahassee as our next likely destination, but after some research we decided we’d prefer something a little quieter and away from big cities. Carrabelle is about 45 minutes south of Tallahasse, right on...
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It’s better (and worse) than I thought

We’ve been full-timing in Rover for six months now. I might as well get it out of the way now—holy crap, it’s been half a year already?!? Rover feels like a home to us, we can go pretty much anywhere (weather permitting), the dogs have adjusted well, and we get to visit places we haven’t...
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Six Months Down, So What’s Next?

In the six months since moving into Rover, we’ve traveled from Tampa Florida to Peterborough New Hampshire and back. We’ve challenged the narrow, bumpy, and expensive route onto Long Island NY, the steep and winding local highways through the Vermont mountains, and countless of miles of US Interstates. Our GPS has faithfully kept track of every mile....
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A Change of Pace

Our last two weeks have been a little different than usual. Since we were back in Florida we decided to have our Tampa RV dealer, Lazydays, repair a bunch of little issues that have cropped up during our first six months. Rover has a one-year warranty so we’re about halfway through it. Fortunately we’ve had no...
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Wizarding World of Harry Potter

After Savannah it was time to head to Universal Orlando (yay!). The last time we were there, they were still constructing the new Harry Potter section, so we only caught a glimpse of it from behind fences. We also timed this visit to meet up with Gray and Cindy again during their van-based travels through...
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Myrtle Beach by way of Augusta

Myrtle Beach

After Dragoncon we spent a week and a half in Augusta Georgia. It wasn’t on our list of places to visit, but it was a good halfway point (give or take) on our way to Myrtle Beach, which we were headed to for our first RV Rally. I’m both embarrassed and pleased to report that...
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