COVID in Colorado (and Mesa Verde too)

A lot has happened during the past 36 hours. Went to a national park. Had a couple “shitcidents.” And had a confirmed case of COVID. Where should I begin? Kristi has had a migraine pretty much since we arrived in Colorado, so we haven’t really been able to enjoy the sights as much as we’dContinue reading “COVID in Colorado (and Mesa Verde too)”

Durango Train Ride, Snow, Brews, and Views

We took another train ride today. This time from Durango, Colorado up the Animas River into the San Juan National Forest to Cascade Canyon. The views looked like this… Snow flurry As we pulled into Cascade Canyon for lunch, we went from sunny weather to a snow flurry in the matter of 10 minutes. ThisContinue reading “Durango Train Ride, Snow, Brews, and Views”

RV internet: 5G or 4G? What are the best hotspots for campers in 2021?

Traveling and working from an RV isn’t necessarily easy. One big challenge of living on the road is Internet. Mobile Internet Mobile Internet plans tend to be expensive and worse yet, typically limit your bandwidth. Even “unlimited” plans are not really unlimited. After you hit the “fair use” bandwidth clause on the contract (usually aroundContinue reading “RV internet: 5G or 4G? What are the best hotspots for campers in 2021?”

Forget Route 66. What about Route 89?

Many people have heard of Route 66 – the famous highway that goes east to west frequented by RVs and those seeking the western states. That route definitely has some cool stuff along the way but what about Route 89? So far, Route 89 has contained not only the most scenic drives, but also someContinue reading “Forget Route 66. What about Route 89?”

Lake Powell and Glen Canyon

South East Utah wasn’t originally on our list for this trip. Earlier in the trip we met a family who spent some time here and they had some amazing stories and photos. We quickly made some room in our itinerary. Page, Arizona and Glen Canyon This area is most famous for Horseshoe bend and AntelopeContinue reading “Lake Powell and Glen Canyon”

Buckskin Gulch & Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument

Another suggestion from new friends we met earlier on this trip was doing this hike to a place called Buckskin Gulch. Basically it is what is called a slot canyon such as the famous Antelope Canyon. However, due to COVID Antelope Canyon is closed. But down the road an hour is this one and itContinue reading “Buckskin Gulch & Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument”

How much does it actually cost to live in an RV with kids?

Now that we’ve passed the month and a half mark in our long-term, RV adventure, I think it is safe to say we have lived in an RV. In fact, since October of last year, we’ve lived in our RV almost as much as our house in Florida. Most people have a preconceived notion thatContinue reading “How much does it actually cost to live in an RV with kids?”