Monthly Archives: July 2015

Four Mile Creek and the Falls

We pulled into Four Mile Creek State Park, just outside of Niagara, at around noon. It’s a terrific park with wide, flat campsites, smooth paths and big, beautiful trees. Here we are, all settled in for a couple of days:The … Continue reading

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Getting to Buffalo

The quaint hills and valleys of Pennsylvania made for nice views but ridiculous RV driving. Every bend in the road seemed to warn of another hazard: detour, road closed, one-lane bridge, and the dreaded 11′ 5″ max (we are 11′ … Continue reading

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Pittsburgh

We woke to a cool and misty morning at our mountaintop campsite. The kids snuggled in and we sat outside on our blue tarp porch drinking our coffee and taking in the foggy view of trees, trucks and other RVs. … Continue reading

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Ready to Roll

The goodbyes are done and we are finally ready to leave tomorrow morning. We are all a little anxious, excited to get on the road but also sad to leave Sheba and our house–now clean and clutter-free–behind. Both kids begged … Continue reading

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Long Legs

How long is a leg? A week? A month? The top half of the country? Some percentage of the whole trip? Having never traveled for an entire year, we really have no idea how to divide up and plan this … Continue reading

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Mapping Our Trip

Leaving from Maryland, we are heading north to Niagara Falls and Canada, dipping down into the Upper Peninsula and a little of the midwest before we make our way across South Dakota, Wyoming, up into Montana and over to Washington. … Continue reading

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Testing the Tow Vehicle

We¬†had initially planned to tow our trusty 2004 Subaru Forester behind us, but soon learned that we couldn’t do this unless we used a trailer since she’s an AWD transmission. So, we set out to find a manual transmission car … Continue reading

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