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Northeast 2017 Gallery

Images from our longest road trip yet, July 12 – August 5, 2017. Click to enlarge, read captions and view slideshow.

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Northeast 2017: Quick Recap

We’ve been back from our Northeastern road trip just over a week now. The final mileage total was 4,839, driven over the course of 25 days. This makes it our longest trip yet, jumping ahead of our summer 2015 western … Continue reading

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The wheels are in motion.

Today we’re departing on what will be a record-breaking journey for us, the longest road trip yet by both mileage and time away from home. Over the next 24 days we’ll travel more than 4,500 miles through nine U.S. states … Continue reading

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Travelogue: Death Valley

In the rugged Mojave desert 120 miles west of Las Vegas lies the famed Death Valley. At 5,270 square miles, it is the largest national park outside of Alaska and ranks fifth overall. Long on our radar, we decided to … Continue reading

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Travelogue: Flagstaff and Grand Canyon

Approaching the midpoint of the trip, we planned two nights in Flagstaff, Arizona. During the three hour drive from Canyon de Chelly, we stopped for lunch in Holbrook and inadvertently stumbled upon a monument to the song “Take it Easy” … Continue reading

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Travelogue: Petrified Forest and Canyon de Chelly

Heading north out of Tucson on Arizona Highway 77, we quickly left the population behind. The destination was Holbrook, 4.5 hours to the northeast. In between is a scenic landscape that might not be the typical “red rock and desert” … Continue reading

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Travelogue: Tucson and Saguaro National Park

It’s impossible to travel any distance through the southwestern United States and not come across something of beauty or historic importance. Continue reading

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