Shenandoah National Park was the first National Park we visited on our bus adventures, and it did not disappoint. From the moment we drove onto Skyline Drive to the moment we stood at the peak of a mountain overlooking the valley, we loved it all. We took in more of
Manassas Battlefield (Bull Run) & Luray Caverns
After leaving Washington DC, we drove to Virginia. On our way to the Shenandoah Valley, we stopped for a few hours to tour Manassas National Battlefield Park, the site of the First Battle of Bull Run (and the Second), which was the first major land battle of the Civil War.
Washington DC - Part 4: Museum Extravaganza, Inside the Washington Monument, & Final Thoughts
Washington DC - Part 3: Mount Vernon & Great Falls Park
Washington DC - Part 2: Monuments, Natural History Museum, National Archives, Library of Congress, and more
Catch up on Washington DC - Part 1: National Zoo & Arlington National Cemetery.
We were so excited to get into the heart of Washington DC to explore. We finally got to take the Metro into the city - the kids’ first time on a subway. Days 2, 3, and
Washington DC - Part 1: National Zoo & Arlington National Cemetery
We were all so excited to make it to Washington DC. We knew we wanted to spend quite a bit of time there, exploring as much as possible. In total, we spent nine days exploring the area over our 16-day stay, and we loved it! In this first part, we
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in Three Days - Part 2
To read Part 1 with Days 1 & 2, click here.
On our third day exploring Philadelphia, we packed in as much of the Old City as we could. We started the day by raising the American flag and ended the day where the founding fathers created and
Hershey Park and The Amish Farm & House
While most of our travels will take us to historic sites, museums, and national parks, when there is a fun amusement park nearby, why not throw that into the mix? Juan has memories of visiting Hershey Park as a kid with his family, so we decided to take the kids
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania in Two Days
Back in 2015 when we first had the idea to start traveling full-time, our main inspiration was to visit as many historic sites as possible to enhance our children’s education. That vision has grown and expanded in the years since, but historic sites have remained a top priority. What
Dash to the East - Part 3: Indiana to Pennsylvania
We pick up where we left off last time in Terre Haute, Indiana. We will end up in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Along the way, we spent two nights at Harvest Hosts - a climbing gym and a farm. We also stopped at the Flight 93 Memorial, which was beautiful and moving.
Dash to the East - Part 2: Oklahoma to Indiana
After four days of driving, we had made it to Keystone State Lake Park near Tulsa, Oklahoma. Here, we spent the workweek mostly working but making a bit of time for fun. Then, we headed back out for another weekend of driving as we inched our way to Pennsylvania. We
Dash to the East - Part 1: Arizona to Oklahoma
After leaving our friends @tinyshinyhome in southern Arizona, it was time to start making our way to the east coast. We knew from the very beginning of planning this lifestyle that seeing American history come to life was at the top of our list. While there are plenty of historical
And We're Off
Four and a half years ago, we had no idea what this bus-building journey would entail. We thought we would make some moderate changes - rebuild the kitchen, rebuild the bedroom, paint cabinets, change out the water tanks, build a new battery. After really getting in there and peeling away