Author Archives: Amanda

Coast Guard Beach

Nickerson State Park

Over the years we’ve developed a somewhat conflicted relationship with popular tourist destinations. On one hand, we want to visit those ultra-popular national parks like Zion, Yellowstone, and Acadia, and we want to experience attractions like the Kennedy Space Center, the … Continued

Leaving Vermont

Saying Goodbye

After a record seven weeks (!) at the best campground in all of Vermont — otherwise known as our friend’s beautiful backyard — we finally hitched up and started our slow journey south for the winter. When we first decided … Continued

Green River Reservoir

Kayak Camping on Green River Reservoir

Pack up the gear and load up the boat, it’s time for some kayak camping! Ever since our overnight at Voyageurs National Park this past summer we’ve been wanting to get out for more kayak camping. We considered doing an overnight … Continued

More Vermont

Mountains, Lakes, Roosters & Pie

Things have been a little quiet around the blog lately. It feels like I should have a lot to say right now. After all, we’re almost five weeks into our Vermont visit and have been busy nearly every day enjoying … Continued

Mount Mansfield

Hiking Mount Mansfield

At 4,343 feet, Mount Mansfield measures in as Vermont’s highest peak. From the top you get a 360-degree view of the surrounding green mountain state, including the Stowe Mountain Resort to the east, and on a clear day Lake Champlain all the … Continued

Long Trail

Easy Living in Vermont

Reuniting with friends and family, enjoying a peaceful parking spot (with no other RVs in sight), revisiting all our favorite spots, feasting on local produce, and never having to look up directions…it’s all part of our “easy living” visit to Vermont. When you’re … Continued

Stuff We Love 2016

Stuff We Love – 2016

Back in the summer of 2014 I wrote a post all about our Essential RV items. While that list is still relative, since then we have acquired a few more items that deserve a mention. Hiking Shoes/Boots For many years we resisted buying … Continued

Precipice Trail, Maine

Last Days in Maine

Well this is it. Today we say goodbye to Maine. We’ve been here for five weeks which officially makes it our longest stay in one place ever. I have mixed feelings about leaving. One one hand I’m more than ready … Continued

Schoodic Peninsula

Schoodic Peninsula – The Quiet Side of Acadia NP

Of the nearly 3 million people who visit Acadia National Park every year, very few leave the main park to see the smaller, but nonetheless spectacular Schoodic Peninsula. Located about an hour’s drive east of Mount Desert Island on the other side … Continued