Tag: road trip tips

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Day Hike Packing List: What Do You Really Need to Pack for a Hike

Are you new to hiking and trying to figure out what to pack for a day hike? Or an experienced hiker looking to upgrade your gear? In this article, we’ll tell the 9 items that are always on our packing list for day hikes, along with our favorite pieces of gear for each. Hi there! We’re Sarah and Matt, two nomads road tripping across … Read More Day Hike Packing List: What Do You Really Need to Pack for a Hike

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7 Best Hiking Jackets for Women

With so many hiking jackets for women to choose from, finding the best option can be a challenge! Need a warm jacket for hiking in cold weather? An ultralight jacket that packs down small for backpacking? A reliable waterproof rain jacket? Or a lightweight option that won’t cause you to overheat? I’ve got you covered! In this article, I will give you all the … Read More 7 Best Hiking Jackets for Women

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How to Plan an Epic Utah National Parks Road Trip

Planning a Utah National Parks Road trip and can’t decide what to do, where to stay and how long to spend in each place? We’ve got you covered! In this article, we will highlight the best of each of the Utah National Parks, including easy, moderate, and hard hikes, backpacking trips, viewpoints, and places to … Read More How to Plan an Epic Utah National Parks Road Trip

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Complete Zion National Park Packing List

Preparing for a trip to Zion National Park and not sure what to pack? We’ve got you covered with a complete packing list of everything you need to bring for a great experience in Zion! From permits and reservations to hiking gear and waterproof equipment for the Narrows, we’ll break down the most important items … Read More Complete Zion National Park Packing List

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72 Best Songs about Travel and Adventure

As full-time road trippers, we spend hours in the car listening to music so we’ve compiled a list of our top 59 songs about travel and adventure, along with a corresponding playlist ready to go in Spotify.

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Top Highlights of Our 2021 Road Trip through Western USA

In March 2021, after spending a long year confined to the inside of our apartment, we decided to take the journey of a lifetime and spent 6 months on a road trip through the western USA. From our home in Virginia to California and back, we tried to squeeze in as many adventures as possible. … Read More Top Highlights of Our 2021 Road Trip through Western USA

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Our Road Trip Camping Essentials (plus Downloadable Checklist)

In this article, we’ll tell you all our road trip camping essentials, including an excel checklist to help you prepare for your camping trip on the road.

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11 Proven Tips for Taking a Cat on a Road Trip

In March of 2021, we set off on a cross-country road trip from Virginia to California, taking our beloved cat, Fitzgerald, along with us!