Big Trip Week One

Ladies and gentlemen, week one is officially over. We’ve driven all the way from Pennsylvania to the dirtbag mecca, Moab. We’ve avoided time sucks like seeing the world’s largest golf tee, but managed to enjoy every second of our last-minute stop at Dinosaur Journey in Fruita, Colorado. Aside from the butt numbing hours of driving, we’ve packed in an enormous amount of adventure, fun and alternative experiences.

(If you want a peek into how the national parks were formed and the unique parts about them, check out Like “Ask Paula” in the Newspaper, But Geology)

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The U.S. in One Big Road Trip


We have our backpacking, climbing, cycling and skiing gear ready to go for our U.S. road trip (and a bit of Canada, eh?). My brother, Evan, and I are embarking on our cross-country adventure to check out our top picks of National Parks. We have no time limit, no pressing deadlines and definitely no hotel reservations (hello, funemployed and newly graduated). Check out the map and follow my posts to stay up to date on our weekly progress—the car leaves this weekend!

The Route:

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