Category Archives: Logistics – By the Numbers

All the By the Numbers posts from 50 States in 50 Weeks that detail my time in each state in numbers – of miles, money, etc..

50 States in 50 Weeks – By the Numbers: The Final Countdown

From Maine to Washington and Alaska to Hawaii, here’s the final numbers recap of 50 States in 50(ish) weeks: TIME: Total days on the road: 330 (a day over 47 weeks – which doesn’t count the four day break I took in Massachusetts at the beginning or the six days I took to see Alex for his birthday before heading to… Read more »

Hawaii – By the Numbers:

Hawaii, state fifty (holy moly, I actually made it…), by the numbers: Total miles: 32 (I didn’t have a car, but got to borrow one for part of a day on Oahu to go to the beach.) Total money gained: $300.14 (Bee farm family paid me after I finished my hours and a lady gave me $0.25 after I gave… Read more »

Alaska – By the Numbers:

Alaska, state forty-nine, by the numbers: Total miles: 1,111 Total money gained: $0 Total money spent: $280.05     Gas: $74.19     Other transport: $92 (toll and flight to Alaska)     Food: $92.25     Attractions: $10     Other: $11.61 Budgeted amount ($200/week or $28.57/day): $142.85 (+ $200 for flight) = $342.85 Total under budget: $62.80 Approximate amount of money saved from awesome other people paying for me: $0… Read more »

Washington – By the Numbers:

Washington, state forty-eight, by the numbers: Total miles: 623 Total money gained: $2,200 (sold Charlie) Total money spent: $149.63     Gas: $53.50     Other transport: $11 (toll bridge and bus rides)     Food: $16.81     Attractions: $37.80     Other: $30.52 Budgeted amount ($200/week or $28.57/day): $142.85 Total over budget: $6.78 Approximate amount of money saved from awesome other people paying for me: $47 North American Reciprocal… Read more »

Oregon – By the Numbers:

Oregon, state forty-seven, by the numbers: Total miles: 1,074 Total money gained: $0 Total money spent: $141.51     Gas: $73.13     Other transport: $0     Food: $40.94     Attractions: $15     Other: $12.44 Budgeted amount ($200/week or $28.57/day): $228.56 Total under budget: $87.05 Approximate amount of money saved from awesome other people paying for me: $62 North American Reciprocal Museum pass: $0 ($206.50 from $100) National… Read more »

Idaho – By the Numbers:

Idaho, state forty-six, by the numbers: Total miles: 469 Total money gained: $0 Total money spent: $140.52     Gas: $34.50     Other transport: $61.42 (oil change)     Food: $31.72     Attractions: $6     Other: $6.88 Budgeted amount ($200/week or $28.57/day): $57.14 Total over budget: $83.38, though really only $21.96 if you ignore the oil change. Approximate amount of money saved from awesome other people paying for… Read more »

Wyoming – By the Numbers:

Wyoming, state forty-five, by the numbers: Total miles: 403 Total money gained: $0 Total money spent: $34.18     Gas: $23.01     Other transport: $0     Food: $4.65     Attractions: $0     Other: $6.52 Budgeted amount ($200/week or $28.57/day): $57.14 Total under budget: $22.96 Approximate amount of money saved from awesome other people paying for me: $0 North American Reciprocal Museum pass: $0 ($206.50 from $100) National… Read more »

Montana – By the Numbers:

Montana, state forty-four, by the numbers: Total miles: 1,117 Total money gained: $0 Total money spent: $99.24     Gas: $87.75     Other transport: $0     Food: $2.75     Attractions: $0     Other: $8.74 Budgeted amount ($200/week or $28.57/day): $142.85 Total under budget: $43.61 Approximate amount of money saved from awesome other people paying for me: $0 North American Reciprocal Museum pass: $0 ($206.50 from $100) National… Read more »

North Dakota – By the Numbers:

North Dakota, state forty-three, by the numbers: Total miles: 577 Total money gained: $0 Total money spent: $54.75     Gas: $51.25     Other transport: $0     Food: $0     Attractions: $0     Other: $3.50 Budgeted amount ($200/week or $28.57/day): $57.14 Total under budget: $2.39 Approximate amount of money saved from awesome other people paying for me: $0 North American Reciprocal Museum pass: $0 ($206.50 from $100)… Read more »

Illinois – By the Numbers:

Illinois, state forty-two, by the numbers: Total miles: 193 Total money gained: $0 Total money spent: $39.12     Gas: $23.75     Other transport: $0     Food: $6.87     Attractions: $6     Other: $2.50 Budgeted amount ($200/week or $28.57/day): $85.71 Total under budget: $46.59 Approximate amount of money saved from awesome other people paying for me: $47 North American Reciprocal Museum pass: $0 ($206.50 from $100) National… Read more »