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

brittanyannswanson@gmail.com   August 18, 2016   Comments Off on 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 »

Kansas – By the Numbers:

brittanyannswanson@gmail.com   April 24, 2016   Comments Off on Kansas – By the Numbers:

Kansas, state thirty-five, by the numbers: Total miles: 423 Total money gained: $0 Total money spent: $30.91     Gas: $29     Other transport: $0     Food: $0     Attractions: $0     Other: $1.91 Budgeted amount ($200/week or $28.57/day): $57.14 Total under budget: $26.23 Approximate amount of money saved from awesome other people paying for me: $0 North American Reciprocal Museum pass: $0 ($151 from $100) National Park… Read more »

Kansas – Days 1-2: Exploring Small Town U.S.A.

brittanyannswanson@gmail.com   April 24, 2016   Comments Off on Kansas – Days 1-2: Exploring Small Town U.S.A.

I got a late start driving to Kansas. The first night I stayed with a friend from college’s family in his hometown of McPherson, KS. We were supposed to have dinner together but I was running late, and I had to stop for gas. I have an app on my phone, GasBuddy, that tells me where to find cheap gas near me. I used the… Read more »

50 Reasons You Should Help Fund 50 States in 50 Weeks

So, it’s Sunday, March 13th, 2016. I started my 50 States in 50 Weeks trip on Sunday, September 13th, 2015, exactly six months ago today. Wow! I’m currently at a friend’s house in Las Vegas, NV and Nevada is my twenty-eighth state. Honestly, I didn’t think I’d make it this far. I figured I’d run out of money sooner than… Read more »