Category Archives: South Dakota

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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 »

South Dakota – By the Numbers:

South Dakota, state thirty-one, by the numbers: Total miles: 967 Total money gained: $0 Total money spent: $84.67     Gas: $59.35     Other transport: $0     Food: $6.15     Attractions: $11     Other: $8.17 Budgeted amount ($200/week or $28.57/day): $100.00 Total under budget: $15.33 Approximate amount of money saved from awesome other people paying for me: $0 North American Reciprocal Museum pass: $0 ($151 from $100)… Read more »

South Dakota – Days 1-3: Presidential Faces, Natural Wonders, and Awesome Artists

I left Colorado super early on Friday morning so I could beat the snowstorm that was supposed to hit Rapid City, SD that night. It started raining when I was about forty minutes away and started snowing right after I’d safely made it to my host’s house. Whew. My host had to go to work that evening and I’d planned… 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 »