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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 »

By the Numbers: Whoa-oh I’m Halfway There…

Brittany Swanson   March 5, 2016   Comments Off on By the Numbers: Whoa-oh I’m Halfway There…

As of New Mexico, I’ve made it halfway through my trip and been to 1/2 of the United States! Huzzah! In honor of that accomplishment, here is a recap of the cumulative numbers and 25 highlights of the trip so far: Total miles: 15,921 Total money earned*: $369.53 *One day freelancing in NYC, one trip to the slots in Atlantic City,… Read more »

West Virginia: By the Numbers

Brittany Swanson   November 26, 2015   Comments Off on West Virginia: By the Numbers

West Virginia, state twelve, by the numbers: Total miles*: 499     *I somehow messed up the odometer in West Virginia, but I’m pretty sure this is accurate. Total money earned: $0 Total money spent: $99.29     Gas: $49.75     Other transport: $0     Food: $41.86     Attractions: $0     Other: $7.68 Total over budget: $42.15 Money saved using North American Reciprocal Museum pass: $0 Money saved using Interagency… Read more »

West Virginia – Days 1-2: Small Towns, Capitol Cities, and Nature

Brittany Swanson   November 26, 2015   Comments Off on West Virginia – Days 1-2: Small Towns, Capitol Cities, and Nature

For my first stop in West Virginia I went to a town called Shepherdstown. Someone told me it was similar to Stars Hollow from Gilmore Girls, and if you know me at all, you know how much I love Gilmore Girls, so I couldn’t wait! I could definitely see how Shepherdstown and Stars Hollow were similar, however as an outsider… Read more »