Category Archives: Colorado

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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 »

Colorado – By the Numbers:

Colorado, state thirty, by the numbers: Total miles: 819 Total money gained: $0 Total money spent: $79.99     Gas: $54.50     Other transport: $0     Food: $17.86     Attractions: $0     Other: $7.63 Budgeted amount ($200/week or $28.57/day): $142.85 Total under budget: $62.86 Approximate amount of money saved from awesome other people paying for me: $20 North American Reciprocal Museum pass: $0 ($151 from $100) National… Read more »

Colorado – Days 1-5: Cliff Dwellings, Mountains, and Unexpected Snowstorms

My first day in Colorado I went to Mesa Verde National Park. I hiked the Point Lookout Trail. It took me about forty minutes to get to the top and about twenty-five to get back down. I sat at the top and read a story for a while, but eventually the wind made my hands were super cold so I… 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 »