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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 »

Idaho – By the Numbers:

brittanyannswanson@gmail.com   May 23, 2016   Comments Off on 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 »

Idaho – Days 1-2: Journeying to the Moon and Meeting Birds of Prey

brittanyannswanson@gmail.com   May 23, 2016   Comments Off on Idaho – Days 1-2: Journeying to the Moon and Meeting Birds of Prey

My first evening in Idaho I stopped at Reed’s Dairy to try huckleberry ice cream. A previous host, from Mississippi, had sent me a link to the best ice cream places in each state and as I happened to be heading to a few of the cities on the list I figured I might as well try a couple of… 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 »