Category Archives: Nevada

All 50 States in 50 Weeks posts related to Nevada.

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 »

Nevada – By the Numbers:

Brittany Swanson   March 18, 2016   Comments Off on Nevada – By the Numbers:

Nevada, state twenty-eight, by the numbers: Total miles: 713 Total money gained: $0 Total money spent: $140.16     Gas: $62.00     Other transport: $0     Food: $66.42     Attractions: $0     Other: $11.74 Budgeted amount ($200/week or $28.57/day): $142.85 Total under budget: $2.69 Approximate amount of money saved from awesome other people paying for me: $38 North American Reciprocal Museum pass: $0 ($151 from $100) National… Read more »

Nevada – Days 1-5: Out and About in Reno and Las Vegas

Brittany Swanson   March 17, 2016   Comments Off on Nevada – Days 1-5: Out and About in Reno and Las Vegas

On my way to Nevada I was stopping in Lake Tahoe to meet my host. I somehow missed that I was running low on gas as I passed the last gas station on the mountain. I tried to remain calm and told myself that I couldn’t completely run out of gas yet because the gas light hadn’t come on yet… Then… 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 »