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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 »

Oregon – By the Numbers:

Brittany Swanson   June 13, 2016   Comments Off on Oregon – By the Numbers:

Oregon, state forty-seven, by the numbers: Total miles: 1,074 Total money gained: $0 Total money spent: $141.51     Gas: $73.13     Other transport: $0     Food: $40.94     Attractions: $15     Other: $12.44 Budgeted amount ($200/week or $28.57/day): $228.56 Total under budget: $87.05 Approximate amount of money saved from awesome other people paying for me: $62 North American Reciprocal Museum pass: $0 ($206.50 from $100) National… Read more »

Oregon – Days 1-8: Ocean Breeze, Sweet Treats, and Keeping Portland Weird

Brittany Swanson   June 13, 2016   Comments Off on Oregon – Days 1-8: Ocean Breeze, Sweet Treats, and Keeping Portland Weird

So, fun fact: Oregon, like New Jersey, has full service gas stations. However, unlike New Jersey, I didn’t know this beforehand… So of course, I started to get out of the car while the attendant was coming to see me and it resulted in an awkward conversation wherein I kept the door half open and talked to him through the… 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 »