Missouri – By the Numbers:

Missouri, state thirty-six, by the numbers:

Total miles: 432

Total money gained: $0

Total money spent: $76.69
    Gas: $29
    Other transport: $0
    Food: $0
    Attractions: $0
    Other: $47.69 ($30 membership to WWOOF Hawaii and $9.40 for a book of stamps…)

Budgeted amount ($200/week or $28.57/day): $57.14

Total over budget: $19.55

Approximate amount of money saved from awesome other people paying for me: $17

North American Reciprocal Museum pass: $0 ($151 from $100)

National Park Interagency pass: $0 ($325 from $80)

Number of free meals: 8

Total nights spent with people I already knew: 1

Total nights spent with Couchsurfing hosts: 1

Total nights spent with non-Couchsurfing hosts: 0

Total nights spent in the car: 0

Total number of hosts/homes stayed in: 2

Total number of Couchsurfing hosts/homes: 1

Total number of family/friend hosts/homes: 1

Total dates: 0

Total encounters with Mrs. Meyer’s soap: 0

Total unexpected, but awesome experiences: 4

Total “Oh my gosh, what am I doing?! I HATE EVERYTHING!” moments: 1

Total “This is so AMAZING, I can’t believe how AWESOME my life is!” moments: 5

MISSOURI MUST-SEES/MUST-DOS:

Kansas City – Jacob Loose Park is BEAUTIFUL.

Kansas City – Check out the Nelson-Atkins Art Museum.

Kansas City – Walk around the Plaza and go try cheese at The Better Cheddar.

Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis – super cool mosaic art inside.

 

MISSOURI THINGS TO SKIP IF YOU’RE CRUNCHED FOR TIME:

Going up inside The Gateway Arch – especially if you’re claustrophobic…it had nice views sure, but not really worth the wait or being stuck smushed around other tourists.

Driving in St. Louis. Especially during a sporting event, or multiple…

 

Are there any other number related things or best’s or whatnot you’d like to know? Leave me a comment below!

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