State eight…here’s New York by the numbers:
Total miles*: 936
*I set the odometer in route to New York (both to upstate and when I came back after Pennsylvania) and shut it off before I left (to go to Pennsylvania and for New Jersey).
Total money spent: $398.93
Other transport: $34.50
Total under budget: $1.07
Money saved using North American Reciprocal Museum pass: $26
Money saved using Interagency pass: $19
Number of free meals: 8
Total nights spent with people I already knew: 8
Total nights spent with Couchsurfing hosts: 5
Total nights spent with non-Couchsurfing hosts: 0
Total nights spent in the car: 0
Total dates: 0
Total encounters with Mrs. Meyer’s soap: 3 (2 – basil)
Total unexpected, but awesome experiences: 4
Total “Oh my gosh, what am I doing?! Am I freaking crazy?!” moments: 0
Total “This is so AMAZING, I can’t believe how AWESOME my life is!” moments: 7
New York things to skip if you’re crunched for time: the up-state cities and the Bronx Zoo.
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