Tag Archives: Colorado

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 »

Colorado – By the Numbers:

Colorado, state thirty, by the numbers: Total miles: 819 Total money gained: $0 Total money spent: $79.99     Gas: $54.50     Other transport: $0     Food: $17.86     Attractions: $0     Other: $7.63 Budgeted amount ($200/week or $28.57/day): $142.85 Total under budget: $62.86 Approximate amount of money saved from awesome other people paying for me: $20 North American Reciprocal Museum pass: $0 ($151 from $100) National… Read more »

Colorado – Days 1-5: Cliff Dwellings, Mountains, and Unexpected Snowstorms

My first day in Colorado I went to Mesa Verde National Park. I hiked the Point Lookout Trail. It took me about forty minutes to get to the top and about twenty-five to get back down. I sat at the top and read a story for a while, but eventually the wind made my hands were super cold so I… Read more »