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By the Numbers: A Recap of the First Third of the Continental U.S.

As of Georgia, state sixteen, I’ve been to 1/3 of the continental United States. Woo! In honor of that accomplishment, here is a recap of the cumulative numbers and some other fun facts from Maine to Georgia and everywhere in between: Total miles: 8,583 Total money earned*: $167.88     *One day freelancing in NYC, one trip to the slots in Atlantic… Read more »

Delaware: By the Numbers

Double digit Delaware, state ten, by the numbers: Total miles*: 324     *I set the odometer en route to Delaware and shut it off before I headed to Maryland. Total money earned: $0 Total money spent: $56.98     Gas: $32     Other transport: $0     Food: $11.25     Attractions: $0     Other: $13.73 Total under budget: $0.16 Money saved using North American Reciprocal Museum pass: $0 Money saved using… Read more »

New Jersey: By the Numbers

New Jersey, state nine, by the numbers: Total miles*: 287     *I set the odometer en route to New Jersey and shut it off before I headed to Delaware. Total money earned: $3.25 (Gold Fish slot machine) Total money spent: $43.16     Gas: $24.50     Other transport: $0     Food: $10.78     Attractions: $0     Other: $7.88 Total under budget: $6.84 (plus money earned: $10.09) Money saved using North American… Read more »

Massachusetts: By the Numbers

Done with Massachusetts, so here’s the numbers recap: Total miles*: 640     *I set the odometer en route to Massachusetts from Vermont and stopped it before I left for Rhode     Island. Total money spent: $273.05     Gas: $63.25     Other transport (parking, car maintenance, public transportation): $14.05     Food: $35.86     Attractions: $23     Other: $136.89 (This included $100 for the museum membership and restocking some toiletries.) Total over budget:… Read more »

Vermont: By the Numbers

Done with Vermont, so let’s recap in numbers: Total miles*: 548     *I set the odometer en route to Vermont from New Hampshire and stopped it before I left for      Massachusetts. Total money spent: $125.63     Gas: $39.25     Food: $34.28     Attractions: $11     Other: $41.10 Total under budget: $74.37 Total nights spent with people I already knew: 0 Total nights spent with Couchsurfing Hosts: 6 Total… Read more »

Maine: By the Numbers

To conclude Week One of 50 States in 50 Weeks let’s recap Maine in numbers: Total miles*: 1,329 *I set the odometer en route to Maine from New York and stopped it before I left for New Hampshire. Total money spent: $293.33     Gas: $149.25     Food: $40.54     Attractions: $94.00     Other: $9.54 Total over budget: $93.33     Though, $80 of the attraction money… Read more »