Crystal has the coolest story about being a nomad family — or gnomad family, as she likes to spell it! — and of traveling the country and the world with her husband and two children. Check out my interview with her here!
My favorite memory of 2017 is probably from one 12-hour stretch in July. The trip that wasn’t a trip, and a day I gave to myself.
I need something more than a flimsy backpack and less than the beast you could pack a week’s worth of supplies and a tent into. I finally invested in a CamelBak a few years ago and am so glad I did. It’s been my around-town backpack as well as my day-tripping, semi-serious hiking pack.
I declare it impossible to choose just one favorite travel destination. Each one has its own personality, its own quirks, its own discoveries. So here are my Top 5 favorite U.S. trips. As of now.