Episode 84 — Surprising Things We’ve Learned Two Years Into Full-Time Travel

Episode 84 — Surprising Things We’ve Learned Two Years Into Full-Time Travel

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On today’s episode of RV Miles, the unexpected things we’ve learned in the past 2+ years traveling the country. Everything from many shoes we carry, to how fast we drive, to what type of coffee maker we’ve finally settled on. All that, plus news, a new brain teaser, and more!


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Show Notes

In the news, we talked about that Jellystone near Chicago that banned pop-up campers and tents. They’ve backed down—sort of:

The RVX Industry Trade Show begins this coming week, check out the link to live streams of new product reveals: https://rvia.brand.live/rvx-2019

Wildflowers are blooming across the country early, and drastically – a banner year because of early heavy rainfall – best places: Death Valley, Texas Hill Country, Big Bend, Southern Arizona.

The latest America’s National Parks Podcast is out, and it’s about how the massive park got its morbid name:

Our featured topic this week is all the things we’ve been surprised about — things we thought we knew but didn’t — in two years of full-time RVing. If you want the text version, Abby wrote all about it on our Our Wandering Family Blog:


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