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We’ve completed one amazing three-month road trip around America in our rented C-Class RV and I can’t believe it’s over. Here’s a summary of our family RV road trip with links to posts and more!
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I’m typing away like a crazy person to get 90 days of personal diary entries into words that you will enjoy and find useful if needed for your own road trip planning.
It was a wonderful experience to discover so much about the United States and doing it in an RV with three kiddos is a fun way, if you’re the right kind of people. Stay tuned and keep following along on our blog where we’ll tell you all about it!
So far I’ve got dairy entries posted on the blog for Days 1 to 16:
- Day 1: Getting There From Dublin, Ireland to San Francisco, USA
- Day 2: Collecting the motorhome from Elmonte RV
- Day 3-4: Driving a 28ft motorhome for the first time & Yosemite Valley
- Days 5-8: From Yosemite to South Lake Tahoe, Craters Of The Moon and Grand Teton National Park
- Day 9: Arriving At Yellowstone National Park
- Days 10-13: Yellowstone National Park
- Days 14-15: Cody & Thermopolis, Wyoming
- Day 16: Devils Tower, Spearfish Canyon, Mount Rushmore, Keystone
- Day 17-18: The Badlands
More diary entries will be posted soon and shortcut links will be added to this post.
Posts to follow about our USA road trip will include:
- RV Road Trip Q&A with our thoughts on specific RV related questions.
- Costing and How we Planned our USA RV Road Trip
- A Detailed 90 Day Road Trip Itinerary
- Diary Entries
Scroll to the bottom of this post for a summarised itinerary of the trip.
We’re now in Spain, staying at Benal Beach near Malaga and after the
If you celebrate Christmas, we wish you a merry one and if you’re spending time with loved ones, we wish you a blessed time indeed.
We’ll chat again soon in the new year.
Lindsy & Brendan
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Itinerary and shortcuts to diary entries listed below.
Follow along day-to-day as we travel around America in a 28ft motorhome for three months. Read about our epic USA family RV road trip in our daily diary entries.
Day 18-23: From Badlands, South Dakota to Chicago, Illinois via Omaha, Nebraska
Day 24: Chicago
Day 25-27: From Chicago to Williamstown, Kentucky, The Ark Encounter
Day 28-29: Harland Sanders Cafe & Museum in Corbin, Kentucky -The first KFC, to Tennessee’s Pigeon Forge (Dollywood) and Ripley’s Believe it or Not attractions in Gatlinburg.
Day 30-31: The Great Smoky Mountains National Park and a visit with friends at Lake Wylie in Charlotte, North Carolina
Day 32-33: Camp at Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Day 34-35: From Myrtle Beach to Sullivan’s Island in Charleston for lunch and Savannah, Georgia.
Day 36-38: Drive Florida’s Coastal Highway along the scenic A1A and US1 roads to Beverley Beach, Daytona Beach,
Day 39: From Miami Beach to Everglades National Park to camp at Flamingo Campground
Day 40-43: The Florida Keys
Day 44: From Florida Keys to Orlando, via the Tamiami highway and an airboat ride in the Everglades swamp.
Day 45-53: Walt Disney World, Orlando
Day 54-56: Florida’s Nature Coast. Homosassa, Crystal River, known as the Manatee Capitol of the world and Manatee Springs State Park.
Day 57: The Forgotten Coast. Florida’s panhandle and the distruction of Hurrican Michael.
Day 58-60: New Orleans, Mississippi
Day 61-67: Beach Camping, Houston Space Center and Fort Worth, Texas.
Day 68-69: Roadside Attractions from Fort Worth and Route 66 from Amarillo to Santa Rosa, New Mexico.
Day 70-71: Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado
Day 72-74: Four Corners Monument; Bluff, Utah; Monument Valley, Goosenecks, Antelope Canyon, Glen Canyon, Page – Arizona.
Day 75: The Grand Canyon, Arizona
Day 76-78: Bearizona in Williams, Arizona; Route 66 Seligman to Kingman & Las Vegas, Nevada
Day 79-80: Furnace Creek, Badwater Basin and Stovepipe Wells in Death Valley, California
Day 81-87: California’s scenic coastal highway 1 from Los Angeles to San Francisco via Santa Monica Pier, Malibu Beach, Santa Barbara, San Simeon, and Pfeiffer State Park – Driving Big Sur!
Day 88-90: Explore San Francisco around Pier 39 and a boat trip to Alcatraz Island, aka The Rock.