Second Nomadiversary

Two years ago today we moved out of our house to begin this amazing adventure on the road, and what an incredible ride it has been! We started out saying we would do this for 2 years, but we quickly realized that there is far too much to see in this beautiful country to stop after 2 years. So we are onto more adventures for year 3.  But first I would like to share this video of the highlights of our second year on the road, as well as give an update about what we’ve been up to lately.

If you missed our 1st year nomadiversary video you can watch it here: One Year Nomadiversary. This is why I blog. I am certainly not a professional blogger and I don’t do it for money, but I like to keep this as a sort of travel journal so we can look back and remember everything we did. It is really fun to look back at prior blog posts and nomadiversary videos and count our blessings. If it helps anyone with travel planning or inspires you to travel, that’s an added bonus.

In 2 years of travel we have visited 24 states and 24 national parks/monuments. It’s hard to say what has been my favorite experience so far, but in 2016 I would say it’s a tie between Yellowstone and Glacier National Parks.

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I never did get around to sharing last year that we were interviewed by Epic Education Radio. Here is a link to the podcast if you would like to listen. http://www.anepiceducation.com/eer069-family-rv-living-in-the-usa/  Honestly I probably didn’t share it because I am generally shy and not comfortable talking in an interview like this. But some people said they liked it and it was helpful, so here it is for your listening pleasure. 🙂

It has been a while since my last post. Since then we have been spending time with friends and family in NC and FL. We stayed at Ft. Clinch State Park twice to visit friends in Fernandina Beach where we used to live.

Ft. Clinch has 2 campgrounds: one on the beach, the other on the river. We stayed on the beach side last year, you can read about that here: Ft. Clinch State Park. This time we stayed on the beach side for 3 nights, and stayed on the river side the rest of the time. These pictures are from the beach side.

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Chris enjoying evening happy hour on the beach hammock.

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Both campgrounds are wonderful, but I think we like the river side a little better. The river side campsites are larger and surrounded by trees so you get more privacy at those sites. We also had a lot more room for friends to visit.

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The boys got a new slackline kit for Christmas which was fun to try out with friends.

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And I finally got to beat Doug at Mexican train dominoes which means I don’t have to eat a bison burger! 🙂

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The sunsets behind our site were glorious!

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After Ft. Clinch we moved on to the Gulf Coast of Florida to St. Andrews State Park in Panama City Beach. I will write about that next time. Cheers!

 

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4 thoughts on “Second Nomadiversary

  1. Loved your highlights video!! The music choice was great and very inspirational. You guys sure have been to so many places, I’m sure it was fun to look back and recall all the fun times. I didn’t realize that it has been 2 years on the road for your family, wow. So much more to look forward to as well! Congratulations!!
    The campground you’ve been staying at in Florida is amazing, I have a thing for sunsets and you got some beautiful pics!

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    • Thank you so much! I wasn’t sure if the music really goes with a video about travel, but I just love that song and I thought it was appropriate because of how thankful I am that we have been able to travel like this. And I really do love sunsets, but last week I was able to watch the most incredible sunrise for the first time (I don’t make a habit of watching the sunrise very often 😉). That was at our next campground that I’ll post about soon. Thank you again for the nice comments.

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  2. Happy New Year, Heather! What a fantastic video–loved it so much! All those incredible places and memories…how amazing and inspiring to be on the road for 2-plus years. I love that you’ve documented it all here in your blog, too; talk about the best souvenir ever. Are you planning to print your blog as a keepsake for the boys someday? Your beach photos are gorgeous, especially that beautiful sunset. And now I’m obsessed with finding that awesome slackline kit, lol!

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