We had a limited time frame to get to Illinois and knew it was going to be tough driving so much and not staying very long at campgrounds. And we were right. It was tough, tiring, and a little maddening, especially when the one thing we needed could not be found because our stuff was … More Illinois

Day One 

Oh boy, Day One of our trip did not go as planned. First off, we were behind on packing. We focused too much on selling our belongings and ran out of time packing up the small items. The day before we left we spent 6 hours packing and the next day almost 12. Second, we … More Day One