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Trailer Trips

Since December, 2015, I’ve lived full time in The Rolling House (TRH), an 18 ft Idea travel trailer pulled by a Ford Transit van. Before that I took some long test trips to be sure full-timing would work for me. Altogether, it's been about 59,000 miles, all over the USA.

   MD, FL, GA, TN
   MD, MO, OK, TX, NM, AZ, NV, UT, CO, MT, WY, WA, Ontario
   MD, FL, TX, NM, CO, WY, MT, WA, OR, NV, CA, OK, TX
   TX, FL, VA, ME, MD, OH, MI, TN, AL, TX

   TX, NM, AZ, UT, NV, CA, OR, WA, BC, YT, AK, ID, CA, AZ

   AZ, NM, TX, OK, IA, CO, WY, MT, UT, AZ  



3,000 miles, December.
Bethesda to Myrtle Beach to Key West to Atlanta to Pigeon Forge to Bethesda

Parks and Sights:
  • Myrtle Beach SP
  • Big Cypress National Preserve
  • Key West
  • Pigeon Forge
  • Three Jimmy Buffet Margaritaville's
  • Georgia Aquarium


10,500 miles, May - August.
Bethesda to St Louis to Tulsa to Amarillo to Lubbock to Brownwood to Dallas
Dallas to White Sands to Tucson to Las Vegas
Las Vegas to Zion NP to Rocky Mountain NP, Devils Tower to Mt Rushmore, Yellowstone, Seattle, Bethesda
Bethesda to Niagara On The Lake to Bethesda

Parks and Sights:
  • Meremec SP
  • Lake Brownwood SP
  • White Sands National Monument
  • Saguaro National park
  • Gunnison National Forest
  • Zion NP
  • Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, Lake Powell
  • Antelope Canyon
  • Arches NP
  • Rocky Mountain NP
  • Garden of the Gods
  • Devils Tower National Monument
  • Sturgis Motorcycle Rally
  • Mt Rushmore National Memorial
  • Black Hills National Forest
  • Yellowstone NP
  • Grand Tetons National Park
  • Olympic NP


10,000 miles.
Bethesda to Homestead to Key Largo to St Petersburg to Galveston Island
Galveston Island to Lubbock to OKC to Palo Duro to Midland
Midland to Angel Fire to Rocky Mountain NP
Rocky Mountain NP to Crazy Horse to Missoula to Glacier NP
Glacier NP to Seattle to Mt Baker to Potlatch to Lincoln City to Crater Lake NP
Crater Lake NP to Lava Beds NM to Reno to San Francisco
San Francisco to Death Valley to Las Vegas to Bisbee to OKC to Houston

Parks and Sights:
  • Everglades NP, Shark Valley
  • John Pennekamp Coral Reef SP
  • Key Largo
  • African Queen
  • Key West
  • Museum of Diving Museum
  • Ginnie Springs
  • Little Manatee SP
  • Galveston Island SP
  • Palo Duro SP
  • Oklahoma National Stockyards
  • Santa Fe National Forest
  • Carson National Forest
  • Great Sand Dunes NP
  • Rocky Mountain NP
  • Crazy Horse Memorial
  • Black Hills National Forest
  • Yellowstone NP
  • Little Bighorn Battlefield
  • Testicle Festival
  • National Bison Range
  • Glacier NP
  • Flathead National Forest
  • Olympic NP
  • Olympic National Forest
  • Washington State Fair
  • Mount Baker National Forest
  • Pikes Place Market
  • Saltwater SP
  • Siuslah National Forest
  • Umpqua National Forest
  • Crater Lake NP
  • Lava Beds National Monument
  • Modoc National Forest
  • Tahoe National Forest
  • Yosemite NP
  • Death Valley NP
  • Lake Mead National Recreation Area
  • Montezuma Castle National Monument
  • Kabab National Forest
  • Chiricahua National Monument
  • Tombstone and Bisbee AZ
  • Chickasaw National Recreation Area


8,500 miles.
Houston to St Petersburg to Key Largo
Key Largo to Richmond
Richmond to Lake Fairfax to Little Bennett to Acadia NP
Acadia NP to Danville to Little Bennett to Minster to Lake Huron to Lake Fairfax
Lake Fairfax to Little Bennett
Little Bennett to Knoxville to Natchez Trace to Huntsville to Natchez to Houston
Houston to Lake Conroe to Galveston Island

Parks and Sights:
  • O'Leno SP
  • Jonathan Dixon SP
  • Uwharrie National Forest, Badin Lake
  • Shenandoah NP
  • Little Bennett Regional Park
  • Oquaga Creek SP
  • Acadia NP
  • Fort Knox State Historical Site
  • Lake Loramie SP
  • Lakeport SP
  • Cunningham Falls SP
  • Lake Fairfax Park
  • Natchez Trace Parkway
  • Monte Sano SP
  • Tishomingo SP
  • Vicksburg National Military Park
  • Martin Dies, Jr SP
  • Galveston Island SP


17,700 miles

Galveston Island to Lake Conroe to Colorado Lake to San Antonio to Rio Grande Valley
North Texas to Las Vegas to Utah to Pacific NW to Banff to Alaska to Seattle
Seattle to Utah to Las Vegas to Santa Ana to Tucson to Sedona

Parks and Sights:

2014 - 2018

49,700 miles


9,450 miles

Tucson to Taos to Santa Fe to OKC to Iowa to Estes Park
Estes Park to Yellowstone to Phoenix

Parks and Sights:

2014 - 2019
59,150 miles