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Year Two Retrospective: Where We've Been

November 25, 2016 by Marie filed under Journey

It's amazing how much ground you can cover in two years, and how many memories you can make. We look back on our time on the road (so far) and celebrate the highlights. Read More →

A Change of Pace

October 31, 2016 by Josh & Marie filed under Journey

The winds of change are blowing for Ardent Camper. See what's in our future, and why we've made this decision. Read More →

Eating Our Hearts Out Along Oregon's Coast

October 14, 2016 by Marie filed under Journey

Fishing, flying kites, and feasting on food (OMG, so much food) -- that's the name of the game in the tiny town of Garibaldi, Oregon, our new favorite place on Planet Earth. Read More →

Much-Needed R&R in Southwestern Arizona

March 24, 2016 by Marie filed under Journey

We took some time to boondock in the Arizona desert to reconnect with friends, slow down our pace, and remind ourselves why we're RVing. Read More →

Hatchery Boondocking in Idaho

January 13, 2016 by Marie filed under Journey

We dry camped for nearly a week at Idaho's scenic Hayspur Hatchery. While we didn't go fishing, we enjoyed the scenery and took some time to relax. Read More →

Exploring Western Washington's Rural Landscape

December 29, 2015 by Marie filed under Journey

From Mount Rainier to Snoqualmie Pass, the sights outside Seattle are a gorgeous break from city life, and the food straight from the farm is delicious. Read More →

Year One Retrospective: Where We've Been

November 25, 2015 by Marie filed under Journey

What an incredible year this has been! We capture it in one blog post with a map, infographic and roundup of our favorite Journey posts. Read More →

Year One Retrospective: Five Lessons Learned

November 25, 2015 by Marie filed under Informational

After a year of full-time RV travel, we've picked up a few tricks after figuring out some stuff the hard way. These are our top five lessons learned. Learn More →

Towables versus Motorhomes

November 4, 2015 by Marie filed under Informational

Travel trailers, fifth wheels, Class A, B, and C motorhomes... it's all a blur! We'll talk pros and cons for each and why we have just changed our setup. Learn More →

City Kids: Adventures in Seattle

October 12, 2015 by Marie filed under Journey

We packed in a lot of fun in Seattle, from visiting art museums to attending gaming conventions. We hung out with friends, sailed on a boat and soared into the sky. Read More →

A Little Mishap and Some Everyday Heroes

October 5, 2015 by Marie filed under Journey

When we had a breakdown on the remote Stewart-Cassiar Highway in British Columbia, eight strangers completely saved the day. Read More →

Valdez, Alaska: Land of Waterfalls and Glaciers

September 17, 2015 by Marie filed under Journey

If the word "Valdez" makes you think of oil spills, get ready to redefine the term: waterfalls, glaciers, salt marshes and canyons are the name of the game. Read More →

Moose, Yaks and an Alaskan Conservation Lesson

September 14, 2015 by Marie filed under Journey

We spotted a bathing moose and a herd of yaks while driving along a quiet Alaskan highway. Then we were treated to a lesson about wildlife conservation in this beautiful state. Read More →

Experiencing the Alaska Frontier in McCarthy and Kennecott

August 27, 2015 by Marie filed under Journey

It's a serious trek to the nation's largest national park in Kennecott, Alaska, but it's worth every step of the journey to hike a glacier, run with the dogs, party with the locals and experience a rare lifestyle. Read More →

Rafting and Mountain Views in Talkeetna, Alaska

August 24, 2015 by Marie filed under Journey

We took a leisurely rafting trip down the Talkeetna River on a sunny day, so we were fortunate to see North America's tallest mountain standing proudly without its usual curtain of clouds. Read More →

Sightseeing on Alaska's Sterling Highway

August 20, 2015 by Marie filed under Journey

Through historic towns, across scenic beaches, past volcanic mountains and along tiny strips of land, we ventured from Soldotna to Homer on Alaska's Kenai Peninsula. Read More →

Seward, Alaska and Kenai Fjords National Park

August 17, 2015 by Marie filed under Journey

From fishing for salmon and hiking to glaciers to sightseeing on land and water, our time in Seward, Alaska was some of the most memorable we've ever had. Read More →

Attractions Along the Parks Highway

July 27, 2015 by Marie filed under Journey

Stunning views of Denali, trout fishing and soft serve ice cream galore await travelers on Alaska's Parks Highway. Read More →

Christmas in June at North Pole

July 25, 2015 by Marie filed under Journey

Fishing, hanging with friends and visiting Santa's digs are the best things to do in North Pole, Alaska. Read More →

Endless Days in Fairbanks

July 23, 2015 by Marie filed under Journey

In the land of the midnight sun, the fun never stops and the baseball starts late. These are our adventures in Fairbanks during the Summer Solstice. Read More →

North to Alaska: The Road Trip of a Lifetime

July 7, 2015 by Marie filed under Journey

Mountains, bears, rivers, art, midnight sunsets, ravens and ice fields -- the drive from Washington to Alaska has it all. Experience our 2,000-mile trek in photos. Read More →

Mad Dash from Utah to Washington

July 6, 2015 by Marie filed under Journey

On a mission to make it to Alaska for the summer solstice, we took off from Utah towards Washington, glimpsing some beautiful sights along the way. Read More →

Journeying from Sedona, Arizona to Salt Lake City, Utah

July 3, 2015 by Marie filed under Journey

From tourable ghost towns and scenic boondocking sites to beautiful temples and awesome eateries, Utah has plenty to offer visitors. Read More →

15 Tips for Driving Your RV to Alaska

July 1, 2015 by Marie filed under Informational

With thousands of miles and countless adventures in the future, driving an RV to Alaska is an exciting proposition, but it requires some preparation work and managed expectations. These tips will set you on the right course. Learn More →

Infographic: Celebrating 200 Days on the Road

June 12, 2015 by Marie filed under Informational

After 200 days of living full-time in an RV, we have experienced so much that we would have missed out on sitting at home. Check out our adventure so far by the numbers. Learn More →