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Top Tips for Sleeping In Your Car on Road Trips

By Renee Hahnel | April 24, 2020 | 14 Comments
Top Tips for Sleeping In Your Car on Road Trips

Sleeping in your car can turn any road trip into a more budget friendly adventure. Plus, it’s a super convenient way to travel with a high level of freedom and independence!  Over the years I have road tripped and lived in all types of vehicles: 4×4’s, sedans, tiny hatchbacks, campervans, and…

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Oregon 7 Day Road Trip Exploring the Coast, Mountains, Lakes, and Waterfalls!

By Renee Hahnel | January 30, 2020 | 6 Comments

Oregon is one of my favorite road trip destinations. It is home to some of the most beautiful coastline, mountains, waterfalls, lakes, and hot springs in the United States! To help you explore it for yourself, I’ve put together a comprehensive Oregon 7 day road trip itinerary. You will also…

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Wild Atlantic Way: Exploring Ireland’s Breathtaking Coastal Route

By Renee Hahnel | March 24, 2019 | 5 Comments
Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way is a breathtaking coastal route that's bursting with things to do, spectacular views, castles, and quaint towns. Find out some must-see stops for a week long Wild Atlantic Way road trip, starting in Dublin and ending near Galway! By Renee Roaming, your course for trip inspiration, destination guides, and dreamy travel photography. 

I recently returned home from an incredible week-long trip exploring Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way. This spectacular coastal route has it all… think beautiful sea cliffs, a rich history, seemingly endless castles, tons of cute sheep, quiet winding roads, and friendly locals. In this blog post I am sharing a day-by-day…

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New England Fall Road Trip – Ultimate 5 Day Leaf Peeping Itinerary 

By Renee Hahnel | October 19, 2018 | 15 Comments
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There’s nothing quite like fall in New England. Exploring the northeast had been on my bucket list for the longest time and I had been anticipating this trip all year. It definitely lived up to the hype and I’m now excited to share my experience and tips with you all!…

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America’s National Parks – Ranked Best to Worst

By Renee Hahnel | April 28, 2018 | 64 Comments
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Most articles ranking America’s National Parks are based on other people’s impressions and not necessarily from the experience of the author. That’s because it’s quite the feat traveling to all 59 National Parks, let alone in one consecutive trip, AND manage to document ones impressions along the way. That’s where…

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Winter California Road Trip – Redwoods and Yosemite

By Renee Hahnel | January 23, 2018 | 19 Comments

I recently took an epic winter road trip to two of California’s most beautiful parks – Redwoods and Yosemite. I hiked some of my favorite trails, took way to many photos and also put together a video of my adventures (see below!) I teamed up with Nature Valley on this trip, because…

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10 Tips To Feeling More At Home On The Road

By Renee Hahnel | November 5, 2017 | 33 Comments

Home is not just a physical place. It encompasses feelings of belonging somewhere, of feeling safe, and ultimately happy. Frequent travel and road trips have a constant sense of movement and temporality, making it difficult to feel settled and at peace. Waking up each day in a new city, campground…

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My Road Trip Essentials + GIVEAWAY

By Renee Hahnel | July 24, 2017 | 192 Comments

There are items you absolutely need for a road trip (think bedding, food etc.) and then there are things that simply make your journey that little bit more special. This blog post is about the latter – items that I absolutely love having with me on road trips and that I…

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Our Route To All The US National Parks In 7 Months

By Renee Hahnel | May 24, 2017 | 44 Comments

In 2017, my husband and I road tripped to all 59 US National Parks with Evolve and GoWesty. It took us 7 months, 25,000+ miles of driving, 26 flights, and countless trails hiked. Along the way we passed through 39 U.S. States, 2 U.S. Territories, and drove some of the most beautiful roads in the country.…

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Van Life – Is It Worth The hype?

By Renee Hahnel | May 2, 2017 | 51 Comments

It’s so trendy at the moment to leave behind the mundane 9-5 and hit the road #vanlife style. I am using the hashtag instead of writing ‘van life’ because the word simply didn’t exist before social media (mostly Instagram) made it a craze. People have been living and adventuring in…

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