What We’ve Seen

The following is a running list to help us keep track:

States:

  1. Kentucky
  2. Illinois
  3. Indiana
  4. Michigan
  5. Wisconsin
  6. Minnesota
  7. Iowa
  8. SouthDakota
  9. NorthDakota
  10. Montana
  11. Wyoming
  12. Idaho
  13. Utah
  14. Nevada
  15. Arizona
  16. California
  17. Oregon
  18. Washington
  19. Nebraska
  20. Kansas
  21. Missouri
  22. Ohio
  23. Pennsylvania
  24. NewYork
  25. Vermont
  26. Tennessee
  27. North Carolina
  28. South Carolina

National Parks

  1. Voyageurs
  2. Badlands
  3. Wind Cave
  4. Theodore Roosevelt
  5. Yellowstone
  6. Grand Teton
  7. Great Basin
  8. Capitol Reef
  9. Bryce Canyon
  10. Zion
  11. Grand Canyon
  12. Saguaro
  13. Joshua Tree
  14. Death Valley
  15. Channel Islands
  16. Pinnacles
  17. Sequoia
  18. Kings Canyon
  19. Yosemite
  20. Lassen Volcanic
  21. Redwood
  22. Crater Lake
  23. Olympic
  24. Mount Rainier
  25. North Cascades
  26. Glacier
  27. Cuyahoga Valley
  28. Great Smoky Mountains

Other NPS Sites

  1. Indiana Sand Dunes National Lakeshore
  2. Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes
  3. Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
  4. Apostle Islands National Lakeshore
  5. Mount Rushmore National Monument

Other Favorite Areas:
Tahquamenon Falls State Park, MI
Black Hills, SD
Custer State Park, SD
Beartooth-Absaroka Wilderness, MT & WY
Kootenai Falls, MT
Montana de Oro State Park, CA
Anza Borrego State Park, CA
Big Sur State Park, CA
Rincon Parkway Campground, CA
Cook’s Chasm, OR
Olympic National Forest, WA
Kachess Lake, WA
Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

Wildlife Sightings:
Bison
Elk
Mountain goats
Prong horn antelope
Big horn sheep
White tail deer/black tail deer/mule deer
Burros
Wild horses
Moose
Black Bears
Grizzly Bears
Wolves
Fox/Island Fox
Prairie Dog
Pika
Muskrat
Badger
Marmots
Black tailed jack rabbit
Tons of Squirrels/Chipmunks

Rattlesnakes
Tarantula

Sea Lions
Seals
Dolphins
Starfish
Sea Anemones
The spray of a gray whale

Sand Hill Crane
Stork
Bald Eagles
Osprey
Condor (maybe?)
American White Pelican
Trumpeter swans
Ravens
Red Winged Black Bird
Blue grouse
Turkeys
Ptarmigan

Jobs We’ve Had:
Lot Managers/Sales of pumpkins, Christmas trees and fireworks, Arizona (October 2015-December 2015)

Personal Assistant at The Bremerton Letterpress Company, Washington (Ashley; June-July 2016)

Contractor at The Bremerton Letterpress Company, Washington (Matthew; May-July 2016)

Travel Nurse at Cape Fear Valley, North Carolina (Ashley; Nov 2016 – Feb 2017)