I can confidently say that purchasing a travel trailer last year was a big life upgrade for us. We have had so many adventures in our tiny trailer. Since we can’t travel as we would like to the camper has made adventures possible. We have seen SO MUCH more of our home state of Colorado than the past 11 years that we have lived here.
We kicked of our camper ownership with a trip to the Grand Tetons and Yellowstone.
This trip was amazing, I will never forget it. The kids loved it, Cannon still talks about the “boiling mud”
After our big trip we upgraded to a more off-road trailer and made a quick trip to Cheyenne Mountain.
We made a few other small trips then a big trip to see Utah’s Mighty Five National Parks during spring break.
This was another amazing trip that I will treasure forever. We also learned on this trip that we prefer to boondock (dry camp off grid) second choice is a camp ground and RV park is our last choice. That said RV parks can be fun and have their place. We stayed one night on this trip in an RV park so we could use their showers, do some laundry, etc.
In April we knew we wouldn’t be able to have a big birthday party so we wanted to take her on a special adventure. She was really into Dinosaurs so we took her to Dinosaur National Monument. We also explored the Rifle area because it was a good stopping point on the way.
Another amazing trip that we would not have taken without our trailer.
We made it down to the Great Sand Dunes National Park in Early May.
I have for the longest time wanted to see the Ouray/Silverten/Telluride area of Colorado. We made that dream reality over Memorial Day weekend.
We traveled so many places over the summer, we were out for long weekends every other weekend.
We made it to Steamboat Springs, Aspen, Maroon Bells, Twin Lakes, Breckenridge, Leadville, Crested Butte and Black Canyon of the Gunnison.
We ran away to Buena Vista for a beautiful fall weekend of camping and visiting a spooky ghost town.
Our goal for the year was to get out in the trailer at least once a month. We have a short trip planned in November and a big trip in December. If all goes well we should meet our goal.
We love our trailer so much! We would not camp in the winter/spring/fall or travel as far without it. The kids love it and we can’t wait to plan next years adventures!!!
Any suggestions of where we should go?