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Road Trippin’ (Part Four) – Day Three: California to Arizona

In this post I’ll be covering day three of our trip: Paso Robles, CA → Tucson, AZ   On the third day of our trip, we really wanted to have time to stop and sight see. We set out extra early and were able to make a few stops along the way! Our original plan was to stop in Blythe, CA. but we decided to drive late into the night to make it to Tucson, AZ.   Here’s the route we took:   We had a few stops in mind for day three, so we checked out of our hotel at 8 am,  ...

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Road Trippin’ (Part Three) – Day Two: Northern California to Southern California

It’s taken me awhile, but part three of my “Road Trippin'” series is finally here!   In this post, I’ll be covering day two of our trip: Eureka, CA → Paso Robles, CA   We left Eureka with a goal to make it to Southern California by the end of the day, while also taking time to see a few landmarks, like the Golden Gate Bridge.   Here’s the route we took:   We planned for day two’s drive to be a bit shorter to allow us to sight see a bit. We  ...

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Road Trippin’ (Part Two) – Day One: Washington to California

Part two of my “Road Trippin'” series is here!   In this post I’ll be covering the first day of our trip: Tacoma, WA → Eureka, CA.   Our road trip began in Tacoma, WA. Our goal was to make it to Eureka, CA before dark. Unfortunately, we left a bit late, so we didn’t arrive quite on time, but who is ever on time with kids?   Here’s the route we took:   We ate breakfast before we left, so our first stop was right before Salem, OR, to eat lunch  ...

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Road Trippin’ (Part One): How to Prepare & What to Pack

This post contains affiliate links. Please see my disclosure for more info. We are a military family, which means moving every 2-3 years is the norm. But just recently, we took our first PCS road trip and boy, was it an adventure.   It was our first long trip as a family and we had no idea what to expect. There was a lot of trial and error over the course of our 3 day drive from Washington to Arizona, so I’m writing this post to share what worked and what didn’t. I’ll  ...

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