The 2018 Tiny Shiny Home Travel Route

Travel Route 2018 Main

Below you'll find a map showing our travel route in 2018. Click on a marker to get a link to any articles we've written about that area. We'll keep this post updated so you can follow along with us. Enjoy!

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Locations in this post

1

Sierra Vista, AZ

Started out 2018 staying in several areas around Sierra Vista hiking, planning and getting ready for 2018!
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2

Kartchner Caverns State Park

Spent a lovely week here grilling, hiking, chilling and went on a cave tour. Highly recommended!
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3

Ajo, AZ

Hunkered down here chasing warm temperatures and enjoyed the cacti and mountain wilderness.
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4

Picacho, AZ

Spent a week here enjoying civilization after 3 weeks in the desert, picking up some supplies, and making some changes to our setup.
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5

Lost Dutchman State Park

Spent our last few days in Phoenix here waiting on some packages.
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6

Willcox, AZ

Boondocked at Indian Breadrocks and visited Chiricahua National Monument.
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7

Alamogordo, NM

Spent nearly two weeks here exploring White Sands and the Dog Canyon Trail.
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8

Las Cruces, NM

Boondocked at the base of the Organ Mountains and enjoyed the hiking in the area.
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9

Carlsbad, NM

Hiked the Guadalupe Mountains and visited the caverns.
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10

Colorado City, TX

Overnighted here on our way East.

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Mineral Wells, TX

Spent a week here while it rained.
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12

Waco, TX

Spent a week here eating delicious food, hiking in the forest, and fangirling at Chip and Joanna Gains' Magnolia.
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13

Austin, TX

Spent two weeks here hopping from hotel to apartment to houses while we waited for our Airstream to get polished.
McKinney Falls
Polishing the Airstream

14

South Padre Island

Took our newly polished Airstream to the beach and instantly regretted it. High winds, and humidity blowing around salt and sand is not great for pretty aluminum :(

15

Brazos Bend State Park

Spent the night here on our way to Galveston. Awesome park, loved seeing alligators!

16

Galveston Island

Spent the week enjoying the sun, sand, surf and waves at this wonderfully laid back island.
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17

Lafayette, LA

Overnighted on the way East.

18

Mobile, AL

Spent one night here enjoying the breeze off the bay at Maeher State Park
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19

Pensacola, FL

Spent a week here enjoying the beach, kayaking, and more.
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20

Grayton Beach

Spent a few days here at the prettiest beach we've seen!
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21

Panama City Beach

Spent a week here with friends before heading back home to Knoxville.
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22

Moreland, GA

Spent a wonderful night here with a family who is also renovating an Airstream.

23

Knoxville, TN

Settled down for several weeks here to clean, reorganize and spend time with friends and family.
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24

Martinsville, IN

Back to where it all began to make a few modifications to the Airstream and visit with Ashley's family.

25

Prophetstown State Park

Stumbled on one of the nicest little state parks we've been to. Big private spaces, beautiful scenery and even a water park and farm store on the property!

26

Chesterton, IN

Stayed with a lovely family for a few nights while meeting friends and exploring the Dunes.

27

Wisconsin Dells

Spent a week here hiking, exploring, and marveling at the beautiful rock formations.

28

Elk Mound, WI

Spent a couple of nights here at a boondocker's welcome spot camped out in front of a corn field and chatting with new friends by the fire.

29

St. Paul, MN

Spent a week here enjoying Lake Elmo Regional park and an evening with a good internet friend that we could finally meet in person.

30

Heron Lake, MN

Spent an evening here at a deserted city park while it rained.

31

Okoboji, IA

Decided last minute to add Iowa to our map via an overnight, and instantly regretted it. Okoboji was super busy, booked everywhere, and basically a mud pit after the rain that morning. No bueno!

32

Garretson, SD

Spent a week here enjoying the unique rock formations and still hiding from mosquitos and spiders. Are we in the desert yet?

33

Pierre, SD

Killed almost two weeks here running the AC in the sweltering heat and celebrating Ada's Birthday!

34

Custer, SD

Enjoyed our time here exploring the beautiful state and national parks, monuments and memorials. Beautiful country!

35

Badlands

Spent a week exploring the badlands and boondocking on a cliff. Perfect!

Jonathan Longnecker

About the Author

Jonathan Longnecker is the strongly opinionated tattooed and bearded half of Tiny Shiny Home. He loves making music, designing brands, building websites and exploring the outdoors. Currently his jam is renovating a vintage Airstream.

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Posted January 13, 2018


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