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Age: 30-45

Member since November 2018

Family of three exploring the USA for a year

Active Guest

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My wife, 10 yr. old daughter, and myself are on a 1 year excursion around the USA to check out our National Parks and whatever other fun things we find. We started in Aug.2019. My wife and I are both 45 yr. old and are partially working while on the road.

Skills & Expertise to Share

hmm... I can help with just about anything. I am able bodied and am willing to help on just about anything. I have some knowledge about electrical stuff and do work on the trailer.

takingthelongwayhome's Pets

We do have 2 cats but they are indoor cats only

Favorite Boondocking Locations

KofA National Wildlife Refuge - Palm Canyon Road
Can't remember the name of it but 3 miles North of Farmington, NM is a BLM campground (Free)

We still haven't boondocked much but we used to dry camp a lot in the Gifford Pinchot Forest in Southwest Washington too

takingthelongwayhome's Hometown

Vancouver, WA

takingthelongwayhome's Guest Details

takingthelongwayhome's Rig

Rig Type: Travel Trailer

24 feet long

Ford F-250 Crew Cab with Keystone Hideout 24BHSWE

takingthelongwayhome's Travel Preferences

  • Has a tow vehicle
  • Travels with pets
  • Travels with kids, ages: 10
  • Has slideouts

takingthelongwayhome's References (5)

References from Hosts (5)


May 2020

Lovely Family

Covid-19 has made our lives a little unsettled, so hosting a nice family for the evening was a pleasure. They got a bit of a tour, played with the dogs, and chickens. Self contained and quiet. They are welcome back any time.


March 2020

Nice family

We enjoyed meeting takingthelongwayhome. Welcome back at any time.


February 2020

Great family

Great to see a family getting out there to experience the country.
They are all very considerate & polite.
I shared some good conversations and enjoyed their company.
They are welcome to come back any time they like.


February 2020

New found friends!

Such a wonderful family (and cool cats!). We truly enjoyed getting to know them and learn about their year on the road visiting the national parks. We look forward to visiting them in the future!

Desert Rats

November 2019

Awesome guests

We were happy to host takingthelongwayhome. Didn't see them much, they were quiet and respectful. Would love to host again!