Chicago and Riot Fest Day 2

The morning after my first day at Riot Fest I was pretty much exhausted. It was hotter than we expected the day before, and that alone can really drain your energy. It was set to be just as warm for the last two days of the festival, but I felt better prepared after my day…

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Chicago and Riot Fest Day 1

This past September, four of us went to Chicago for Riot Fest. If you aren’t familiar, Riot Fest is a 3-day music festival which also includes a carnival and plenty of other cool things to do, see and buy. We arrived in Chicago the evening before Riot Fest was set to start. We checked into…

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The Loneliest Road in America

On our way home from Reno on our road trip this past July, we ended up taking a road I had never heard of before. We saw that we were going to be taking a route called Highway 50 for a few hundred miles. At first, I honestly didn’t think twice about it. I thought…

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Sightseeing San Francisco in One Day

During our time camping in San Rafael this past July, we decided to make a day trip to San Francisco. It was only about a 40-minute drive and it was well worth it. I feel that I got to see quite a few things during one days time. After we found a reasonably priced parking…

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San Rafael: My First Experience Tent Camping

In July 2017, I had my first real experience with tent camping. I have been once before when I was really young, but I honestly don’t remember it. I honestly wasn’t sure what exactly to expect, but it just so happened to be a pleasant surprise. Preparation We were originally supposed to be taking this…

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Scenery and Volcanoes in Washington, Oregon, and Northern California

The Pacific Northwest is truly a breathtaking place, not to mention the fact that the temperature is pretty awesome. Washington Our plan was to see Mt. St. Helens in Washington. We ended up arriving a little later than we expected, so we decided to postpone that until the next day. In the mean time, we…

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The Black Hills and Beyond

On our road trip this summer after leaving the Badlands, we headed towards the Black Hills National Forest. Neither of us were absolutely dying to see Mount Rushmore for a long amount of time, so we did not really see the point on spending money for the entrance fees. I had read a few months…

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Exploring the Badlands

Our original plan was to camp in Badlands National Park. We highly underestimated the amount of awesome things we would see on the way, so we ended up only spending the day there. If you are ever in the area and want to camp, there are campground where you can pay a small fee but…

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St. Louis and Sioux Falls

During our recent road trip, St. Louis was the first major stop. I did not know much about the city, so my main objective was to see the Gateway Arch. We found parking for $1 per hour, and since we had a lot of ground to cover and would not be staying long, this was…

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Snapchat Takeover – University of Tennessee

On Monday, July 17th I will be taking over the University of Tennessee’s Snapchat for the day! We will spend the day going around San Francisco. Please feel free to follow along! Their Snapchat handle is utknoxville   I will also be updating regularly via Twitter and Instagram. -Haley

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