Our Path to Family Travel has taken us to some amazing places, and for 2022, that path is getting even more exciting. From National Parks throughout the US Southwest to traveling full-time, we are making big plans and embarking on major family travel this year.
In 2021, we set a goal to travel every month, big or small. And we did it. We found our path to family travel.
Our travels ranged from an afternoon hike, to a month-long road trip, traveling and popup camping throughout the western US. For 2022, we’re aiming higher. Bigger. Farther. And abroad.
We have 2 big trips planned. And we’re going to be showing you not just the inspiration whoopty-do. We’re going to show you how we’re doing all this, how we’re making it happen. That way, you can see all the more how you can find your own path to family travel.
Disneyland and National Parks in California and Utah
For 2022, we are planning to travel during February and March to National Parks throughout California and Utah. We’re also going to Disneyland! We’ll be on the road for around 2 months—and yes, we are taking Bebop, our popup camper.
But that’s just the beginning.
In August, we’ll start traveling internationally full-time as a family.
We’ve traveled internationally before, but not as an entire family. Anthony’s traveled abroad extensively. We’ve traveled abroad as a couple. Jodie has traveled to Canada with a baby Aster, and when Connor was a toddler, we took him to Japan for three weeks.
But this will be our first time traveling together, all four of us, to other countries—for a long, long time.
We’ll start with Costa Rica and Panama. After about 6 months of travel, we’ll assess and see how we’re getting on.
We also have a list of lots of other countries too, including
- New Zealand
And a lot, lot more.
Our key to family travel? Knowing our options and staying flexible, adaptable, and nimble
Now, real quick, yes, we also understand that the world is crazy. We know that we may need to change our plans.
Changing plans, though, doesn’t mean stopping our plans.
We are setting our sights on these big trips because that aligns what we do, how we focus, and what we work towards. If we need to pivot, we will pivot. But we will be traveling, in whatever way works for us and where the world is.
Join us on the path to family travel
A big road trip in the US. Then full-time travel to other countries. We’ve been dreaming about this, talking about it with the kids, and setting our sights for a long, long time.
More importantly? We’re going to show you how we make our travel dreams come true.
Throughout our planning and preparations, we are going to show you the behind-the-scenes work that puts us on our path to family travel. The options we consider, the reasons we’re making these choices, the arguments we resolve, and, ultimately, how we are making all this happen, as a middle class family with two school-age kids. We’ll be regularly telling you about how we are going to make all this happen, from budgeting and country selection, to what in the world we’re doing with our stuff… including our camper, vehicles, and house.
You can find your path to family travel too
We believe that if our family can travel, yours can too, in the ways that work for you. Anyone can make their way on the Path to Family Travel. We’re going to show you how we make that happen for us, so you can make it happen for your family too.