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Trip Analytics

Updated: Sep 16, 2021

128 days on the road

38 nights in 18 hostels across the US and Canada

31 nights in 15 different national / state parks and the occasional Walmart parking lot

21 nights spent with hospitable friends and family

31 nights in a combination of hotels, Airbnbs, a beach house and one sketchy Motel 6

7 nights on the Playa at Burning Man


16,168 miles across 38 states and 4 provinces

2 oil changes and 1 tire rotation

Traffic stops: 1 / Citations: 0

Times Detained at the Border: 4

Hours Detained: 5

Items of Contraband Confiscated: 7

😲...Story to Follow


Likes on Tinder: 9,999+ in the first three weeks. Then Tinder stopped counting. I was gone 18 weeks…you can do the math. Story definitely to follow. 😳


Photos taken: 4493

Photos posted @tracyjjane on Instagram: 32


App Most Likely to Save My Butt: Allstays - Every gas station mapped, especially valuable when low on fuel during a late-night drive across the Badlands of North Dakota.

App Also Likely to Save My Butt: Sweat


Animals that wandered into my camp: racoons, ducks, skunk, squirrels, chipmunks, lizards, hawks, field mice, one smallish moose and several gigantic spiders

Animals that did NOT wander into my camp: bears and snakes

I believe this was due to the proper use of bear boxes and karma.


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I’d like to thank my family and friends for their support, encouragement, and the late night calls across North Dakota. I love you with all my heart.

To all the amazing people – new friends and old friends - who I met along the way, thanks for the laughter, good times, and tequila.

A shoutout to Planet Fitness and the independent gyms I visited across the country. Thanks for the uniform equipment, clean locker rooms, and most importantly, hot showers that helped me be me.

And my sweet Jeep, Jane. I looked across her hood for thousands of miles. Through driving rain, arid desert, and precipitous climbs, she never failed. For that, I am very grateful.

Until next time...



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