2021 was full of new adventures for our family. We logged over 26,000 miles while staying in 8 new states and visiting 11 new National Parks! Whew! We had a lot of โ€œfirstsโ€ together as a familyโ€”Grizzly Bears, Black Bears, Moose, dolphins, manatees, wildfires, and more.

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Our 2021 highlights!

2021 animals
Some of the animals we saw during 2021

National Parks in 2021

2021 winter
Winter in Arizona

8 new claimed states

  • Idaho
  • Montana
  • Iowa
  • Ohio
  • Tennessee
  • South Carolina
  • Georgia
  • Indiana
2021 amazingviews
Amazing views in 2021

Free nights that we camped

  • Boondocking โ€“ 109
  • Private Residence โ€“ 13
  • Parking Lot โ€“  10
  • Thousand Trails โ€“ 67
  • Thousand Trails TC โ€“ 104
  • Harvest Host โ€“ 8

Highest/lowest Elevation

  • 8041 ft (Cooke City, MT)
  • 3 ft (Bradenton, FL)
2021 attractions
Mount Rushmore, Yellowstone, and Smoky Mountains

Days in each states

  • AZ-112 Days
  • FL-69
  • ID-45
  • UT-35
  • MT-20
  • WY โ€“ 19

Some of our favorite Jeep trails

  • Broken Arrow โ€“ AZ
  • Burrow Wash โ€“ NV
  • Blacktail/Wild Bill BOH โ€“ MT
  • Monument Ridge BOH โ€“ WY
  • Sawtell Peak โ€“ ID
  • Bonneville Salt Flats โ€“ UT

You can also check out some other cool stats here: https://thefaiolas.com/stats/

2021 saltflats stars
Bonneville Salt Flats and a beautiful night sky in Teton National Park