Most of December was spent back in AZ for work and to get some repairs done on the trailer. On December 22nd we decided to hit the road once more to finish 2020 on South Padre Island, Texas… a clear view of SpaceX and Starship SN9!

Rent Cost

We spent a total of $381.74, which includes our monthly Thousand Trails Membership of $173.62.


Lotdocked:              1 night
State Park:              7 nights
Thousand Trails: 23 nights


Solar/Batteries:     1 day
Partial Hookups:   6 days
Full Hookups:      24 days


21 in AZ
10 in TX

Miles & Fuel

Total Miles: 2,142
Towed Miles: 1,557
Days Traveled: 5
States: AZ, NM, TX

Gallons of Premium: 212.57
Average Price Paid: $2.71/gal
Fuel Cost: $585.53

Toll: $0.00
Parking: $0.00



Laundromat: $35.00
Laundromat Visits: 2
New Clothes: $74.57


Groceries: $961.67
Restaurants: $306.18

RV Connectivity

$75.32 per month for Unlimited AT&T through OTR Mobile. This is truly unlimited (no throttling) and we use an average of 15 Gigs ber day! Our RV setup consists of a NETGEAR Nighthawk MR1100 SIM Card Router connected to two Proxicast High Gain, Wide-Band, Omni-Directional Antennas.
A writeup of our setup is coming soon!

Phones and Devices

$244 for two iPhones 11Pro on the ‘Get More Unlimited’ Plan and one iPad on the Unlimited Plan. This includes monthly payments on the iPhones!
The ‘Get More Unlimited’ Plan includes 75GB of Premium Data, 30GB of Mobile Hotspot Data. This plan includes Apple Music which is 90% of what we use for drive days. This plan also includes Disney+ which is one of Braxton’s favorite apps.


Repairs… Lots of repairs and changes to the trailer. More to come on YouTube.

Thousand Trails Cost and Breakdown

We have the Elite Collection Membership. here is the breakdown of our cost:

Downpayment: $600.00 (Downpayment on the Elite Basic Membership)
Annual Dues:    $499.00  (Annual Thousand Trails Dues)
Trails Coll.         $299.00  (Annual Trails Collection Dues)
Upgraded:         $265.00 (Difference to upgrade to Elite Collections Membership)
Monthly             $968.58  (Total of Monthly payments to date)
Total:               $2,631.58  (Total to date)

Divided by 150 nights to date, is $17.54 per night!


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