For July we continued caravaning with our friends, the DeMatteo’s, through New York and all the way to Wells, Maine. Yes, we finally made our 2020 goal of getting to Maine and on the 26th we made it to Acadia National Park!

See the Instagram Post for July 2020 Stats

Rent Cost

We spent a total of $416.46 for the month of July which includes our monthly Thousand Trails Membership cost of $137.05.

We spent an additional $60 in deposits for a September reservation at a KOA.


Lotdocked: 1 night
KOA: 6 nights
Thousand Trails: 24 nights

Total ‘Rent’: $416.46


Solar/Batteries: 1 day
Full Hookups: 30 days


9 nights in NY
1 night in NH
21 nights in ME

Miles & Fuel

Total Miles: 1,393
Towed Miles: 620
Days Traveled: 4
States: NY, VT, NH, ME

Gallons of Premium: 105.04
Average Price Paid: $2.96/gal
Fuel Cost: $295.02

Toll: $17.75



Laundromat: $35
Laundromat Visits: 2
New Clothes: $86


Groceries: $1,343.85
Restaurants: $572.67

RV Connectivity

$70 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

$244.28 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.



Its been months trying to find bikes for a decent price. We found two at Walmart for $129.95 each.

Thousand Trails Cost and Breakdown

We have the Elite Basic Membership which we purchased in May of 2020.

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)
Monthly             $137.05   (Total of Monthly payments to date)
Total:               $1,535.05  (Total as of this month)

Divided by 38 nights to date, is $40.40 per night!


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