Hi! We're the Hinsons

In the summer of 2018, we sold our home and took a trip across the US in an RV. We're still going strong and our world is bigger and better than ever.

 

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We love family time, and though sometimes that means we have more mess than we'd like, we want to share our journey with you. Follow along as we share our favorite experiments and experiences as we try to make every moment count.

Though the days are long, the years are short.

2 Year reflection video

By Joseph Hinson
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We made this video at the two-year mark, but never published it for some reason. Without waiting any longer, here it is: Some Highlights from 2 Years of Full-Time Travel It's now been since we left our home behind in…

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How To RV

By Joseph Hinson
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A not-so-definitive guide to RVing (for beginners) Tools You’ll need The following tools will be key to success in RVing, don't leave home without them. Lug Wrench Jack or Trailer-Aid Robertson driver Level 15ft Sewer Hose 30amp to 50amp Adapter…

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Our RV Cellular Setup – How We Stay Connected on the Road

By Joseph Hinson
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Cell Data Overview: The mobile internet resource center is a great place to start for understanding how all of this stuff works, but here's a quick rundown: Cell service varies depending on location, and population.  If you're in a small…

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Southeast Travel Episode 1: Charleston, South Carolina

By Joseph Hinson
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In the spring of 2019, we decided to explore the south east of the united states. Honestly the southeast wasn't highest on our list because it's pretty close to home for us, so it always felt accessible. That said, taking…

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Introducing: Travel Diaries

By Joseph Hinson
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It's been a long time since we've posted travel videos — and we've missed it. We still have all that video and are now going back to sift through it and choose what video makes the cut. Meagan and I decided to catch you up to what's been going on in our lives using what we're calling “Travel Diaries”. The travel diaries are a way for us to tell what we did, and show some video of those experiences without making a full blown “destination video”. Click through to watch and read.

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Go Big (or Go Home)

By Joseph
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We bought a new rig. Or at least we ordered one. We went to the Tampa RV Super Show and after walking through every fifth wheel that had a mid bunk and rear living situation, we settled on a Heritage…

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5 Truths About Full-Time RV Living

By Joseph
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1. Connectivity is variable, you need your own data infrastructure. You can NEVER depend on RV Park WIFI. It’s occasionally good, mostly terrible, sometimes serviceable, but never consistent. You need to have your own data infrastructure. I have an infrastructure…

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How not to smell like diesel every time you fuel up.

By Joseph Hinson
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View this post on Instagram Quick tip for #deisel drivers out there. You know how nasty deisel is, if you don’t want to smell like it after fueling, use this tip. A post shared by Joseph Hinson (@joseph_hinson.co) on Jul…

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We're still here.

By Joseph
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In this newsletter, I we talk about how great it was that we could pick back up with friends, how we're feeling about 10 months of RV Travel, and as an experiment, have provided the audio of the entire newsletter. So let me know if that works for you guys — it's sort of the audiobook version for all you audible learners like me.

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The Hoover Dam Really Surprised Us

By Joseph
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We were going from Hurricane, Utah to Lake Havasu, Arizona — so naturally, I located the half-way point and searched for RV Parks nearby. Turns out — that's also where the Hoover Dam is. This unexpected trip turned out to be one of our favorite experiences. I would call it a MUST.

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