The Grateful American Road Trip

We are driving over 30,000 miles to visit all 50 US States over the course of 2018 in our Grateful American Road Trip. Our goal is to meet with people who have stories that will inspire you to travel with purpose.

On our journey we will be advocating for children who are sick with cancer or Crohn’s Disease, orphaned or living in poverty. We will be attempting to raise funds and awareness to support individuals and/or organizations with whom we are volunteering as we travel to ALL 50 states.

While the world is full of people in need, we feel blessed to be able to share the stories of the handfuls of people that we meet along the way. We hope that any success that we have on our journey will be multiplied in the “super charging” of compassion and giving by you and your friends and family in your community and communities all over the world!

Please read and share these stories among your friends and family!

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We have learned a LOT by studying the planning of others and feel that the least that we can do is to share the best resources that we have used.

Please explore the options below and let us know if you have any questions for which you cannot find answers!

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Welcome to the beautiful world as seen through Lindsay’s camera lens! With a touch or formal photography education combined with a whole lot of passion, Lindsay loves communicating the world she sees through her photographs.

Enjoy her photo essays below as we continue our journey to explore the world!

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Traveling With Crohn's Disease

Lindsay has Crohn’s Disease. It’s a dream killer for most people who want to travel long term. She’s not letting it kill her dreams though! And neither should you!

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