Finally Home (Pine Creek) – trip stats & cost

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We left Erie on Monday morning and headed to Pine Creek. I was anxious to see the fall colors, even if a little late. They did not disappoint.

We were finally home from our trip and what a great trip it was!!


Number of Miles: 8248 Miles
Number of Nights: 49 nights (7 weeks)
Number of Nights camping in the car: 34 nights

Number of National Parks: 8
(Badlands, Yellowstone, Grand Tetons, Bryce, Zion, Arches, Canyonlands, Rocky Mountain)

Number of National Memorials/Monuments: 3
(Devils Tower, Grand Staircase-Escalante, Mount Rushmore)

Number of National Forests: 17
(Hiawatha, Ottawa, Chequamefon-Nicolet, Black Hills, Big Horn, Shoshone, Bridger-Teton, Caribou-Targhee, Uinta-Wasatch-Cache, Manti La Sal, Fishlake, Dixie, Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunison, Arapaho and Roosevelt ,Humboldt-Toiyabe, San Bernardino, Cleveland)

Number of National Grasslands: 3
(Fort Pierre, Buffalo Gap, Thunder Basin)

Number of States: 19
(Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin, Iowa, Minnesota, South Dakota, North Dakota, Nebraska, Wyoming, Idaho, Utah, Nevada, California, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Indiana)

Gas: $1,734.22
Gear: $1,650.42 (includes the bed build & we will much of this on the boat! )
Dining: $120.18
Groceries: $1,214.97
Lodging: $691.12
Parking: $28.00
MISC: $594.49
TOTAL: $6,033.40

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