On September 29th, 2019 I began a 6-month road trip…

I am traveling across the country in a Chevy Road Trek Van that I moved into with my dog, Summer!

My home-on-wheels has a total living space of 96 sq. feet. 😉

Although that may seem small to some, it is amazingly comfortable and has all the amenities I am accustomed to. I have an indoor and outdoor shower, a 2 burner stove, a sink with running water, a toilet that flushes, a generator for back up power, a refrigerator, an AC, a solar-powered back-up battery pack, seats that swivel and convert into a “living room” and a TON of storage.

I’m making sure that my travel plans are not too rigid. Generally speaking, I’m avoiding highways and taking as many back roads I can find!

In order to make my road trip more fun, I will be taking my time and spreading the trip out onto more days than I need. I feel very fortunate to have a career that affords me the flexibility to work remotely.

I will be managing my business, MAYO Designs, as I have been…just remotely (I can only do this because my team is SO amazing!). Along the way, I will be capturing my adventures and sharing them below.

The numbers marked on the map correlate to the blog posts below. We’ll update the map once a week with Carrie’s new travel – stay tuned.

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16
Feb

Meteor Crater & Mesa Verde

Sadly I had to leave Sedona… I say “sadly” because it was absolutely beautiful and...

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09
Feb

Climate gathering in Sedona

I joined a group of local Sedona activists on Friday during their Climate Action Corner Rally and it...

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04
Feb

Sedona Arizona... a sacred & powerful place

I absolutely LOVE Arizona and everyone I have talked to has suggested that “if” I can...

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26
Jan

My future & the power of visualization

Sight is seeing with our eyes what is… Vision sets us free from the limitations of what the ey...

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18
Jan

My favorite road apps

I would love to share my favorite apps that I use to plan my journey, find amazing places to visit a...

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12
Jan

Finding Love & Wisdom in Hellhole Canyon

Hellhole Canyon is a hiking trail that leads to a place called Maidenhair Falls located in the Anza-...

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08
Jan

The Colorado River & Arizona Hot Springs

Over the holidays I spent quite a bit of time in Nevada and the surrounding National Parks area. Dur...

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01
Jan

First & Last Sunrise

2019 has officially come to an end… I spent the last day of 2019 on BLM land at Lake Mead and ...

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22
Dec

A Dream Come True...

Since I was a teenager I have dreamt about seeing the Grand Canyon! Over 25 years ago this dream sta...

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18
Dec

Hoover Dam is a modern wonder!

1 word to describe Hoover Dam… WOW! I heard people say that the Hoover Dam is the ‘Eight...

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12
Dec

I fell in love with Vegas

I have to admit… I was skeptical about visiting Las Vegas… Up until now, I have only bee...

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08
Dec

A Roadrunner ON my Van...

I have had a few animal encounters along the trip… some have been from a distance and some hav...

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03
Dec

Homeless Dinner

California has so many homeless people… I actually found out that California has the most home...

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30
Nov

Wild Weather

California has shown me the MOST bizarre weather I have ever experienced! Sand Storm in Joshua Tree&...

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23
Nov

BLM land is FREE!

There are so many options to choose from in regards to where I will stay… I have stayed at so ...

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18
Nov

A road trip is NOT a road trip with out breaking down!

5 hours after I dropped my mom off at the airport, I pulled over on a scenic outlook on the edge of ...

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16
Nov

Traveling With My Momma!

My mom flew into San Diego on Day 41 of my trip! It was SO good to see her and spend time together&#...

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12
Nov

Heart of the Samauri

I spent a week in San Diego staffing a leadership & character development course called: Heart o...

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04
Nov

Just crossed into California!

5200 miles 14 States 34 Days Wow! What a trip so far! I have been so fortunate in my travels… ...

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31
Oct

Reinventing myself...

As many of you already know, I own a marketing company called MAYO Designs and I feel as though I am...

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28
Oct

Running from a snow storm...

On the day my marketing conference ended the weather was warning us of: Snow, Snow & More Snow&#...

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25
Oct

It's Easy Being Green In Denver

Although I’m not a city girl… I was interested in what Denver had to offer from a “...

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23
Oct

For the next 5 days Denver is my home.

I am having mixed emotions about being here because I am NOT a city girl… so while here, I hav...

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21
Oct

Crestone Colorado is a melting pot of world religions and the most beautiful place I've visited so far!

I’ve been on the road for 23 days and I have been looking forward to visiting Crestone Colorad...

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19
Oct

I LOVE this Billboard!

Although I am in the world of marketing… I often do not like to see Billboards… There is...

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18
Oct

BEST Summer Ever!

I’m sorry to share this news… Yesterday my dog, my companion, and my best friend Summer ...

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16
Oct

WATER = Life

Oklahoma feels like a BIG state… especially since I decided to drive down into it from Missour...

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13
Oct

WHAT A WEEKEND...a tortoise, a rabbit, a possum, and a blind raccoon!

Okay, Oklahoma you surprised me! By now I have come to appreciate the fact that 99% of the time I ha...

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09
Oct

25 minute "Traffic-Jam" caused by Bison!

WOW! This is the only word to describe what I “stumbled-upon” while visiting Land Betwee...

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08
Oct

Oh no...the van broke!

I feel like a REAL “road-warrior” now…I’ve had my first mechanical failure! ...

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05
Oct

I made it to Ohio!

So far I’ve gone through 5 states…ME, MA, VT, NY, PA and now I’m in OH. Each time ...

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03
Oct

Day 5...I'm still in New England!

What an interesting trip so far…whew! It’s been 5 days and I seem to be traveling really...

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29
Sep

3-2-1...launch!

My trip has officially started! I left Maine at 5am and headed for Foxboro Stadium to kick off an ev...

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