Badlands National Park in South Dakota is known for it’s dramatic landscape, steep canyons, and unique rock formations. Parts of the park can feels a bit bizarre, like you’re on a different planet. It is desolation at its finest, and there are areas where you can’t see any signs of civilization for miles. This is […]
Hey there! We’re Dan and Lindsay McKenzie.
We’re just an ordinary couple living an extraordinary life…
We’re full-time adventurers, who are crazy about life and each other. Our goal is to share tips and resources that have helped us follow our detour in hopes that they help you follow yours!
Follow Your Detour is about creating your own path in life.
It’s about embracing change and taking risks in pursuit of a life you love.
Whether you’ve come to a dead end or are seeking an alternate route, following a detour is about the journey of self-discovery and growth … not the destination.
If where you’re at isn’t where you want to be then it’s time to follow your detour…
The Eiffel Tower is the symbol of Paris and one of the most-visited monuments in the world. Although the iconic landmark is beautiful from afar as part of the Paris skyline (especially at night when it shimmers and sparkles with over 1,000 bulbs), no trip to Paris would be complete without experiencing the breathtaking views […]
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*Disclosure: Thank you to River Run RV Resort for hosting us during our stay in Granby, Colroado. While we received complimentary services, all opinions in this post are our own. There are so many different styles of camping. Sometimes we prefer to take our RV off grid, where no one else is around and boondock. […]
There were many destinations on our bucket list when we moved into an RV and started traveling full time. Excitement filled our hearts as we dreamed of sunsets in the Florida Keys or seeing the alpine lakes of Glacier National Park. The thoughts of sipping chardonnay in California wine country or eating fresh lobster in […]
We have to start with a moment of honesty here. Iowa was our 36th state to visit and like most people, we considered it a “drive through” state. It was completely off our radar as an actual travel destination. With that being said… Iowa was truly a pleasant surprise… We initially made plans to visit […]
Disclosure: This post is a paid partnership with Travel Iowa. While we received complimentary or discounted services during our stay, all opinions expressed in this article are our own. The first thing we noticed when we pulled into Charles City was the town’s slogan, “America’s Hometown”. It’s right there on the sign that welcomes you. […]
The Florida Keys represents the ultimate destination for many RVers. For some, it’s the allure of warm winters that brings them down south. For other’s, just the thought of traveling with an RV to somewhere as enticing as the Florida Keys is powerful enough to have them hitting the road. Regardless, nobody can deny that […]
This is a guest post by Lisa Fimberg. Lisa is a writer for ConsumersAdvocate.org, a site that reviews everything from the best RV insurance to the best homeowners insurance. We recently had a major insurance claim on our RV after it was severely damaged in a Colorado hail storm. We were out of our home […]
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