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Daniel McKenzie

Dan is a near Colorado native that loves to experience new places, cultures, and adventures. He considers himself a pretty laid back kind of guy and loves to enjoy a refreshing beverage on a patio.

These Strategies will Help You Actually Achieve Your Goals

Goals, resolutions, dreams – whatever you want to call them, are critical for personal development and success. They are the first step to Following Your Detour! They allow us to identify something our hearts desire and start planning how we are going to attain that desire. It’s an act of believing that you CAN do […]

Alchemist quotes about courage

3 Quotes About Courage to Help You Go After Your Dreams

Do you know the most important thing needed to achieve your dreams and live your best life? It’s not money. It’s not a great idea or a killer business. It’s not finding your soul mate. It’s not even beauty or good looks, nor is it confidence or charisma. It’s COURAGE. Turns out, I’ve been wrong about […]

7 Must-See Lakes Near Banff National Park

Banff National Park is a mountain paradise (it’s great for RVers, too). In fact, the entire area surrounding Banff National Park is a mountain paradise. Three national parks (Yoho, Banff and Jasper) converge in the Banff area, providing visitors fresh air, unimaginable beauty and the chance to experience the great outdoors. During the winter months, […]

Our free spot near The Great Sand Dunes National Park

What Full-Time Freedom Week Meant To Us

We are still on a high from Full-Time Freedom Week! We were so incredibly inspired by the event that we had to share our thoughts and reflections. What was Full-Time Freedom Week? In case you missed it, we collaborated with 7 other RVers to host a virtual Facebook event filled with information, resources, and fun […]

How RVing is Helping us Achieve a Greater Goal of Location Independence and Why It’s so Important

Starting sometime near my senior year in high school, I became fascinated with books about success and financial achievement. I loved being inspired by Tony Robbins. I loved discovering habits of successful people from authors like Stephen Covey, Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko. I must have read Dale Carnegie’s How To Win Friends and Influence […]

Estes Park, Colorado: 5 Reasons to Book Your Trip Now

Since we started full-time traveling in our RV, we have noticed that everyone loves Colorado! Since Colorado is our home, we already know it’s AMAZING so this doesn’t surprise us. What does surprise us, however, is when our home state manages to outdo itself, even after all of these years. Which is exactly what happened when […]