Two kids getting a VW bus and going on a ten month road trip from NY to California, and back. Any tips on how to make money/live on the minimum, etc?
My friend Travis and I are traveling across the USA in these states: Ohio, Kentucky, Tenessee, Arkansas, Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, Arizona, and California. We'll be on the road from early September until late December, where we will finally settle down in California. We're equipped with a 1995 VW Eurovan, and have some necessities down, such as tents, sleeping bags, fishing poles. We're avid hikers and climbers, and definitely explorers. However, we've got only gas money on our side. If anyone has any ideas for how we can make our trip a) interesting. Where should we explore? b) on a budget. How can we get our essentials while on the road for EXTREMELY little to no cost? and c) what should we take with us before we go to make sure we're equipped, safe, and healthy?
Where should we park to sleep (we plan on almost always sleeping in the van unless we have friends in those states who would give us a bed for a couple of days) Any answers would be greatly appreciated.