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The Lills Travel showcases our adventures to wonderful destinations, as we adapt to new environments, explore, discover and try new things. Enjoy fun travel posts, photos, videos and more!

THE LILLS LAS VEGAS NEVADA TRAVEL VIDEO

From South Carolina to Utah, we spent a lot of time in the great outdoors, in nature and in peace. We camped under the stars, we hiked miles of trails, we swam in natural lakes and rivers, we dangled off of cliffs and we observed amazing wildlife. From Zion National...

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THE LILLS ZION NATIONAL PARK UTAH TRAVEL VIDEO

One of our finest moments on our cross-country trip was getting back on the road after being hit by a drunk driver in the Arizona desert. It took 24 days of patience and persistence, while we hobbled our VW bus around to be assessed and worked on, but we were finally...

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THE LILLS MESA VERDE NATIONAL PARK TRAVEL VIDEO

When the two of us began our cross-country trip in our VW bus in South Carolina, we had no idea what was ahead or how far we would go. We could never have expected to welcome a kitten into our family, make it to our birthplace, land in Roswell for their annual UFO...

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THE LILLS GRAND CANYON TRAVEL VIDEO

After a magical time in Sedona, Arizona, we headed North in our VW Bus to our next destination. It was a dream of ours to visit the Grand Canyon and when we finally arrived, we were impressed far beyond our expectations. Something inside of us turned on just by being...

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THE LILLS SEDONA ARIZONA TRAVEL VIDEO

After visiting family in Arizona, we jumped back in our VW Bus and putted all the way to Sedona. We heard it was known for its stone formations, red rocks and energetic vortexes, but when we arrived, we couldn’t believe how absolutely stunning it was. Sedona has...

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FAMILY TIME IN AZ

While on our cross-country adventure, we were invited to see family. We trekked almost 500 miles from Colorado to Arizona in our VW bus and saw incredible views on the way. When we made it to our destination, we were greeted by our niece, nephew and other family...

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THE LILLS GREAT SAND DUNES TRAVEL VIDEO

While in beautiful Colorado, we were lucky enough to make it to the Great Sand Dunes National Park, home of the highest sand dunes in the country. We stayed in a historic hotel in Monte Vista, woke up early, rented sandboards from Kristi Mountain Sports in Alamosa and...

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THE LILLS PAGOSA SPRINGS COLORADO TRAVEL VIDEO

On the day we were heading out of Santa Fe, we spoke to two separate people who both happened to mention a town called Pagosa Springs. We had never heard of the place, but we saw a sparkle in their eyes when they told us about it. As usual, we had no plan or direction...

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THE LILLS SANTA FE NEW MEXICO TRAVEL VIDEO

After visiting Dallas, Texas, we stopped in Roswell, New Mexico and went to their annual UFO festival. At the very end of the event a person told us a big storm was coming, so we got in our VW bus and waited for it to pass. Early in the morning, before the sun came...

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THE LILLS ROSWELL NEW MEXICO TRAVEL VIDEO

After a full day of exploring Dallas, we jumped on the highway and headed out of the city. Once the skyscrapers disappeared into the background, we exited off to find internet and complete some design work. When we began to drive away, one of the hoses blew off the...

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THE LILLS DALLAS TEXAS TRAVEL VIDEO

What are the odds that the two of us would be born in the same hospital in Texas, leave the state around the same time and meet in Connecticut when we were 19 and 22 years of age? We’re not sure, but we find it pretty amazing that we both entered planet Earth at...

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THE LILLS NATCHEZ MISSISSIPPI TRAVEL VIDEO

When we headed out of the little port town of Beaufort, South Carolina, we didn’t have destinations in mind for our cross-country adventure. We pointed our VW bus away from the coast and just let our hearts be our guides. When we got tired, we looked up nearby...

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THE LILLS NEW ORLEANS TRAVEL VIDEO

Before heading out of South Carolina, we decided to use the first few days of our trip to take a breath and shake off the residue of having lived and worked from a house for seven years, which is how we built The Lills Design and our 24-7/365 lifestyle. We made our...

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THE LILLS CHEAHA STATE PARK ALABAMA TRAVEL VIDEO

Our first stop on our cross-country journey from South Carolina was to the highest point in Alabama, also known as Cheaha State Park, with an elevation of 2,407 feet. Our VW bus, Moksha, took his time lugging us, our pup and our cargo. We later found out that 20 mph...

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THE LILLS HURRICANE MATTHEW VIDEO

It’s always being made clear to us: the universe has a plan. After months of our VW Bus being at the shop, we were able to pick him up, literally a day before Hurricane Matthew hit our town. It was absolutely incredible to evacuate just in the nick of time and...

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THE LILLS PUERTO RICO TRAVEL VIDEO

Every wedding anniversary, we take a trip and mark another year of our marriage. In 2016, we were unexpectedly gifted with tickets to anywhere in the U.S. and chose beautiful Puerto Rico as our sixth wedding anniversary destination. The moment we arrived we felt like...

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THE LILLS STRAWBERRY PICKING ADVENTURE

We’ve heard a lot about how common grocery store fruits, like strawberries, are often covered in pesticides, genetically modified and look and taste different than what nature intended. We were really able to understand the difference when we visited our local...

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THE LILLS SMOKY MOUNTAINS TRAVEL VIDEO

For our fifth wedding anniversary, we headed to North Carolina to take in some mountain air. We boarded the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad, enjoyed first class and took in some spectacular views, like the Nantahala Gorge. Although the water was noted as 32 degrees, we...

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LUCKY COIN

It’s absolutely amazing when the universe provides signs that tell us symbolically that we’re heading in the right direction. On our trip to Sarasota, Florida, we were tested the moment we arrived. The brakes on our VW bus went “spongy” all of...

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