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The Lills Travel showcases our adventures to wonderful destinations, as we adapt to new environments, explore and try new things.

THE LILLS SANTA FE NEW MEXICO TRAVEL ADVENTURE

After the UFO festival in Roswell, we got back on the road and made it all the way to downtown Santa Fe for a treat day lunch. We loved our drive through the skinny streets. The architecture was spectacular, the energy was cool and everyone looked happy walking about...

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THE LILLS ROSWELL NEW MEXICO TRAVEL ADVENTURE

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 ADVENTURE

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 ADVENTURE

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 ADVENTURE

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 ADVENTURE

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 PUERTO RICO TRAVEL ADVENTURE

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 HURRICANE MATTHEW ADVENTURE

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 little town. It was absolutely incredible to evacuate just in the nick of time. We...

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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 ADVENTURE

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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THE LILLS SARASOTA FLORIDA TRAVEL ADVENTURE

On Christmas day 2013, we took our second road trip in our newly acquired VW bus to Sarasota, Florida for the holidays. After 9 hours of driving, we finally made it to our destination…and our brakes went “spongy”. We needed repair before getting back on the road, so...

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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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THE LILLS TREE HOUSE TRAVEL ADVENTURE

For our fourth wedding anniversary, we canoed 13 miles down the Edisto river in South Carolina to celebrate and stay in an off grid tree house with no electricity or running water. The river trip was beautiful being completely engulfed in nature. The little wood house...

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THE LILLS ABACO BAHAMAS TRAVEL ADVENTURE

For our third wedding anniversary, we traveled to one of our favorite destinations in the Bahamas. Great Abaco is part of a 120-mile–long chain of islands and is a sailor’s paradise. It’s part of the northern Bahamian islands and there are so many...

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