Currently Traveling America's Great Loop
Aboard our 34′ Trawler, Pivōt, we are traveling the 6,000-mile journey around the Great Loop. The journey can take anywhere from months to multiple years and we officially started in 2021! Haven’t heard about it? Check out what it is here.
WE'RE JEN & ELLIOT
High school sweethearts who traveled around the world for a year before facing lockdown in India for 5 months. After returning home, we decided to explore our own backyard and buy a 34′ Trawler to explore America’s Great Loop.
Traveling with a dog on the loop can be daunting. Here is everything we’ve learned while traveling with our salty dog, Ollie.
It’s difficult budgeting for a 6,000-mile journey over the course of a year. Here are our exact monthly costs to help you plan your Great Loop journey!
A large part of cruising on America’s Great Loop includes traveling on waterways with locks. We discuss locking gear, the Five Steps to Locking, locking agencies, and more to help you have a safe and successful locking experience!
HOW MUCH IT COST TO DO AMERICA’S GREAT LOOP IN ONE YEAR
In this blog post, we share our total expenses as we traveled around America’s Great Loop in one year. After sharing detailed, month-by-month expenses, we have totaled up the past 12 months in this post. By sharing our monthly Great Loop expenses, it will inspire prospective loopers that you don’t need to be retired or a millionaire to go on this journey of a lifetime.
HOW TO LOCK A BOAT (OUR STEP-BY-STEP PROCESS)
A large part of cruising on America’s Great Loop includes traveling on waterways with locks. In this post, we discuss how to lock a boat and all of the tips and tricks we’ve learned along the way. We go over locking gear, the Five Steps to Locking, locking agencies, unique locks on the Great Loop, and more!
MONTHLY EXPENSES ON AMERICA’S GREAT LOOP – FEBRUARY 2023
In this blog post, we share our monthly expenses as we travel around America’s Great Loop – a 6,000 nautical mile journey around part of the US and Canada by boat. As a young couple on a budget, we hope by sharing our monthly Great Loop expenses, it will inspire prospective loopers to going on this journey of a lifetime.