How long do u stay out? (1 Viewer)


Mar 4, 2019
Current Location
Austin TX
HI tall

Just curious about folks general experience . . . How long do people stay out? When so you typically travel? And where do you enjoy most during each season?
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Jan 21, 2017
Current Location
Houston, tx
I travel everyday. I go south in the winter and north in the summer. I like to be in good weather personally and then just explore wherever I'm at. Currently, I'm in Ocala National Forest.


Mastering the Art of Houselessness
Dec 12, 2014
Current Location
Northern Arizona
Im usually out for most of the winter. like 4-6 months. I mean, Ive been houseless for like, a few years, but I dont usually travel ALL the time.


Feb 15, 2019
Current Location
Depends, past few years Ive almost always been camping. I travel slow, usually just moving once a season, faster rate usually means hopping towns every day or two, week or two

Paid rent for 1 year in the last 8
Work on average 4-6 months a year


Jan 7, 2017
Current Location
Fuck Off Land
I personally have a difficult time staying anywhere for longer than two weeks..
I've tried wintering for a few months the last couple years, but that's always been spotty. This third year into my travels, I made the decision to winter for at least 4 months, to try and handle some business that means necessary to hunker down for longer than I usually like.. but yeah, I'm off the road for a good chunk of mid november- late April; is what I've come to prefer. Just because being stuck in the cold fucking sucks, but so does being stuck somewhere you dislike, just because it is warm.


May 24, 2016
Current Location

I'm an outside cat; best not try to domesticate me. I'll piss on your furniture!
Dec 8, 2017
Current Location
As long as it takes. This stretch will be around 25 days. Biking . Next will be maybe week or two weeks. Or might be 6months but not biking. Or maybe.
Hmm electric. I could never afford it but I would love the setup. I think get kicked outta squats or ran outta dumpster area with electric bike would be halirious . Hard to say tho how long this stretch will be if I found work and said fuck the going back to where ever.
I'll like to go for the six months stretch . Honestly if I have too .I'll break rules earn and save and go all one year travel. I mean travel. Just America but I won't stop if I had a choice.
100 days and 2 off in a motel sounds nice. Who am I kidding. One day motel.the next lots of beer.100 more days of travel.

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