travel solo in the united states

How to Travel Solo in the United States

When I moved from Australia to Canada on a working holiday visa in June of 2013, I told myself I had to see as much of North America as possible before my visa expired in two years.

In the words of Barney Stinson from How I Met Your Mother: Challenge accepted.

I spent my time in Vancouver working two jobs — at a Starbucks and on a food truck — and saving for my adventure. I decided that I’d begin my journey the following fall, when prices were cheaper and the weather was perfect. But, alas, I didn’t have a travel buddy to go with me.