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Bryce Canyon NP

Escalante, Utah

By On October 31, 2018

It’s been a hot minute since we’ve shared about our adventures. Between the two week road trip getting out of Alaska, through Canada (stopping for two nights at the incomparable Liard Hot… Read More

campground hosting in Alaska

Campground hosting in Alaska – what we do

By On July 13, 2018

Lots of folks have asked us questions about what we do as campground hosts in Alaska. This blog is our attempt to share most of the details of our daily and weekly… Read More

wilderness systems and perception

That ONE regret from selling almost everything we own

By On June 20, 2018

If you’ve been following our journey for the past year or two, you know that we’ve spent a lot of time and effort selling almost everything we own and downsizing our life… Read More

harbor in seward, alaska

So you think you want to be a campground host?

By On June 5, 2018

In the world of full-time RVing, there’s this thing called campground hosting. A lot of retired folks do this and we thought here at Yukon and Bean we’d give it a shot… Read More

Kenai Lake Alaska

The long road trip to Alaska

By On May 28, 2018

We made it! All 4,609 miles of the long road trip to Alaska. All 10 tanks of diesel. All the money that diesel cost (ouch). We stayed in rest stops, truck stops,… Read More

copyright 2018 Nelson Stegall Photography Rest Stop for the Night

Driving to Alaska Part 1

By On May 10, 2018

Yesterday we started a 4,000+ mile drive to our campground hosting job in Moose Pass, Alaska. It has (knock on wood) been uneventful so far. Traffic has been heavy through the big… Read More

Denali (c) Perry Blickenstaff

Prepping for Alaska – the 4,500 mile drive

By On April 17, 2018

We leave for Alaska in about three weeks!!! Eeeeeeek!!!! And our To Do list is growing as our time is shrinking. Happily, most of our To Do list is of the “fix… Read More

Seward Highway (c) Perry Blickenstaff

What’s next? ALASKA

By On March 14, 2018

<Scroll through the photos above to see pictures of our past Alaska adventures> In the past four or five weeks, we had the opportunity to reconnect with friends and family in North… Read More

Yukon and Bean - Gru going to the engine doctor

Broke down but not broken!

By On January 29, 2018

Here at Yukon and Bean, we live by the saying, “Have less, live more” but more recently our motto feels like “broken down again and again.” We have been doing a whole… Read More

Angie and Nelson Stegall aka Yukon and Bean

Speaking of Travel Radio Interview

By On December 31, 2017

Nelson and I had the enormous pleasure of being interviewed by Marilyn Ball, host of the iHeartRadio show “Speaking of Travel.” We talked about how we met, a life-changing Grand Trip trip,… Read More