Hitchhiking coast to coast

If you’re itching to go on a long hitchhike trip across the US but don’t know where to start, what to expect and what to prepare, here’s an account of my own coast to coast adventure in the US to give you an idea!

A little background…

I did this hitchhike when my outdoor adventure hobby was still quite new, so I was understandably nervous. My hike began on a lonely stretch of road in Oregon, as I resolved to go from the Pacific Coast to the Atlantic. My primary form of transport would be hitching it with random strangers, getting to hear their interesting tales as I moved cross country – and I might share a couple with you one day too! (more…)