Our scariest day of van life. (winter in Yellowstone) 

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Our 13 hour drive from Nebraska to Yellowstone, Wyoming turned into our scariest day of van life yet. This video is sponsored by Better Help; Get 10% off your first month here: betterhelp.com/kandn
Vlog 761 | #Yellowstone, #Wyoming, USA | State 25/50 | Filmed March 11, 2021
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Memi Taylor
Memi Taylor 2 hours ago
Girl I’m with you❣️. I feel the same way about driving in that 🤬! Sugar & Ice! Your man is brave💗
Dogs Cars Random
Dogs Cars Random 3 hours ago
I went to Utah for spring break and saw Alot of bison on Antelope National Park (I think national) but they were huge and cool
Wyatt amdahl
Wyatt amdahl 13 hours ago
I love how I know exactly where you were because there's so little on that drive that all the landmarks really stood out. check out Cargo_Curtis on instagram
space dolan
space dolan 13 hours ago
Visit Delaware
Cheryl's Adventures and Slots
Guys you have to watch the weather hourly. So glad you got off the highway and are safe!
Phoenix Rayne
Phoenix Rayne 14 hours ago
Happens every winter up here... kinda use to it.
Jared Emiliano
Jared Emiliano 15 hours ago
I whent their in for summer prismatic spring is the best and other cool stuff thir to
Taryn Bell
Taryn Bell 17 hours ago
Everyone: OMG BLACK ICE! Me as an Ohioan: *Drifts car over black ice like it’s normal.*
Capernoited 20 hours ago
Are the animals cold ???? :(
smoothie cardoza
smoothie cardoza 21 hour ago
lmfao what a female and dude is wearing sunglasses while saying he cant see
Frihdson Frias
Frihdson Frias 22 hours ago
I’m so glad you guys are safe and got out of that bad weather condition. Praying for your safe travels ahead. God bless.
Kowla OP
Kowla OP 23 hours ago
We are new Englanders bum bum bum bum bum
Mike Nixon
Mike Nixon Day ago
The scary makes you appreciate the otherwise boring later. Oh boy we've been there. Keep traveling.
Bryce Peters
Bryce Peters Day ago
Cries from driving on icy road, IMMA BADASS 😂
superdogs Day ago
This is why my mom is scared of night driving 😂
Wanda Xxx
Wanda Xxx Day ago
Buffalo are amazing!!!
Wanda Xxx
Wanda Xxx Day ago
Dont drive if your tired.
Wanda Xxx
Wanda Xxx Day ago
Winter lesson, dont travel if you dont need too. Driving in snow or unpredictable weather is horrible, always risky
Babeena_Gt _
Babeena_Gt _ Day ago
I'm waiting for the scary part
Ghost Busters
I've been in this situation many many times! Make sure that you have winter tires, and an experienced driver! Drive with caution lights on, well below speed limit. You should be fine!
Michael E
Michael E Day ago
10:25 It's the Madison River. Easy to see how you can get confused after only 3 hours sleep! The Madison eventually flows to the Three Forks in Montana to form the official headwaters of the Missouri.
XAm 445
XAm 445 Day ago
This is normal for me
Truth teller _
Tony3d aka Dave2d should roast them
Amy Cue
Amy Cue Day ago
We got hit by the same storm here in CO and Got 34 inches of snow. We had to cancel our Spring break plans to camp at arches in Moab! Glad ya'll are okay!
mmallare1 Day ago
When was this ... we were there last 3/28-30 @ West Yellowstone but the park was closed.. so the only way was to ride that big yellow bus we saw it parked nearby our cabin🤭
manman dood
manman dood Day ago
Omigod you guys got so lucky. Beautiful beautiful sites that I will probably never get to see because I'm all the way on the East Coast. Thank you for bringing it to me
manman dood
manman dood 2 days ago
Wowwww. Glad you are safe
Michelle Smith
Michelle Smith 2 days ago
I live in Michigan this lady is fucken killin me 🤣😂🤣😂🤣
r v
r v 2 days ago
Лидия Рос
drink too much coffee🤦🏼‍♀️🧋🧋🧋🧋🧋🧋🧋😉
aola wili
aola wili 2 days ago
I'm from south africa and I would never get to see this, thank you for sharing your beautiful country with those around the world.
Truth Talker
Truth Talker 2 days ago
If it weren't for counseling the last 15 years, I definitely would not be ok right now
Jaydin hobbs
Jaydin hobbs 2 days ago
i went to yellowstone june of 2019, and one day it was 70 and the next day it was 20 and snowing in june
MomtoZnE 2 days ago
Now that you’ve left Yellowstone, you need to watch the movie Supervolcano.
aola wili
aola wili 2 days ago
JAG G 2 days ago
Was going way to fast
Tessa Uehling
Tessa Uehling 2 days ago
I’m from Nebraska, and yes that’s how the weather here works.
Evie Vermont Short films
Yeah, get some winter wipers and studded snow tires. That whole area can get bad fast
Chelsea Littlefield
that happened to me in south Connecticut almost into nyc, freak snow storm, i was loaded with my truck and horse trailer, out of no where I almost ran into an 18 wheeler that did not have working lights. I could not stop praising my husband for his good driving skills to get around it and miss it.
wnnalis cioov
wnnalis cioov 2 days ago
As a Canadian, this made me laugh 😂
mark pope
mark pope 2 days ago
Oh that’s interesting. Note to Hollywood, it is easier to feign crying if you’re wearing sunglasses.
mark pope
mark pope 2 days ago
How do you get tires to squeal on ice?
mark pope
mark pope 2 days ago
Your titles are so “Drama Queen”. I guess that’s what you are willing to do to get the click$. It feels like I’m watching one of those scripted “reality” TV shows. I bet you have amazing “fish that got away” stories.
wnnalis cioov
wnnalis cioov 2 days ago
We were thinking of driving to Yellowstone from Sacramento 2 weeks ago and I'm glad it didn't happen.
krutt24 2 days ago
Omg. If every one in Norway. Drive so bad in winter. The whole country would shyt down. This is not a winter storm. Trust me 😆😆 But maybe it would help with winter tires.
Rhea May Jacobo
Rhea May Jacobo 2 days ago
Just discovered your vlog. Glad you both are safe. Watch a marathon of your vlogs from your visit to the Philippines (I’m Filipino) until you upgrade your van. Not knowing that it was already 2:30 AM. Then got to wake up early today with for my run. Tired while running due to lack of sleep but it is worth it. Your videos are so beautiful very clear and the shots are amazing. Most of all it is very informative. Love it. Continue what your doing.
kidynamite58 2 days ago
The most dangerous part of winter traveling in the US is your first step outside your hotel in the morning. Many proprietors are too cheap or lazy to throw a little ice melt outside the exits to keep people from slipping on icy ground and bashing their heads in.
heathercorbett26 2 days ago
Where did you go in Nebraska? Safe travels guys!
Kirsti Edwards
Kirsti Edwards 2 days ago
driving in those conditions is truly terrifying, so sorry you guys went through that, and glad you made it to safety
Emily Gregory
Emily Gregory 3 days ago
When did they go to South Carolina and what was the video?
Jerry H
Jerry H 3 days ago
Thank God you are both alive. I don't know you you all but this video had me balling my eyes out while you were explaining th accident that didn't happen. Glad you both are safe & thanks for the video. Me and my partner are heading to Yellow Stone on the 21st till the 25th. We live in Hollywood and I can't wait to see it. Have fun! New sub! 🙏 -Peace, Jerry ✌️
Andrew B.
Andrew B. 3 days ago
This woesn’t even bad welcome to the Midwest
Rick C
Rick C 3 days ago
Tip for the day? Don't drive in bad weather?
Sarah’s Videos
Sarah’s Videos 3 days ago
Thanks goodness you guys are okay
Leonardo Luga
Leonardo Luga 3 days ago
Leonardo Luga
Leonardo Luga 3 days ago
Tinman Ofthelake
Tinman Ofthelake 3 days ago
go live in Alaska for a few years..... then nothing will phase you....
Angela Downs
Angela Downs 3 days ago
Welcome to South Dakota. From a person from SD slow down and pay more attention then what you would normally.
Screen Box
Screen Box 3 days ago
We were thinking of driving to Yellowstone from Sacramento 2 weeks ago and I'm glad it didn't happen.
Diane Silverstein
Thank you, thank you for sharing your trip to Yellowstone! We spent late winter to late summer there in 2018 and still can't find the right words to describe the place. Magnificent doesn't quite cut it. It's beyond that. The bison jams we're faves of ours. So glad to see YNP in winter through your eyes. So glad you made it there safely. Happy trails!
NWforager 3 days ago
trust me , its Way worse to be In the Semi
Ty Flakes
Ty Flakes 3 days ago
Thank you Jesus for keeping them safe 😭
Cindy Taylor
Cindy Taylor 3 days ago
If you never drive in snow and ice. Yellowstone is not a good place to start. Very stupid on your part.
Kiara Enid
Kiara Enid 3 days ago
I know I’m a week late but the worst time to drive with snow if right after. There’s usually black ice and you can’t see it, it just looks like the road is wet. Then you slip and slide and that’s when the most accidents happen. I’m glad you guys are okay!
Larry Keller
Larry Keller 3 days ago
Omg this new generation .. crying good god no wonder why we have cancel culture
Jeffrey Jordan
Jeffrey Jordan 3 days ago
Stay in the 18 wheeler's tire tracks and don't use your brakes too much, let your engine do the breaking. Hang in there and hope for the best, good luck driving on black ice.
Sean Wilson
Sean Wilson 3 days ago
black ice is very scary.
Gwen Prpka
Gwen Prpka 3 days ago
You are so pretty
Annelies geef niet op
Thank you for taking us to Yellow stone!
Caden Crowter
Caden Crowter 3 days ago
That’s nothing try driving on are roads in Canada during winter
Carson Balmforth
Carson Balmforth 3 days ago
I live pretty close to Yellowstone national park and I highly recommend going in the summer
Pamela Fine
Pamela Fine 3 days ago
How about checking the weather!
Sara 3 days ago
I’ve always lived in Florida and have never seen snow or black ice. Wow. It’s beautiful but terrifying.
Michael Sage
Michael Sage 3 days ago
Been in that weather way too much in the mid west, used to drive home for Christmas every year 13 hours white knuckling it. Other drivers always were the scary part. Honestly I was more scared for you when you were in India and you talked about the drunken crowds of men attacking women. Really enjoying your van videos, maybe more than your old travel videos.
Eleanor Barsic
Eleanor Barsic 3 days ago
I've only been there in summer. Thanks for the great winter footage!
zhac83 3 days ago
This is the reason we in Finland this things called winter tires... :DD
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Tysm for my English assignment
Charles .Strohmeyer IV
CLICK BAIT NOTHING SCARY your welcome saved you 20mins of ur life it's just the heated water coming out the ground no accidents or near death scenarios
Caitlyn Hoffman
Caitlyn Hoffman 3 days ago
Love the sapphire pool. Saw it in September and it’s so pretty.
Ashlyn Everett
Ashlyn Everett 3 days ago
Me living in MN and looking at this like it’s normal
Daniel Florez Azuola
I think it was much worse when they walked on a glacier in Switzerland. Feel like this was nothing
Maitreya Kanitkar
wow this is the scariest thing i've ever seen in my whole life, but then again i am from western india
chandarpal mourya
Ella Meert
Ella Meert 4 days ago
What camera do you use?
Storm Skies
Storm Skies 4 days ago
Firstly there’s no need to cry! I mean that’s just dramatic fir dramatics sake. Second always carry chains fir your tyres. Third slow down ffs.
Alyssa Tanner
Alyssa Tanner 4 days ago
They were in a serious situation and talking about how scary it was then they saw a subway and it all went away for a second. Subway makes everything better
Shelby McKay
Shelby McKay 4 days ago
😂 the dude in a hoodie and shorts in the middle of this snow storm is the definition of Canadian 😅 he was prepared lol he planned for this 😂
Vijay 4 days ago
i think we all are travelling together with kara and nate 💜
Dan Willis
Dan Willis 4 days ago
The even excellent excited children subjectively encourage because band ethnically steer excluding a measly mary. magical, cautious hood
Gelamil Garcia
Gelamil Garcia 4 days ago
US should invest with their snow tires for each states every winter like in Canada or other countries. Because you never know when a random snow storm, frozen rain, ice snow will come in your way like this one.
Aimee Wright
Aimee Wright 4 days ago
I just started watching their videos a couple days ago and am now so fully invested I was very much tearing up hearing them describe it because I absolutely know that fear.
Veronica Reyes
Veronica Reyes 4 days ago
I can’t look at Nate and not think he looks so much like Cristiano Ronaldo...
String Bean
String Bean 4 days ago
Carry chains, and you're fine. Living in a nice roomy van like that means you have nowhere to go fast. You learn patience and how to enjoy the moment that way. It's good for you.
Andrew Huynh
Andrew Huynh 4 days ago
Note they are from Nashville TN. Us Tennesseans aren't built for any kind of inclement weather. Quarter inch of snow = inclement weather for us lol
itsmackeever 4 days ago
I experienced these conditions in a camper van coming from WinterPark back to Denver during a nasty snow storm a couple weeks ago. So glad you guys are okay!!!
Cheryl Parker
Cheryl Parker 4 days ago
Glad you made it safely. I really enjoyed the beautiful video of Yellowstone, great job!
Maz7006 4 days ago
WI driver here with a Corolla. 1. Slow the down, like real down. 2. Take away distractions. 3. Follow somebody cautiously. 4. Use hazardous if you sense danger. 5. If you feel what your about to do is dangerous then it is. 6. If have a moment and slide don’t brake , let off the gas gently and be careful. 7. If you don’t need to be on the road don’t be.
Elias M.
Elias M. 4 days ago
“It’s negative two degrees, the coldest that we’ve tried to sleep in this van” “I’m turning on the heater”
ANGELMANNO2 4 days ago
Yes, Glad you made it safe.
gemi pancakes
gemi pancakes 4 days ago
Please be careful to wear a mask when near people, even outside. I love you guys, but it worries me that you're talking to people without a mask in the middle of a pandemic. Please be safe!
bruce wayne
bruce wayne 4 days ago
I learnt alot about black ice from my dad and dang when something as big and heavy as an 18-wheeler goes off the road you know it's series btw i live in a small mountainy town in Tennessee and it gets really bad here sometimes during the fall and winter and the wildlife consists of deer,bear,coyotes,birds crows and hawks included,snakes,turtles,rabbits,lizards if i can remember correctly,fish,insects,spiders and when humans first settled this town that i live in there were elk and buffalo and wolves but unfortunately they were all driven and hunted out of the area
Paige Steele
Paige Steele 4 days ago
Canadians drive in this 6 months out of the year!