Miranda Lambert Says Brendan McLoughlin Is the “Best Navigator’ On 1,000 Mile Camping Trip

Miranda Lambert and her husband Brendan McLoughlin are making the most of the quarantine life by traveling the country while…


Lauren Jo Black

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May 19, 2020


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Miranda Lambert and Brendan McLoughlin; Photos via Instagram

Miranda Lambert and her husband Brendan McLoughlin are making the most of the quarantine life by traveling the country while social distancing in their brand new 2020 Airstream Globetrotter.

The couple recently logged 1,000 miles in six days with their Airstream, which is nicknamed “The Sherriff,” and Lambert shared a few highlights of their trip with fans via Instagram.

“Hey, y’all. Just an update on glamp life,” she began. “We spent the last week taking #TheSherrif on his first road trip. We camped our way to see our NY family. 6 days: 4 states: 1000 miles.”

The “Bluebird” singer revealed that the couple’s trip began in Nashville and that they made stops in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, Virginia, Pennsylvania and finally, New York.

“It was a nice change of pace,” she said. “Something about the highway is calming, and at the same time keeps you completely focused. I like to drive a lot because most of my adult life I’ve been driven around on a tour bus to play music.”

Though she admitted that she misses touring, Lambert’s trip recap sure made it seem like she and Brenden had a blast on their trip.

“B drives too and is the best navigator. We can set up camp in under 10 minutes once we pull in. Took a few times but we worked out the kinks,” she shared. “One of my favorite things on this trip was making dads classic recipe ‘campfire casserole’ in our Dutch Oven on the camp fire coals! Of course we had to face time Rick Lambert to make sure we knew the tricks of the trade, but Brendan has cooking anything in this cast iron down to an art now.”

The superstar closed her post teasing, “stay tuned for more,” hinting that their camping adventures aren’t over yet.

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Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for Answers.com and her work being featured on Forbes.com. She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.