Sitting in my travel rig while enjoying an early morning cup of coffee, I see fellow-wheeled voyagers packing up and rolling out. They must have stopped for an overnight rest and are now heading back on the road to somewhere. My questions are: why be in such a hurry? Why not stop for a day […]
Most RVers who have driven the length of California know well its major north-south arteries—Interstate 5, U.S. 101 and state highways 1 and 99. Those busy highways are all west of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Not so familiar is U.S. 395, which runs on the east side of the mountains. A 220-mile stretch of U.S. […]
RVers piloting their craft on Oregon Highway 18, between Salem, the state capital, and the rugged coastline, might want to alter their flight plan and land where they and their passengers can reach new heights of exhilaration—the Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum in McMinnville. The museum houses some of the finest collections of aircraft memorabilia […]
Vacationers and wanderers venturing north up Interstate 5 in Oregon might consider deviating from their path and, at Highway 126, just west of Springfield, slide over to Highway 99. Nestled in the 47 miles between the rival universities in Eugene and Corvallis are wonderful small towns, exquisite farm country and wooded hills. Slightly west of […]
Between the hectic traffic on Interstate 5 north of Los Angeles and scenic Highway 101 along the coast is a popular east-west asphalt artery that connects the two. Highway 126 links Ventura with Santa Clarita, and along this stretch of highway, RVers can enjoy some fine, hidden offerings.
The roadway cuts between two mountain ranges and passes through some of the best farmland in Los Angeles and Ventura counties. Known as Heritage Valley, the fields here produce a potpourri of seasonal crops, dominated by the big three: springtime strawberries, summer avocados, and citrus, primarily oranges of both the navel and Valencia varieties.