Red Bluff Recreation Area in Northern California has been a regular stop along the way for my wife and I as we return home from our annual fall trip to the desert southwest. It is just a short distance off I-5 with a campground offering large spaces, some water and electric sites along with reasonable […]
On a long, isolated stretch of the Alaska Highway at historical mile 496, between Fort Nelson, BC and Watson Lake, Yukon, there is a hidden oasis in the lush muskeg of the northern Rocky Mountains. The Liard Hot Springs Provincial Park includes two beautiful hot springs pools and a Provincial campground amid the natural beauty […]
Don’t park on the cheap until you know the pros and cons of free camping in parking lots, driveways and public lands.
Do you have your campsite reserved for what is being billed as the event of the century? On Monday August 21, 2017, a total eclipse of the sun will occur from coast to coast across the United States, forming a 70 mile corridor of darkness across 14 states. The eclipse will begin as a partial […]
Wall Drug Store has attracted visitors the world over since opening in 1931. Located roughly 55 miles east of Rapid City, South Dakota and 75 miles east of Mount Rushmore, the tiny town of Wall was once known by locals as “the geographical center of nowhere”. Not so today. Though Wall Drug Store commands most […]
Smoking in campgrounds is a hot topic that isn’t going away any time soon. Tobacco use is on the decline but more than 36.5 million adults still light up.
Sitting on the dock of South Rolly Lake in the summertime, the peace of Alaska wilderness envelops you through the glassy water surface, the lush woods, views of the mountain peaks of the Talkeetna Range, and the sound of the distant train horn of the Alaska Railroad. If you are the type of traveler […]
Picturesque golf courses and comfortable RV parks are plentiful in Vernon, British Columbia, 275 miles east of Vancouver. Offering a host of cultural activities, Vernon is situated in the Okanagan region some 30 miles north of Kelowna, B.C. and just over 100 miles north of the U.S./Washington State border at Osoyoos, Canada’s only desert. Vernon […]
Privatizing national park campgrounds functions is nothing new, but if the new Interior Department budget is passed the American public could see much more outsourced functions.
Sitting at an elevation of 5,800 feet above sea level, Glenwood Springs, Colorado offers great outdoor activities like golf, along with inviting RV resorts like Ami’s Acres Campground. This scenic park is surrounded by mountains on all sides, yet only a few miles from downtown Glenwood Springs. The large RV sites can accommodate rigs up […]
If you think your RV water is safe, think again. You could be drinking contaminated campground water.