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.
In the last installment we looked at options for camping on state land, using Washington State as an example. This week I will share what you can expect in the way of camping and adventures when exploring the Colockum Wildlife Area, which is one of 33 wildlife areas in Washington State. The 105,662 acre Colockum […]
Tired of un-level campsites? Go out and enjoy spacious, big campsites at Army Corps of Engineers RV Campgrounds.
In the past two installments we have looked at equipping your new RV for its first campout. While you might choose a state park or private RV park for your first outing, I am going to share a tip of where to find free campsites that most RV newbies are unaware of. Most every state […]