Those of you that have followed this blog over the years know my preferred cost for a nightly campsite is free. However, free campsites are not always conveniently located near the places I want to visit, so when I do pay for a space, I like a campground that offers real value for the dollar. […]
There was a lot of talk this past summer about the price of a senior lifetime America the Beautiful Pass going from $10 to $80. Though it is an 800% increase, this pass is still a great value. An America the Beautiful Pass grants you access to more than 2,000 federal recreation sites. Each pass […]
According to the 2016 visitation statistics, over 11.3 million people visited the Great Smokey Mountains National Park, nearly double the number that visited the second-most visited Grand Canyon. By contrast, fewer than 50,000 people combined made the trek to visit the three least-visited national parks. Whether you are looking for a unique and uncrowded wilderness […]
“If a camper visits a national park and doesn’t actually post about it on Facebook, did it really happen?” When the National Park Service was established in 1916, President Woodrow Wilson wasn’t looking for ways to provide high-speed internet. Visitors didn’t need to check their Facebook or upload selfies from the Grand Canyon to their […]
Want to end your RV trip in a body bag? Here’s how to get injured or die in the national parks on your next summer adventure.
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.
Don’t wait for summer campers to crowd you out. Plan a spring vacation now at any (or all!) of these five great national parks to visit before summer.
The National Park Service’s well-publicized 2016 centennial celebration attracted more people than ever, which may cause changes to the way we enjoy National Park RV vacations.
Dreaming of your next RV getaway? Here’s a list of 2017 national parks free entry days to help you create an itinerary for the perfect vacation.
With America’s parks in dire need of maintenance funds, the park service and Congress are considering a National Parks Lifetime Senior Pass fee increase.
With 2016 the centennial of the National Park Service (NPS), RV-golfers can celebrate by camping and golfing in a national park or national recreation area. Specifically, in the Golden State that offers three opportunities for golfing in a national park or NPS unit.