Free national and state park entry passes are totally do-able when you follow our best tips to get in free to your favorite parks and camping destinations.
Outside of Georgia’s more populated areas are more than 30 state parks, which are all ideal for RVers and easily accessible off I-75.
Much like Quartzsite, Lake Havasu City in Western Arizona is a haven for snowbirds in the winter. This city along the Colorado River has year-round sunshine and endless ways to get outdoors. You can find lots of local shops to browse, restaurants to choose from, and RV resorts with 5-star amenities. The city also claims […]
One hundred years ago, the major hostilities of World War I were formally ended at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918. A year later on the first Armistice Day, U.S. President Woodrow Wilson issued a message to the American People which in part said, “To us in America […]
Here in the Pacific Northwest, where I live, a weekend forecast of sunny and 82 degrees is a guarantee for every waterfront campsite to be occupied. So, when we were traveling through California during the fall a couple of years ago with a similar forecast, we were surprised to find that we had our choice […]
Located 40 miles north of Chicago on the shores of Lake Michigan is picturesque Illinois Beach State Park in Zion, Illinois. This 4,160-acre park stretches for six-and-a-half miles along Lake Michigan, and offers 241 sites, 30/50 amp electrical, toilets, drinking water, and a dump station. Other amenities include beach access, hiking trails, fishing, a nature […]
If your travels take you through Glendive, Montana in the eastern part of the state, take some time to explore this geographically diverse area of the country. Located about 40 minutes from the North Dakota border off of Interstate 94, Glendive will appeal to hikers, photographers, history buffs, and golfers, too. You’ll have to endure […]
Washington State doesn’t have as many state parks on the coast as Oregon and California, but we recently found one in a scenic, remote spot. Grayland Beach State Park is located off Highway 105 along the Pacific Coast and is only a ten-minute drive from Westport and a half-hour from Aberdeen. Grayland Beach SP has […]
For those who have mobility issues, taking a hike down a wooded trail may sound like a distant dream. In Colorado’s Staunton State Park, a newly launched Track Chair Program now allows trail access to those who cannot explore under their own power. Staunton State Park is Colorado’s newest State Park (opening in May 2013) […]
In the last installment, we were heading north from Nevada’s Echo Canyon State Park into Spring Valley State Park. In this installment, we will explore Spring Valley State Park north of Eagle Valley Reservoir. The paved road you have been traveling on will turn to gravel (suitable for all RVs) as you leave the improved […]
In the last installment, we ventured to Nevada’s Eagle Valley and explored Echo Canyon State Park’s scenic Ash Canyon. The unusual thing about Eagle Canyon is the abundance (by Nevada standards) of flowing water. This water first drew the Fremont people over a thousand years ago who hunted and gathered, then farmers and ranchers in […]