Remote and little-known points of historical interest rank high on my list of places to explore. When these places also provide a free place to camp (typically boondock), I like them even better. A free attraction combined with free camping makes for a low-cost weekend of getting out of the house and enjoying public land. […]
My wife and I recently took an RV trip to Eastern Washington to visit family members; one in Ritzville, one in Wenatchee, and another in Cle Elum. Looking for a central location between the three to camp (for free of course), I went to one of my favorite online resources, the Washington Department of Fish […]
West of Seattle, the Kitsap Peninsula is an oasis for people who love the outdoors. Thanks to its remote location across Puget Sound, this region is less visited than other areas just outside of the big city and maintains a more peaceful, easygoing way of life. With shoreline along Puget Sound and the Hood Canal, […]
Camping and golfing in Washington’s state capital of Olympia is convenient with Riverbend Campground and the nearby Eagles Pride Golf Course. Set on the picturesque Nisqually River a few minutes from Interstate 5, Riverbend Campground offers nearly 80 spaces and all the necessary amenities. The pet-friendly facility has 30/50 amp electrical, laundry facilities, showers, a […]
Billed as the Apple Capital of the World, the picturesque town of Wenatchee in central Washington overlooks the mighty Columbia River. The natural beauty of the area is only the beginning of its appeal. Highlander Golf Course is one of the beneficiaries of that spectacular view, perched on a hillside some 800 feet above the […]
When RV camping gets a little too routine, consider adding some variety to your adventures up with fire tower lookout rentals in the west.
Chewelah Golf and Country Club RV Park ranks as one of the top hidden gems in northeast Washington. Located 45 minutes north of Spokane, this premiere park and golf course offers 27 holes of golf and 27 sites for RVs. The 18-hole course is carved into majestic conifers, boasting plush bent-grass greens, manicured fairways, and […]
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 […]
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 […]
Don’t let the West Coast RV parking shortages ruin your stay. Here’s how to cope when you go RVing in California, Oregon or Washington.
Luck has been given a prominent status in fishing lore and beginner`s luck is legendary. Well, this old fisherman doesn’t quite buy luck theory. With more than 65 years of fishing oceans, rivers, lakes and streams, I’ve learned that most fish are caught by the best anglers.