A couple of entries ago we visited Medicine Wheel National Historic Landmark in Wyoming’s Bighorn Mountains. In this installment, we will look at many more points of interest an adventurous RVer will want to visit while in the vicinity of the Medicine Wheel. First off are two nearby waterfalls of considerable size. The first you […]
In the last installment, we looked at dispersed camping (aka boondocking) in Wyoming’s Bighorn Mountains. Not only is the area very scenic and a respite from the summer heat of the lowlands that surround the range, but it has many areas to keep an adventurous RVer out and about exploring too. In this post, we […]
My wife and I had the privilege of RVing through Wyoming’s Big Horn Mountains this summer. There are lots of scenic places to explore and the high elevation makes for comfortable weather when it is broiling hot at lower elevations. Prior to arriving, I had researched several large areas where boondocking is allowed and looked […]
“OMG it’s back! What do you do when they won’t leave?” This was a text message I received from a friend who was boondocking with her husband and dog near Mount Shasta in Northern California on their way north to Alaska. A young black bear had woken them during the night and scratched up their […]
When RV camping gets a little too routine, consider adding some variety to your adventures up with fire tower lookout rentals in the west.
The first thing you’ll notice about Laramie, Wyoming – besides the surrounding natural beauty – is the crisp and thin air. Situated at 7,220 feet of elevation, Laramie is located on a high plain between two mountain ranges: the Snowy Range and Laramie Range. This is a great destination for outdoor enthusiasts. Not only will […]
Feast your eyes on three-thousand miles of spectacular foliage when you plan a Rocky Mountains fall color RV getaway in September.
As the mercury drops, America’s oldest national park becomes a world of pristine snow, steaming geysers and frosted bison. Other seasons have their own appeal. Spring brings new growth, warmer temperatures, hungry bears and baby animals walking on unsure legs. Summer finds hordes of tourists, and even though many animals amble up to higher ground […]
When you first glimpse this 60-foot pyramid— a memorial to Oakes and Oliver Ames who greatly contributed to the construction of the first transcontinental railroad— you might wonder what it’s doing way out “in the middle of nowhere.” Although it’s located down a dirt side road off Interstate 80, it’s actually only 40 miles outside […]