Twin Falls, Idaho, in the south-central portion of the Gem state, offers plenty of picturesque outdoor activities throughout the year. The city even took its name from two waterfalls in the Snake River Canyon. However, a dam was eventually constructed to generate hydroelectricity, which diverted water away from the second waterfall. There are still several […]
Archives for March 2019
In our last post, we visited Georgia’s Dahlonega Gold Museum and learned about one of the earliest gold rushes in the United States. In that elusive search for the precious yellow metal, gold seekers eventually began to look underground to find the source of all the placer gold they had been recovering for years in […]
The abandoned mining town of Garnet, Montana is located about eleven miles up Garnet Range Road between the towns of Clearwater and Drummond in the Missoula area of Western Montana. In its heyday, the town swelled to nearly 1,000 people in 1898, only to be virtually abandoned just seven years later. The town remains nearly […]
RV wrecks and disasters can happen to anyone without formal RV driver education. Here’s why investing in a class is cheaper than paying your RV insurance deductible.
Major League Baseball is just around the corner, and the Texas Rangers have already knocked it out of the park. The Rangers, based in Arlington, Texas are the first professional baseball franchise to team up with a local golf course. In late February, the Texas Rangers Golf Club officially debuted a few miles down the […]
The popular Good Sam Trip Planner will no longer be available as of April 10, 2019. Luckily, there are still some very useful resources for RV trip planning that will help you map out your travels, find campgrounds and more. 1. RV Trip Wizard The best trip planning tool made specifically for RVers is RV […]
It’s finally spring, the weather is warming up, and wildflowers are starting to bloom. While part-time RVers are beginning to kick off their camping season, it’s also the time of year when bees and wasps become more active. These are some of the ways you can prevent them from buzzing around your campsite, or worse, […]
Those that have followed my blog for the past ten years or so know that I have a fascination with the gold rushes that have occurred in North America, and I have visited all of the gold rush sites in the eleven western states, British Columbia, and Yukon. So when recent travels took us east […]
Located in Southern Arizona between Sonoita and Rio Rico on Route 82, the small town of Patagonia is one of Arizona’s best-kept secrets. Patagonia sits along the Sonoita Creek and is surrounded by the Santa Rita and Patagonia mountain ranges of the Coronado National Forest. Mountain peaks rise nearly 2,000 feet from the desert floor, […]
Finding national parks with big rig camping takes some RV tip planning, but it’s not an impossible dream for owners of bigger rigs. Here’s how to do it.
Celebrate a little Erin go Bragh (Ireland till the end of time) this weekend in Dublin—Dublin, Ohio, that is. Full of Irish pubs and Irish traditions, Dublin’s tagline says it all: Irish is an attitude! A great place to hang your hat while exploring Dublin is Cross Creek Camping Resort, located a few miles north […]