Most of you that have followed my blog through the years know my favorite campsite is a free one in the boondocks. One of the many reasons my wife and I prefer the boondocks is that we aren’t annoyed by other camper’s lack of manners. These are the top five inconsiderate things you never should […]
Alaska’s newest state campground, K’esugi Ken Campground, opened in 2017 in Denali State Park, operated by the Alaska Department of Natural Resources. Denali State Park borders the much larger Denali National Park on the west side, about 2.75 hours drive north of Anchorage. The campground offers astounding views of the Alaska Range and Denali (formerly […]
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina has long been a world-famous destination. Many are drawn to the 60-mile stretch of beach affectionately known as the Grand Strand that features dozens of golf courses, various water sports, amusement parks, and resorts. This area is also home to two quality establishments: Ocean Lakes Family Campground and their next door […]
Pack it in, pack it out—this is a key principle in leaving no trace, something every hiker and camper should be familiar with. It’s not only the courteous thing to do, but it keeps our campgrounds and trails looking nice and clean for years to come. To be fair, nobody wants to camp or hike […]
Those that regularly follow my adventures on this blog know that I am all about free places to camp and lesser-known places to explore. How have I driven past (literally within a half-mile) the free Liberty Campground for all of my life without checking it out is a mystery. The campground is named after the […]
Many who enjoy boondocking in out-of-the-way locations have likely found themselves at one time or another camping in a spot near old mine workings. The western US and Rocky Mountains are dotted with various mineral districts that have attracted miners hunting for gold, silver, lead, zinc, coal, gemstones and other minerals since the 1800s. Many […]
Sitting between Rimrock and Sacrifice Cliff along the Yellowstone River in south-central Montana, Billings is the state’s largest city and home to the world’s first KOA campground. The Yellowstone River, the last fully untamed free-flowing river in the lower 48 states, meanders its way along the southern edge of Billings. Along its banks you will […]
Can convicts fix the campground worker shortage problems hitting the summer tourism industry in America and Canada?
Tyler Creek Golf Course & Campground offers a unique opportunity to golf and camp in a picturesque country setting, located halfway between Grand Rapids and Lansing in west-central Michigan. Situated among wooded, rolling hills, Tyler Creek’s signature covered bridge spans the gentle creek that winds through the property in the small town of Alto. Though […]
It’s not a matter of “if” but “when” you’ll have horrible RV neighbors. Learn to cope or you’ll hate the lifestyle. Here’s how to do it.