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 […]
Visiting the California coast is always pleasing to the eye and good for the soul. Morro Bay on Highway 1 offers both of those elements. Set roughly 200 miles north of Los Angeles and over 200 miles south of San Francisco, Morro Bay is a quintessential town along this fabled highway. Just look for the […]
One of the most accessible natural areas in Alaska is Chugach State Park. This vast park allows visitors to explore the Chugach Mountain Range just minutes from the population centers of downtown Anchorage, Palmer, or Girdwood. Chugach State Park offers access to all levels of adventure including hiking, biking, fishing, camping, glaciers, gold panning, berry […]
Though you probably know the Southwest for its desert landscape, you might be surprised by the many scenic lakes where you can go waterfront camping. These lakes are an oasis for activities like swimming, fishing, and kayaking, and they have campgrounds that can accommodate RVs and trailers. 1. Lake Pleasant, Arizona The cool blue Lake […]
Mild weather and a variety of activities draw many visitors to the Peach State of Georgia, especially during winter months. On the outskirts of Savannah, for example, RVers can enjoy the splendors of picturesque Skidaway Island State Park and then tee it up at nearby Hunter Golf Club. Skidaway Island State Park is set on […]
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 […]
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 […]