Lake Havasu City lures RV Snowbirds with free sunshine, low cost fun, pyrotechnics
While millions of Americans are shoveling out from under a blanket of snow, thousands of lucky RV snowbirds are basking in the much warmer climes of the southwest Arizona desert. Lake Havasu City is one tourist mecca that boasts 300 days a year of sunshine and off
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Beginning with MLK Day, 10 free days at 2,000+ National Parks, public lands sites in 2017
Kicking off its second century, the National Park Services opens its doors free on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, January 16.  All together there will be 10 *free entrance days to more than 2,000 National Parks, national forests, national wildlife refuges, and other fede
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Autumn camping destination #1: Bear Paw Mountains, a picturesque place in northeast Montana
Pack your recreation vehicle, throw in an extra layer of clothing and explore a few lesser-know public campgrounds this autumn to discover amazing scenery, spectacular fall color, and an abundance of outdoor activities. The first of four colorful campground desti
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Autumn sheep festival in picturesque Idaho = RV family fun
The 20th Trailing of the Sheep Festival in Hailey, Idaho, October 5 - 9, 2016, is a perfect autumn RV destination. The annual migration of sheep from their summer pastures south to winter grazing "is Idaho living history and a weekend long festival that highlights th
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Juntura--a welcomed Oasis in hot, dry eastern Oregon
About 60 miles east of Burns and 72 miles west of Ontario, Juntura is an oasis on a long and lonely stretch of US Hwy 20 in arid eastern Oregon. This small community sits near 4,000-feet at the confluence of the Malheur River and  North Fork Malheur River. (The word
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'How about that BBQ' in Lockhart, Texas
As part of our short two-day stay at the nearby Lockhart State Park, we ate at two of the four best barbecue places in these parts --  'Lockhart: the BBQ Capital of Texas.' Lockhart and cattle go back a long ways in these parts ... back to when it was a major north
Blue Ridge Parkway -- camping, meandering along “America’s Favorite Drive
Over the course of my life, every time I traveled anywhere near the Blue Ridge Parkway ... I made certain I hopped onto it for at least a few of the 469 slow, meandering miles through Virginia and North Carolina. It is a mythical drive. This "most visited" unit
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Up-to-date information on that ‘Ultimate RV Road Trip’ from the people at North to Alaska
"With winter in the rear view mirror and summer on the horizon, it's a perfect time to start selecting the bucket-list destinations you want to see "on your ultimate road,” say the folks at North to Alaska. This informative website offers numerous suggestions for ca
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'Star Party' Sat. Jan. 30 at Catalina State Park, Tucson
"Some amazing solar system and deep-sky objects are expected to be in the sky," say park officials. "These include Uranus, Orion's Nebula (a star nursery) and other gas clouds, Adromeda Galaxy (2.5 million light years away), double star systems, star clusters and ot
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RV snowbird heaven - Catalina State Park, Tucson
RV Snowbirds from North America flock to Arizona each winter. One place many RVers check out is Catalina State Park. Just about everyone who goes there, raves about the park's unique location--just a few miles north of Tucson, yet with easy access to wilderness.
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