A sunny afternoon with friends Sherian & Lee Shriver visiting the USS Lexington on Corpus Christi Bay
A warm afternoon on the Gulf Coast of Texas is the perfect opportunity to visit the USS Lexington that rests regally in Corpus Christi Bay next to the North Beach. This fabled aircraft carrier played a significant role in our nation’s defense for nearly 50 yea
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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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'Airstream Ranch' -- don't blink, it's not up for long
RV snowbirds traveling along I-4 between Tampa and Plant City in Florida have been getting an eyeful of the "Airstream Ranch,"since early 2008. Some report that it zips by pretty fast, so be ready with your camera. However, according to RVTravel.com, "Florida’s Air
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Old Town Yuma's historic Lutes Casino popular with RV Snowbirds, locals
Lutes Casino Restaurant is located in the heart of Historic Downtown Yuma.  Jimmy and I were taken there by full-time RV friends Bob Parker and Donna Huffer. It was a warm afternoon and we were in need of a cold drink. This is a fun historic destination in Old To
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Corps of Engineers campgrounds in California
After Oregon State Park at Harris Beach Campground on Monday, we traveled about 320 miles south -- that doesn't seem like a great distance unless one is traveling on winding Hwy 101 along the Pacific Coast, then through the amazing Redwoods on a wet day with  slow tra
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Meandered the Napa Valley skirting Bay Area traffic
After a long, long 8-hour drive yesterday down a wet, slow and winding Hwy 101 through Redwood Country, this day we decided to meander through Napa Valley along CA 128/29 in iconic Wine Country. And, as a bonus, we completely avoided any Bay Area traffic. An ease
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Wildlife Safari: Family RV Short Stop or overnight stay
Whether you are an RV Snowbird traveling south for the winter ... or simply driving along I-5 in southern Oregon, Wildlife Safari is an excellent destination for a family to spend a few hours ... or consider staying overnight in the RV Campground on the property. Sin
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Perfect RV Short Stop for RV travelers along Hwy 101
Jimmy and I are not traditional tourists. We do not have a checklist for visiting every state capitol or presidential library in America. We are, however, suckers for lighthouses. And, to our delight, the Pacific Northwest coast has quite a few. While the one in Cre
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Free very special family evening events at Carlsbad Caverns -- 'Bat Flight' programs, 'Night Sky Parties'
Each summer through early autumn, Carlsbad Caverns National Park hosts very special free family programs. Go on a New Moon starlit hiking adventure with a ranger into the Chihuahuan Desert on Sept. 30 and Oct. 30. Bring comfy hiking shoes, water and a light snack. Li
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Johnny and June Carter Cash's 'hideaway farm' in rural Tennessee now open to public
Country music legend Johnny Carter called his 107-acre farm in rural central Tennessee,  "the center of my universe." For more than 30 years, Cash said that he and his wife, June Carter Cash, would escape the spotlight of fame and "tend my own garden, wander my own
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