Get outdoors and enjoy National Parks Week

Get outdoors and enjoy National Parks Week

According to an email from the folks at our National Parks, "Everyone can find a unique way to celebrate our incredible national parks this April during National Park Week." April 21 through April 29, "the parks will be aglow with special programs and events across the country. From a fee-free day to National Park Rx Day and everything in between, there’s no shortage of ways to join in on the festivities. This year’s theme is 'Park Stars' — so be sure t
Slow road cross country - 'EZ 66 Guide'

Slow road cross country – ‘EZ 66 Guide’

Anything that combines seeing America, RVing and art, I love, love, love. That's what 'EZ66 Guide for Travelers' by Jerry McClanahan offers. "Eighty percent of the original Route 66 is still easily drivable, but often not on ordinary maps & signage. The EZ66 GUIDE is the answer to finding the route, most of it suitable for RVs. This is the ultimate guide for exploring the Mother Road whether you’re driving west or east. Its maps & directions are comp
More about Arizona's Kartchner Caverns State Park

More about Arizona’s Kartchner Caverns State Park

Kartchner Caverns were discovered in 1974. This "live" cave "is host to a wide variety of unique minerals and formations. Water percolates from the surface and calcite formations continue to grow, including stalactites dripping down like icicles and giant stalagmites reaching up from the ground." Tour guides unveil fascinating underground discoveries during two memorable 1½ hour tours. The year-round tour covers the Rotunda/Throne rooms; the other, the Big R
Kartchner Caverns State Park and Star Party in southern Arizona

Kartchner Caverns State Park and Star Party in southern Arizona

For solar viewing during the day and "celestial amazement after sunset" don't miss "Kartchner Star Party" on Saturday, April 7 and Oct. 13, 2018 between 2 -9 p.m. Look at the magnificent skies through professional telescopes provided by the Huachuca Astronomy Club who will answer questions and discuss the elements of the Arizona sky. Click here for more information on Kartchner Caverns' Star Party ... and other events click here for an article I wrote for
Basque Museum in Boise, Idaho, an intriguing stop along an RV journey through Pacific Northwest

Basque Museum in Boise, Idaho, an intriguing stop along an RV journey through Pacific Northwest

Time to begin planning those side-trips to your RVing summer trip through the Pacific Northwest. The Basque Museum & Cultural Center is the one of those little know museums that holds amazing exhibits, collections, and tours. It is the only museum in the United States dedicated to preserve, promote, and perpetuate Basque history and culture. Located in downtown Boise, Idaho, the museum provides an active central location for maintaining the Basque culture in
Get outdoors and enjoy National Parks Week
According to an email from the folks at our National Parks, "Everyone can find a unique way to celebrate our incredible national parks this April during National Park Week." April 21 through April 29, "the parks will be aglow with special programs and events acro
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Slow road cross country - 'EZ 66 Guide'
Anything that combines seeing America, RVing and art, I love, love, love. That's what 'EZ66 Guide for Travelers' by Jerry McClanahan offers. "Eighty percent of the original Route 66 is still easily drivable, but often not on ordinary maps & signage. The EZ66 G
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More about Arizona's Kartchner Caverns State Park
Kartchner Caverns were discovered in 1974. This "live" cave "is host to a wide variety of unique minerals and formations. Water percolates from the surface and calcite formations continue to grow, including stalactites dripping down like icicles and giant stalagmite
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Kartchner Caverns State Park and Star Party in southern Arizona
For solar viewing during the day and "celestial amazement after sunset" don't miss "Kartchner Star Party" on Saturday, April 7 and Oct. 13, 2018 between 2 -9 p.m. Look at the magnificent skies through professional telescopes provided by the Huachuca Astronomy Clu
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Basque Museum in Boise, Idaho, an intriguing stop along an RV journey through Pacific Northwest
Time to begin planning those side-trips to your RVing summer trip through the Pacific Northwest. The Basque Museum & Cultural Center is the one of those little know museums that holds amazing exhibits, collections, and tours. It is the only museum in the United S
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Fascinating family stop when RVing through Southwest near where I-10 meets I-25 in New Mexico
We have been RV Snowbirds for more than eight years. Our primary east-west route through west Texas and New Mexico can get tiresome along I-10. One way we break it up is by stopping off somewhere along the way for a day or two or three.  A very special destination,
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RV Shows last two weeks of March 2018
Lots more RV and Outdoor Sports shows planned across the USA the last two weeks in March. These shows give potential buyers and ‘wannabes’ an opportunity to quickly see many 2018 makes and models of motor coaches and travel trailers — at one time and in one place.
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Active millennial RVers Shea and Erin Laughlin, #3:  Hymer Aktiv uses a regular van chassis
One reason Minnesota millennials Shea and Erin Laughlin chose the 2017 19.7-foot Hymer Aktiv 1.0 for their home on the road is because of its small footprint. The Aktiv is built on the RAM ProMaster 2500 chassis providing for a stable ride. The front-wheel-drive van
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Active millennial RVers Shea and Erin Laughlin, #2: Aktiv's sleek, efficient interior design
RVing Millennials Shea and Erin Laughlin of Minnesota, live full-time in their 2017 Hymer Aktiv 1.0. “As with any house, the Hymer Aktiv has fresh water, electricity, waste water disposal, heating, and cooling systems. In the Aktiv these systems are self-contained
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Active millennial RVers Shea and Erin Laughlin, #1:  Love the stylish, compact class B Hymer Aktiv
Slick interior styling and an overall compact design are two major reasons Minnesota millennials Shea and Erin Laughlin chose the 2017 19.7-foot Hymer Aktiv 1.0 for their home on the road. The class B Hymer Aktiv made its debut in 2016 soon after Canadian manufacture
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