'Ancient ones' pueblo at Utah's Anasazi State Park
Anasazi State Park Museum is one of those places that is not a destination spot on most RVer's Bucket List, basically it is out in the middle of just about no where. That said, however, it sits on Hwy 12, a National Scenic Byway, on the only route between Bryce Cany
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Friendly folk, amazing sunsets at Pineknot Molded Fiberglass RV Gathering
Everything went fine the first day of the Pineknot "Molded Fiberglass RV Gathering" -- a little warm and humid ... but hey, we are on Houston County Lake (above at sunset) in the Piney Woods of East Texas. We had barely checked in at the front desk of the Crockett
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Roof top tents give economic camping options
I have long  been a fan of roof top tents. Maybe it is a throw back to my adolescent days of climbing into my backyard tree house. Whatever the reason, I think these soft-sided abodes are a neat economical option for those who still want to tent camp, but "slee
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Peaceful Bonaparte Lake, tucked near Canadian border
Bonaparte Lake Campground is part of the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest in Eastern Washington, near the Canadian border. The forest offers four million acres and more than 150 campgrounds and picnic areas. Visitors are able to experience the solitude of hik
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Lake Wenatchee (Washington) State Park ... family campground, convenient to Puget Sound
If you are looking for a quiet campground where you can commune with nature ...  Lake Wenatchee State Park in peak season is not the place. It is an extremely popular destination for families and large groups from the Seattle and Puget Sound region. The views of
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Short jog into Utah; amazing Kentucky couple and their favorite travel apps
When we passed through northeast Utah, we camped for the night at Lodgepole Campground in the Ashley National Forest 20 miles south of Flaming Gorge Reservoir. Lodgepole Campground is cut out of a lodgepole pine and quaking aspen forest at 8,000 feet elevation off U
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A day of art, food, history in Grand Junction
What do you do when you find you need to fill up a day while your truck is being worked on? If you are lucky enough to be in Grand Junction, Colorado, you head toward Downtown Main Street and become, what else--tourists. Lucky for us there is much to do and see, alo
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Colorado River State Park - hot, hot, hot
James M. Robb Colorado River State Park is one park split into five sections, from Fruita on the west end of Grand Junction, about 30 miles to Island Acres to the east, with three non-camping stops in-between. We camped for one mid-week night at the Island Acres Cam
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Joe Vachon - an itinerant green blacksmith
A short while back in Durango, Colo., we spotted a funky converted school bus parked on the fringe of the local Wal-Mart Supercenter. Its owner and creator, Joe Vachon, is a contemporary itinerant blacksmith. Vachon's work-in-progress bus doubles as his home an
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New tires in Moab, front end rebuilt in Grand Junction
No matter how much you go over your rig before leaving on a long RV trip, there is always the possibility of a little shop time along the way. A couple of weeks ago, Jamie, our friend in Utah and an expert mechanic, did a 10-point check of our F-350 and alerted us to
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