Floyd Country Store = great down home mountain music, dancing, RV Short Stop
Whenever Jimmy Smith and I are traveling through the Blue Ridge Mountain area, we love to visit family and friends in the southwest region of Virginia. One of the popular activities we do when we stop to catch up with my cousin Mary Jane Huber and her partner, music
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Canadian RV Snowbirds back in their little 'off the grid' home after winter in Southwest
The last time we saw Ann Hutchinson and Wayne Robertson they were packing their traveling rig -- a brand new 2014 Lance Camper that sits on their 2012 Ford F250. That was toward the end of March, just one day before they were leaving Yuma for their "little place" o
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Brite Lake Park in California's Tehachapi Valley, option for RV snowbirds to rest on migration
RVer Ron Tyrrell of Oregon writes: "Brite Lake is a park to put on your list of places in California to stay." The park "is in the Tehachapi Valley and is one of the nicer parks we have stayed in our travels." It is a convenient location for snowbird RVers making
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Two weeks in Yuma, new RV friends Pat & Nancy
After our month along the Texas Coastal Bend, we pointed our truck and Northern Lite camper west ... eventually stopping for two weeks in Yuma at the Escapee RV Club's Kofa Ko-op RV Park. Across the lane from us, we noticed a 2013 30-foot Arctic Fox travel trailer wi
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RV Snowbirds flock to open air markets in Yuma
As with most Snowbird destination cities, Yuma offers a number of local farmers' markets and flea markets. On one Sunday recently Jimmy and I stopped by two of Yuma's popular open air markets--The Sunrise Farmers' Market and the Arizona Market Place The free SUNRI
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Oasis Date Gardens sweet stop on Snowbird journey
Each year many Snowbirds set their migration patterns through the warm desert region of southern California's Cochella Valley. Some, including ourselves, actually go miles out of our way in hopes of discovering "The World's Best Date Shake." This year was no excep
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Spring RV camping along Kentucky Bourbon Trail
Spring is one of the best times to travel through Kentucky, taking in the amazing color while enjoying the lower humidity. The Kentucky State Parks system of 49 parks features 31 tent and RV campgrounds offing primitive hike-in to full hookup RV camping. There is
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Pancho Villa State Park near border with Old Mexico
We first camped at Pancho Villa State Park in Columbus, NM., in December 2009 during our first season out. It sits just three miles north of the Mexico boarder. This desert campground was recommended to us by RV Care-A-Vanner friends Janet and Paul Ohri of Kremmling,
Three favorite print directories for RV camping on national public lands
As we were wrapping up our recent 'Winter Texans' visit to the Lone Star State, it was time to start lining up possible places to camp along the nearly 3,000-mile journey between Rockport, Tex. and our homebase in the Pacific Northwest. We favor national public land
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Update: Vivian Grybko, a solo RV WINer
Two years ago, about this time, Vivian Grybko, a shy but independent woman, crossed my path at the Escapees' RoVer's Roost SKP Co-Op RV Retreat in Casa Grande, Arizona. We became fast friends over a brilliant sunset and a cup of coffee the next morning in her 1999 24
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