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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Fiberglass camper owners Don and Mary Burg
It doesn't take much to start a conversation at a dump station, especially when your neighbor is a fellow fiberglass truck camper owner. A couple winters back when we were snowbirds camping at Catalina State Park near Tucson, Ariz., we met Mary and Don Burg of Olym
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Celebrate the New Year with a family 'First Day Hike' at your favorite state park across America
First Day Hikes at state parks are part of a nationwide initiative led by American Hiking Society to get people outdoors. There are hundreds of hikes scheduled in all 50 states. Kids and adults will be participating, getting their hearts pumping and enjoying the beauty
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RV Short Stop: Visit Plains, Georgia, and hear Pres. Jimmy Carter at his Sunday Bible class
I first visited Plains in the summer of 1991 when I started volunteering for Habitat for Humanity in Americus, Ga., about 10 miles north of Plains. It was then that I learned that former Pres. Jimmy Carter would frequently give "Sunday school classes" at the Maranath
Gilbert Ray Campground continues as a popular (no reservations) county destination with snowbirds.
RV friends Marc and Joyce Stalnaker recently visited the Gilbert Ray Campground, a county facility near Tucson, and wrote in to let us know it is still a pretty good place to put down stakes for a few nights. "I like this campground because the sites are carefull
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Texas' Davis Mountains offers surprises for RVing snowbirds who love history, wild lands
Out of the past eight years we've headed south in the winter, four of those have been spent in Texas. One of the biggest surprises to this snowbird was the Davis Mountains in Southwest Texas. Jimmy and I stumbled onto the area when we were heading north from Big Bend Na
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Happy Thanksgiving from our tiny home on wheels
We are grateful once again to be celebrating Thanksgiving Day with our fellow Escapee RVers at SKP Timber Valley RV Park in southern Oregon. We will be watching the Macy's Parade and football games on the big screen TV in the Clubhouse and then joining with our neigh
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RV Snowbirds go for sunsets, free activities in Tucson
In addition to the magnificent sunsets and abundant natural beauty surrounding Tucson, Arizona, there are numerous free and low-cost activities that entice tens of thousands of RV Snowbirds to return each winter To read about free events including farmers markets,
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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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Casino Camping, part 4: Where to get more information
This is the last of four posts on Casino Camping. For more information on Casino Camping ... start here: - “Casino Camping: Guide to RV-Friendly Campgrounds," by Jane Kenny, (Roundabout Publications, 8th Edition, 2017, 264 pages). The paperback offers informatio
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