Zion in the autumn is stunning
Sun has made it over Watchman mountain and we're about to board the Zion National Park's free shuttle (it only runs on weekends though November) to the end of the Zion Canyon Scenic Drive and hike a couple of the trails including "The Narrows" and "Weeping Rock." —
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Finally arrived at Zion National Park
What a relief to have the severe weather behind us for now. Planning on staying at Watchman Campground for about a week. More on Zion National Park soon. Image: LiveCam at Zion National Park, Utah.
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Waiting out a severe weather alert on I-15
It has been a challenging start to our trying to get out of cold Spokane ... because I wanted to visit Zion National Park on our way to the Southwest for the winter ... we have been moving with a freakish early winter storm rumbling through Nevada and Utah.Tonight we ar
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Freezing in Angel Creek Campground, Humboldt Wilderness
Yesterday the early wintery front with its freezing temperatures and high winds that has been pushing its way through northern Nevada and Utah continued to dump snow pellets--putting a little kink into our easy-living boondocking plans.We decided to go ahead and hole up
High winds in Denio Junction, Nev.
Spending the night in Denio Junction, Nev., at the only gas station/motel/bar/grill/cum RV waystation. Don't think this can be called an "RV destination," however, in the middle of a major weather front moving through, you takes what you can gets.$10 gets you electricit
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Boondocking at Silver Creek Marsh Campground in the Fremont National Forest in So. Oregon
Jimmy and I boondocked last night at the Silver Creek Marsh Campground about 11 mile southwest of Silver Lake, Ore, on FS 27 off Hwy 31. We were the only RV campers there, boondocking (found this jewel in Don Wright's "Free Campgounds"). The level camping sites ar
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Tumalo State Park on the Deschutes River in Bend, Oregon, is a terrific find
Knocking around the Redmond-Bend area this weekend and discovered the Tumalo (Oregon) State Park on the Deschutes River. Quiet, close to town, level sites, clean restrooms, friendly camp host and talkative campers.Park rates (subject to rate changes; winter, emergency
On the road ... heading south on our first RV 'Snowbird' trip
Well this is the day. Jimmy Smith and I are heading out in a 1996 Lance Squire Lite 165 8.6' camper and 2003 Chevy Silverado on our first snowbird experiment. We are hoping to escape most of the severe Eastern Washington winter weather along with seeing parts of
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Spring 2010 RV-Dreams Rally
I was perusing RV-Dreams.com looking through the Campground Review page and noticed that site hosts, Howard and Linda Payne, have scheduled their third annual RV-Dreams Rally for April 7-11, 2010, in Longs, South Carolina (near Myrtle Beach). The Paynes have been
RV campgrounds, so many choices on public lands
With the big 'Snowbird' trip to the Southwest fast approaching, I'm attempting to line up at least the first couple of places to camp. I've been asking RV friends, researching online and buying many campground books from RVBookstore.com (including National Park Servi