Pendleton cowboys 'n cowgirls, fine woolen blankets, great RV Short Stop
Pendleton, located in northeast Oregon, is internationally know for two things ... the world-class Pendleton Woolen Mills and the world-class Pendleton Round-Up.It is also a perfect stop for RVers touring the Pacific Northwest because it is packed full of history, city
Another edition of RV Travel newsletter has hit the inbox
Among other articles relevant to RVers, this week's edition of RVTravel newsletter reports on how deadly important it is to be certain that all RV - shore power connections are properly grounded.A Muncie, Ind., teenager died recently as the result of being electrocuted
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Along U.S. 26 stop in Mitchell, Painted Hills
If you find yourself RVing in Oregon this summer, a pleasant two-lane highway is U.S. 26 cutting through the heart of the state from Ontario near the Idaho border, to Bates, then along the John Day River to Mitchell and through the Ochoco Mountains to Prineville in the
Crow Butte Park on the Columbia River
On the drive to The Rally in Redmond, Ore., last week, we stopped off for a picnic lunch at the Crow Butte Park about 55 miles southwest of the Tri-Cities, on Washington State Route 14.Crow Butte Campground is situated in the majestic Columbia River. The 275 acre park
Alaskan Alison Vail writes about 10,000-mile RV trip exploring West with ailing husband
Alison Vail of Gridwood, Alaska, is one of those women who is impressive. The retired elementary school teacher of math and science is, at 60, in her latest career as a fitness trainer. To keep in shape, she goes back country skiing, swims, hikes, bikes, and does yoga,
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RVers Joanne and Larry Hogan retiring from road, sell us their one-ton
It was in January 2010 that we first cross paths with Joanne and Larry Hogan.We were visiting Canadian friends, Dave and Maisie Beattie, who were boondocking at the Big River BLM area across the Colorado River from Parker, Ariz.The Hogans were among the RVers sitting ar
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Small world of RVers--paths cross again after 18 months, 1,400 miles
In early January 2010, on a strip of BLM desert across from Parker, Ariz., Jimmy took an early morning bicycle ride with his buddy, former Canadian Mountie Dave Beattie, and a boondocking friend of Dave's, Larry Hogan.The attached photo was snapped of the three RV croni
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Mountain passes in the West
On our recent RV trip from Spokane to Kelowna, BC,  we crossed several mountain passes, including two  along Hwy 20 cutting through the Colville National Forest in northeast Washington state. Sherman Summit at 5,575 and Wauconda Summit at 4,310.This was the first long
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Bicyclist ends his 800-mile tour with a visit
One of the bicyclists we met at the Omak Stampede campground a couple of days ago, ended his two-week bicycle tour of Washington state with us, north of Spokane.Kevin Lupton, of Hailey, Idaho, rolled onto the property we are care-taking midday on Friday after almost 800