Jimmy's next camper?
Traveling east along Hwy. 12 in central Montana we stopped for refreshments at a small general store and out back Jimmy spotted what could be his next camper. The exterior features silver metal siding, accented with deer antlers over the wood-framed door. The inter
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Pickup-5th wheel-boat combination in Illinois
Driving the two lane back roads from Montana to the Midwest we have seen thousands of miles of corn fields ... and an amazing number of  pickup-5th wheel-and-boat combinations. (Like this one in rural Illinois.) It always amazes me. Maybe it is because we never h
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Camp 18 in northern Oregon includes a logging museum, good eats, old friends Diana & Jim Garot
This rendezvous with our dear longtime friends Diana and Jim Garot, has been a long time coming ... or at least it seems that way. When Jimmy and I last saw Jim and Diana it was for an all-too-brief stopover at their home this past January in Southern California.
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Fun Flippin' RVs on Great American Country
The 'Flippin' RVs' program airs every Wed. at 8 ET/7 CT on Great American Country (GAC) channel. (Check local listings for the exact time in your area.) It is always fun to watch Anna and Justin Scribner from Flyte Camp Vintage Trailer Restorations scour the back r
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Jimmy Smith ... listening to the crickets
Jimmy and I are into the first week of our sixth year of RVing around America. This Autumn we are heading East from Spokane to visit family and friends with many stops in between. As we sit in a campground during a rainstorm that is moving through the Midwest, Jimmy
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Free entry to all National Parks - Sept. 27, Nov. 11
Just because the kids are back in school, doesn't mean you can't visit your closest national public treasure, including the awesome North Cascades National Park. Tucked into the Northwest corner of the lower USA, this magnificent park is one of the least visited, but
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Nez Perce Bear Paw Battlefield ...
It was 137 years ago on Oct. 5, that Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce surrendered following the final battle of the four-month Nez Perce War of 1877 at the Bear Paw Battlefield. "The 1877 flight of the Nez Perce from their homelands while pursued by U.S. Army Genera
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Longtime RV friends, and re-newed ones, along our Summer Oregon Trail adventure
The very best part of our years of RV travel is the incredible people we meet along the way and the opportunity to reconnect with longtime friends. We caught up with our truck camper buddy Butch Michaelsen and his faithful cattle dog, Rip, in Halfway, Ore. Butch is
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