Gilbert Ray Campground, outstanding county RV destination west of Tucson, great views
Gilbert Ray Campground is one of those gems that you might never experience unless someone tells you about it. That's how we landed for a couple of days at this outstanding Pima County Campground located on the west side of the Tucson Mountains, a convenient 13 m
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AirScream ... Classic scary campfire stories
Halloween camping is the perfect time for telling a few spooky campfire stories.  Airstream has come out with five "Do Not Read Alone!" scary tales. "Ghoulishly woven webs of terror that make your hair stand on end and your blood run cold belong, like a hairy, f
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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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RVing gal pals visiting over 'Afternoon Cream Tea' on a rainy day in Florence, Oregon
What could be more perfect than lunch on the Oregon Coast with a longtime woman friend you met years ago while RVing along the Gulf Coast of Texas? Only one thing--lunch with TWO women friends you met while snowbirding in Texas. The fact that we were able to linge
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Kitchikan - history, shopping, salmon within easy reach of Alaska Ferry dock
Ketchikan, the southeastern most city in Alaska, offers history, shopping, kayaking all within easy reach of Alaska Ferry dock. This historic city sits at the entrance to the famed Alaska Inside Passage and has long been a popular destination with RVers because i
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Longtime RVer and storyteller Jeff Daniels sings 'Recreational Vehicle'
It was a delight to stumble onto an interview of  longtime RVer, actor and musician Jeff Daniels recently posted on 'All about Ann Arbor' / WDIV ClickOnDetroit because of the posted YouTube video of the storyteller singing "Recreational Vehicle." Associate producer
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Stroll Sitka, Alaska, 'Paris of the Pacific'
Sitka, like most southeast Alaska communities, is only reachable by sea or by air.  "Nestled on the west side of Baranof Island, midway between Ketchikan and Skagway, it’s flanked on the east by majestic snow-capped mountains and on the west by the Pacific Ocean on t
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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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Casino Camping, part 3: A few courtesies to keep in mind when parking for free at a casino
This is the third of four posts on Casino Camping. "Needless to say," said Jane Kenny, author of Casino Camping: Guide to RV-Friendly Casinos, "recreational gaming is a popular activity and more casinos continue to be hospitable to RVers." Many resort casinos inc
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Casino Camping, part 2: RVers Steve and Jackie Jones have stayed at casinos for 30+ years
This is the second of four posts on Casino Camping. Steve and Jackie Jones of Lake Havasu City, Ariz., have stayed at casinos for more than 30 years, both in dry camp and at the commercial RV parks. "We have never had an issue parking because of the size of our r
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