Beginning with MLK Day, the first of 4 free days at 2,000+ National Parks, public lands sites in 2018
The National Park Services has cut it popular *free entrance days by 60-percent this year.  In 2018 there will be only four, down from 10 in 2017. This year the first admission free day is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Monday, January 15.   America's "national p
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Historic Yuma Prison popular with RV snowbirds
Each winter thousands of RV snowbirds fly by the Yuma Territorial Prison (Arizona) State Historic Park that sits only a short distance from I-8. This popular tourist attraction retells a grim story of the notorious Territorial Prison . It "held a variety of law
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Visiting RV friends in Susanville, Calif.= pavement camping, helping with moving chores, Lassen Ale
A favorite highway of RVers traveling the ‘alternative' route to and from Arizona and the Pacific Northwest or Canada, is US 395.  In northeast California the route passes near Susanville, a small historic town nestled in a mountain valley at 4,400-feet. Jimmy an
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National Park Week, April 16-24: Celebrating 100 years of making us happy, preserving our heritage
We love America’s National Parks. April 16-24, 2016, is USA's largest celebration of national heritage. The National Park Service turns 100 this year and everyone can take part in the celebration. "It’s about making great connections, exploring amazing place
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Pioneer photographer  Evelyn J. Cameron’s gallery -- a fascinating RV Short Stop in eastern Montana
In honor of National Women’s History Month,  I want to highlight Evelyn Jephson Cameron, an amazing woman--one of the thousands of brave and sturdy women who immigrated from Europe in the closing years of the 19th century to help ‘homestead’ the West. It
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Desert Bar near Parker, Az, fun snowbird side trip
If you are RVing anywhere between Quartzsite and Lake Havasu City (Arizona) on a weekend October-April, consider parking your RV somewhere and taking your tow vehicle five miles down a dusty, windy, rocky dirt road to a Desert Bar oasis called The Nellie E Saloon.
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RV Short Stop: Tasty pastries and outdoor public art in historic New Braunfels, Texas
Give me a great cream puff and some public art to appreciate and I'm happy. Now that it's RV Snowbird time, more and more RVers will be traveling south along I-35 in Texas.  After getting through Austin, and you're considering a snack and stretching your legs--head
Camping near Oregon's Heceta Head Lighthouse
Carl G. Washburne Memorial (Oregon) State Park, just a few miles north of Heceta Head Lighthouse State Scenic Viewpoint, is a perfect base for intertidal exploration and family RV camping. The campground is located on the east side of U.S. 101, 14 mi. north of Florence
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Dec. 7 - National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
President Franklin D. Roosevelt proclaimed Dec. 7, 1941, "a date which will live in infamy." It was the day a surprise military strike was conducted by the Imperial Japanese Navy against the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. In addition to nearly destroy
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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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