Autumn sheep festival in picturesque Idaho = RV family fun
The 20th Trailing of the Sheep Festival in Hailey, Idaho, October 5 - 9, 2016, is a perfect autumn RV destination. The annual migration of sheep from their summer pastures south to winter grazing "is Idaho living history and a weekend long festival that highlights th
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'Take Me Fishing' trailer travels Idaho angling for kids
Idaho Fish and Game's "Take Me Fishing" trailer travels to local ponds across the state "to get kids excited about fishing and help build a new generation of anglers. The only thing kids and their parents have to do is show up," according to the Idaho Fish and Game offi
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Wildfires continue to scorch Northwest wild lands
Wildfires are burning across Washington, Oregon and Idaho. The most recent of concern to us is the Big Cougar Fire burning on the Idaho side of the Snake River in extremely dry and rugged timber and grass lands. As of Friday, Aug. 8, afternoon, more than 55,000-acre
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Full-time RVers Thom and Dar Hoch travel scenic byways of Idaho this summer
No matter where Thom and Dar Hoch spend their winters, the full-time RVers usually find their way back to the family homestead near Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. This year is no exception and the Hochs are headed east from Oregon in their brand new 2014 Four Wheel Cam
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Camping, fishing, rafting popular July 4 holiday in Idaho's Salmon River country
It's turning out to be perfect weather this 4th of July holiday along the Little Salmon, Lower Salmon and Salmon Rivers in Idaho. Recreation vehicles of all shapes, sizes and models are frequent sights on Idaho Hwy. 95 between White Bird and McCall. One sweet Bure
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McCall ready for summer, RVers, campers rolling in
McCall, Idaho, long known as a winter destination, is yawning, stretching its arms and reaching for the sun. Each day more and more RVs are streaming into the region, drawn by the many recreational activities, including boating and fishing on Payette Lake. We sta
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Burgdorf Hot Springs and forest service campgrounds
Idaho has dozens of great hot springs. One of the most funky and delightful is the historic Burgdorf Hot Springs about 30 miles north McCall, Idaho. For more details on the hot springs click on an item I wrote for
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Boondocking near Bumblebee Creek in Idaho Panhandle National Forests
Earlier this week we drove downriver along the Clark Fork River on Hwy 200 in western Montana. The impressive Clark Fork was pushing its edges as it roared toward Lake Pend Oreille in north Idaho. Snow was still visible on the Bitterroot Range as we nosed our way west o
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Taking a little camping trip through northern Idaho panhandle and western Montana
It's camping time in the Inland Pacific Northwest and we're off on a long weekend circle trip from Spokane, Wash., to northern Idaho for possible canoeing, and over to western Montana for soaking in some hot springs. Rain is on the horizon, maybe even a thunderstorm
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'Sisters on the Fly' still having 'more fun than anyone' in their vintage trailers, fishing, riding
Real-life sisters Maurrie Sussman of Phoenix, Ariz., and Becky Clarke of McCall, Idaho, are avid fly fishers, 'cowgirls' and vintage trailer owners. Together they are the inspiration and force behind a "grab life by the tail and swing it around" group of women known
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