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Map & Destinations

    Full list of our stops: (Home), Austin, TX (Friends), Smithville, TX (Friends), Pittsburg, TX Caddo Lake State Park, Karnack, TX Kisatchie National Forest, Cloud Crossing Campground, Goldonna, LA Lake Fausse Pointe State Park, St Martinville, LA Buccaneer State Park, Waveland,… Read More »Map & Destinations

    December 18-20, 2021

      Davis Mountains State Park, Fort Davis, Texas: For our final park visit of 2021, we met up with Nathan and Kelly at Davis Mountains State Park in Fort Davis, Texas. We hiked up the hill overlooking Indian Lodge and caught… Read More »December 18-20, 2021

      December 16-18, 2021

        Big Bend National Park, Texas: There is a place in Far West Texas where night skies are dark as coal and rivers carve temple-like canyons in ancient limestone. Here, at the end of the road, hundreds of bird species take… Read More »December 16-18, 2021

        December 14-16, 2021

          El Cosmico, Marfa, Texas: Spent two nights in the Far West Texas home to wanderers, artists, ranchers, and mysterious lights: Marfa. We first experienced the town nearly a decade ago staying with friends at El Cosmico, an eclectic campground featuring… Read More »December 14-16, 2021

          December 11-14, 2021

            Carlsbad Caverns National Park, New Mexico | Guadalupe Mountains National Park, Texas Spent three nights dispersed camping on BLM land just outside of Parks Ranch Campground near Whites City, NM. This put us about a half hour drive either way… Read More »December 11-14, 2021

            December 9-11, 2021

              White Sands National Park, New Mexico | Las Cruces, New Mexico: Established base camp in Las Cruces, NM for our journey through the Dunes of Arrakas… also known as White Sands National Park. Between wandering the sands and filling our… Read More »December 9-11, 2021

              December 7-9, 2021

                Juniper Flats Road, Bisbee, Arizona: Deep in the Mule Mountains of southeast Arizona lies the old mining town of Bisbee. Once producing nearly 25% of the world’s supply of copper, Bisbee now sells art, beer, history, and charm. Researching paid… Read More »December 7-9, 2021

                December 5-7, 2021

                  Saguaro National Park, Arizona | Gilbert Ray Campground, Tucson Mountain Park, Tucson, Arizona: Spent two nights at Gilbert Ray Campground in Tucson Mountain County Park, which is adjacent to Saguaro National Park. We took the 5.2 mile off-road Bajada Loop… Read More »December 5-7, 2021

                  December 1-5, 2021

                    Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, Ajo, Arizona: Spent four nights at Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument in Twin Peaks Campground. Located on the Arizona-Mexico international border, the park is the only natural habitat of the Organ Pipe Cactus in the… Read More »December 1-5, 2021

                    November 23-29, 2021

                      Roadrunner BLM Campground, Quartzsite, Arizona: Warm days, cool nights, and seemingly endless Bureau of Land Management (BLM) land lures thousands of RVers to the southwest corner of Arizona in the fall and winter months. The busiest time is during the… Read More »November 23-29, 2021

                      November 25, 2021

                        Roadrunner BLM Campground, Quartzsite, Arizona: Happy Thanksgiving from Quartzsite, Arizona! Smoked a turkey using 12-volt solar power on our GMG Davy Crockett. (dispersed camping at Roadrunner Campground, a Bureau of Land Management 14-day free stay area)

                        November 21-23, 2021

                          San Tan Mountain, Arizona State Land Trust, Arizona | Phoenix, Arizona: Boondocked in the shadow of San Tan Mountain on Arizona State Land Trust owned land near Phoenix for two nights. We got to meet up with our friends Jamie… Read More »November 21-23, 2021

                          November 19-21, 2021

                            Sedona, Arizona: Boondocked in the Coconino National Forest, just outside of Sedona, Arizona. Forest Road 525, known as “The Main Drag” by RVers in the area, offers free dispersed camping with multiple spurs along a nearly 10 mile stretch of… Read More »November 19-21, 2021

                            November 16-19, 2021

                              Grand Canyon National Park, Colorado: We left behind the neon lights of Las Vegas for the colorful palette of Grand Canyon National Park. Just the day prior, we were able to reserve a three night stay at Trailer Village RV… Read More »November 16-19, 2021

                              November 13-16, 2021

                                Las Vegas, Nevada | Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, Nevada: We rolled into the beautiful Red Rock Canyon Campground and… abandoned our trailer for Las Vegas. Our friend Patti had a milestone birthday in style at the Flamingo Las… Read More »November 13-16, 2021

                                November 10-13, 2021

                                  Death Valley National Park, Furnace Creek, California: Since we couldn’t get reservations on the surface of the sun, we spent three nights in Death Valley National Park instead. On the way into the park, we passed the permanently closed Peter… Read More »November 10-13, 2021

                                  November 8-10, 2021

                                    Tecopa, California: After leaving Joshua Tree National Park we decided to boondock for a couple nights near Tecopa Hot Springs. We filled up our water tank, let the sun juice up our batteries, and headed out to the Mojave desert.… Read More »November 8-10, 2021

                                    November 4-8, 2021

                                      Joshua Tree National Park, Twentynine Palms, California: Bid farewell to the West Coast and headed to the desert. First stop: Joshua Tree National Park. We were only able to reserve our first night in Black Rock Canyon Campground. The next… Read More »November 4-8, 2021

                                      October 24-30, 2021

                                        Los Angeles, California | Hollywood, California: Dropped off our trailer for some warranty repairs at the Lance factory in Lancaster, about an hour outside of Los Angeles. Back in January, we received a surprise going-away gift on our way out… Read More »October 24-30, 2021

                                        October 17-22, 2021

                                          Yosemite National Park, California: Spent a beautiful fall week in Yosemite National Park. We picked up our friend Katherine from Fresno Airport on the way. I captured the sunset on Half Dome right from our site. Thanks to Campnab, we… Read More »October 17-22, 2021

                                          October 10-16, 2021

                                            Bothe-Napa Valley State Park, Calistoga, California | San Francisco, California: We turned away from the California coast and headed to wine country. Bothe-Napa Valley State Park offers few amenities but is perfectly located to explore Napa, Sonoma, and Russian River… Read More »October 10-16, 2021

                                            October 5-10, 2021

                                              California State Route 1, Shoreline Highway, U.S. Route 101, Redwood Highway, California: After leaving the foggy coastal redwoods behind, we drove down U.S. Route 101 (Redwood Highway) to where California State Route 1 (Shoreline Highway) begins near Leggett in Mendocino… Read More »October 5-10, 2021

                                              September 30-October 5, 2021

                                                Big Lagoon County Park, Trinidad, California | Redwood National and State Parks, California: Found Big Lagoon County Park, a nice little first-come first-serve beach campground just outside of Trinidad, California, to serve as base camp for exploring Redwood National and… Read More »September 30-October 5, 2021

                                                September 27-30, 2021

                                                  McCloud, California | Shasta-Trinity National Forest, California: To flee the coming Oregon mountain snow, we headed due south and ended up in the small northern California town of McCloud at the base of Mount Shasta. After a couple nights at… Read More »September 27-30, 2021

                                                  September 25-27, 2021

                                                    Crater Lake National Park, Oregon: Spent two days exploring Crater Lake National Park. The nearly 2,000 foot deep lake is filled entirely by snow and rain, making it one of the cleanest, clearest, and bluest lakes in the world. Took… Read More »September 25-27, 2021

                                                    September 20-25, 2021

                                                      Bend, Oregon: Headed east through the Cascades, passing between Black Butte and The Three Sisters mountains, on our way to Bend, Oregon. Our friends Diana and Jason graciously hosted us just outside of town. They recently turned their farm into… Read More »September 20-25, 2021

                                                      September 20, 2021

                                                        Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, McMinnville, Oregon: Took a quick trip over to gawk at the Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum the morning we left Willamette Valley. So many amazing machines… Howard Hugh’s Spruce Goose, SR-71 Blackbird, Moon Lander, Titan… Read More »September 20, 2021

                                                        September 16-20, 2021

                                                          Champoeg State Heritage Area, Oregon: Made our way further down Oregon to the region that put US produced Pinot Noir on the map. Champoeg State Heritage Area is located just a few miles from the best stretch of wine country… Read More »September 16-20, 2021