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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 13-16, 2021

                                  Cascade Locks, Oregon: Crossed the Washington-Oregon border driving over the Bridge of the Gods, just east of Portland. Spent three nights at Cascade Locks Marine Park Campground as our base to explore Portland and the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic… Read More »September 13-16, 2021

                                  September 3-7, 2021

                                    Olympic National Park, Washington: Rolled up at 3:00 p.m. to South Beach Campground, a 55 site first-come first-served bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean, on the Friday before Labor Day weekend. With three spots remaining and only one that would accommodate… Read More »September 3-7, 2021

                                    August 17-25, 2021

                                      Glacier National Park, West Glacier, Montana Glacier National Park was one of the few stops we planned far in advance and was to be a highlight of our trip. Unfortunately, we spent most of our time in our trailer at… Read More »August 17-25, 2021

                                      July 28-August 4, 2021

                                        Mammoth Campground, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming: Spent seven nights in Yellowstone National Park at Mammoth Campground, near the park’s north entrance. Another Campnab reservation score. Our highlights included Grand Prismatic Spring, Upper and Lower Falls hike to Artist Point, hike… Read More »July 28-August 4, 2021

                                        July 19-22, 2021

                                          Bridger-Teton National Forest, Moran, Wyoming: Found a beautiful boondocking site with views of the Teton mountains. This site is about three miles up Flagstaff Road, a gravel mountain road, behind Hatchet Campground in the Bridger-Teton National Forest. We had just… Read More »July 19-22, 2021

                                          July 15-18, 2021

                                            Big Horn National Forest, Buffalo, Wyoming: Drove up from Buffalo, Wyoming to a dispersed camp near Circle Park Campground in the Big Horn National Forest. Thought about staying in the actual campground but the free sites just outside had views… Read More »July 15-18, 2021

                                            July 8-10, 2021

                                              Devils Tower National Monument, Wyoming: Had a “close encounter” with Devils Tower National Monument, our first stop in Wyoming. Although hiking is limited at the park, we enjoyed watching climbers scale the tower on the Tower Trail and viewing the… Read More »July 8-10, 2021

                                              June 7-9, 2021

                                                Watkins Glen State Park, New York | Finger Lakes, New York: After leaving the Adirondacks, we took a quick detour to dip our toes in Lake Ontario, our first Great Lake of the trip. From there, we headed towards the… Read More »June 7-9, 2021

                                                May 28, 2021: 6:57AM-12:45PM

                                                  Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, Maine: The Beehive Loop Trail (rock scramble with amazing cliffside views) and Bar Island Trail (land bridge only accessible during low tide). Both hikes are great examples of Acadia National Park’s natural beauty.

                                                  May 28, 2021: 3:20AM-6:18AM

                                                    Cadillac Mountain, Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, Maine: Sunrise on Cadillac Mountain, Cadillac Summit Road, Acadia National Park.

                                                    May 20-24, 2021

                                                      Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, Maine: Acadia National Park was one of the handful of anchor points we planned for our one year trip. We reserved a full week dry camping in the park’s Blackwoods Campground and a couple nights… Read More »May 20-24, 2021

                                                      May 14-17, 2021

                                                        Croton Point Park, Croton-on-Hudson, New York: We set up camp about an hour or two outside NYC. Just far enough outside the city to be in the nature of Hudson Valley, and just close enough for our friends to make… Read More »May 14-17, 2021

                                                        May 1-4, 2021

                                                          Gifford Pinchot State Park, Lewisberry, Pennsylvania: Moochdocked in a friend’s driveway in southeastern Pennsylvania for a couple nights then headed out to Gifford Pinchot State Park for two nights. Hiked the lake loop and did a little light rock climbing…… Read More »May 1-4, 2021

                                                          April 29-May 1, 2021

                                                            Shenandoah National Park, Virginia | Appalachian Trail: Finished up our last leg of the 469 mile Blue Ridge Parkway. Stayed two nights in Shenandoah National Park at Big Meadows Campground and drove the 105 mile Skyline Drive. Hiked the Rose… Read More »April 29-May 1, 2021