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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

          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 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

                  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 7-10, 2021

                        Hudson Point Marina & RV Park, Port Townsend, Washington: We left the Pacific Ocean side of the Olympic Peninsula in search of a little more civilization and found it in Port Townsend, WA. Located on the northeastern side of Olympic… Read More »September 7-10, 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 22-28, 2021

                                Grand Teton National Park, Jackson, Wyoming: Spent six days in Grand Teton National Park near Jackson, WY split between Gros Ventre and Colter Bay campgrounds. While smoke from a large wildfire in Oregon clouded the mountain views on most days,… Read More »July 22-28, 2021

                                June 27-July 1, 2021

                                  Badlands National Park, South Dakota | Buffalo Gap National Grassland, South Dakota | Wall, South Dakota: Boondocking in Buffalo Gap National Grassland just outside of Badlands National Park near Wall, South Dakota. Visited the famous Wall Drug, put our solar/lithium… Read More »June 27-July 1, 2021

                                  June 24-27, 2021

                                    Voyageurs National Park, Kabetogama, Minnesota: After spending one night at Woodenfrog Campground in Minnesota’s Kabetogama State Forest, we left our trailer behind to tent camp on our own private island at Voyageurs National Park just south of the US-Canada international… Read More »June 24-27, 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 25, 2021

                                          Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, Maine: Set my alarm this morning for 4:15AM and hiked to the nearest oceanfront path… 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 21, 2021

                                              Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, Maine: I can hardly believe I’m saying this… I needed a break from lobster (I know, right?!?). Ribeye steak smoked and reverse seared on our little Weber Go Anywhere charcoal grill. Fresh foraged fiddleheads (fern… Read More »May 21, 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

                                                April 23-25, 2021

                                                  Smokemont Campground, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Cherokee, North Carolina: Put up with a bit of rain but still enjoyed camping with the elk at Smokemont Campground in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Unfortunately, the front window leak we… Read More »April 23-25, 2021

                                                  March 12, 2021

                                                    Everglades National Park, Florida: So we heard from a few other people in the campground that the Park Ranger guided “wet walk” was a surprisingly good adventure. Being guided TOWARDS snakes and alligators on purpose may not be everyone’s cup… Read More »March 12, 2021

                                                    March 11.3, 2021

                                                      Everglades National Park, Florida: I forgot to mention, they decided to burn down the Everglades while we were inside. Everglades National Park

                                                      March 11.2, 2021

                                                        Everglades National Park, Florida: Besides seeing the beautiful sights our country has to offer, we also enjoy meeting people from all walks of life that share our enjoyment of camping and travel. I never know what kind of neighbors we’ll… Read More »March 11.2, 2021

                                                        March 11.1, 2021

                                                          Everglades National Park, Florida: Paddled the Nine Mile Pond Canoe Trail in Everglades National Park. Navigated through mangrove tunnels; fought wind, bugs, and our fear of crocodiles to experience an amazing day. Everglades National Park