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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

    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 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

          August 28-30, 2021

            Jackson Creek Fish Camp, Mattawa, Washington: Crossed into Washington state and camped for two nights on the Columbia River at Jackson Creek Fish Camp, a small public utility district campground. Eastern Washington was surprising with its desert environment, definitely not… Read More »August 28-30, 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

              August 4-15, 2021

                American Falls, Idaho: We spent 10 days moochdocking with family in American Falls, Idaho. Uncle Wes, Aunt Mary & Lisa were such fabulous hosts. Doreen & Angie flew in to visit. Cindy missed her mom and sister so much and… Read More »August 4-15, 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 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 17-20, 2021

                      Mouth of Two Hearted River State Forest Campground, 31.5 miles northeast of Newberry, Michigan: Drove down 14 miles of dirt roads to camp at Mouth of Two Hearted River State Forest Campground. The 36 campsites are first come first serve… Read More »June 17-20, 2021

                      June 18, 2021

                        Pictured Rock National Lakeshore, Munising, Michigan: During our stay at Mouth of Two Hearted River State Forest Campground (more on that in the next post) we spent a day exploring Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Located on Lake Superior in the… Read More »June 18, 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

                          June 1-3, 2021

                            Maple Haven Campground, North Woodstock, New Hampshire: We turned our backs on the ocean and headed west to the White Mountains of New Hampshire. We barely scratched the surface here with a two night stay… However, I’ve gotta brag a… Read More »June 1-3, 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

                              April 26, 2021

                                Davidson River Campground, Pisgah National Forest, North Carolina | Raccoon Holler Campground, Jefferson, North Carolina | Blue Ridge Parkway, North Carolina: Day two on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Spent the previous night at Davidson River Campground in the Pisgah National… Read More »April 26, 2021

                                April 19-21, 2021

                                  Lake Powhatan Campground, Pisgah National Forest, Asheville, North Carolina: Spent three nights dry camping in the Pisgah National Forest at Lake Powhatan Campground, just outside Asheville, NC. One of our morning dog walks turned into a full fledged hike around… Read More »April 19-21, 2021

                                  April 6.1, 2021

                                    Skidaway Island State Park, Savannah, Georgia: Take a little walk alongside us on the Sandpiper and Avian loop trails… Skidaway Island State Park

                                    March 23-24, 2021

                                      Blue Spring State Park, Orange City, Florida | Ponce de Leon Springs State Park, Ponce de Leon, Florida: After leaving Silver Springs State Park, we made a quick stop dipping our toes into Ponce de Leon Springs on our way… Read More »March 23-24, 2021

                                      March 20-23, 2021

                                        Silver Springs State Park, Ocala, Florida: Florida has many beautiful freshwater springs so we decided to cut through the center of the state to experience several. First stop, Silver Springs: birthplace of glass bottom boats and film location for many… Read More »March 20-23, 2021

                                        March 16-19, 2021

                                          Fort Desoto Park, Tierra Verde, Florida: Cindy was able to snatch up someone else’s last minute cancellation and got us a waterfront site in the beautiful Fort De Soto Park near St. Petersburg, FL. There was a wonderful dog beach… Read More »March 16-19, 2021

                                          March 15, 2021

                                            Collier-Seminole State Park, Florida: While camping at Collier-Seminole State Park on the edge of the Florida Everglades, Cindy scratched an item off her bucket list: taking an airboat ride through gator country! Wooten’s Everglades Airboat Tours

                                            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 11.1, 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

                                                March 9.2, 2021

                                                  Everglades National Park, Florida: Two months, five states, and over 2000 miles traveled… finally saw our first WATER STEVE! Everglades National Park