Red Rock Canyon State Park California

Red Rock Canyon SP Feature Photo

As the southwest desert portion of our 2017/18 snowbird adventure was winding down, we decided to finish it off with a visit to Red Rock Canyon State Park in California. I’d driven by this fascinating state park on several occasions on our way to visit other locations such as Trona Pinnacles and Alabama Hills. The highway cuts right … Read more

Dead Horse Ranch State Park and Angie Turns 15!

Dead Horse Ranch State Park Feature Photo

In this video, I continue my 2017/2018 Snowbird trip video series with a look at Dead Horse Ranch State Park up in Cottonwood, Arizona. First, I show you our route from the Saddle Mountian BLM near Tonopah, AZ up Interstate 17 to the high desert town Cottonwood. Also included is information on a brief 2-night stopover … Read more

Visit to Boyce Thompson Arboretum in Arizona

Boyce Thompson Arboretum Feature Photo

When Anne and I were camping at Lost Dutchman State Park this past January, several folks online strongly suggested we visit Boyce Thompson Arboretum. They figured it would be right up our alley. A nice hike through nature with abundant photography opportunities. Boy were they right! We made the short 30 mile trip over from … Read more

Cape Perpetua on the Oregon Coast Featuring Thors Well

Cape Perpetua Feature Photo

A half hours drive up highway 101 from the town of Florence is a fantastic stretch of rugged Oregon coastline. Cape Perpetua Scenic Area is home to several unique waves meeting rock features with names like Thor’s Well, the Spouting Horn and Devils Churn. They are a short hike down from the main highway or … Read more

Day Trip to Strathcona Provincial Park Vancouver Island BC

Strathcona Provincial Park Day Trip Feature Photo

We love our summers spent in Campbell River on Vancouver Island with its fantastic ocean views, waterfront, spectacular boating and wildlife viewing opportunities. Over the years on the blog, I’ve chronicled many of our Vancouver Island adventures, most highlighted by the ocean. However, there is much more to Van Isle than beaches, harbors, and islands. Go inland … Read more

My 10 Favorite 2016/17 RV Snowbird Trip Photos

Top 10 2016 2017 Snowbird Trip Photos Feature photo

Another fantastic season of snowbirding down south in our RV is over. Over the course of 5 1/2 months on the road, I clicked the shutter hundreds if not thousands of times. Most images turned out to be duds or humdrum. But every once in a while the lighting and mother nature cooperate. I happen to get … Read more

California Camping With a Herd of Roosevelt Elk

Elk Country RV Park Feature Photo

When passing through the Redwoods between Eureka and Crescent City on the northern California coast we like to stopover and camp at Elk Country RV Resort. The RV park itself is run down, right next to the highway and over $30 a night even though it’s off season and almost empty. But, the locals are … Read more