Category Archives: Desert

Moab

Moab Utah is an adventurers dream destination.  Its popular with hikers, mountain bikers, rafters, rock climbers, ATV riders and more.  Its near Arches NP and Canyonlands NP.  Most all the land around Moab is Federal whether BLM, National Forest or … Continue reading

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Verde Valley Arizona

Verde Valley is truly a greener valley in the desert that is Arizona.  Located about midway between Phoenix and Flagstaff it has several year-round rivers providing water to support a thriving population for thousands of years.  It is estimated that … Continue reading

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2017 Year End Travels

After our big cruise adventures we returned to Washington to spend time with family before heading south to warmer, drier climes.  We celebrated Thanksgiving and Christmas together on our own timetable. We usually get our RV maintenance done in Oregon … Continue reading

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A Day in Los Angeles

We are NOT big city people.  For us to enjoy Los Angeles, one of the largest most sprawling cities in the world is most unlikely.  Yet we like visiting LA.  We have visited 4 times since 2012.  Most recently our … Continue reading

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Joshua Tree National Park

We’d been there before but couldn’t wait to return to Joshua Tree National Park in Southern California.  In January we were staying at an RV park near Palm Springs so it was less than an hour drive to the park. … Continue reading

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Golden Spike National Historic Site

You probably know we are huge train fans and rarely pass on an opportunity to see and learn more about trains.  Rarely do we find a site more historic than this National Park Service site. This is the place where … Continue reading

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Joshua Tree

Just a little north of Palm Springs CA is Joshua Tree National Park.  It is a fascinating place where the Sonora and Mohave deserts meet.  The high country (3ooo to 6000 feet) is Mohave and home to the fantastic Joshua … Continue reading

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