Category Archives: History

Olympic Peninsula

Washington’s Olympic Peninsula is a world all its own.  “Discovered” by Spaniard Juan de Fuca in the 16th century it is the northwestern most place in the continental United States.  It has hundreds of miles of coastline from Puget Sound … 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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Highlands Hammock and Payne’s Creek State Parks Florida

While staying at Thousand Trails Peace River RV Park we visited two state parks we had driven by countless times.  While we lived in southern Florida and toured much of the state, we were always in a hurry.  We never … Continue reading

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