Category Archives: RV Travel

Year end, Decade end 2019 Summary

The years and now decades seem to just fly by.  Here we are at the end of another year and another decade. This year we traveled to 15 states in the US  and 1 Province in Canada.  We put 10811 … Continue reading

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Exploring Oregon’s Willamette Valley

We routinely get annual maintenance done in Oregon but this time we were in for an extended stay due to a diesel engine issue.  As the western manufacturing center of the RV industry Eugene and vicinity have a lot of … Continue reading

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Fall on the Oregon Coast

While we certainly enjoy hunting mushrooms, the draw of coastal Oregon is much more than that.  Whale watching, lighthouses, gorgeous views, hiking, seals and sea lions are easily accessible.  We even hiked nearly face to face with huge elk.  There’s … Continue reading

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Wild Mushrooms in Oregon

Fall on the Oregon coast is a great time for foraging and enjoying seasonal foods.  Wild mushrooms are gathered in large quantities and many varieties.  Cranberries are harvested and distributed fresh.  Apples are everywhere and often found on neglected trees … Continue reading

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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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Washington

Our goal this Summer was to babysit our granddaughter for the month of August before she started kindergarten.  That meant a visit to the great state of Washington.  We crossed the mouth of the Columbia River to enter the state … Continue reading

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Oregon

Oregon is one of our favorite states.  It is rightfully famous for its Pacific coast.  While staying in Seaside we had the chance to tour some of  the parks of the northern OR coast.  Oregon parks are ubiquitous on the … Continue reading

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Lee’s Ferry and Glen Canyon Arizona

Lee’s Ferry is the only place in 700 miles of canyon country where one can drive to the Colorado River.  This made it a prominent location in the history of northeastern Arizona.  Today it can be reached from Page AZ … Continue reading

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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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Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad

The Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad runs from Chama NM to Antonito CO on a preserved portion of the old Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad.  It is consistently ranked the number one scenic railroad in the United States.  Its … Continue reading

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