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Normandy Landing Beaches

Normandy Landing Beaches

It was fifty years ago next month that the Allies stormed the beaches of Normandy. Today we had the distinct privilege of visiting some of the places important in that offensive which ultimately led the Allied victory in the Second World War.

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Relying on Solar in Quartzite

Relying on Solar in Quartzite

Within the RV community, the tiny town of Quartzite, Arizona holds a mystique all its own. Surrounded by vast tracts of public lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management Quartzite finds itself playing host to hoards of RV travelers every winter. Many are...

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Tombstone, Arizona

Tombstone, Arizona

Like so many of us of a certain age, we grew up with strains of the Wild West playing in the background. The streets of Tombstone, Wyatt Earp, Doc Holiday, the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral and other legends played on the television screens in our living rooms. Thus...

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Saguaro National Park

Saguaro National Park

To view the Visitors Center Video click here An icon of the American West, the Sagauro (sah-WAH-row) are the giants among cacti found only in the Sonoran Desert, limited in the US primarily to southern Arizona. Who could resist getting up close and personal with a few...

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Chiricahua National Monument

Chiricahua National Monument

Click Here for Park Videos It was a ranger in Big Bend who told us about Chiricahua National Monument near Willcox, Arizona in the southeastern part of the state. Knowing that legislation has been presented to Congress to change it's status to a national park, he...

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Texas Canyon in AZ

Texas Canyon in AZ

No, Texas is not our current location. We're in southeastern Arizona, at an I-10 rest area north of places like Tombstone and Sierra Vista. As we zoom along I-10, traveling longer today than we'd like, we have Picacho, Arizona behind us and Las Cruces, New Mexico as...

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Casa Grande

Casa Grande

See Park Video Centuries before Europeans knew of the vast American deserts, the Ancient Sonoran People thrived in a harsh desert environment here in what is now central Arizona. Near the town of Coolidge, between Phoenix and Tucson, is the Casa Grande Ruins National...

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The Town of Picacho

The Town of Picacho

Our stay at the Picacho/Tuscon NW KOA is complicated by the construction project that not only is widening a four mile stretch of I-10 but was responsible for the disappearance of the town of Picacho, Arizona in July 2012. We learned about the demolition of the town...

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Take It Easy

Take It Easy

Back in 1973 as we were traveling through this part of the country we were listening to Glenn Frey as lead vocalist of the Eagles on the radio singing Take it Easy about standing on the corner in Winslow, Arizona, lyrics he co-authored with Jackson Browne. A few years...

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Meteor Crater

Meteor Crater

With Flagstaff behind us and Gallup as our planned destination for the day, we were eastbound on I-40 when we saw one of those intriguing brown signs. We were just eleven miles from the Barringer Meteor Crater so of course we had to visit! Some 50,000 years ago a...

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Planning a trip? Dreaming of travel? Perhaps some of our adventures could inspire yours! Over the last several years we’ve had the distinct pleasure of many cross country journeys traveling though the Lower 48 in tents and our various teardrop campers as well as an amazing Alaska adventure that did not involve a camper.

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Cobh on Our Own

Cobh on Our Own

For our first adventure together on the Emerald Isle, we walked the streets of Cobh, County Cork, explored St Colman’s Cathedral, and visited the Cobh Heritage Center.