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Mahlon Dickerson

Mahlon Dickerson

This little campground in a forest not far from the jungle of metropolitan New Jersey is a delight. We walked into Mahlon Dickerson Reservation on Thursday and scored Site 9 for two nights. Built in the 1960's it was long a well kept local secret. Preston, its...

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America’s Worst Winter

America’s Worst Winter

See Park Video It was the beginning of the worst winter in recorded history when General George Washington arrived on the doorstep of Theodosia Ford on December 1, 1779. The family had agreed to quarter Washington in Morristown NJ as the Continental Army went into...

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Haircut in New Jersey

Haircut in New Jersey

Shall we say that getting a haircut while on the road even under the best of conditions is not a stress free experience as Ray Stevens warned us back in 1985? But it's not always possible to go back home when the locks get long. Today's experience was complicated by...

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Robert & Phoebe

Robert & Phoebe

As long as we have been involved in researching our family history, we have known of our link to Elizabeth, New Jersey and the Revolutionary War era. What we didn't know until the last couple of days was that Karen's 5-Great Grandparents Ogden left Elizabeth during...

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Into New Jersey

Into New Jersey

As we pass through through the Delaware Water Gap at the Pennsylvania - New Jersey border we're feeling a tug to go and do more exploring in the National Recreation Area. At the same time we're hearing a call to go exploring family history and American History in the...

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Thirty-Ninth!

Thirty-Ninth!

After our travels of last summer and this summer we had visited thirty-five states in our T@B but still had gaps in the map in the Northeast. In the past four days we've added four more states: Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, and Rhode Island. We've overnighted,...

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Their T@Bin in the Woods

Their T@Bin in the Woods

Arrived after dark last night to The Great Divide, what seemed to be an empty campground. Awakened this morning to discover that there was one other camper set up nearby - another T@B! Got talking to the owners, Gid and Terry, and discovered that we had met them at...

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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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Arctic Circle Ceremony

Arctic Circle Ceremony

After a few days of exploration in the realm of the Arctic Circle, we aboard the Jewel of the Seas celebrated with a Blue Nose Ceremony and will receive Arctic Crossing Certificates!

Magerøya Island

Magerøya Island

We made it to the Top of the World, or at least the northernmost land mass in Europe, Magerøya Island. On our coach tour we learned much about the natural history and the cultures of this starkly beautiful place.