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New River Gorge National Park

New River Gorge National Park

New River Gorge Video - May 2021 New River isn't exactly new, it's been a river for eons, perhaps the second oldest in the world. It may have gotten it's name when it was discovered as a river not already on the map. However New River Gorge National Park is our newest...

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Cambridge Based

Cambridge Based

On our way south to our next stop, we paused in Sugarcreek to meet up with some of our friends at nüCamp RV, an amazing organization that we've been privileged to be associated with for the last fourteen years. After an afternoon spent with John, Julie, and Scott we...

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Wild Wonderful

Wild Wonderful

West Virginia is along our route today as we trek north for a quick visit to Ohio to watch granddaughters dance this weekend. As always we were marveling at the landscape and this time really delighted in the Redbud trees blooming at the edge of the woods all along...

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Blennerhassett Island

Blennerhassett Island

Often our adventures are serendipitous, prompted by a road sign or something we have found in an app such as Yelp!, Clio, or Apple Maps, but this time it was planned before we left the house back in April. Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park is located on an...

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Blennerhassett Museum

Blennerhassett Museum

Included in our tickets package for the trip to Blennerhassett Island was also admission of the the Blennerhassett Museum of Regional History. It's part of the state park but actually located in downtown Parkersburg, West Virginia. We saved the museum for later in the...

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The Rusty Nail Winery

The Rusty Nail Winery

What a delight to go hang out for a couple of hours in a winery knowing that the trek home is walking just a few yards to our camper. That's just what Mike and Shelly offered us at The Rusty Nail in Martinsburg, West Virginia last night. Lucky for us they joined...

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Pipestem Resort State Park

Pipestem Resort State Park

After an overnight at Coshocton KOA we headed south. So many times we have driven the West Virginia Turnpike between Princeton and Parkersburg and seen a sign for Pipestem Resort State Park. So many times we've commented that some day we need go there. Today's the day...

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A Bigger Picture

A Bigger Picture

National Park Videos Lower Town Harper's Ferry is incredibly rich in history. Many of us know that it's where John Brown took a stand in the years leading up to the Civil War but not so much of the rest of the incredibly rich history of this place. Since the time...

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Cavalier Heights Visitors Center

Cavalier Heights Visitors Center

Wow! What a wealth of information we walked into when we stopped by the Harper's Ferry Visitors Center. Yesterday we came by in the afternoon to learn the ropes and get some basic information before riding the shuttle to Lower Town. We stopped in afterwards to ask a...

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Bolivar Heights

Bolivar Heights

The Harper's Ferry KOA is located on Bolivar Heights, the place at Harper's Ferry that saw more action than any other during the Civil War is immediately adjacent to the Murphy Farm area of the national park property. It bears interpretive markers that may date back...

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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.