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Utah: The Ultimate Road Trip

Utah: The Ultimate Road Trip

July 17, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

Utah is a place of unfathomable natural beauty—with its unique natural formations, colorful history, and culture, and exciting recreation opportunities—it is a state that contains the best elements of the great Mountain West and the Desert Southwest, from red rock splendor to mountain peaks with The Greatest Snow on Earth®, Utah is a four-season world-class […]

Hitting the Road With Microsoft Streets & Trips

Hitting the Road With Microsoft Streets & Trips

July 13, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

A summer road trip is about a lot more than “just getting there.” You can get the most out of your travels by using Microsoft Streets & Trips. One of the things I like best about Streets & Trips is it helps you plan just about every aspect of your trip—directions, multiple stops, fuel costs, […]

Road trip!

Road trip!

May 24, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

It’s the Memorial Day long weekend—the unofficial start of summer—and for many travel-wise Americans that means one thing: Road trip! The tradition of taking a road trip dates back about 3,000 years. The first road trip likely occurred in ancient Egypt around 1200 B.C., when Ramses II hit the road in his chariot. Similar ventures—using […]

The City Different: Santa Fe, NM

The City Different: Santa Fe, NM

September 1, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

A combination of altitude, desert, and pueblos has produced a magical city that bears little resemblance to nearby Albuquerque or anywhere else for that matter. Santa Fe is the United States’ longest continuously occupied state capital. Located high and dry in the foothills of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, this well preserved center of Southwestern […]

Bring your home with you this summer…on a budget

Bring your home with you this summer…on a budget

May 23, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

“Get your motor runnin’ Head out on the highway Lookin’ for adventure And whatever comes our way Yeah Darlin’ go make it happen Take the world in a love embrace Fire all of your guns at once And explode into space.” It could be the theme song of every RVer, though it’s not likely what […]

Go Hydrogen in Your RV

Go Hydrogen in Your RV

May 20, 2011 by · 8 Comments 

Mary Meadows says she can increase mileage and reduce emissions. She’s the founder of an Arizona company that makes a system that converts cars, pickups, trucks, recreational vehicles, and boats to hydrogen hybrids, reported The Arizona Republic. Mary Meadows is an environmental medicine physician who had a clinic in Texas. In Corpus Christi, Texas, she […]

Solitude, Birds & an RV Park

Solitude, Birds & an RV Park

March 22, 2011 by · 2 Comments 

Just an hour’s drive east of Tucson, and five miles south of Benson on the route to Tombstone and Bisbee is the agricultural community of St. David. Like much of southeastern Arizona, this peaceful little village was booming when nearby mines were open. Today, you can enjoy browsing in antique shops or visit the Benedictine […]

Army Corps Campgrounds Upgrades: Arkansas Ozarks

Army Corps Campgrounds Upgrades: Arkansas Ozarks

March 9, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Improvements to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ campgrounds around Norfork and Bull Shoals lakes south of the Arkansas-Missouri state line have been upgraded, the Baxter Bulletin recently reported. Most of the improved campsites can now accommodate 50-foot recreational vehicles and offer 50-amp electrical service in addition to the basic amenities. Along with the bigger, reconfigured […]

Birding Hotspot: Whitewater Draw Wildlife Area, AZ

Birding Hotspot: Whitewater Draw Wildlife Area, AZ

March 5, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The combination of deserts and sky islands combine to make Southeastern Arizona one of the most spectacular regions in North America for bird watching. During our numerous visits to this region we have visited many excellent birding spots including San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area, Ramsey Canyon, Patagonia/Sonoita Creek Preserve, and Patagonia Lake State Park. […]

Untamed, Unforgettable: Canyonlands National Park, UT

Untamed, Unforgettable: Canyonlands National Park, UT

January 8, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Canyonlands National Park covers a vast area of wilderness, centered round the confluence of the Green and Colorado rivers. The park preserves an immense wilder­ness of rock, in which water and gravity have carved hundreds of canyons, mesas, buttes, spires, arches, and other spectacular rock formations. The Green and Colorado rivers have carved two large […]

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