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Snowbird Destinations: WHERE to ROOST?

Snowbird Destinations: WHERE to ROOST?

January 15, 2013 by · 1 Comment 

Snowbirds are typically retired seniors who have the desire and financial ability to be away from home for extended periods of time. As our population ages the number of people considering this lifestyle increases. Every winter, more than 1 million RV snowbirds wing south to the U.S. Sunbelt to escape the winter cold. RVers who […]

Start the New Year Off on the Right Foot with a First Day Hike

Start the New Year Off on the Right Foot with a First Day Hike

December 27, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

With New Year’s Day just around the corner, people everywhere are zeroing in on their new year’s resolutions for 2013. Some will vow to add more exercise into their routines, and others will promise not to stay indoors as much. You can start the New Year off on the right foot, the left foot, or […]

Merry Christmas to All

Merry Christmas to All

December 22, 2012 by · 2 Comments 

It’s Christmas weekend, the most wonderful time of the year. Season’s greetings fellow RVers, campers, snowbirds, wanna-bes, birders, photographers, hikers, and everyone who loves the great out-of-doors…and all Woodall’s blog readers! Thank you for reading our camping blogs this past year! Best wishes for a Merry Christmas and a safe and happy holiday season. May […]

5 Ways to Save Fuel and Money

5 Ways to Save Fuel and Money

October 28, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

During the 2011-2012 Snowbird Season Arizona RV parks reported their winter residents appeared to be staying longer than in previous years, partially due to high fuel prices. With thousands of snowbirds planning to hit the road during the coming weeks and months, two things will be on their minds—arriving at their destination safely and the […]

50 Things We Love About Texas

50 Things We Love About Texas

October 23, 2012 by · 11 Comments 

1. Texas Hospitality 2. Paso Del Rio, or River Walk, the Jewel of the City (San Antonio) 3. Fresh from the Gulf shrimp and oysters 4. Exploring the pine and hardwood forests of the Piney Woods of East Texas 5. Saying howdy 6. The Alamo 7. Texas’ wide open spaces 8. Hiking Enchanted Rock State […]

2013 Quartzsite RV Show Dates Announced

2013 Quartzsite RV Show Dates Announced

October 13, 2012 by · 4 Comments 

Every January something happens that is hard to believe, unless you have seen it! According to the Arizona Highway Department, as many as 750,000 to 1,000,000 people, mostly in recreational vehicles, converge on the sleepy little desert town of Quartzsite, located just 20 miles east of the California border on Interstate 10, for the rock, gem, […]

Top 10 National Parks: Is Your List Better Than Mine?

Top 10 National Parks: Is Your List Better Than Mine?

August 14, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

People like lists. No, check that, they love them. Particularly when they disagree with them and think they have a better list. So, here’s my personal Top 10 list of national parks. How does it match up with yours? 10. Canyon de Chelly National Monument (Arizona) A comparatively little-known canyon, Canyon de Chelly has sheer […]

Land of the Standing-up Rocks: Chiricahua National Monument

Land of the Standing-up Rocks: Chiricahua National Monument

May 14, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Filled with extraordinary rock formations, the Chiricahua National Monument in southeastern Arizona is a wonder to behold. The word “Chiricahua” may be derived from the Opata Indian word for turkey—wild turkeys are common in the area. Chiricahua Mountains is designated by the American Bird Conservancy as a Globally Important Bird Area. With 12,000 acres of […]

Steep Cliffs and Towering Spires: Dead Horse Point State Park

Steep Cliffs and Towering Spires: Dead Horse Point State Park

March 30, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Dead Horse Point State Park is perhaps Utah’s most spectacular state park. The park lies on the same broad mesa as The Island in the Sky district of Canyonlands National Park. Dead Horse Point is a peninsula of rock atop sheer sandstone cliffs about 6,000 feet above sea level. Two thousand feet below, the Colorado […]

Reduce the Risk of Fire in Your RV/Mobile Home

Reduce the Risk of Fire in Your RV/Mobile Home

March 22, 2012 by · 3 Comments 

The BC Coroners Service and Office of the Fire Commissioner are urging owners of mobile homes and recreational vehicles and operators of mobile home and RV parks to take special care to prevent fires in the wake of a calamitous New Year’s weekend for fire deaths in British Columbia. From December 29, 2011 to January […]

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