RV Journeys

By J. Dawg | Follow the travels of fellow Rver's as they tell their stories about experiencing the great parts of this country

Five Secrets About Rving

The idea for this blog post came to me while I was reflecting on the last few years of RVing. I was thinking about all the great places I’ve visited, …

Inspiration

A Few Days in Zion

<b></b> Bridge over the Virgin River along the Pa’Rus trail<b>Without advance planning it has become almost impossible to get a campsite in Zion National Park,</b> …

Canyon De Chelly – A Place Like No Other

We left the mining towns and cool mountains of Colorado to travel south and then west into Arizona. <b>Our journey took us from Durango, down to Gallup,</b> …

Snow Canyon and Sand Hollow

<b>Although this is the seventh time we’ve been in the St. George, Utah/Zion National Park area, we had never made it to Snow Canyon State Park, with</b> …

Having a Wicked Fun Time at the Fryeburg Fair

<b>The Fryeburg Fair has been going on since 1851</b>. It’s an 8 day event held during the first week in October. It typically attracts over 300,000 …

Acadia National Park Part I – Getting Situated

We made it to Acadia and I can’t quite believe it!Afternoon reflections in AcadiaNot only had we reached this iconic place that we’d heard and read …

National Parks

Maritime Wrap-up: Prince Edward Island

As I see it, there are four areas of interest in visiting Prince Edward Island. First, they are known the world over for their mussels…any seafood …

Canada

Biking, Beer & More Biking in Boise

A trip to Idaho’s capital city had been on our minds all summer. After reading multiple blog posts and seeing Instagram photos from so many of our …

Travel

How to Camp at a Music Festival

I enjoy going to large multi-day music festivals. Attending a music festival is a great way to get a large dose of the music that I like. I like many …

Festivals

RVing In Maine For Two Months!

So we finally made it to Maine, and it’s a significant moment! As soon as we crossed that state line we knew we were nearing the northernmost point …

Exploring Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, History and Food

We are going to introduce you to some small towns in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula that you have probably never heard of unless you have a kid in …

The National Nuclear Museum

While we were staying in Santa Fe, I was talking on the phone to my grandmother who mentioned that when they were visiting the area a few years ago, …

War

Overnight at Lee’s Ferry - Geogypsy

<i>August 22-23, 2017</i><p>After watching part of the partial solar eclipse and enjoying multiple gorgeous sunrises, sets and rainbows I headed off the Kaibab …

Boston Love, RV Camping, Sights, And Baseball!

Boston MA holds a rather special place in my heart. You see it’s where I started to fall in love with Paul. Or perhaps more specifically it’s where …

Hall of Fame

Understand Newfoundland

If those two words in that title didn’t rhyme, then the pronunciation is not correct. The emphasis should be on the “LAND,” just as the emphasis is …

Salida, CO Revisited

<b>We left Woodland Park last Monday after stopping off at Diamond RV Park for a $10 dump. Jim didn’t want to carry much water over the passes we</b> …

Idaho Eclipse O-Rama

We just finished up a nearly 3-week long eclipse gathering with a group of fellow full-timers in Stanley, Idaho. At its peak, the group swelled to 16 …

Idaho

Seventeen Years of Bluegrass at Grey Fox

Once I got back home from my Oregon Trail adventure, I did a quick turnaround and pointed the RV to the Catskills. For the past 17 years, I’ve …

Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, Michigan Upper Peninsula

The area known as “Pictured Rocks” along Lake Superior’s south shore in Michigan was bestowed the title of America’s first National Lakeshore (NL) in …

Lake Muskallonge State Park in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

Here is one of those places that I picked for us to visit and things didn’t work out as planned. The plan was that we would stay at this state park …

Wooden Boats to my Heart’s Content

Each of the “fingers” that extend from Newfoundland’s northern shore has its own personality. Each has a scenic road that runs around its perimeter, …

Sailing

Durango, CO

After Mesa Verde, the next logical place to go was Durango, CO. Durango was right up the road and we needed some work done on the RV. We went into …

A Place Where Dreams Come True

<i>“Is this heaven? No, It’s Iowa.” – Field of Dreams</i><p>As I left Forest City, IA, I scanned the road atlas searching for my next destination. My general …

Bonavista Peninsula — Up One Side…

Ever eager to keep up my circumnavigation around the island, I move east, clockwise around the perimeter. Newfoundland’s “other” national park, Terra …

Travel

Roadtripping Through the Heartland - Part 2

After leaving Sitting Bull’s gravesite, I continued traveling south on Route 83 towards Pierre, SD. This road closely parallels the 100th …

Twillingate: Tire Troubles, Terrible Roads, and Tour Buses

I’ve been eager to get on to Twillingate, southern end of “Iceberg Alley” for some time now, as reports on the Newfoundland Iceberg Facebook group …

terrible

Roadtripping Through the Heartland - Part 1

Once I unhitched myself from following the Lewis and Clark Trail, I was free to choose routes and destinations that seemed interesting. I had about …

Battle Harbour, Once the Unofficial Capital of Labrador

I am not sure what first drew me to Battle Harbour. I think it may have been the advertisement in Newfoundland’s “Lost and Found” travel brochure. …

Greenpeace

Getting On and Off the Lewis and Clark Trail

When I finished following the Oregon Trail, it was my plan to work my way back east following the <b>Lewis and Clark Trail</b>. The number of historic places …