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

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 …

England

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 …

North America

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 …

Canada

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 …

Festivals

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 …

Travel

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 …

National Parks

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 …

Canadian National Parks

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 …

Road Trips

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 …

Travel

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 …

North America

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 …

Road Trips

St. Anthony, Patron Saint of Icebergs

It’s 220 miles from Gros Morne to the end of the Northern Peninsula. That’s a typical driving day for me. I try not to go much more than 200 miles in …

Iceland

Good Morn in Gros Morne

Continuing with my loose strategy to get north as quickly as possible before the icebergs melt, I am headed straight up the Northern Peninsula with …

Adventure Travel

Ending My Oregon Trail Journey at Pendleton

Once the pioneers got well into Oregon, they kept going north to the Columbia River. Water sources were more reliable on this route and it was easier …

Oregon Trail

The Cabot Trail, Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Nova Scotia

The Cabot Trail, a 185 mile loop road, traces the outline of the upper end of Cape Breton Island. The cape looks like a giant thumb, and the Cape …

Road Trips

Starting Our Idaho Summer Off Right

After spending last summer on the east coast where planning and reservations are a must, this year we’re taking a completely opposite approach. …

Road Trips

Oregon at Last!

Once the Oregon Trail pioneers left the Snake River they were technically in the Oregon Territory. But this was the not the part of Oregon where they …

Road Trips

Finger Lake Adventures Part II – Falls, Gorges & Seneca Lake, NY

Following our four fabulous days in Ithaca we moved “the beast” all of ~35 miles to the next lake over, Seneca Lake. It was a pleasant little drive …

North America

Fords, Fossils, and Murals, Oh My!

The Snake River in Idaho is a huge torrent of a river that carves a deep gorge in the landscape. Much of the gorge cuts across the southern part of …

Oregon Trail

Soaking it up Along the Snake River

After spending weeks crossing the desolate Great Basin in Wyoming, the pioneers must have welcomed a break and a more scenic less harsh terrain. As …