Little Wild Horse Slot Canyon is Awesome

The Little Wild Horse Slot Canyon is one of our favorite places and we found it on a fluke. Traveling on Utah scenic byway 95W, we pulled into a service station for fuel and supplies in Hanksville. As it turned out, this stop changed the course of our day. Talking to locals, we learned we […]

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Peekaboo Trail at Canyonlands is Remarkable

Today, we are in the southern section of the Canyonlands National Park called the Needles. After studying the maps and reading descriptions of the hiking trails, we chose to hike Peekaboo Trail at Canyonlands. As it turned out, this is one of the best hikes in the park according to people we spoke to. The […]

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Hiking In Arches National Park

This is our first trip to Utah to visit the Fabulous 5 National Parks and many of their state parks. Arches National Park was our first stop. It is an amazing place. Even though we took several pictures, it is hard to capture the size, beauty, and magnitude of these arches. We arrived early on […]

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The Stellar Lake Michigan Coastal Get Away Tour

During the first week of September 2020, we traveled up the Lake Michigan eastern coast.  We had heard the coastline of Michigan was beautiful from friends and family but had never found our way there. As it turned out, this trip is one of our favorite adventures we have traveled in Alice. For good reason, […]

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Do You Like to Camp?

When asked about our travels, we are sometimes asked, “Do you like to camp?” The question always throws us a bit because we don’t see ourselves as campers. We see ourselves as adventurers. Many folks who RV camp want to be in nature but they also want some of the conveniences of home. This type […]

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Five Reasons for Boondocking Off the Grid Now

The art of Boondocking off the grid is popular by many van and recreational vehicle (RV) owners. Simply put, the people who boondock are choosing to camp without electricity, water or sewer hookups. Although this method of RV camping has it’s challenges, it has many advantages too. One of the biggest advantages to boondocking is […]

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Our Attempted Hike To MT Yale Summit

We traveled to Buena Vista, Colorado and spent time in the San Isabel National Forest in the Collegiate Peaks Wilderness Area recently.  It was our first trip to this part of Colorado and we loved it.  While there, we learned it is called Collegiate Peaks area because many of the mountains over 14,000. Many of […]

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A Day at the Black Canyon of Gunnison

We discovered the Black Canyon of Gunnison on a whim. Our travel style when we are on the road is nomadic. For some reason, we prefer spending short periods of time in a place. We attempt to discover the “best” hikes or activities from the local residents in the area we visit. Also, we like […]

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A Morning on the Goat Bluff Trail

Although we enjoy all of the hikes we do, once in a while we encounter a trail that is inspiring. The morning hike we took on the Goat Bluff Trail rose to the occasion. It will rank as one of our favorite and memorable treks in recent years. This trail has eluded us for a […]

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Weston Bend State Park is a Hidden Gem

Weston Bend State Park is located in northwest Missouri near the Kansas City metropolitan area. The park is beautifully located along the Missouri river and offers relaxing, camping and other recreational opportunities for park visitors. Gail and I are hunkered down in our home near Kansas City this time of year. We aren’t traveling right […]

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A Day on the Sylamore Scenic Byway

When we left home late Friday afternoon, we knew we were headed to the Ozark National Forest.  Beyond that, we were going to decide the specifics of the trip while we were on the road. We ended up on the Sylamore Scenic Byway which starts at Calico Rock, Arkansas in the heart of the Ozark […]

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Alum Cave Bluff in The Great Smoky Mountains

Hiking to Alum Cave Bluff in the Smoky Mountains was an adventure, just like many of our hikes.  The beginning of this trail is flat and goes through and old hardwood forest. Following the Alum Cave Creek for about a mile, we bragged about how easy the trail was and how fast we were going […]

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The Stanley Mountain Trail

The Stanley Mountain trail head is located at the top of Berthoud Pass on Highway 40 in the Arapaho National Forest. After the first mile, we were hiking above timberline. What a great way to enjoy the amazing mountain views of the Continental Divide in both directions! The most difficult section of our hike was […]

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