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06-19-2020, 09:47 PM
Not traveling, missing the adventures, got oodles of extra time? Reminisce with me. Find a picture taken during your RV travels, post it with a little note. Anything will do. Places and down the road pictures. Wild life, sunsets, birds and animals or seasonal changes.

One day while parked at Rawlings, WY we were exploring the vastness of the Seminoe state park. We went up and down dirt roads looking for wild horses. Nearing the end of the day we found these beautiful healthy looking wild and free horses.


06-20-2020, 09:16 AM
This silo on Hogback Road, east of Chetek, Wisconsin has stood in this position for many. many years.

06-20-2020, 02:39 PM
Commonly called pigeons, these are wild Rock Doves.

This flock regularly foraged in a grassy lot used for parking boat trailers, right across the road from our parking site at the American Legion post #137 RV Park.


06-21-2020, 06:30 AM
When this picture was taken we were parked at Provo. We had delayed our trip from the north to the warmer weather in the south. We had stuck around waiting for the northern forest colors to change.

This picture was taken with my little Sony digital. We were making a day trip up through the Uinta National Forest. This picture looks more like a painting than a digital picture from my ever present Sony.


06-21-2020, 07:51 PM
Christmas lighting on the Del Coronado Hotel.


06-22-2020, 03:08 PM
We were parked in Trenton, ME for two weeks. On this side trip we had come to take a high speed boat ride out looking for Hump Back whales.

This picture was taken at high tide.


06-23-2020, 04:27 AM
Out in the middle of nowhere AZ heading east on I-8 we spotted this Ostrich farm.


06-23-2020, 10:21 AM
That is just outside of Casa Grande, Az on I-10 not too far from the I-8 interchange. It is interesting to see and pleanty of room for parking rv's.

06-24-2020, 08:21 AM
We drove up and down numerous streets until we got this iconic view.


06-25-2020, 08:02 AM
This is a picture of the president Bush (2) waterfront home at Kennebunkport, ME.


06-26-2020, 03:04 AM
A great place to have lunch and people watch atop the falls area.


06-26-2020, 06:39 AM
This in north central Ontario and well worth the visit.

06-28-2020, 04:11 AM
La Jolla, CA waterfront.


06-29-2020, 04:55 PM
On our way back from South Dakota last year we stopped over for a few days to explore Devils Tower in Wyoming.

06-30-2020, 10:32 AM
One day we went out riding the back roads looking for mule dear. No luck. Upon returning to town we stopped at a bank ATM and guess what we found? Mule dear grazing right near the ATM machine.


07-02-2020, 10:02 AM
We parked at Rancho Verde RV Park, at Verde Canyon, AZ for a few weeks on our first stop from wintering in Yuma one year. From there we made numerous trips to all the attractions in the area. Of course, no one can see much of Sedona on a single day trip so we went there several times.

We took lots of pictures on our trips to Sedona. The Art Mall was very interesting. Here are just a few pictures of some of the displays we found there.

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07-04-2020, 08:24 AM
This picture of the battle ship USS Alabama was taken while using US-31 to cross Mobile bay. This Navy museum also has various aircraft from other services on display.


07-06-2020, 08:21 AM
Easy parking and a memorable factory tour.

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07-13-2020, 04:05 AM
Near Lititz, PA.


07-14-2020, 12:11 PM
Just about all of the costal towns and villages on the Maine coast have a beach. This is Wells Beach, at Wells Beach, ME


07-17-2020, 05:37 AM
This picture was taken from CA costal highway #1. That's the Hearst Castle atop the hill.


07-21-2020, 12:33 AM
Visiting the Archway.


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07-21-2020, 12:36 AM
Visiting the Archway.


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07-22-2020, 07:34 PM
How about this conversion? I didn't get to look at it as it was pulling out of the Cracker Barrel just as we were pulling in.


07-25-2020, 08:12 AM
In this picture we are actually parked at a KOA in Wade, NC. My brothers live in Fayetteville and I always stop when in the area. We play some golf and go fishing.

One day one of my brother's came by and parked his little fishing truck under the trailer's hitch. We had rubber neckers passing by all day.


07-26-2020, 01:15 PM
This is a picture of Laughlin, NV and the Colorado River, as seen from Bullhead City, AZ.

Sorry for the quality, the sun was going down.


07-27-2020, 04:43 PM
Just many of the sights if you ride the 1880 train from Hill City to Keystone SD in the Black Hills

07-29-2020, 12:21 PM
Just many of the sights if you ride the 1880 train from Hill City to Keystone SD in the Black Hills

We also took that train ride while visiting the Rapid City, SD area attractions.


08-02-2020, 05:19 AM
One time we spent a week at the Circus Circus RV Park right on the strip. This picture was taken from our parking site.


08-03-2020, 05:07 PM

Nice old barn still standing out here in the farm land of NE South Dakota.

08-04-2020, 09:32 AM
Canola fields near Devils Lake, ND.


08-07-2020, 01:34 PM
Sunset over Lake Ontario From the Brennan Beach RV resort.


08-09-2020, 06:40 AM
They love to paint their bridges and walk-overs in AZ.


08-09-2020, 10:30 AM
From our morning walk. Elephant Butte,NM. 08/08/2020

08-11-2020, 02:45 PM
We parked in Dickinson, ND for a couple of weeks while taking day trips into the surrounding areas including this NP.

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08-15-2020, 02:17 PM
Antelope Island State Park; There is a causeway out to this island park in the Great Salt Lake.

All of the park roads are paved and there is a wonderful visitor center atop a knoll overlooking almost all of the park.


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08-15-2020, 05:24 PM

The one room school house my wife went to

08-27-2020, 12:30 AM
Desert flower pictures taken at Joshua Tree NP in CA.

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09-01-2020, 08:40 AM
In this photo we are traveling north on I-81 and crossing the eastern tip of Oneida Lake, NY. It's the largest lake entirely within the state of NY.


09-06-2020, 11:00 AM
On a foggy, rainy day, we got these pictures of the USS Midway (CV-41) museum from a harbor boat tour.

I made two combat deployments to Vietnam on the Midway in the early 1970s. At that time its home port was Alameda, CA.

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09-08-2020, 07:17 AM
Here are some pictures taken while using the TX 375 Loop highway. We called it the “red road” around El Paso.

These pictures show us entering the west end of the highway and going downhill off the high grades with another showing a little of one of the large pull-over sites with bathrooms and a distant view of the Rio Grande River and Mexico.

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09-08-2020, 08:33 AM
Clear NM skies provide perfect conditions for sky watchers. Last night I captured the Milky Way with Jupiter and Saturn from just outside the RV.

09-11-2020, 01:50 AM
The Salton Sea is found in California's Imperial and Coachella valleys. It’s 236’ below sea level and when downwind it’s a stinky place.

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09-13-2020, 10:00 AM
When traveling north on US-11 and enter Champlain, NY, it’s going to take you right through downtown all the way to the waterfront. To get into VT you have to cross the bridge in the background of these pictures.

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09-16-2020, 09:41 PM
This picture was taken from the very popular city park in downtown Burlington, VT.


09-19-2020, 10:18 AM
Passing by an outdoor wedding at a city park at Bangor, ME.


09-21-2020, 07:39 AM
We found that when in ND you just have to find a suitable RV park, make it your home base and hunker down for a few weeks. From there you can make numerous side trips to area attractions. For us that spot was Dickenson, ND.

One of the attractions was the Iron Horse Saloon, a famous biker hang-out. Along with all the bubbly offered, they also serve a better than average Hamburger platter.

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09-26-2020, 10:21 AM
A colorful springtime picture.


09-27-2020, 06:02 PM
Us a few weeks back, Golden Lake in Ontario.

10-10-2020, 01:31 PM
Ships that transit through the Soo Locks are narrow and long. This is a picture of one made into a museum. The picture was taken from our tour boat while waiting to transit into Lake Superior.

This link is active... https://www.saulthistoricsites.com/museum-ship-valley-camp/


10-18-2020, 11:43 PM
One of our pastime adventures while full timing was to visit country/rural yard sales. It’s a great place to meet the locals and find interesting things to buy. While riding up and down back streets in Rawlings, WY we spotted this dwelling with a sign above the front entrance. We thought for sure it was a local museum and stopped to visit. Well, it turned-out to be a private dwelling and the sign above the front entrance introduced the people that lived there.


10-24-2020, 01:13 PM
Imperial Sand Dunes. I-8 near El Centro, CA.


10-25-2020, 02:27 AM
These pictures were taken from CA I-5 north of the grape vine. They show some of the engineering used to get the mighty CA aqueduct water over the mountains and into California’s Las Angle County.

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10-28-2020, 07:33 PM
This picture was taken in the Great Divide Basin. We were heading west on I-80 into Utah.


11-03-2020, 10:06 AM
LL Bean outlet, North Conway, NH.


11-06-2020, 01:47 PM
Sedona is a photographers dream. Everywhere you look you want to click another one. This one was taken while driving through a rural neighborhood.


11-10-2020, 06:41 AM
Crossing bridge from Superior WI to Duluth, WI.


11-14-2020, 11:40 PM
I know, Duluth is in MN. When I saw the mistake it was already to late for a correction to be made.
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These are a couple of pictures taken during our visit to this famous old prison. That little bit of water in the picture is what's left of the Colorado River as it meanders on into Mexico. Crossing it there puts you in CA.

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11-23-2020, 10:11 AM
Our big black truck on the beach at Padre Island, TX


11-27-2020, 10:48 AM
While at a stop at the Hollywood Resort & Casino RV Park at Tunica, MS we took an all day van tour to Memphis. We had lunch at a rustic 1960s restaurant on Beale St. The tour took us to the famous places in the music district. When leaving there we passed-by the Lorraine Motel where Martin Luther King was murdered.


11-30-2020, 02:07 PM
This picture was taken from the grounds of Fort Michilimackinac.
The Mackinac Bridge is a suspension bridge spanning the Straits of Mackinac.


12-03-2020, 02:00 AM
This beautiful old bridge spans the Susquehanna River from Columbia, PA to Wrightsville, PA.


12-06-2020, 03:11 PM
One year while full timing, we attempted to spend a winter at San Diego. Right after Christmas it started raining. It lasted for days and there were mud slides into the valleys and we were parked in one, so we packed-up and went east over the mountains to El Centro, CA.

While Christmas shopping at La Jolla, we found this Christmas tree made with potted Poinsettia plants.


12-12-2020, 09:28 AM
I was always an Elvis fan. I joined the navy on his 22nd birthday. His resting place is on the grounds of Graceland, his TN home


RIP Elvis.

12-19-2020, 06:27 PM
Conway Scenic Railroad - Conway, NH.

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12-27-2020, 05:34 AM
The Hopi House, one of the many attractions up on the AZ rim.

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01-02-2021, 04:15 PM
I was born in a rural southern district in Maine. Our family lived in North Berwick. My mother did not want me to be born at home, so when due, she went to a maternity shelter at South Berwick. I’ve never lived there, other than being born there.

When visiting in my home town area we park at a family owned country CG at Berwick, ME. It’s just a stone throw to the North Berwick town line.

Roads in rural Maine seldom, if ever, change. So I still know all the back roads throughout the area. One day while taking a short-cut from our Berwick CG location, to the strip malls in Kittery, we passed this farm in South Berwick. I thought it was very unique and stopped for some pictures.

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terry and jo
01-03-2021, 10:35 AM
For those not too familiar with those in the DRV category, the wife and I have lived in our Mobile Suites since Spring of 2011. We retired June 30, 2014 and hit the road, although when we get to a place, we may stay there for months. 20 months in Colorado near the wife's sisters, then 17 months in SW Oregon while volunteering at a retreat and reunion center, and then 9 months in Southern Utah at Kanab, UT. Now, we are back in Oklahoma and have been here for 2 1/2 years near family.

In our travels, we have been mostly in the western states. I am a prolific "picture taker" and have over 48,000 photos on my Smugmug site. So, with that explained, let me add a picture to the mix.

Between Twin Falls, ID and Mountain Home, ID is the Malad Gorge State Park. I-84 runs right beside it. Many don't know it, but when traveling across I-84 there, one is directly over this waterfall. It is directly below the interstate bridges themselves and it drops into the Devil's Washbowl. One can see the bridges in the top of this picture.

https://photos.smugmug.com/Idaho-Images/Malad-Gorge-State-Park/Malad-Gorge-May-of-2019/i-SDWpPkq/0/17d10939/X2/DSC_9550-X2.jpg (https://terrymiller.smugmug.com/Idaho-Images/Malad-Gorge-State-Park/Malad-Gorge-May-of-2019/i-SDWpPkq/A)

01-03-2021, 02:30 PM
For those not too familiar with those in the DRV category, the wife and I have lived in our Mobile Suites since Spring of 2011. We retired June 30, 2014 and hit the road, although when we get to a place, we may stay there for months. 20 months in Colorado near the wife's sisters, then 17 months in SW Oregon while volunteering at a retreat and reunion center, and then 9 months in Southern Utah at Kanab, UT. Now, we are back in Oklahoma and have been here for 2 1/2 years near family.

In our travels, we have been mostly in the western states. I am a prolific "picture taker" and have over 48,000 photos on my Smugmug site. So, with that explained, let me add a picture to the mix.

Between Twin Falls, ID and Mountain Home, ID is the Malad Gorge State Park. I-84 runs right beside it. Many don't know it, but when traveling across I-84 there, one is directly over this waterfall. It is directly below the interstate bridges themselves and it drops into the Devil's Washbowl. One can see the bridges in the top of this picture.

https://photos.smugmug.com/Idaho-Images/Malad-Gorge-State-Park/Malad-Gorge-May-of-2019/i-SDWpPkq/0/17d10939/X2/DSC_9550-X2.jpg (https://terrymiller.smugmug.com/Idaho-Images/Malad-Gorge-State-Park/Malad-Gorge-May-of-2019/i-SDWpPkq/A)

Our RV traveling is opposite from yours. We are constantly on the move just stopping during warm and cold seasonal changes.

When we started this thread we were hoping people like you would also share their traveling adventures with pictures. Even though we have traveled in all of the lower 48 we have just scratched the surface of things to see in our vast and beautiful country.

Thanks for posting.

Cal & Linda; we've been traveling together for 62 years.


terry and jo
01-03-2021, 03:07 PM
Jo and I have been married 52 years, just this last Christmas Day. With us, early on in our planning we decided that we wanted to stay in place longer, which would give us more time to see more things in any given area. While we didn't do much in Colorado except see family and see lots of stuff in Colorado, one or two times we made trips to Idaho to see family there, which let me get lots of pictures in Idaho as well as Colorado.

Our 17 months in Oregon was spent as volunteer "ranch hosts" at a retreat and reunion center just north of Grants Pass, OR. The owners of the "ranch" also had a beach house in Waldport, OR, so we took some time off to stay in the beach house and explore more of Oregon's coastline.

We were camp hosts in a small RV park in Kanab, UT for that 9 months, and the job was one where we worked 3 days and had 6 days off, thus we got to explore a LOT of southern Utah and northern Arizona.

We have been blessed with good health and good opportunities to see a lot of natural beauty.

Pictures of me are rare since I do most of the photography in the family, but here is a photo taken by our boss when we were in Utah. This is a link to my "About Me" page at my website. That may be the only picture (recent anyway) of the wife and I together. The only other one that might be on Smugmug is in the Alaska folder when six of us in the family took an Alaskan cruise and land tour. I used the self timer then (year was 2005) to take pictures of the six of us as couples and groups.

Terry and Jo - Utah (https://terrymiller.smugmug.com/About-Me-If-You-Are-Interested)


terry and jo
01-06-2021, 10:53 AM
Newport, Oregon harbor "bums."

Just lazing around, but at least they didn't take over the boat.

https://photos.smugmug.com/Oregon-Sights-and-Attractions/Oregon-Coast-Sights/Newport-Oregon-Harbor-and-Bridge/i-pPRTvcv/0/8d93f116/X2/DSC_0124-X2.jpg (https://terrymiller.smugmug.com/Oregon-Sights-and-Attractions/Oregon-Coast-Sights/Newport-Oregon-Harbor-and-Bridge/i-pPRTvcv/A)

terry and jo
01-11-2021, 09:35 AM
While working in Wyoming this past Summer, we made it up by Devil's Tower, but we weren't able to do any real walking and photography of the tower because it was a weekend and crowded as all get out. So, later in the year, we took a week or a bit more to go to South Dakota and see Mount Rushmore and the Badlands. While there, we took a day-trip back over to Devil's Tower to try to get to see it better.

In walking the Tower Trail around the Tower, we came upon some "scopes" that were supposed to be usable to view a ladder on the tower. Back in the 1890's, two local ranchers built ladders to attach to the cracks in the tower to be able to climb it. While the lower 100 feet of that ladder has been removed, other portions of it are still visible, although not through the "scopes" that they have at that site of the trail. This picture shows part of that ladder in the lower center and was taken with a 28-300mm lens to get in closer to it.

https://photos.smugmug.com/Wyoming-Sights-and-Attractions/Devils-Tower-Northeast-Wyoming/Devils-Tower-October-15-2020/i-GgZHssS/0/7dd0c9e9/X2/DSC_2185-X2.jpg (https://terrymiller.smugmug.com/Wyoming-Sights-and-Attractions/Devils-Tower-Northeast-Wyoming/Devils-Tower-October-15-2020/i-GgZHssS/A)

terry and jo
01-14-2021, 09:41 AM
Along the Columbia River Gorge is Multnomah Falls. While we were there a couple of years ago and took pictures, I knew of Multnomah Falls long before because LOTS of photographers post their pictures of the falls. So, here is one of mine.

https://photos.smugmug.com/Oregon-Sights-and-Attractions/Columbia-River-Gorge-Springs-2019/Day-2-Westward-and-Back-to-Hood-River/i-bLnWwgF/0/f95a819a/X2/DSC_2085-X2.jpg (https://terrymiller.smugmug.com/Oregon-Sights-and-Attractions/Columbia-River-Gorge-Springs-2019/Day-2-Westward-and-Back-to-Hood-River/i-bLnWwgF/A)

terry and jo
01-14-2021, 11:17 PM
Wife and I moved to Kanab, Utah in late 2017 to work as camp hosts at a small RV park there. Being in Kanab was great because the North Rim of the Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyon, Lake Powell, and Zion National Park were all with about a 75 mile radius from Kanab.

A friend on a forum where I participated mentioned one day that since we were going there, he really wanted to see some pictures by me of Bryce Canyon with snow. He had been to Bryce Canyon in the Summer, but he had heard it was beautiful with snow. We made 3 or 4 trips to Bryce, and this one below came about in late February of 2018.

Aqua Canyon of Bryce Canyon National Park

https://photos.smugmug.com/Utah-Sights-and-Attractions/Bryce-Canyon-National-Park/Bryce-Canyon-Snow-2-26-2018/Agua-Canyon/i-KHMBHhp/0/b8bfac86/X2/DSC_3093-X2.jpg (https://terrymiller.smugmug.com/Utah-Sights-and-Attractions/Bryce-Canyon-National-Park/Bryce-Canyon-Snow-2-26-2018/Agua-Canyon/i-KHMBHhp/A)

01-15-2021, 02:16 PM
It doesn't have to we winter to see snow at Bryce.
I remember as a kid camping with my folks there one summer it snowed on us. We left for Zion as us So. Cal folks weren't prepared for that kind of RVing.
I know we took pictures but have no idea where they could be. My guess it was late 50's or early 60's.
Being a desert rat now for 50+ years wife and I don't RV in the snow!!!!

01-15-2021, 03:02 PM
Found this beautiful old car at a Dickinson, ND old old car museum.


terry and jo
01-18-2021, 09:30 AM
Something from my home state of Oklahoma. This is found on the grounds of the 45th Infantry Division Museum in Oklahoma City. It is called a "Gama-Goat" and is a six-wheel drive, articulated vehicle that can also cross rivers. Slowly, but it can cross them. When I described this to a co-worker one day, he informed me that they used them in Vietnam to lay communication cable between "bases," including firebases.

He also said that when a unit convoyed to a new "base," the Gama-Goats were always the lead vehicles because they were the slowest. I guess they didn't want to see the other vehicles in the convoy run off and leave them behind.

https://photos.smugmug.com/Museums-and-Historical/45th-Infantry-Museum/45th-Infantry-Museum-742013/i-2mSMtHJ/0/1517149e/X2/DSC_5134-X2.jpg (https://terrymiller.smugmug.com/Museums-and-Historical/45th-Infantry-Museum/45th-Infantry-Museum-742013/i-2mSMtHJ/A)

01-23-2021, 08:43 AM
One time while crossing KS from west to east on US-54, we took the US-254 Wichita bypass highway. Nearing Towanda we saw a large building with a lot of old cars and trucks in the parking area. We decided to turn around and go back for a look. It was quite a unique place with a 50s/60s lunch stand, a 2nd level thrift shop, three stall car/truck restoration area and a truck that had been parked so long in one place it had a large tree grow through its engine compartment.

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terry and jo
01-29-2021, 10:39 AM
Speaking of museums, if one is traveling through Amarillo, TX there is a small RV museum called Jack Sizemore RV Museum along I-27 in the south part of the city near SW 45th Avenue. Currently, it is "temporarily closed" due to Covid, but it is an interesting stop. Besides the old RV's, it also has some old motorcycles as well. The museum is in a back building at the Jack Sizemore Traveland RV dealership.

Link to my Smugmug site for pictures that I took. (https://terrymiller.smugmug.com/Museums-and-Historical/Jack-Sisemore-RV-Museum-Amarillo-Texas/)

Remember RV the movie?

https://photos.smugmug.com/Museums-and-Historical/Jack-Sisemore-RV-Museum-Amarillo-Texas/i-6pfdwqH/0/42bdb7ee/X2/DSC_9471-X2.jpg (https://terrymiller.smugmug.com/Museums-and-Historical/Jack-Sisemore-RV-Museum-Amarillo-Texas/i-6pfdwqH/A)

This "motorhome" is a wee bit older.

https://photos.smugmug.com/Museums-and-Historical/Jack-Sisemore-RV-Museum-Amarillo-Texas/i-9TNpPkS/0/1d5b5d1c/X3/DSC_9500-X3.jpg (https://terrymiller.smugmug.com/Museums-and-Historical/Jack-Sisemore-RV-Museum-Amarillo-Texas/i-9TNpPkS/A)

1970 Avion pickup camper.

https://photos.smugmug.com/Museums-and-Historical/Jack-Sisemore-RV-Museum-Amarillo-Texas/i-Vg9Q3Zq/0/0b0b86b7/X2/DSC_9535-X2.jpg (https://terrymiller.smugmug.com/Museums-and-Historical/Jack-Sisemore-RV-Museum-Amarillo-Texas/i-Vg9Q3Zq/A)

01-29-2021, 12:21 PM
Thanks for the tour. I can remember seeing some of those RVs back in the day. My folks had a 1966 Fireball trailer. Much like the Kenskill.

01-29-2021, 03:36 PM
Thanks for the old RV show. Great pictures!

02-04-2021, 03:57 PM
We have traveled extensively in Texas and haven’t even “scratched the surface”. But, we have stayed at almost all of the military bases that have RV Parks/CGs.

These pictures were taken at the USAF campground and marina on Lake Amistad. We were on an adventure meandering down the west side of TX from El Paso to Brownsville. We were parked at the Laughlin AFB FAMCAMP, Del Rio, TX when the pictures were taken.

Lake Amistad is a beautiful clear water lake full of black bass and pan fish.

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02-10-2021, 03:58 PM
On one of our many side trips from Yuma, we drove out to Martinez Lake and took a Stern-wheeler boat ride on the Colorado River. It included lunch and some nice views of both sides of the river. We were a little surprised at all the dry campers on the federal lands on the CA side. There were a lot of fishing boats. Mostly out in the tall grassy areas fishing with wild shiners for the “big one”.

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02-20-2021, 01:28 PM
There is a very good restaurant where you can eat and watch the horse racing at Sunland Park race track & casino. The casino area has gaming tables, slot machines and a sport betting section.

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03-04-2021, 04:48 AM
Pictures from the Saguaro NP near Tucson, AZ.

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03-19-2021, 03:42 PM
Soo Locks: During a two week stay at Mackinaw City at a RV resort - right on the banks of Lake Huron - we decided to take a day trip to Sault Ste. Marie, way up on the upper peninsular. We took I-75 which ends at the middle of the Saint Marys River. Our goal was to take a tour boat ride up through one of the Soo Locks which turned out to be the CDN lock. We came back through an American lock. From our boat ride we saw large RV Parks on both sides of the river.

In the pictures the yellow boat is CDN. The white one was American and the one we rode on. We weren’t picky; it just turned out that way.

We were there on a weekday and parking and ticket buying wasn’t a problem. The streets leading to the tour boat area are loaded with smallish shops and street side cafes, none were overly expensive. On the way back to Mackinaw City we found a Studebaker restaurant to have supper.

This link is active: http://www.saultstemarie.com/attractions/soo-locks/

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03-27-2021, 11:36 AM
The first four pictures were taken of/from Cadillac Mountain. The fifth shows the four master at a pier in Bar Harbor. It operates as a day tour boat from that pier at Bar Harbor.

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04-03-2021, 11:00 AM
This is the home port for 1000 Islands tour boat rides on the St. Lawrence River. Parking during the week is easy and so is the shopping. The boat tours are moderately priced and snacks aboard the tour boats are not over priced. You can stop at the shopping pier at Boldt Island, get off your boat and walk around, do some shopping and catch the next boat to continue your tour.

It’s a wonderful adventure, especially so with a good guide.

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04-10-2021, 12:12 AM
We were parked at Dickinson, ND for a couple of weeks and went meandering around on US-2. Then we took ND-57 to the Spirit Lake Casino & Resort. It’s a nice ride across the lake on the causeway to the casino. The casino resort is modern with a FHU and paved RV Park.

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04-24-2021, 02:37 PM
While parked at Reno for an extended stay, we took a side trip up US-395 to Lake Tahoe. As we were winding up US-395 we took these pictures looking back at the Reno/Sparks metropolitan areas.

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06-12-2021, 11:30 PM
Once while parked at the RV Park at NAS Corpus Christi, we ventured out to Padre Island to drive on the sandy beach. It was a beautiful clear day and some guys parked close to us let us take a picture of a “Red” they just caught in the surf.

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07-16-2021, 10:57 AM
For about 65% of our full time travels we were accompanied by our long time friends from our Navy Days (Don and Betty Doole).

In these pictures Don and I are trying our ten pin bowling skills on candlepins at a bowling alley in Sanford, ME. Don and I both did more than 30 years active duty and met early in our careers.

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07-19-2021, 01:37 PM
A quaint little central GA tourist town to visit.

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07-19-2021, 07:07 PM
If heading to Helen, Georgia any time in the near future, bring your Mastercard, Visa, checkbook AND Momma's Visa. And don't expect brat's better than your favorite at home. Sorry.

07-26-2021, 09:14 AM
NH only has 103 miles of shorefront on the Atlantic Ocean. Being raised just across the river in North Berwick, ME I had numerous family members that made their living working at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard. Located just across the river are the popular shopping malls at Kittery, ME.

Here are some pictures I took on a gloomy, dark cloudy day. They are just a glimpse along the waterfront.

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08-11-2021, 08:43 AM
After a couple months stay at Yuma, AZ we decided it was time to head east.

After making the agricultural stop just after leaving Yuma on I-8 and making the long haul up the mountains, we stopped at a trucker’s area to do a walk around. After a two month stop it pays to see how things are traveling. Sure enough, it was a good idea. A tire had picked-up a piece of wire in the sidewall and was leaking. Being high mileage full timers we take tire changing in stride. Next stop, we get a new spare tire.

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09-05-2021, 01:52 PM
Driving with hardly anything to see along TX, I-10 they decided to do some bridge art. Then you start looking for another one.

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09-12-2021, 05:07 PM
Fishing for Black Crappie – Lake Okeechobee, FL (Canals).


09-27-2021, 04:30 PM
Coyote Wash GC, Wellton, AZ

This is one of hundreds of AZ golf courses carved out of AZ desert lands.

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12-26-2021, 10:37 AM
Gaffney, SC

The famous Gaffney Peach is on I-85 at Gaffney, SC.

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01-07-2022, 12:43 AM
Beckley, WV has a city run RV Park. It's situated on a coal miner museum. Thats where this picture was taken.


01-23-2022, 12:10 PM
Massena, NY

Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort. Free dry camping in their parking lot.

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03-12-2022, 08:02 AM
Morro Bay, CA

This little city with its large beaches is a great place to visit. You can lounge on any of the beach areas with hardly anyone else there. Do some surf fishing and then go to town and have a meal at one of the many restaurants/cafes. You can’t miss it when traveling on CA highway 1, the beautiful costal highway.

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03-14-2022, 10:17 PM
Abilene TX Feb 2022 Buck Creek RV park

08-27-2022, 06:47 PM
Spartanburg, SC

These pictures were taken at the entrance to a large religious compound on US-29 near Spartanburg, SC.

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09-04-2022, 10:20 AM
Pilot Mountain State Park, North Carolina:


A sunset in Central Indiana:


Copper Harbor, Michigan:


Lake Bruin State Park, Louisiana


09-15-2022, 12:10 PM
West Ossipee, NH

The gang is doing some Kayaking on the Bearcamp River at the foot of Mount Whittier. These were taken at my cousins Jan’s CG. We were parked about 75 yards from the riverbank. Everyone in these pictures is related to me in some way, mostly cousins. I have 22 1st cousins from my mother’s side and almost all live in ME or NH. My oldest son is in the brown shirt and my uncle Ed (my mother’s youngest brother) has his back to us in a white shirt and hat. Ed is just a few years older than me and we grew-up like close brothers. It was Dunking Donuts Day.

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10-07-2022, 03:23 PM

During our full-time years, we traveled to up state NY three times, each time exploring something new. When this picture was taken, we were traveling east to west for the whole length of NY highway 37 along the St Lawrence River. The picture was taken from a very large and well-maintained pull-out area at the far eastern end of the 1000 islands.


01-12-2023, 07:51 AM
Dixie Music RV Park - Waldo, FL