Archives for October 2010

Road Trip Stats | Aug 31 – Oct 22 2010

Miles: 5110 Gas: 666 Gallons Fuel Cost: $1754.37 Avg $ per Gal: $2.63 MPG: 7.67 Avg Cost per mile : $0.34 Weeks: 8 Total Days: 53 @ Campground: 25 Campground Fees: $425 Avg campground: $17 Avg $ per night: $8 States visited: Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, Nebraska, Wyoming, Utah, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, […]

Boondocking | East St Louis IL

October 21, 2010 Thursday – Hit the road again. Traveled about 650 miles from Elk City Oklahoma to just past St Louis Missouri on some of the worst roads known to man. I-40 in Oklahoma is one SLAM after another. Worst roads we’ve traveled yet. Spent the night boondocking at a Flying J in Illinois. […]

Camping at Lake Elk City Park – Elk City OK

Oct 19 2010 – Tuesday – Traveled about 500 miles today from Dancing Eagle Casino in Casa Blanca New Mexico to Elk City Oklahoma. For tonight we have an awesome camping spot, overlooking a beautiful 250 acre lake just south of I-40 in Elk City Oklahoma. We may stay another night here before heading the […]

Dancing Eagle Casino – Casa Blanca NM

Oct 18 2010 – Monday – Traveled about 450 miles today from Usery Mountain Park in Apache Junction AZ up 17 North to 40 East. The scenery changes quick from Mesa to Flagstaff. In about a 50-75 mile span, it goes from cactus everywhere to a lush pine forest. A few steep grades but the […]

Usery Mountain Park – Apache Junction AZ

Oct 9 2010 – Saturday Did not sleep well last night, very loud at the Flying J. Finally found a nice campground at the Usery Mountain Park. Very nice and quiet. The sites are a lot more private than most RV parks that we’ve seen so far. There are cactus everywhere. Several types in our […]

Boondocking – Phoenix AZ

Oct 8 2010 – Friday Did not plan to be boondocking tonight. We traveled about 230 miles today. Planned a short travel day, to only go about 30 miles from Laughlin NV to Golden Valley AZ. At about noon, after a 12 mile 6% climb to our RV park of choice for the evening, they […]

Colorado Belle | Laughlin NV

Oct 7 2010 – Thursday Boondocking at the Colorado Belle Casino in Laughlin NV. Didn’t make it far from Las Vegas, but we are on our way again.  Strolled along the River Walk and grabbed some food before retiring for the evening. Took another relaxing stroll on the River Walk behind the Colorado Belle in […]