Crater Of Diamonds State Park Murfreesboro AR

We spent a few days digging in the dirt and mud at Crater Of Diamonds State Park in Murfreesboro Arkansas. Crater of Diamonds State Park is famous for its main feature, the 37 acre plowed field, the only diamond site open to the public. We had wanted to visit this park for years, and finally got […]

Palo Duro Canyon State Park | Canyon TX

Palo Duro Canyon State Park ($35 total – $25 for camping + $5 each for park entrance fee) is located on the southern high plains amidst a shortgrass prairie in the panhandle of Texas about 20 miles south of Amarillo.   Well worth the short detour off I-40. Palo Duro Canyon, also known as the Grand […]

Lost Dutchman State Park | Apache Junction AZ

We had a great time at the Lost Dutchman State Park. Lost Dutchman is located in the Sonoran desert just 40 miles east of Phoenix in Apache Junction Arizona.  The campground has 72 campsites (38 with electric and water hookup), a dump station and a small shower house (2 shower stalls). The 292 acre park […]

Searching for Lost Dutchman Gold Mine

This weekend we are headed to the Superstition Mountains to search for the legendary mother-lode of gold known as the Lost Dutchman Gold Mine (or at least enjoy some hiking, spectacular views of the Superstition Mountains, sagauro studded valleys, steep canyons, soaring rocky outcroppings, cactus and heavy brush and maybe spot some wildlife; coyote, javelina and […]

Presque Isle State Park – Erie PA

This trip to Erie PA we spent the day at Presque Isle State Park (Pennsylvania’s only surf beach) and then spent the evening at Presque Isle Downs and Casino. Presque Isle State Park is an arching sandy peninsula that extends 7 miles into Lake Erie and consists of 13 miles of roads (loop around outer […]

Snow Canyon State Park | Utah

Missed Zion But Found Snow Canyon September 25, 2010 Saturday- Today is National Land Day. We planned on going to Zion for the day, but the RV started making a really bad noise in the front passenger side tire. We decided to pass Zion and head for St George Utah and make our annual visit […]

Missed Zion But Found Snow Canyon

September 25, 2010 Saturday- Today is National Land Day. We planned on going to Zion for the day, but the RV started making a really bad noise in the front passenger side tire. We decided to pass Zion and head for St George Utah and make our annual visit to Big O for repairs. Fortunately, […]

Huntington Beach – Myrtle Beach SC

July 2010 – Camping at Huntington Beach State Park just south of Myrtle Beach. Perfect area, just far enough from the craziness of the tourist mecca yet close enough to enjoy anything Myrtle Beach has to offer. Great way to spend the 4th of July! We had a great camping spot and pitched our tent […]