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New Orleans—Visit the Audubon Zoo & Aquarium!

New Orleans—Visit the Audubon Zoo & Aquarium!

March 6, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

As we continued our much-too-short tour of Louisiana, our final stop was New Orleans (also known as NOLA).  We spent a couple of days in town visiting destinations that were new to us. Our first stop was the Audubon Zoo, where we spent a lovely day touring the well-laid-out grounds.  The Audubon Zoo is part […]

Pickleball…Does it have anything to do with pickles?

January 20, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

The first question you may ask yourself if you’re unfamiliar with this sport might be: does it have anything to do with pickles? The short answer to that is no. Originated in 1965 by Joel Pritchard, a congressman from Washington, Pickleball got its namesake after the family dog, Pickles, who would run off with the […]

Good Sam Added New Parks

Good Sam Added New Parks

March 21, 2013 by · 1 Comment 

Seems like it’s a year of change for Good Sam – with their new ratings, a new campground engine, and now the fact that they have added hundreds of new parks which means that traveling has been made easy for every RVers around the US and Canada. We love to take our RV out of […]

Army Corps Campgrounds Upgrades: Arkansas Ozarks

Army Corps Campgrounds Upgrades: Arkansas Ozarks

March 9, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Improvements to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ campgrounds around Norfork and Bull Shoals lakes south of the Arkansas-Missouri state line have been upgraded, the Baxter Bulletin recently reported. Most of the improved campsites can now accommodate 50-foot recreational vehicles and offer 50-amp electrical service in addition to the basic amenities. Along with the bigger, reconfigured […]

How to Pick the Best Campsite: Tips to help you get the best site for your money

How to Pick the Best Campsite: Tips to help you get the best site for your money

February 8, 2010 by · 9 Comments 

Article Courtesy Camping Life Magazine, Written by Stuart Bourdon Having a wonderful camping experience is a combination of factors. Some of those are providential, and a few are completely out of your hands. Luckily, there are some you can control. It’s impossible to control the weather, but you can keep track of it and update […]

10 Quick, Easy Weekends

10 Quick, Easy Weekends

December 31, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Winter break is gone and the kids are back in school. Your vacation time has all been used up. You are getting that head-down, slumped-shoulders sort of posture that clearly indicates you’re in serious outdoor-recreation withdrawal. But what can you do? Between parents’ job commitments and the kids’ renewed academic and sports demands, there’s little […]