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National Parks without the Crowds

National Parks without the Crowds

July 12, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

RVers love national parks. From snow-capped glacial peaks to meandering coastal shorelines and from white sand deserts to steep gorges and canyons, some of America’s most awe-inspiring natural attractions are found within its extensive national park system. Most people know about the popular and most-visited parks including Grand Canyon, Yosemite, Yellowstone, Great Smoky Mountains, and […]

Congaree National Park: A Hidden Gem Expands

Congaree National Park: A Hidden Gem Expands

January 29, 2012 by · 2 Comments 

Congaree National Park is a relatively unknown park—a hidden jewel in the national park system. The National Park Service, Trust for Public Land, and Friends of Congaree Swamp, and others recently celebrated Congaree National Park’s 35-year history and the park’s acquisition of 1,840 acres of Riverstone property, The Times and Democrat reported. “The Riverstone property, […]

Grand Strand RV Park Offers EV Plug-Ins

Grand Strand RV Park Offers EV Plug-Ins

July 15, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Several months ago I reported that a handful of RV parks along the East and West Coast offer their 50-amp, 240-volt electric pedestals to electric vehicle (EV) owners in need of a refueling stop. The first EV charging station along the Grand Strand and the coastal Carolinas recently opened (June 22) at Ocean Lakes Family […]

‘Tis the season for Christmas lights

‘Tis the season for Christmas lights

December 15, 2010 by · 2 Comments 

‘Tis the season for Christmas light displays. Below is a selected list of ten of the best places in the U.S. Sunbelt to see Christmas lights and other seasonal displays. No guarantee, but they’re all worth a look—and don’t forget to pack your digital camera and tripod. Alabama Theodore Bellingrath Gardens Magic Christmas in Lights […]