Trip Reports

little horseshoe lake icefishing

Little Horseshoe Lake Ice Fishing Report

We actually never made it out on the ice last year and I was excited to get the kids back out again. We try to keep it fairly simple and ...
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fall camping

Fall Camping At It’s Best – Moose Lake State Park

In my opinion, fall camping is the best camping you will experience. The night air is cool, crisp and perfect for campfires. The sunny, but cool afternoons are refreshing. The ...
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indian lake

Camping At Indian Lake State Park In Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

Sometimes, being forced into the overflow rustic campground turns out to be a great gift. We pulled into the main campground for Indian Lake State Park to find only 1 tent ...
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visiting door county

Visiting Door County

Door County had been on our travel list for a few years, but sitting on the back burner until now. We had spent a couple days in Portage, WI and decided ...
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fishing trip

First Canoe And Fishing Trip Of 2016

Yes, our first canoe fishing trip of the season was successful! We covered 2 different lakes, but the first lake was a very short journey. We started the morning by checking ...
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Dinosaurs, History and Murals – Tucumcari, New Mexico

Tucumcari, New Mexico is not a pass thru town. We randomly stopped in Tucumcari for 2 nights to break up our 3 day drive home from Arizona. We found ourselves at ...
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Walnut Canyon

Walnut Canyon Cliff Dwellings Trip Report

Walnut Canyon Cliff Dwellings National Monument is located just outside of Flagstaff, Arizona and we had plenty of time to check it out and make it back to camp to ...
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Wupatki National Monument

Visiting Wupatki and Sunset Crater National Monuments In Arizona

We woke up to another crisp morning in Flagstaff, Arizona with more National Park visits on the agenda. We did not spend much time around camp in the morning, before ...
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Tuzigoot National Monument Trip Report

We had been to Montezuma Castle National Monument earlier in the day, but didn't want to leave the area without stopping at Tuzigoot National Monument as well.  Montezuma Castle seemed to ...
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Montezuma Castle

Montezuma Castle National Monument Trip Report

We were set up at the KOA campground in Flagstaff, Arizona for 4 nights and ready to visit some National Parks.  Montezuma Castle was one of the well known cliff ...
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A Quick Visit To The Grand Canyon And Desert View Drive

So there we were on day 5 of our trip, waiting for a phone call from our travel trailer's frame manufacturer for an update on the arrival time of the ...
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Visiting Meteor Crater in Arizona

We had planned to stop at Meteor Crater after Petrified Forest the day before, but our trailer issues stopped us from making it that far.  We were now in day ...
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Petrified Forest National Park Trip Report

After nearly 1,500 miles of driving, we arrived at Petrified Forest National Park.  The Petrified Forest would be our first National Park and major site seeing destination of our 2 ...
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Pedernales Falls State Park Trip Report

Pedernales Falls State Park was our main destination on our Thanksgiving camping road trip. There was plenty of hiking, a little bit of biking and just a great scenic area ...
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Caddo Lake State Park Trip Report

Caddo Lake State Park was our first stop on a Thanksgiving road trip, that would take us to 4 different State Parks. My youngest was not quite 4 months old and my oldest ...
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Cloudland Canyon State Park Trip Report

Cloudland Canyon State Park in Northwest Georgia was was the main destination of our 2011 Thanksgiving road trip with our camper.  We left Michigan on a Friday night with our ...
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Roaring River State Park Trip Report

We try and break up our week long vacations with a weekend destination on the way home sometimes.  It breaks up the trip and lets us have additional experiences.  I ...
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Petit Jean State Park Trip Report

We spent 4 full days and 5 nights camping at Petit Jean State Park with lots of hiking and enjoyment of overlooks throughout the park.  I hope you enjoy my little ...
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Trip Report – Lake Superior Circle Tour 2015

Day 1 - Sleeping Giants Provincial Park, Ontario We pulled out of our driveway mid morning to start our trek around the North Side of Lake Superior.  We wanted to arrive ...
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Trip Report – North Dakota Badlands and Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park

In my latest monthly report, you got a taste of our recent trip to the North Dakota Badlands for a mountain bike race on the Maah Daah Hey Trail, near Theodore ...
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Trip Report – 4 Days of Camping, Biking and Fishing in Cuyuna Country State Recreational Area

Day 1 - Cuyuna Lakes We arrived in Cuyuna Country on Sunday afternoon to find ourselves a nice campsite in Portsmouth Campground. On our way into town, we stopped at ...
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Top Moab Mountain Bike Trails For Kids

Moab, Utah is not just for extreme and highly technical mountain bikers. Moab mountain biking is for kids and family, too. I have been wanting to go to Moab for ...
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