Hitched Up: Rogue Valley to the Redwood Coast

We headed off from the high desert towards Oregon’s southern coast in search of its beautiful beaches and redwood forests that lead into California. Before we would get there we stopped off in the colorful Rogue Valley. We had a great campsite in Valley of the Rogue State Park that backed right up to the […]

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Hitched Up: Cannon Beach and the Historic Columbia River Highway

After seeing how much Gaius loved playing on the sand back in Washington, I was really glad that our first stop in Oregon was Cannon Beach. Home of the iconic Haystack Rock, this picturesque beach town is dog-friendly and lined with art galleries, cafes, and charming boutiques. The beach is nothing short of stunning with […]

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Hitched Up: Olympic National Park and Mount Saint Helens

We got lucky in Seattle with a week of clear skies but the gloomy clouds and rain were waiting for us at our next stop in Port Angeles. We had really been looking forward to reaching this point in our trip because our friends from Texas and Louisiana (who introduced us and attended to us […]

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Oh, Canada: Vancouver, B.C.

Our last stop in Canada before heading back into the U.S. was Vancouver. The city scene isn’t usually our style but Vancouver was a lot of fun and had plenty of beautiful nature spots to explore. I had heard about a park with a suspension bridge and sky walk (Capilano Suspension Bridge Park) and really […]

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Oh, Canada: Banff National Park

Exploring the city was fun but we were feeling ready to head back into the forest. In hindsight I feel like Banff was a happy medium- more remote than the city but still very commercialized for a forest and natural resource. The campgrounds in Banff National Park fill up very quickly during summer, but I […]

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Glacier National Park

I had no idea what to expect from our trip to Glacier National Park. Before our visit I knew there would be glaciers and wildlife, including grizzly bears, and that people say the park is really beautiful. I can now report that “beautiful” is truly an understatement. This place is amazing and quickly jumped the […]

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Hitched Up: Denver, CO

Because driving through a big city and its traffic is usually not a lot of fun in an RV, I chose Cherry Creek State Park as our home base during our stay in Denver. Located just outside of the city, Cherry Creek State Park offers hiking, biking, boating, swimming, and even has a model airplane field. […]

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Hitched Up: Alamosa, Colorado

After leaving Pagosa Springs, we headed north for a short stay in Alamosa, Colorado. The scenery changed from meandering streams, colorful wildflowers, and lush green trees that scaled the sides of mountains, to flat plains of tumbleweeds, distant purple hills, and in the foreground, every imaginable shade of beige. We would only be in Alamosa […]

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Hitched Up: Abilene State Park

For each destination I visit, whether it be a state or national park, landmark, city, or attraction, I’ll be writing a summary of my experience and sharing photographs, general information, and a few notes on accessibility. An “accessible” environment meets the needs of all visitors, allowing all visitors to access and experience the environment, including […]

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Destination: Abilene State Park

For each destination I visit, whether it be a state or national park, landmark, city, or attraction, I’ll be writing a summary of my experience and sharing photographs, general information, and a few notes on accessibility. An “accessible” environment meets the needs of all visitors, allowing all visitors to access and experience the environment, including […]

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