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: Seattle, WA

We spent a few hours in Seattle last year when we were in the area for the weekend of Mitch’s cousin’s wedding. I really wanted to see Mount Rainier but I also wanted to spend a few hours in the city. We had enough time to take a glassblowing class downtown, stroll Pikes Place Market […]

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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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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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Volunteering: Habitat for Humanity of Archuleta County

Working towards achieving their vision of “a world where everyone has a decent place to live,” Habitat for Humanity operates in communities across all 50 states of the U.S. and worldwide in 70 countries– and counting. Though I’d heard of Habitat before, this was my first time volunteering with the organization and really getting to […]

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Volunteering: High Plains Food Bank Garden

During our visit to Palo Duro Canyon State Park we escaped the heat and ventured into Amarillo, where we spent the morning volunteering in the Garden at the High Plains Food Bank. Established in 2009, the one-acre Garden can supply the community with 20,000 lbs of fresh fruits, vegetables, and herbs every year. The Garden […]

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