Cactus Touring: Anza Borrego, Yuma, Organ Pipe, and Quartzite, Arizona

After a change in previous plans, we had to figure out where to spend the month of January, and ended up flocking to all the popular spots for full-time RVers (“snowbirds”) that spend their winter in these warm southern areas. CALIFORNIA:  Joshua Tree Joshua Tree National Park and the BLM land at its south entrance is a mecca for RVers […]

Utah Fall Destinations: Bryce, Zion, Cedar Breaks and Lake Powell

  Blanche Lake: We spent most of September in Utah. Before leaving the Salt Lake area, we hiked Blanche Lake.  6.5 miles with 2,700 feet elevation gain. The elevation gain felt more gradual than I expected and was surprised that we did the hike pretty quick. I didn’t know that the fall colors in Salt Lake and Ogden are so […]

Camper Quarantining in Utah: Escalante, St. George, and Lake Powell

  St. George: We spent the entire month of April in Utah, where COVID really didn’t seem to be as much of an issue. St. George seemed to still be operating business as usual, with fewer mask requirements, because the virus just really wasn’t as big of a deal in these rural areas. The small towns were pretty much shut […]