Summer is a very popular time for travel. But for some it is a bit too hot for optimal comfort in their RVs. That is why many RVers either head to northern states, or to higher elevation. This summer we chose to escape to the cooler temps in the mountains of Colorado. One of our
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We have stayed at Garden of the Gods RV Resort many times in our 6 years of travel, and have always enjoyed our return visits. When the pandemic shelter in place orders began in March, we were boondocking in Arizona, where we ended up staying for 5 weeks. But with the desert temperatures set to
Is this place an oasis in the desert? After spending one night at Catalina Spa and RV Resort in early October, we knew we wanted more. So we booked a month-long stay to make the most of our winter visit to the Palm Springs area. We settled into our campsite, complete with mountain views, desert serenity and
We stayed at Cherry Creek State Park in the fall of 2017 for about a week and enjoyed our stay. It is your typical state park campground with fire rings, picnic tables, and trees. For more detail about the specifics of this RV park, sites, and amenities – including pros and cons – read on.
Mesa Spirit RV Resort is in Mesa Arizona near Phoenix. Winter in the Phoenix area is fantastic. The weather is warm and dry, which makes it easy to understand why this city attracts so many people here from the northern states and Canada. We spent multiple months of our 2018 winter and early spring in
We stayed at Suni Sands RV Resort in Yuma, AZ for two days in January to break up two weeks of boondocking in the Arizona and extreme southern California deserts, with the Xscapers group. Although our stay was short and sweet, we managed to scout the place out and snap some photos to share our experience
We were excited to reach sunny and warm Benson Arizona and the Valley Vista RV Park. Especially after narrowly escaping some unseasonably cold weather in San Antonio at our campsite at Medina Lake RV Resort. For more detail and specifics of Valley Vista RV park, sites, and amenities – including pros and cons – read on.
In June, 2017, we finally got to visit Yosemite National Park for the first time! We stayed at Yosemite Lakes RV Resort and Campground for 3 nights – it’s part of our Thousand Trails camping membership, which meant we were able to stay for free. This was especially exciting to us as it is so difficult
Colorado is one of our toughest states to find campgrounds when visiting family. Dakota Ridge RV Resort is an RV park in Golden Colorado. We have stayed at many State park campgrounds in the Denver area. This is one of the few privately owned campgrounds we have stayed at in the area. Read on to
We have stayed here a couple times now. On our first visit, we stayed for 5 days in December 2016 then moved the coach to the rear of the resort to store for 10 days while we flew to Hawaii. Most recently we stayed for the month of May 2017 at their monthly rate. It
We’ve actually spent a total of 12 weeks at the Thousand Trails Palm Springs RV Resort and Campground since our first visit in December 2014. We recently left on May 1, 2017 after a 4 week stay. It remains one of our favorites in the Thousand Trails camping network system to date, having stayed on