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Best National Parks To Visit This Spring

Spring brings a fresh start, a chance to put away layers of clothes and roam free and easy. And there’s no better place to find renewal than a national park, our unbeatable natural treasures. Spring brings a renewal, warmer temperatures, … Continue reading

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50 Magnificent RV Trips

You might have seen it on a shelf and thought, “I should pick that up.” It’s the national bestseller, “1,000 Places to See Before You Die.” Sometimes the best adventures are those in your own backyard. Here, in alphabetical order, … Continue reading

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Top 10 National Parks: Is Your List Better Than Mine?

People like lists. No, check that, they love them. Particularly when they disagree with them and think they have a better list. So, here’s my personal Top 10 list of national parks. How does it match up with yours? 10. … Continue reading

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Five Things You Need to Know Today: December 9

Since I like things to come in fives (and tens), here are five things YOU need to know TODAY! 1. Camping World Plans New Location in Washington Camping World will open a new store soon in Liberty Lake, Washington, which is located … Continue reading

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You’ll find Gold in the Superstitions

Who says there’s no gold in them thar hills? Lost Dutchman State Park could be a goldmine for Arizona. It has beautiful trails and is just minutes away from Apache Junction, Canyon Lake, and Goldfield Ghost Town. Delays in a … Continue reading

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Saguaro Central: Catalina State Park, AZ

One of southern Arizona’s numerous “sky islands”, the Santa Catalina Mountains dominate Tucson’s northern skyline. These sky islands are small mountain ranges that rise steeply from the desert floor and often feature a cool and relatively moist climate at their … Continue reading

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Sonoran Pronghorns Make Comeback: Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge, AZ

A capture-and-release program is part of an effort to help the endangered Sonoran pronghorns regain a foothold in the Sonoran Desert. Historically, Sonoran pronghorn traveled across vast expanses of the Sonoran Desert in Arizona, California, and Sonora, Mexico. Currently it … Continue reading

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Prepare for Solitude: Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge, AZ

Want to take advantage of your SUV or high-clearance two-wheel-drive vehicle? Then Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge is the place for you! Boundless desert surrounds you in Cabeza Prieta, the third largest national wildlife refuge in the lower 48 states. … Continue reading

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Playing in Mute Harmony: Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, AZ

Newcomers to Arizona are often struck by Desert Fever. Desert Fever is caused by the spectacular natural beauty and serenity of the area. Early symptoms include a burning desire to make plans for the next trip “south”. There is no … Continue reading

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Where Deserts Meet: Joshua Tree National Park, CA

Joshua Tree National Park is an amazingly diverse area of sand dunes, dry lakes, flat valleys, extraordinarily rugged mountains, granitic monoliths, and oases. Explore the desert scenery, granite monoliths (popular with rock climbers), petroglyphs from early Native Americans, old mines, … Continue reading

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