The Old Pueblo: Tucson

Saguaro National Park, Rincon Unit, Arizona. © Rex Vogel, all rights reserved

The Old Pueblo has attracted visitors for centuries. First occupied by ancient Paleo-Indians as far back as 12,000 years ago, Tucson, known as the Old Pueblo, is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in America. The ancients were followed by the Hohokam, then the Pima and Tohono ‘O’odham tribes. Next came the Spanish in […]

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Life by the Bay: Goose Island State Park

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Lapping water and Gulf breezes: We must be on the coast! Bounded by the waters of the St. Charles, Copano, and Aransas bays, 314-acre Goose Island State Park is a coastal delight. Visitors to the Island engage in a variety of activities, including camping, birding, fishing, boating, water sports, picnicking, hiking, photography, geocaching, and wildlife observation. […]

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Joshua Tree National Park Sets Attendance Milestone & Braces For Strong El Niño

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For the first time in its 74-year history, Joshua Tree National Park topped the 2-million visitor mark, reaching the milestone Monday, December 28, 2015. Joshua trees have been described as ugly, but we have always found them fascinating. The odd-shaped stick figures offer an opportunity for your imagination to run the gamut in trying to […]

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RV Parks As Base Camps For Winter Festivals & Fairs

Joshua Tree National Park is an easy day trip from the Coachella Valley, California. © Rex Vogel, all rights reserved

RV parks and campgrounds are great places to enjoy hiking, biking, swimming, boating, and other outdoor recreation activities during your leisure time. With RV and tent sites as well as a wide range of accommodations, campgrounds can also serve as base camps for those interested in attending winter festivals and fairs throughout the U.S. These events […]

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Gulf State Park Enhances Visitor Experience

Located in the City of Gulf Shores on the coast of Alabama, white sun-kissed beaches, surging surf, seagulls, and seashells greet you at Gulf State Park. Inside Gulf State Park there is a championship golf course, new beach pavilion, rental cottages, tennis courts, camp sites, hiking trails, Zip Line, and a fishing pier that is 20-feet […]

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Top Campgrounds, RV Parks & Resorts With Amenities For Your Pets

These selected campgrounds and RV Parks welcome RVers traveling with pets. Pet-friendly parks boast amenities that include fenced-in pet exercise areas to pet washing stationss. Many campgrounds offer a dog run or pet walking paths while some include pet treats in their Welcome Package for RVers traveling with dogs and other pets. If you have a pet, they […]

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