Category Archives: Camping

2015 Quartzsite Show Dates Announced

Quartzsite is located in western Arizona, 17 miles east of the Colorado River on I-10. In 1856, settler Charles Tyson built a fort at the present site of Quartzsite for protection against Indian raids and to protect his water supply. Fort … Continue reading

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2015 Quartzsite Sports, Vacation & RV Show Dates Announced

Every January something happens that is hard to believe, unless you have seen it! More than a million and half million visitors, mostly in recreational vehicles, converge on the sleepy little desert town of Quartzsite, located just 20 miles east of … Continue reading

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North-South Snowbird RV Routes

As refugees from the frozen north, snowbirds escape winter at home by migrating southward each year. Selecting a balmy snowbird roost is when all the fun begins. Choice is in rich supply. Many snowbirds are north-south creatures, meaning those from the … Continue reading

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RV Boondocking Capital of the World

Quartzsite, Arizona, a Sonora Desert community 18 miles east of the Colorado River, on I-10, is the RV Boondocking Capital of the World. The term boondocking, also known to RV enthusiasts as dispersed camping, dry camping, or coyote camping, is used to describe camping in the … Continue reading

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RV Camping During the Holidays

Thanksgiving to New Year’s is a special time. This holiday season presents special challenges for those who travel in a recreational vehicle, but the benefits and rewards are numerous. Make the most of your holiday by celebrating with family and … Continue reading

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RV Destinations For Cold Weather Camping

“Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow…” Cold weather months can be a great time to travel and camp in a recreational vehicle. Spending the winter in an RV where the temperature plunges down to 20 degrees below … Continue reading

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Quartzsite: Woodstock of the Snowbird Set

During our last visit to the annual Quartzsite Sports, Vacation & RV Show in January, we reminisced about how Quartzsite has changed over the last 16 years since our first visit and what future years might bring. If you pass … Continue reading

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Wide Path Campers Introduces Ultralight Trailer Towable by Bicycle

A Danish company could help reshape the future of camping. Wide Path Camper has introduced a travel trailer light enough to haul behind a bike. It’s the camper’s lightness that makes the Wide Path groundbreaking. There have been a few … Continue reading

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Dry Falls: World’s Largest Waterfall

As the name suggests, Dry Falls no longer carries water, but is the remnant of what was once the world’s largest (in water volume) waterfall known to have existed on earth, but that was during the Great Missoula Floods at … Continue reading

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Atomic Red Rocket Camper Turns Heads

Alaskan-born Bill Guernsey survived a horrific plane crash and used his two year recovery time to create something unique. Guernsey spent six hours a day, six days a week to create a bizarre, yet unique red rocket camper with an atomic … Continue reading

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