Category Archives: Historic Sites

A Many-Splendored Only in New Mexico Thing

The recently designated Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument is a many-splendored, only in New Mexico thing. Established on May 21, 2014, by Presidential Proclamation, the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument includes 496,330 acres. The Monument recognizes and protects southern New … Continue reading

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Camping & National Parks: Best RV Destinations

Families across the country are planning their summer vacations and taking their RV out of winter storage. Canada’s network of national parks offers must-see destinations for camping, hiking, and other outdoor activities. As the summer camping season quickly approaches, Parks Canada … Continue reading

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RVing, National Parks & The “Wow” Factor

The United States maintains more than 6,000 federally-protected sites, spanning over 1 million square miles and totaling roughly 27 percent of America’s entire land area. America’s National Parks are the great outdoors, the wide open spaces, and the wild places … Continue reading

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5 Must-See Stops on a Road Trip Across America

Every RVer’s bucket list should include at least one road trip across America. Want to make it extra memorable? Consider stopping at one—or all—of these must-see places along the way. The Alamo One hundred seventy-nine years ago The Alamo was … Continue reading

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Vintage Airstream: Museum on the Move

What began as an idea formed during a session at the National Council on Public History’s annual conference in 2011 is now a reality. A group of University of Louisiana at Lafayette graduate students created a unique mobile museum exhibit. … Continue reading

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Getaway To New Mexico, Land of Enchantment

Whether you are a nature-lover, photographer, adventurer, or just looking for an amazing experience, a road trip to New Mexico will not disappoint. Like Utah and Arizona, much of New Mexico is saved for all to enjoy as wilderness in … Continue reading

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The View Campground: New Way To Enjoy Monument Valley

It’s all about the mystical view. That is, the view of Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, on the northern outskirts of the Navajo Nation. Experience Monument Valley as you’ve never seen before. The View Campground offers some of the most spectacular … Continue reading

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RV To The Sun: Arizona Grand Tour Continues

Arizona is destination like no other. Arizona has everything: Lakes and mountains, forests and rivers. Mostly, though, Arizona has desert. Acres and acres of desert. Dee-lightful. From towering red rock spires to urban excitement, to the Grand Canyon’s stunning vistas … Continue reading

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Half-Century Old Texas BBQ Legends

The popularity of Texas BBQ—primarily Texas-style smoked brisket—has launched a frenzy of new activity. New slow cook joints pop up with frequent regularity, and relatively new pitmasters are hailed as masters of the craft. Many deserve considerable attention and high praise, but … Continue reading

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Oatman: Living Ghost Town, Gunfighters & Burros

Here is our plan: We’ll drive to a town that shouldn’t exist. We’ll travel a twisted ribbon of pavement along Historic Route 66. Driving to the historic town of Oatman is a favorite Arizona road trip. Once a gold-mining boomtown, … Continue reading

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