Tag Archives: Oregon

Roughing it Smoothly in a Yurt

Do you cringe at the thought of setting up a tent in wind and rain? If so, meet the yurt, a circular domed tent with a plywood floor, sturdy walls, electricity, and a skylight. Yurts give campers a cozy, dry … Continue reading

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Top 10 Scenic Drives in the Northern Rockies

If you are looking for an exciting vacation with beautiful views then consider exploring Forest Service lands in the Northern Rockies for beautiful landscapes, scenic byways, historic trails, and diverse wildlife. For sheer beauty and allure, few regions match the … Continue reading

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50 Places to Discover in an RV

You might have read it or 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, … Continue reading

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Spring into Your National Parks

With winter winding down and spring already on the minds of many, now is the perfect time to start planning your RV travels to one of America’s nearly 400 national parks. The National Park Foundation, the official charity of America’s … Continue reading

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Whale Watching Great Fit for RVers

Life in a recreational vehicle can be full of adventure and new experiences. The approaching spring season brings new opportunities for RVers to explore the natural world and create lasting memories. Of the many activities available during spring, whale-watching season … Continue reading

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Oregon State Parks: Learn How to Camp with Let’s Go Camping Program

Are you curious about camping? Don’t have all the needed gear? Not a problem. Let’s Go Camping has arrived! The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department presents a fun-filled, overnight camping excursion for beginning campers of ALL ages. With extra gear, … Continue reading

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The Gift That Keeps on Giving

It’s that time of year again. The Christmas countdown has begun! While the holidays bring with it lots of love, time spent with family and friends, good food, and more, it can also bring stress—most from the gift exchange. Trying … Continue reading

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State Parks Struggle with Budget Cuts

The recession has legislators across the U.S. looking to cut services—and state parks are often among the first to feel the pain of budget cuts. That has led to closed facilities, reduced services, and fewer rangers. “These are tough times … Continue reading

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Explore Your Parks

The North Face is partnering with State Parks for the second annual Explore Your Parks (EYP) program. EYP has expanded to seven major cities this year. This program encourages people living in the San Francisco, Boston, New York, Washington DC, … Continue reading

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Should EVs Pay to Play?

Don’t you just love it when a prediction comes true? Over three months ago a writer for Politics and Cars mused that if special electric meters are installed specifically for the purpose of charging an electric vehicle (EV), someone in … Continue reading

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