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Saguaro National Park: Two Districts, One Park

Stretching outward, an army of saguaro cacti waved at me with their massive prickly arms. The giant saguaro (scientific name Carnegiea gigantea) is the universal symbol of the American Southwest. These majestic plants, found only in a small portion of the … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras King Cake: Eat It While You Can

My favorite Mardi Gras tradition is the crown-shaped King Cake which evolved from the Twelfth Night or Feast of the Epiphany pastry of Louisiana’s early French settlers, who brought the tradition with them from Europe. Presentation of the King Cake … Continue reading

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Snowbirds Give Back by Volunteering & Workcamping

As more seniors seek ways to enjoy the snowbird lifestyle many are turning to workcamping as a means of supplementing their pensions. Being a workcamper is not just a job, it’s a lifestyle, one that is actively pursued by some … Continue reading

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Trio of National Parks That Are Best During Winter

Winter can be one of the best times to get out and explore America’s national parks in an RV. Many of the busiest national parks experience a major drop in attendance, allowing visitors better viewing opportunities amid less crowded conditions. … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras RV City

The aptly named campground under Interstate 10 in downtown Mobile, Alabama, has been home to 197 trailers and RVs for almost a decade. And although she’s been coming to Mardi Gras her whole life—and even been a guest in RV City several … Continue reading

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Escapees Expand Mail Services

Since 1985, Escapees Mail Forwarding Service has been assisting full-time and part-time RVers with all their mail forwarding needs.  As a licensed commercial mail-receiving agent, Escapees provides the largest, most economical service for RVers in the nation. Livingston, Texas-based Escapees Club … Continue reading

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San Xavier del Bac: White Dove of the Desert

One glance, and you know why it’s known as the White Dove of the Desert. Just imagine, in the late 1600s a stranger on horseback has entered a village. Many of the people gather to see this stranger who is dressed … Continue reading

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China Ranch Date Farm

A lush oasis hidden in a desert valley, the beautiful China Ranch Date Farm, is worthy of a visit on your next journey near southern Death Valley. Using Wine Ridge RV Resort in Pahrump, Nevada, as our home base, we … Continue reading

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Settling Into Your Snowbird Roost

Once you’ve decided on the region you’d like to visit, consider the RV park where you’d like to while away the winter months. Many of these parks welcome snowbirds with open arms and even schedule special events or social mixers … Continue reading

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2 National Parks That Are Best During Winter

Touring America’s national parks in an RV can be a transcendent experience. Winter can be one of the best times to get out and explore the great outdoors. Although some parks may have limited access to certain areas due to … Continue reading

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