Visiting the Mission San Xavier del Bac in Tucson

Mission San Xavier del Bac was founded in 1692 by Father Kino, a Jesuit missionary. It’s at the center of a centuries old Tohono O’odham Indian settlement along the banks of the Santa Cruz River, about 10 miles south of downtown Tucson. The original church was built in 1700, but…

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The Beauty of Maps

The United States has an infinite variety of culture between the different states, and much open, wild land. It could take you a lifetime to see it all. From national and state parks and forests, from historic monuments to theme parks; it’s no wonder more and more people set out…

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RV Camping in Beautiful Cathedral Gorge NV

Cathedral Gorge is along U.S. Highway 93, approximately 165 miles north of Las Vegas. Situated in beautiful Lincoln county, Nevada, it’s just one mile from the tiny farming and ranching town of Panaca. It’s been a popular local picnic area, as well as a dramatic backdrop for open air plays…

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The Advantages of Van Life

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Why living the van life? Vans absolutely do not have the homey comforts of an RV, such as a bathroom or a kitchen. However, it’s cheaper compared to an RV, it’s easier to park, and you can go places a big rig can’t. Below are some tips to make life…

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Tips for Fueling Up Your RV

Pulling into a gas station in can be a high stress ordeal for newbie Rvers; the challenge is maneuvering such a large vehicle around in a small space. If you drive a truck camper or a class B van, then most any gas station will do. But the bigger your…

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Utah’s Spectacular National Parks

The National Parks of Utah have some of the most surreal and other wordly landscapes in America. Utah quite rightly belong on the “must see” list of any RVer and boondocker. Magnificent and towering red sandstone cliffs, deep, wooded canyons, unusual rock formations and ancient petroglyphs attract visitors from all…

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RV Expenses We All Need to Budget For

There is no such thing as a one size fits all RV budget. Some people manage to live on $1,000 a month, but many others may need a budget much higher. But there are a few common expenses that every RVer has. Familiarizing yourself with these common RV expenses will…

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