Gold Prospecting Around Quartzsite AZ

Today, Quartzsite is best known as a haven for RV snowbirds. But, the history of this tiny town in the Arizona desert goes back to gold prospecting. In 1863, it was called Tyson Wells. Back then, it served as a desert watering hole and stagecoach stop. Ranching was the mainstay…

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RV Boondocking and Camping Around Ajo AZ

While most snowbirds RVing to Arizona immediately think of Quartzsite or Yuma, the desert around the tiny town of Ajo presents a few possibilities. Once you hit Yuma, go east on I15 to Gila Bend, then go south on Hwy 85 to Ajo. Originally founded as a mining town in…

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Guide to Arizona Snowbird Country

If you want to escape the cold winters of the northern regions, there’s no better place than “Snowbird Country”. Every year, tens of thousands of full-time RVers make the trek for warm winter weather, lots of sunshine, and unusual desert landscapes. Tucson Arizona Just 118 miles from the border with…

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Snowbird RV Living in the Desert Southwest

Spending the winters in the Desert Southwest, particularly Arizona, is one of the cheapest ways to live for RVers. You have many options, from luxurious RV resorts, to basic RV parks, to BLM LTVAs and free boondocking, out in the desert. What makes the Desert Southwest Such a Great Place…

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Arizona!

The Grand Canyon State, is a unique place; the weather in southern Arizona is so warm, that one could wear shorts all year round. In fact, I do! This is because I live in the AZ desert. Climate Diversity Arizona has many, many diverse areas that have different climates and…

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