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Camping at Crater Lake National Park

With plans to explore Oregon after the redwoods of California, we had settled on camping near Mount Hood. I was hoping to explore the Bend area and was looking for a place where we could camp nearby for a night or two before reaching the Mount Hood Wilderness. As I was pouring over maps of […]

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Camping Near Ouray, Colorado

​ When my husband and I learned that we would have a few days to ourselves without the kids, we knew that we wanted to spend the time camping and exploring a new area of the wilderness. We love camping with our kids, however it is nice to enjoy the relative quiet of camping on […]

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  • Updated November 4, 2016
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Places to Camp to Stay Cool in the Heat of the Summer

As we approach the month of July, it is hot outside. Reports of record temperatures abound in California, Nevada and Arizona, and the mid-west and eastern parts of the country are not immune to the heat. When the weather is like this, it is easy to want to stay indoors where it is air conditioned. […]

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  • Updated June 30, 2016
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Camping in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

I am always looking for an opportunity to explore new places and spend time camping in the mountains. So it is no surprise that when planning a visit to my brother and his family in Atlanta, Georgia, I could not help but tie in a camping trip. Especially when I realized that the Great Smoky […]

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  • Updated June 22, 2016
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Camping trip to Glacier National Park

For some reason, Glacier National Park had been high on my list for travel. There was something about the idea of seeing a glacier that was exciting. And it being so far (a 24 hour drive) from my home made it that much more appealing. Getting there would be a challenge but that would add […]

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  • Updated June 22, 2016
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