Mar 262017
 

Note: This is an expanded and updated repeat of a blog previously published. Where would we be without the internet? It has changed the world at large, and on a smaller scale, the world of RVers forever. We can shop online and have our merchandise delivered right to our RV site at our favorite campground, do […]

Choose Your Weapon!

 Posted by at 12:35 am  Nick's Blog
Jan 242017
 

Note: This story first appeared in the July-August 2014 issue of the Gypsy Journal. Guns are like cats. People seem to either love them or hate them. If you’re in the “love” category, or even if you just appreciate fine firearms, make it a point to visit the J.M. Davis Arms & Historical Museum in Claremore, […]

Bears Up Close!

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Oct 222016
 

Note: This story first appeared in the July-August, 2011 edition of the Gypsy Journal. If you have ever wanted to see bears up close and personal, make your way to Williams, Arizona, and spend some time at Bearizona Wildlife Park, one of the best attractions in a region that offers everything from historic Route 66 […]

Sep 272016
 

Before you ever turn the key to begin your next RV trip, here are ten websites you should be reading. You will be amazed at how many interesting places you will find waiting for you to discover! Explore Southern History – If it happened in the South, you will learn about it here! From antebellum […]

Sea Lion Caves

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Aug 252016
 

Note: This story appeared in the September-October, 2011 issue of the Gypsy Journal. I love roadside attractions. I think my fascination with them started when I was a kid, rolling down Route 66 or old U.S. 30 in the back seat of my dad’s Hudson. I think we stopped at every teepee motel and tourist […]

May 242016
 

Note: This is a repeat of a blog previously published. The internet can be a great tool for travel planning. Anytime we are visiting a new area, I spend some time online doing a bit of research and it’s amazing how many interesting places we find within an easy ride of our campground. Here are some […]

Jan 282015
 

We love exploring America’s back roads and small towns and finding overlooked gems that the tourist brochures never cover. In a series of weekly blog posts we will be sharing some of America’s lesser-known small town museums, historic sites, and oddball attractions, on a state-by-state basis. Bisbee: Known as the Queen of the Copper Mines, […]

Feb 082014
 

There is a saying that the more things change, the more they stay the same. That applies to the RV lifestyle as much as anything else. Way back in September, 2009 I wrote a blog titled A Few Of My Favorite Things in the RV lifestyle, from my favorite truck stop to my favorite campground, […]

Oct 242013
 

Yesterday morning Miss Terry woke me up at 6:30, and she’d already been up for an hour or so. Now, I don’t care what all you worm eating early birds say, morning sucks. Especially cold mornings where my nice warm bed calls out and says, “Please don’t leave me!” But alas, I had to. We […]

Feb 132013
 

Interstate highways make it quick and easy to get from Point A to Point B anywhere in the country. But what fun is that? A Denny’s or a Pilot truck stop in Tucson looks pretty much just like one in Paducah or Toledo. All too often we find ourselves traveling the interstates because they are […]