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Tiny trailering; touring the west in a classic travel trailer

Tiny trailering; buying or rebuilding and touring the west in a classic travel trailer… We’ve been camping and touring the western states for almost 40 years, and touring the entire United States extensively in three classic travel trailers the last dozen years. Our early camping while spouse Susan and I both worked was a combination […]

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An ode to back roads: exploring America from off the beaten path

We just finished a nine week trip across Canada, down the East Coast to Delaware, and back across the US to California. Other than the Trans Canada Highway, we toured on back highways and lonely roads – eschewing interstates for the benefit of history and local flavor. Taking the road less traveled added miles – […]

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Adjacent to lovely Bar Harbor, Acadia National Park, first national park east of Mississippi, celebrates 100 years in 2016

After spending a week in the Canadian Maritime provinces of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island, we reentered the US at Calais, Maine. A friendly Border Patrol officer marveled at the thought of our long trip in such a small teardrop trailer. We followed Hwy. 1 south, seeing frequent views of the Fundy […]

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Comfy, cozy and efficient travel trailers; you asked for more!

We recently returned from a 23 day tour of eight national Parks – Great Basin in Nevada, the five stunning ones in Utah, the Grand Canyon North rim and a return through Yosemite. A week ago, I profiled some of the small, efficient camp trailers and camping set-ups that are becoming increasingly popular; several of you asked for […]

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Southwest Utah National Parks: stunning scenery in Bryce Canyon, Zion and side trip to Park City

We were in the middle of a three week tour to see six western national parks (Great Basin in Nevada, five in Utah), and had already enjoyed three days along the ‘Loneliest Road in America’, Hwy. 50, and Nevada’s Great Basin National Park. From there, we headed to Cedar City, a good-sized Utah town to […]

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Park City, UT, is exciting outdoors Mecca in midst of touring Utah’s five national parks

After almost four days exploring Bryce Canyon and Zion National Parks, we are nearing the end of a reunion with old friends in Park City, Utah, 240 miles north of Zion.  Site of the 2002 Winter Olympics and home to Park City, Deer Valley and the Canyons Ski Resorts, it’s a year-round outdoor activities Mecca. […]

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The ‘Loneliest Road in America’ – Native Americans, Pony Express and stunning Great Basin National Park!

We had long heard of the unique allure of Hwy. 50, “the Loneliest Road in America” as it crosses the Great Basin of central Nevada. But, it had been almost 30 years since we drove quickly across that old highway – we vowed to take in the sights and its history on a trip to […]

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Ease of travel with a teardrop trailer; it’s David vs. Goliath!

Our Scotty at home in the Pinnacles National Park campground, amidst the behemeth trailers and fifth-wheels. All those owners want a tour of our little trailer! Rear galley with plenty of storage room; some teardrops have built-in gas stove or sink, this one does not. The back interior cabinets of our 58 Scotty offer lots […]

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End Notes, touring the US in a teardrop travel trailer, California to Florida, the old South and back!

  Gourmet meal, Catfish, bacon and Caesar salad at St. George Island Campground, FL. Our Scotty teardrop in front of the Confederate Powderworks, Augusta, GA. Susan, catching up on her reading in our Scotty teardrop, in a campground in Alabama. [This is a fifth installment of series on our trip across the US] My spouse […]

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Teardrop travel trailers gather on California coast (Teardrops, Part 3)

Last weekend, a dozen teardrop trailer owners gathered on the California coast just above Jenner and Ft. Ross, at Ocean Cove campground.  This gathering is an annual affair, the second weekend in October – here are pictures from the last few years. Each year, a number of quality trailers, including several with full galleys in […]

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