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A Million Gallons of Fun!

A Million Gallons of Fun!
  More than a million gallons of summer fun await you when you stay at Nashville Shores Lakeside Resort.  A Water Park, Marina, RV Park and Percy Priest Lake offer you tons of activities and fun for all ages! And, it’s only 15 minutes from Nashville, in the rolling hills of Tennessee.   ...

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Posted on February 10, 2016 in: Good Times Treks

Albuquerque - World's Best Value Destination

Congratulations Albuquerque for grabbing the #4 spot on Lonely Planet’s list of World’s Best Value Destinations! You can get a lot of bang for your buck here.     Albuquerque is Unique. Nowhere e...

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Posted on January 12, 2016 in: Good Times Treks

Las Vegas Style Thanksgiving Fun

Las Vegas Style Thanksgiving Fun
Looking for something different and interesting to do for Thanksgiving – how about Las Vegas? Just think of the options available in Las Vegas when it comes to a Thanksgiving dinner! The bonus is the weather in Las Vegas in November is beautiful. The average high temperature is 67° and the low is 43° making it a fantastic time to walk the Strip and explore the town.     ...

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Posted on November 09, 2015 in: Good Times Treks

Escape Winter on the Emerald Coast

Escape Winter on the Emerald Coast
As the weather turns colder, memories of the warm days of summer beckon us to escape the cold and go somewhere to capture a few more rays of sunshine. Snowbirds begin to button up their summer homes and plan their migration south to warm, sunny climates.   The Emerald Coast of Florida offers a multitude of options for escaping the cold. In Navarre, Florida  you can gather your rays of sunshine and warm your bones at the Santa Rosa Waterfront RV Resort. Situated betwe...

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Posted on October 14, 2015 in: Good Times Treks

October in Albuquerque - Must See & Do!

October is a beautiful time to visit New Mexico and there are several sites and activities that you will not want to miss! The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta - the biggest party in town will take place from October 3 – 11.     Get up close and personal with hundreds of ...

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Article Rating Posted on September 14, 2015 in: Good Times Treks

Celebrate Capsaicin in Hatch, New Mexico

Celebrate Capsaicin in Hatch, New Mexico
If you’re addicted to capsaicin (if you know the Scoville Scale by heart you are addicted!), the place to be for Labor Day Weekend is the Hatch Valley Chile Festival. Yes, this is where the true Hatch Green Chile is grown and there’s nothing else like it in the world.  Buy a bag of chile while you’re there and have it roasted while you watch and smell! The aroma of fresh chiles as they are being roasted is intoxicating and when you first smell it - then taste it, you...

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Posted on August 11, 2015 in: Good Times Treks

Explore the Bounty of Silver City

Explore the Bounty of Silver City
Silver City, New Mexico was born out of necessity during a silver mining boom but has transformed itself into an eclectic scene with an historic downtown full of exceptional art galleries, funky boutiques and notable restaurants. In fact, Silver City was named one of the 100 Best Art Towns in America and one of America’s Greatest Main Streets! Getting to Silver City is a stunning and sometimes thrilling drive on 2 of New Mexico’s National Scenic Byways, the Geronimo Trail National S...

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Article Rating Posted on July 13, 2015 in: Good Times Treks

Camp with Dinosaurs and Roller Coasters!

Camp with Dinosaurs and Roller Coasters!
Camp at the Roller Coaster Capital of the World – Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio.   People of all ages will find great entertainment and plenty of thrills to enjoy at Cedar Point, better known as the Roller Coaster Capital of the World! Not into roller coasters?  There are so many things for you to do besides coasters - like lounging on the Cedar Point Beach or zooming about on a wave runner, &n...

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Posted on March 26, 2015 in: Good Times Treks

Stayin' at the Green Caye

Stayin' at the Green Caye
Green Caye RV Park is a quiet and peaceful place located in Dickinson, Texas which is between Houston and Galveston. That means tons of fun places to go and things to do! How will you ever choose? There are plenty of amenities to enjoy right there at the RV Park so you may decide to just relax and stay put!     Green Caye offers a lighted golf course and stocked fish...

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Posted on March 02, 2015 in: Good Times Treks

Camp in Buenos Aires! Arizona, That is!

Camp in Buenos Aires! Arizona, That is!
There are many types of RVers – what type are you?  Do you love the big resorts with lots of activities, amenities and people to visit with, or do you prefer wildlife over wild parties and plenty of quiet space between campers?  If you fall into the last category, consider taking a trip to the Buenos Aires Wildlife Refuge in southern Arizona.     ...

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Article Rating Posted on January 28, 2015 in: Good Times Treks

Escape to Extreme Landscapes in Escalante, Utah

Escape to Extreme Landscapes in Escalante, Utah
You will find abundant adventures and fun times awaiting you when you take the Scenic Byway to Escalante Canyon, Utah.  The best location for exploring the area is the Canyons of Escalante RV Park.     Located on Scenic Byway 12, the RV park is in the heart of the Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument. Escalante State Park and Pe...

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Posted on December 02, 2014 in: Good Times Treks

Celebrate Independence in Gonzales, Texas

Celebrate Independence in Gonzales, Texas
When the name is Independence, you know there will be a “bang up” party on Independence Day!       Welcome to Independence RV Park in Gonzales, Texas! Located on the banks of the Guadalupe River, Independence RV Park is a small park with 21 RV sites. ...

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Article Rating Posted on June 17, 2014 in: Good Times Treks

Blue Mesa Ranch and RV Resort

Blue Mesa Ranch and RV Resort
Blue Mesa.  The name conjures up images of cool blue mountain tops and water that invites you to sit awhile or cast a lure in hopes of landing dinner.  You don’t have to imagine it – come live it at Blue Mesa Ranch and RV Resort. Located near Gunnison, Colorado, nestled among almost two million acres of pristine wilderness, Blue Mesa is an amazing mountain hideaway on the 26 mile long Blue Mesa Reservoir with two marinas that offer great fishing and water sports.&...

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Posted on May 28, 2014 in: Good Times Treks

Your Own Piece of Forest at the Pendaries RV Resort

Your Own Piece of Forest at the Pendaries RV Resort
Nestled in the high mountain valley of Rociada, New Mexico amid the tall pines, The Pendaries RV Park  (pronounced Pan-da-ray) is where you can enjoy a cool summer getaway.  This might be one of New Mexico’s best kept secrets!    The resort is small and comfortable with RV sites spaced far enough apart that you will feel like you have your own private piece of the fore...

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Article Rating Posted on April 28, 2014 in: Good Times Treks

Hidden Valley RV Park - Your San Antonio Home Base

Hidden Valley RV Park - Your San Antonio Home Base
There’s never a dull moment (unless you want one!) when you stay at Hidden Valley RV Park!  Relax in the quiet valley setting with mild temperatures, shady sites and a creek that meanders through the campground.  The park is close to San Antonio where history, culture, art, shopping, relaxation and lots of fun are on the menu – which will you choose?     ...

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Article Rating Posted on March 26, 2014 in: Good Times Treks

Celebrate St. Patty's at Shamrock RV Park, Reno

Celebrate St. Patty's at Shamrock RV Park, Reno
At the base of the scenic Sierra Nevada mountains and a few miles from the biggest little city in the world of Reno, Nevada is the award winning Shamrock RV Park.  People well acquainted with the RV lifestyle and who will go the extra mile to make your visit safe and comfortable built the park in an area where you can enjoy hiking, river and lake fishing, skiing, rafting, golfing, boating and, of course, entertainment of all types!    ...

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Posted on February 26, 2014 in: Good Times Treks

Valentine and Merritt Trading Post RV Campground

Valentine and Merritt Trading Post RV Campground
Located in north central Nebraska is the little town of Valentine - population 2800.  Along its wide Main Street, downtown Valentine is home to arts and craft shops, bookstores, museums, a cyber cafe and one of the area’s largest western wear stores.  But it's what lies outside of town that attracts many visitors to this area. The town is in the center of a diverse region of quiet lakes, grassy sand hills, secluded waterfalls, wildlife refuges, a national forest and one of...

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Article Rating Posted on January 27, 2014 in: Good Times Treks

Rush-No-More RV Park & Campground

Rush-No-More RV Park & Campground
Nestled on 80 acres of luscious green pines with hiking trails, nature walks and wildlife, Rush-No-More is the perfect base for your journey into the beautiful Black Hills National Forest, and Mt. Rushmore which is only 32 miles away.     Rush-No-More RV Park & Campground has camping options no matter how you are traveling!   For RVs there is everything from a basic ...

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Posted on August 22, 2013 in: Good Times Treks

Grand Monuments and a Headless Chicken Festival

Grand Monuments and a Headless Chicken Festival
This week the Thursday Travel Tip takes us to Colorado and the Monument RV Resort.  The resort is located in Fruita, which is a few miles from Grand Junction.  It is the closest full service RV park to Colorado National Monument and just across the street from the James M. Robb State Park. This area provides activities for everyone, from a leisurely 23 mile scenic drive to white knuckle white water rafting.  There are dozens of hiking trails ranging from easy to challenging, ...

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Article Rating Posted on August 01, 2013 in: Good Times Treks

The Admission is Free at Noebels Amusement Park!

The Admission is Free at Noebels Amusement Park!
Knoebels Amusement Park is and has been America's largest free admission park for 87 years of operation, according to Wikipedia.  It is an adventure waiting for the family who wants to have fun, fun and more fun!!!  You will find that the rides and food are both really good and affordable.  Since you pay for only what you ride, you’ll automatically save money over other amusement parks.     ...

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Article Rating Posted on July 24, 2013 in: Good Times Treks

Cool Off at Elkhorn RV Resort

Cool Off at Elkhorn RV Resort
If cool mountain breezes sound good this time of year, consider escaping to the Elkhorn RV Resort.  The resort is located in Lake City, Colorado which is midway between Gunnison and Creede.  In about 6 hours from Albuquerque, you could be enjoying cooler temps and all of the fun things to do around the resort.     Elkhorn RV Resort offers 3 sizes of RV sites that can handle everything from pop-up campers...

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Posted on July 18, 2013 in: Good Times Treks

Year round fun at Bear's Den RV Resort

Year round fun at Bear's Den RV Resort
Nestled on the shores of Grand Lake O’ the Cherokees you will find Bear’s Den Resort.  With one mile of shoreline, Bear’s Den offers many fun activities you would expect to find on a lake such as fishing, boating, and swimming.  But, there’s much more to enjoy!     Bear’s Den has 132 RV sites including pull-thrus, with full hookups, ca...

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Posted on July 11, 2013 in: Good Times Treks

Sharks, Stingrays and Turtles in the Desert

Sharks, Stingrays and Turtles in the Desert
June is National Aquarium Month and Albuquerque has, in our humble opinion,  one of the nicest aquariums in the southwest.  If you are visiting Albuquerque, this is one attraction you don’t want to miss!     The highlight of the Albuquerque BioPark Aquarium is the 285,000 gallon shark tank that features a 38 foot viewing window.  The staff takes ex...

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Article Rating Posted on June 06, 2013 in: Good Times Treks

Swim with Manatees in Crystal River

Swim with Manatees in Crystal River
Two hours from the Tampa / St. Petersburg area, you will find the gem of Florida’s Nature Coast – Crystal River.  Located near Kings Bay it is one of the best places on earth to observe manatees.  In 2012, Crystal River was officially designated as a Manatee Refuge.     When the water temperature drops in the Gulf of Mexico, manatees move to the warmer waters of the Crystal River, followed clos...

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Article Rating Posted on May 28, 2013 in: Good Times Treks

April Valley RV Park

April Valley RV Park
In South Carolina there is a lovely RV Park called April Valley.  It’s located in the town of Pickens which is on the edge of the Blue Ridge Mountains and near the town of Greenville.      If you prefer a campground that's small, serene, quiet, wooded area with a large pond stocked with fish, April Valley RV Park Fishing & Campground is the place for you.  There are just 27 sp...

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Posted on March 22, 2013 in: Good Times Treks

The Cajun Outback

The Cajun Outback
Located in the southwest corner of Louisiana, the Louisiana Outback is wild and rugged piece of the U.S. filled with bayous, swamps, barrier islands and many National Wildlife Refuges.  The towns are few and spread out, but you will find they are big on hospitality.      Louisiana's Creole Nature Trail All-American Road is an opportunity to experience one of America's untamed nat...

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Article Rating Posted on July 31, 2012 in: Good Times Treks

RV and Yurt Adventures

RV and Yurt Adventures
Have friends and family wanting to join you in some of your RV adventures but can’t  because there’s no room in your RV?  Maybe it is the other way round; you have friends with a RV and want to camp with them to see if you would like the RV lifestyle.  Consider visiting RV Parks and Resorts with Yurts.  Lots of RV parks and resorts have cabins or park models available, but a yurt is more like camping.    ...

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Article Rating Posted on July 16, 2012 in: Good Times Treks

Peace and Quiet at Heron Lake

Peace and Quiet at Heron Lake
This beautiful park, in northern New Mexico, is known for its excellent sailing, kayaking, canoeing, fishing, cross-country skiing, and hiking.  It's home to the New Mexico Sailing Club. Clicking on the link will take you to the photo album for the club, where you can see some great photographs of the lake and surrounding area. A picturesque lake set among tall pines, Heron Lake State ...

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Article Rating Posted on July 11, 2012 in: Good Times Treks

It's Not All Desert in Las Vegas, Nevada

It's Not All Desert in Las Vegas, Nevada
You've probably noticed the mountains just outside of Las Vegas, but did you know that there is RV camping there?  When it's blazing hot in Las Vegas, head to the hills and enjoy a slight break from the heat!     Mount Charleston, Nevada, lies in the Spring Mountains northwest of the Las Vegas metropolitan area. Most of the mountain range is public land and there are campgrounds wh...

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Article Rating Posted on July 07, 2012 in: Good Times Treks

Wine Country and Free RV Parking

Wine Country and Free RV Parking
    If you have a motor home – the summertime livin' is not only easy - it's FREE!!  It's your chance to enjoy free stays at wineries across the U.S!  It’s a new trend in this country, one that takes agritourism to a new level. There is a growing group of winemakers, farmers and other agritourism ventures li...

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Posted on June 07, 2012 in: Good Times Treks

44 Top RV Parks and Resorts to Explore

44 Top RV Parks and Resorts to Explore
You can bet that if 30,000 RV enthusiasts voted for these parks and resorts, you can be assured that they are top notch and sure to please! Four-four campgrounds, RV parks and resorts earned all around “A” grades in the fourth annual consumer satisfaction survey of campgrounds, RV parks and resorts. More than 30,000 camping and RV enthusiasts participated in the online survey, which evaluated guest experiences at campgrounds, RV parks and resorts that are affiliated with the Nati...

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Article Rating Posted on March 19, 2012 in: Good Times Treks, Best Places to RV

Route 66 - Part 1, Santa Monica

Route 66 - Part 1, Santa Monica
One of the biggest undertakings in connecting America was one of the first transcontinental highways built from Chicago to Los Angeles.  It became known as the Mother Road – Route 66.   Rocky Mountain RV and Marine is located on Historic Route 66 in Albuquerque.  Better know as Central Avenue to us locals, you can travel the old route all the way through town.   The romance of Route 66 continues to captivate people around the world. Running over two thousand miles,...

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Article Rating Posted on January 18, 2012 in: Good Times Treks
  



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