Palo Duro Canyon State Park Texas

Welcome to Palo Duro, the land of canyons, cattle, cardinals, turkeys, and roadrunners. Oh yes, and some coyotes.  Palo Duro is located south of Amarillo near Canyon. An interesting side trip in the area is Cadillac Ranch just to the west of Amarillo. This is an art sculpture of 10 Cadillacs nose down in the ground installed in 1974 and …

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Santa Rosa Lake State Park Rocky Point Campground Site A14

  We headed east on I-40 through Albuquerque to the eastern part of New Mexico. Along the way we stopped at Camping World in Albuquerque for a few parts and then headed east and exited I-40 to drive the New Mexico Musical Road near Tijeras. Not quite the loud music we thought it would be but it was kind of …

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Sky City Acoma Pueblo New Mexico

Acoma is where Sky City Acoma Pueblo is located and is the homeland for the Acoma people. It sits about 370 feet above the desert floor atop a mesa and dates back to as early as 1100AD. At the base of the mesa sits the Sky City Cultural Center which has a gift shop, short film area, a lovely café, …

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Sky City RV Park Acoma New Mexico

  Along I-40 sits the village of Acoma which is home to the Acoma Pueblo people.  There is a casino located there along with a lovely, simple RV park which provides easy access for an overnighter, utilizing the casino, and/or visiting the Acoma Pueblo (covered in next post).   RV Park: Sky City RV Park Location: Acoma, New Mexico (just …

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Winslow Arizona

Homolovi Ruins State Park is just to the east of Winslow and about a 10 minute drive to the Winslow historic area with several sights to see. Standin’ On The Corner This is a public park which is dedicated to the song, Take It Easy, where the line “Standing on the corner in Winslow, Arizona” became so popular. It was …

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Homolovi Ruins State Park Az Site 24

Off we departed via Flagstaff to I-40 and headed east towards Homolovi State Park in Winslow, Arizona.   The state park has one campground in a figure 8 configuration consisting of back-ins and pull along sites.   Campground: Homolovi State Park Location: Winslow, Arizona off I-40 (north side) Site: 24 (pull along) Cost: $30 Services: Electric/Water (30 AMP) Comments:  A …

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Grand Canyon National Park Arizona

We have completed the tasks of buying a new motorhome and a new tow vehicle along with doing a few modifications and upgrades to the vehicles and now we are in the midst of our final preparations before we begin our summer excursion.   Before we depart we thought we would enjoy a few more trips around the area. Spring …

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Those Young Guys Winnebago View 24D

As with most RVs, there are things you love, things you don’t love, and things you can accept. We have owned our new Class C – Winnebago View 24D for a short time now and have only been out camping in it twice (2 shake down trips) but we have a list of our initial thoughts of the rig. We …

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Lake Pleasant Regional Park Arizona

  Shake down Trip # 2 We have owned our new RV for a bit over a month and did our first shake down trip at Lost Dutchman State Park last month where we hooked up with power to test everything which runs on power. Then we came back home and spent a number of weeks upgrading and making modifications …

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Solar Panels

We knew when purchasing a new motorhome there would be modifications and upgrades that we would want to make to make the vehicle more like a home and be able to provide a more comfortable lifestyle. We had read many reviews on various models of motorhomes including the one we purchased and knew that it would not be perfect and …

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