Sunday Drive: Cibola National Wildlife Refuge

Sunday Drives have become our way of getting out and discovering new places to explore, and still being as safe as possible during the pandemic. Sam saw a story about the sandhill cranes that visit Arizona each Winter. They are dispersed in several areas South of Tucson, so we decided to pack a picnic lunchContinue reading “Sunday Drive: Cibola National Wildlife Refuge”

On the Trail – Kofa National Wildlife Refuge

As tradition requires, we set out on New Years day to scout for possible camping sites in the Kofa National Wildlife Refuge. We knew that during the winter months, this area Southwest of the Phoenix and North of Yuma becomes a hot spot for boon docking for many escaping the winters in the North. TheContinue reading “On the Trail – Kofa National Wildlife Refuge”

On the Trail: Vulture Mine Trail

It has been a very long time since we jumped in the Jeep and headed out to find a rocky and dusty trail to leave the worries and frustrations of everyday life behind for a few hours.  We decided on the Vulture Mine Trail near Morristown, AZ.  We packed the Jeep with water, soda, aContinue reading “On the Trail: Vulture Mine Trail”

Destination-Alamo Lake State Park

This was our first trip out in the truck camper post Sam’s knee replacements.  We called my sister Kim and Brother-In-Law Guy to see if they wanted to meet us for a night of camping. Because they live in California and we are in Goodyear AZ, we wanted to find  a State Park somewhere inContinue reading “Destination-Alamo Lake State Park”

Destination: Bisbee and Tombstone, Arizona, November 2017

  We were just a few days away from knee replacement surgery for Sam, with the second knee being replaced in the coming month.  We felt the call of the road knowing it will be several months before we can take our truck camper or jeep out again.  Neither of us had ever been toContinue reading “Destination: Bisbee and Tombstone, Arizona, November 2017”

On the Trail: Backway to Crown King, AZ May 2017

If you live in Arizona you have heard about the backway to Crown King.  Crown King is a small town with a big personality at the top of the Bradshaw Mountains at an elevation of 5,700 feet in Central Arizona.  The Bradshaw Mountains are known for gold and this is the reason the town hasContinue reading “On the Trail: Backway to Crown King, AZ May 2017”

Destination: Burr Trail Road, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument

Labor Day weekend was fast approaching and we were unable to find an available campground in Northern Arizona.  We tossed around ideas for about a week and then Sam saw an article about the Burr Trail Road.   The Burr Trail starts off in the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument and then crosses in Capitol Reef NationalContinue reading “Destination: Burr Trail Road, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument”

Destination: Victor, Idaho

  Destination:  Victor, Idaho  August 2017 We have wonderful  friends, Laurie and Allan that live part-time in the Teton Valley in Victor, Idaho.   They have a beautiful home and property that has an incredible views of the Grand Tetons.  This year what started out as an idea to rent a RV and drive upContinue reading “Destination: Victor, Idaho”