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Tips for Traveling with Dogs in an RV

One of the best parts of owning an RV is that we can take our pet boxer dog, Harley, with us. In fact, in the last two years Harley’s RV travels have covered 15 states, plus stops in Mexico and Canada. And he’s certainly not done yet! Our fifth wheel trailer has become a home…

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On the Road with Sue: Waterton Glacier International Peace Park

Glacier National Park actually doesn’t end at the US-Canada border. It continues upwards into our northern neighbor’s territory, where it becomes Waterton Glacier International Peace Park, the smallest national park in Canada and also a World Heritage site. Some History Behind Waterton Waterton actually became a national park before Glacier – in 1895. The two…

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On the Road with Sue: Washington’s Olympic National Park

The crown of the Olympic Peninsula has got to be Olympic National Park, consisting of a million acres – including 73 miles of pristine Pacific Ocean beaches, rain forests, alpine meadows, clear mountain lakes, abundant wildlife, and of course that magnificent mountain range. In 1909, President Teddy Roosevelt designated part of the areas as Mount…

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On the Road with Sue: The Surprising Olympic Peninsula

Making the turn to drive the loop around the Olympic Peninsula feels as if you’re stepping back in time about 30 years. The Peninsula’s Route 101 is 350 miles long, circling the majestic Olympic Mountains, spectacular beaches, and lush rain forests, all with a very laid-back and friendly atmosphere. As the logging industry has declined…

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On the Road with Sue: Glacier National Park

Often referred to as the Crown of the Continent, Glacier National Park offers visitors incredible views, 762 amazing lakes, 2865 miles of streams, 175 mountains, 700 hiking trails, and a variety of wildlife freely traversing through the Park’s more than one million acres. It’s a spectacular mountain landscape, and despite its name, to me the…

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On the Road with Sue: Durango Silverton Railroad

The small town of Durango, located in the southwestern corner of Colorado, has much to offer RVers, outdoor adventurists, and tourists in general. Surrounded by the breathtaking San Juan Mountains, it’s easily accessible on good roads from the southwest, coming through the Four Corners area, from the south via Farmington, New Mexico, from areas of…

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On the Road with Sue: Mesa Verde National Park

For decades, driving south from Durango, Colorado, I’d seen the somewhat innocuous signpost for Mesa Verde National Park. I’d always intended to stop, but never did… until this trip. First impressions can be deceiving – for Mesa Verde (which means “Green Table” in Spanish), turns out to have much, much more to do and see…

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