Great Lakes Escape

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by Richard Varr
September 2, 2014

  The vast Lake Michigan shoreline may look like an ocean, but it’s an epic freshwater paradise. Tag along on a coast-hugging 200-mile road trip from Traverse City to Mackinac Island. From the bottom, it looked like an easy climb up a sand dune. Yet 20 minutes later, I’m still huffing and... Read more »

Shifting Sands

he setting sun’s rosy glow creates changing shadows on the Great Sand Dunes and Cleveland Peak.

article and photos by Therese Gundersen
September 2, 2014

  Dig into North America’s tallest sand dunes in the shadow of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains in southern Colorado’s San Luis Valley   A peculiar yet incredible sight awaits the adventurous near the city of Alamosa, Colorado — Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve. While... Read more »

Spaced Out in Huntsville

A space shuttle replica sits proudly in the middle of the U.S. Space & Rocket Center.

by Carl Calvert
August 4, 2014

  Southern hospitality awaits in this north Alabama city that houses many of the state’s antebellum homes and America’s most extensive rocket collection   Huntsville, Alabama, is well known for its numerous historic sites and down-home attributes. The city’s downtown area is rich in... Read more »

Follow the Sun to British Columbia

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by Larry MacDonald
July 25, 2014

    From Saltery Bay to Desolation Sound, far-western Canada’s Sunshine Coast welcomes RVers to spectacular scenic beaches, ancient forests and 280 sunny days a year   No question about it, RVers love sunshine. It’s the primary reason so many Northerners head south during winter,... Read more »

Happy Birthday St. Louis!

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by Pamela Selbert
June 25, 2014

  Historians don’t agree on the date of the founding of Missouri’s Gateway to the West, but that’s not stopping this river city with a French past from celebrating all year long   St. Louis, Missouri, Gateway to the West, celebrates a major anniversary this year. The city, with its unmistakable... Read more »

Beyond Mount Rushmore

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article and photos by Scott Simianer
June 24, 2014

    Experience the American West in a land of timbered mountains and sandstone badlands, canyons and gulches, and miles of breathtaking scenery in the Black Hills of South Dakota   An oasis on the Great Plains, the Black Hills region of South Dakota is a beautifully diverse land that... Read more »

Newfoundland’s Viking Trail

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by Kate Convissor
June 4, 2014

  Walk in the footsteps of Leif Eriksson on an unforgettable trip from Gros Morne National Park to the tip of the Great Northern Peninsula   Looking for adventure? Want to explore a less-traveled road? Love combining unique and beautiful landscapes with authentic local cultures? How about Newfoundland?... Read more »

Heart of North Idaho

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by Lisa Densmore
June 4, 2014

  Dozens of lakes, miles of forest and numerous trails surround Coeur d’Alene, the Panhandle’s outdoor playground   Strolling down Sherman Avenue, in the heart of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, it’s impossible to miss Mudgy, the moose statue. Towering conifer forests surrounding Coeur d’Alene... Read more »

High and Mighty

Hikers precede us on the Great Glacier Trail on the way to spectacular views. (Below right) Brent poses next to an old-timer.

by Jane Cassie
May 2, 2014

  Camping and climbing steep slopes and hiking through old-growth forest in a land of snow-clad mountain peaks and glaciers in Alberta and British Columbia, Canada   It’s early September and time to restock our RV once again, dust off the hiking boots and head out of town for Alberta and... Read more »

The Other Alabama

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by Jim Brightly
May 2, 2014

  In the shadow of Mount Whitney, a range of Southern-sounding hills rises up on the eastern slope of California’s Sierra Nevada   Just west of Lone Pine, California, and U.S. Route 395, a string of rocky outcroppings known as the Alabama Hills offers the adventurous RVer a landscape that’s... Read more »

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