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Toyota 4 Runner Towing Capacity

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Toyota 4 Runner Towing Capacity

Thinking about towing with a Toyota 4 Runner – or any smaller tow vehicle? Be sure to understand how much you can safely tow! No jeopardizing family safety!

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National Parks Pass Price Increasing August 28, 2017!

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National Parks Pass Price Increasing August 28, 2017!

Only 22 more days left to get a Senior Lifetime National Parks Pass for only $10!  If you’re 62 years old or older and enjoy visiting the National Parks, be sure to get to a parks office to get your Senior Lifetime National Parks Pass for $10!  The senior lifetime pass price increases to $80 on August 28, 2017  — still a steal!

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Playing Tourist in Sedona Arizona

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Playing Tourist in Sedona Arizona

Sedona AZ is a tourist mecca that had no place in our winter explorations … until our dual travel trailer axles needed alignment or replacing and the only place recommended by Lance was close to Phoenix, AZ … But playing tourist was a nice change of pace!

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Iconic Saguaro Cactus: 10 Things You Never Knew!

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Iconic Saguaro Cactus:  10 Things You Never Knew!

The Saguaro is the most iconic, recognizable symbol of the wild, wild west and a most interesting cactus! Discover it in the Saguaro National Park!

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Step Back in Time: Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument

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Step Back in Time:  Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument

At Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument, cliff houses, dating back to 1260, handprints & 750 year old original wood beams offer a glimpse of a culture no longer in existence.

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Travel Tips I Wish I Had Known 20 Years Ago!

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Travel Tips I Wish I Had Known 20 Years Ago!

We travel and love to experience new cultures, new areas of the country & world.  Since we retired almost 15 years ago and travel at least six months a year, we’ve learned a thing or two.  Here are some travel tips we’ve learned along the way.

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Top 10 FUN (Mostly FREE) Things To Do ….

Posted by on 9:17 am in National Parks, On the Road, Other Parks, Parks | 0 comments

Top 10 FUN (Mostly FREE) Things To Do ….

Seeking out fun, free things to do wherever we travel enhances our lifestyle immeasurably… especially since we need to stretch our budget to fit our lifestyle of being on vacation continually!

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Playing at the Beach … in Landlocked New Mexico

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Playing at the Beach … in Landlocked New Mexico

Play at the beach in a landlocked desert in New Mexico … YES PLEASE!  Especially when that beach offers sledding … an activity traditionally reserved for snow!  White Sands National Monument has it all!  Kite flying, sledding & photography all mesh together in our amazing day at the “beach/snow slopes”.  

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Fun Stuff for RV Life

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Fun Stuff for RV Life

From kites and bikes to portable fire pits, RV life is getting better every time we head out!

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7 Things to Know Before Visiting Carlsbad, New Mexico

Posted by on 9:09 am in National Parks, On the Road | 2 comments

7 Things to Know Before Visiting Carlsbad, New Mexico

There were several things I wish we had known about Carlsbad New Mexico and seeing Carlsbad Caverns and Guadaloupe Mountains National Parks.  First, although one is in Texas and the other in New Mexico, they are literally right across the border from each other, so it’s relatively easy to see both (plus Sitting Bull Falls) from the same campsite. We didn’t give much planning to our visit to Carlsbad which turned out to be a big mistake – we just wanted to see the cave and make a quick stop/look around in Guadaloupe Mountains...

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