Thursday, December 8, 2022


The time I spent in Congress


By Chuck Woodbury
Many RVers in the West head to Arizona for the winter. One lesser-known destination is the tiny town of Congress. It’s not much to look at: a dusty spot in the middle of nowhere. But for hundreds of migrating RVers it’s home sweet home. 

I once spent a couple of hours in Congress. When I spotted the town on a map I knew I must make the pilgrimage. I reasoned that one day in the distant future when someone asked me what I had accomplished in my life, I could look them squarely in the eyes and say with complete honesty that I had “spent some time in Congress.”

I’m not sure today that I’d brag about that. But, yeah, I would.

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Daina G Chamness
4 years ago

Hey, I’m reading this right now in Congress! Don’t sell it short. The SKP park is great and there’s a couple of decent restaurants in Congress. And I spent the afternoon in nearby Wickenberg at an Art and Authors Festival.

4 years ago

Chuck Woodbury, thanks so much for the post.Really thank you! Keep writing.

Joe Gillmer
4 years ago

Hi Chuck, My address is Congress, AZ. But I agree there’s nothing there. I live about four miles South at an SKP’s RV park called North Ranch. We have +/- 110 RV sites and 436 buildable lots. Next time you’re in the area, stop by.