Tuesday, August 4, 2020

RV Short Stops: Visit America’s treasures “virtually” during National Park Week

By Julianne G. Crane Each April, National Park Week is set aside for America to celebrate our national treasures. Even during the COVID-19 pandemic, April...

Update: Maple is flowing in Vermont, but spring 2020 events have been cancelled

By Julianne G. Crane Vermont's "Maple Open House Weekend" –  Vermont's maple season is usually celebrated with "Maple Open House” the first weekend in spring, however,...

Intimate, little-known museum of sculptor Elisabet Ney in Austin

By Julianne G. Crane I've never forgotten the Elisabet Ney Museum since first stepping into the studio in the early '70s when I was an...
Short Stops

New Virtual Tour of Hearst Castle

What has 56 bedrooms, 61 bathrooms, 19 sitting rooms, 127 acres of gardens, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, tennis courts, a movie theater, an...

Gut-busting Cowboy Dinner Tree near Silver Lake, Oregon

By Julianne G. Crane The Cowboy Dinner Tree Restaurant, about four miles down a county road from no where in the high desert of Central...
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Seattle’s Underground Tour

Seattle's Bill Speidel's Underground Tour beneath Pioneer Square If you are RVing anywhere near the Seattle Puget Sound area, and have a place to park...

Celebrate Women’s History Month during March

By Julianne G. Crane  During March, Women's History Month, hundreds of events, exhibitions and road trips are highlighting women's contributions to the making of the...
Short Stops

Lake Havasu City, Arizona, offers RV snowbirds free sun, low cost fun

When you're finished boondocking and shopping at Quartzsite and are looking for the next stop on your Snowbird circuit, check out Lake Havasu City...
Short Stops

Hell’s Half Acre Lava Field off I-15 in Idaho

Hell's Half Acre Lava Field trail at North Blackfoot Rest Area on I-15. (Julianne G. Crane) We were steaming south along I-15 from Butte heading...

Gettysburg in two days: Film, museum on a rainy day, Battlefield tour on a...

By Julianne G. Crane If Gettysburg is on your Bucket List--GO. It will not be a disappointment. Thanks to the forethought of early Gettysburg residents, most...
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Dorothy’s House from “The Wizard of Oz”

Dorothy's House & Land of Oz in Liberal, Kansas (dorothyshouse.com) Although Dorothy and Toto blew in from Kansas in 1939, it was not until 1981...

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

By Julianne G. Crane 'Long Live Rock' front of Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Cleveland. (RockHall.com) The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame could take...

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