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Historic Savannah a Snowbird’s place to visit

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RV writer Julianne G. Crane at Forsyth Park fountain in Savannah. (RVWheelLife.com) Savannah, Georgia, is (almost) a year-round destination. In between the often unpredictable weather along...
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Plains, Georgia: Pres. Jimmy Carter’s hometown; plus Americus, Koinonia Farm

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Downtown Plains, Georgia "Located in Southwest Georgia among the pine trees, peanut fields, magnolias, and gnats is Plains, Georgia," hometown of James Earl "Jimmy"...
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Fort Davis National Historic Site and the Davis Mountains State Park Campground

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Fort Davis National Historic Site's Officers Row in southwest Texas. (NPS.gov) One of the biggest surprises to this snowbird was the Davis Mountains in Southwest...
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Ketchikan offers history, shopping, kayaking all within easy reach of Alaska Ferry dock.

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Ketchikan, Alaska, harbor. (Julianne G. Crane) Ketchikan, the southeastern most city in Alaska, is located in the midst of "the Tongass National Forest, a 17-million...
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Stroll Sitka, Alaska, “Paris of the Pacific”

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Sitka Sound from Castle Hill. (Julianne G. Crane) Sitka, Alaska, is a beautiful quaint small seaside city. Like most southeast Alaska communities, part of its...
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An afternoon in historic downtown Juneau

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It's getting toward the end of the RV travel season in Alaska; however, many visitors still crowd the streets of Juneau's historic district. (RVers...
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Cottage Grove historic district’s public murals near I-5 in western Oregon

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'Buster Keaton' mural (Howard Tharpe, 2002) in Cottage Grove's Historic District. Large-scale public paintings are "the people's art works." Everyday ordinary traveling families don't...
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LeMay – America’s Car Museum in Tacoma

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The popular 1966 Mustang at the LeMay America's Car Museum in Tacoma, Wa. LeMay America's Car Museum (ACM), is a sprawling four-story, 165,000 sq.-ft. facility...
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Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park

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Yuma Territorial Prison 'Guard Tower'  One popular tourist attraction for thousands of RV snowbirds each winter is the Yuma Territorial Prison (Arizona) State Historic Park....
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USS Lexington, Corpus Christi, Texas

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RVer Jimmy Smith walks the beach by USS Lexington  (Julianne G. Crane) The USS Lexington aircraft carrier rests majestically next to the North Beach of...
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Lutes Casino in Historic Downtown Yuma

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Memorabilia everywhere in Lutes Casino. (Julianne G. Crane) If you want to gamble, this is not THAT kind of Casino.   Lutes Casino Restaurant is a...
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Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash’s Hideaway Farm, open to public in Tennessee

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The Man in Black's Hideaway Farm in Bon Aqua, Tenn. (Storytellers Museum)  Country legend Johnny Cash once called his 107-acre farm in Bon Aqua, Tenn.,...
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