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The world’s largest “catsup” bottle

The world's largest "catsup" (or ketchup) bottle is a unique 170-ft. tall, 100-gallon water tower in Collinsville, Illinois. It was constructed in 1949 by...

How a pig nearly changed U.S. history

By Chuck Woodbury One of the America's most unusual wars involved only one casualty – a pig – and yet it could have changed the...

Take this short detour to Wupatki and Sunset Crater on your trip south

By Bob Difley Snowbirds descending from the Pacific Northwest, the Plains states, or the Midwest into southern Arizona for the winter have several routes to...

Brats and beer? It must be Leavenworth – Washington’s “Bavarian Alps” town

By Bob Difley Small towns and hamlets scattered throughout the West struggle to get by. Without major employers, there are few jobs for residents so...

Scenic photography ideas: Oregon’s 50 restored covered bridges

By Bob Difley Back in the simpler "good 'ol days," when our daily distractions didn’t include social media, smartphones, and terrorist attacks, gasoline cost a...

Visit the ghosts of the old Wild West on the Clanton brothers’ ranch

By Bob Difley Flying bullets ricocheted off the stone blocks of the local bank; Virgil dove for cover behind a wagon. Doc, carefully hiding his...

Nevada highway celebrates “space aliens” among us

Editor's note: The following article was written by the late Bob Carter. He and RVtravel.com editor Chuck Woodbury were among members of a group...
Len Wilcox

Western Views: “The Bad Men from Bodie”

By Len Wilcox WESTERN VIEWS In the shadow of the Eastern Sierra Nevada, north of Mono Lake between Lee Vining, California, and Hawthorne, Nevada, is the...

Dramatic geology and interesting history abound at Red Rock Canyon State Park

By Bob Difley The 50-site campground at Red Rock Canyon State Park is tucked into the base of colorful desert cliffs where once the Kawaiisu...

There’s more to “RV retirement” than just a lawn chair

By Bob Difley Since 2011, Baby Boomers have been reaching the potential retirement age of 65 at the rate of about 10,000 per day, with...

What about RVing somewhere else? Like AFRICA?

By Greg Illes A lot of people feel that Africa is so exotic and remote a destination that it's beyond the reach of mere mortals...

National Park Passport App

By Chris Guld, Geeks on Tour Do you have a goal to visit all the National Parks in the U.S.? Have I got an app...
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