Sometimes the Journey Becomes the Story

April 8th ~ Just outside of Bakersfield, CA 

OK, what do we do now???

Getting from Buena Vista Aquatic Recreation Area to Rivernook Campground was an adventure all by itself…

Tim and I were in the lead vehicle, with Tim driving and me in charge of navigation. I spotted a large piece of carpet in the road and warned Tim to avoid hitting it. Continue reading

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Buena Vista Aquatic Recreation Area

April 7th – BV Rec Area

Buena Vista Aquatic Recreation Area – Lake Webb

Since there were limited RV campgrounds in and near Carrizo Plain National Monument, we booked three nights just west of Bakersfield at the Buena Vista Aquatic Recreation Area. Continue reading

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SUPER BLOOM: Carrizo Plain National Monument

April 7th, 2019 ~ Carrizo Plains, California

Carrizo Plains along Hwy 58

There are not many camping options for a big rig in or near Carrizo Plains. The two sites within the park are limited, both in number of spots and size. They also do not have any hook-ups. So, to facilitate both of our rigs, Tim found us sites with a view of Lake Webb in the Buena Vista Aquatic Recreation Area, just west of Bakersfield. Continue reading

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Agua Dulce and Vasquez Rocks

April 5th – 6th ~ Aqua Dulce, CA

Vasquez Rocks

It has been a couple of months since we loaded up the RV and hit the road. This time we once again met up with our good travel buddies, Dick and Karen. Our meeting point was in Agua Dulce, which is located about 45 miles north of Los Angeles. Continue reading

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YUCAIPA Regional Park Campground

January 31st

Yucaipa foliage

I never quite got my posts completed from our last RV trip (((embarrassed grin))).

Now that we are once again on the road, I thought I would do a quick post this evening to at least mention where our final stop at the end of January was – Yucaipa Regional Park Campground.

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LEIGON: The Big White Dog

JANUARY 31, 2019 ~ Lilac Oaks Campground

Leigon

There is part of the story I left out of my write-up from Lilac Oaks Campground. I had hesitated on including this, but right up until our departure, this big character had been a welcome part of our stay.  Continue reading

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TEMECULA: Oak Mountain Winery

January 29th, 2019 – Temecula, CA

Welcome to Oak Mountain Winery

OAK MOUNTAIN WINERY

Karen found a great deal on Travelzoo for a lunch special at the winery. Check it out here. We got it for $35/couple, but today it shows $39/couple (regularly $75/couple).

Since we were camping about a half hour south of there, we thought that dining in their Cave Restaurant would make for a great lunch option.  Continue reading

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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA: Lilac Oaks Campground, Valley Center

January 28-31, 2019

Tim, Joanne, Karen & Dick at Lilac Oaks Campground

Never ones to turn down the opportunity to get out the door for an RV trip, we jumped at the chance to join our long-time travel buddies, Dick and Karen. This time we were set to explore some sites practically in our own backyard.  Continue reading

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UTAH: Bonneville Salt Flats

September 10, 2018

Welcome to the Bonneville Salt Flats

Try to picture a place completely devoid of life forms.  Look out across 30,000 acres covered with a thick layer of salt and absolutely flat. As one article stated, “It looks like a frozen lake bed covered with snow.” Welcome to the BONNEVILLE SALT FLATS! Continue reading

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IDAHO ~ Twin Falls Shoshone Falls

September 8, 2018

Shoshone Falls

SHOSHONE FALLS

Located in Twin Falls, Idaho, it is often referred to as “The Niagara of the West”.   Continue reading

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