Exploring Mammoth Cave National Park KY

After a failed attempt work camping at Amazon in Campbellsville, KY in August 2016. (I hurt my foot and decided to leave – longish story but not that interesting)  We moved to the closest Thousand Trails campground and that happened to be this one to regroup and decide where our RVing adventures would lead us […]

Exploring Cape Cod

  Well, it has been a long time coming, but here it is.  The very first in a series of Fireside Traveler YouTube videos.  This one was taken in June 2016 while we were camping in southern Massachusetts at the thousand trails campground called:  Gateway to Cape Cod.  What an obvious name 🙂  It really […]

Artisans and Adventures – Williamsburg, VA

My last post was all about the settlement of Jamestown, VA in 1607. The City of Williamsburg was founded as the capital of the Virginia Colony in 1699. At the time Colonial leaders requested to relocate the capital from Jamestown to Middle Plantation, five miles inland between the James and the York Rivers. The new city was renamed […]

A little bit of History … ooo ice cream – North Carolina

I can’t say as ever I was lost, but I was bewildered once for three days. – Daniel Boone In 1750, Daniel Boone moved from Pennsylvania to the Yakdin River Valley of North Carolina with his family at age 15.  He was well known for his outdoor hunting talents.  Daniel even created a business based […]

The Waterfall – Greenville, SC

For most of Greenville, South Carolina’s history the waterfall on the Reedy River has been the centerpiece of downtown.  A great piece of beauty and can be considered a center of social activity.  While we were here on a Sunday in May, the park was alive with picnics and dog walking. Absolutely everything  from dining to […]

Countless Canyons – Canyonlands National Park Utah

I really thought Arches National Park was going to be the highlight of the trip.  Then, I saw Canyonlands!  We stayed in Moab about three miles south of town with our Motorhome Thor and our little Smart car. I had some preconceived ideas that Arches National Park was going to be the one to beat […]

Arches National Park – Moab, Utah

We are on the last leg of this great adventure! One week in Moab, Utah to take in the unbelievable sights and sounds of two magnificent national parks.  Arches National Park and Canyonlands National Park.  Arches National Park Utah   Canyonlands National Park While the two are nearly touching and only about 30 miles apart and […]