Folsom, California – As California braces itself for yet another drought and as we prepare ourselves for what has become seasonal fires, we can’t help but wonder…. IS WATER THE NEW GOLD? As we explore Folsom’s past even then the value of water proved to be more outlasting than even the gold nuggets they were seeking. Find out in this video how one mans foresight found him and his family the influence and wealth they desired, long past just that of the “gold rush” era.
Video 44 of our Series, Around the USA in 90 Days!
After leaving the Capitol Mall at Washington DC (pre-Covid 2019), we opted to beat the heat, going to the Shenandoah National Park up in the Blue Ridge Mountain range. But without making reservations, coming in on a Fall Saturday afternoon with an oncoming rain storm… well, check out or story with a happy ending and learn who built many of our awesome National Parks and the surprising real reason “WHY?” and how it reshaped America!
Regardless of whether you’re looking for day trip near Las Vegas, into seeing great sights or overnight camping, be sure to put Valley of Fire on your “bucket list.” After finally having the opportunity to spend several days within Nevada’s first state park, In this video are our TOP 8 things to see and do during your visit.
Serendipity Rides Again Before leaving the house on our Valentine’s get-a-way I grabbed the latest issue of Rails-to-Trails magazine. I thought perhaps we would dig in somewhere for a few days and I would actually have time to read it. Now I think that perhaps it was fate mixed with a little serendipity that led us here. As we vegged and relaxed in Valley of Fire (next video) I read about the River Mountain Trail near Las Vegas and directly on our route home. We had to go!
Wow, here’s a great place to relive Hollywood movie film set locations for over 150 major motion pictures with awesome views of the Red Rock Canyon and under pristine night skies to view the Milky Way in its glory! Movie Clips: 0:32 Intro 1:44 Jurassic Park 3:46 Lost in Space 4:38 Beneath the Planet of the Apes 7:16 Westworld 9:03 Law and Order 10:07 Four For Texas 11:22 The Lone Ranger 12:33 Capricorn One 14:48 The Long, Long Trailer 16:10 The Mummy 19:43 Andromeda Strain Continue reading “Red Rock Canyon, cool Hollywood filming location and Campground”
Video 42 of our Series, Around the USA in 90 Days!
How to Get Into Our National Capitol Without Your RV by using Washington MTA and Uber. While travelling South from Maryland (pre COVID-19 days Sept 28th 2019), we decided to spend a day in Washington, D.C. So during the end of hot summer days, we checked into the Washington DC / Capitol KOA located in Millerville where or Siberian Husky could enjoy our A/C hookup to say cool. We took an Uber ride from the KOA to the New Carlton where we pickup up the Metro Sub and go into the Washington DC Capitol.
Video 39 of our Series, Around the USA in 90 Days!
Wow, let’s learn about Bennington Battle Monument and the real stories of Patriot Colonel John Stark and British General John Burgoyne. Bennington and Saratoga might be a best kept secret if they didn’t have the prominent obelisks towering over the skyline. And we had twice as much content about Benedict Arnold and other stories to share but limited ourselves to the best 15 minutes that we hope you will enjoy. Happy Trails!
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Video 38 of our Series, Around the USA in 90 Days!
If you like the charm of Americans between the 1920s and 1980s, you will love Norman Rockwell’s stunning paintings portraying the times, lives and relationships of everyday Americans and their stories.
Video 37 of our Series, Around the USA in 90 Days!
On Part 2 of our Fall Colors expedition in the White Mountains National Forest, we stayed at the heavily wooded Blackberry Crossing Campground. And once we parked our RV, what better a way to see the sights than to hope on the trusty Rad City eBike. And tomorrow we are headed for awesome Sabbaday Falls and heading South to Vermont.
Video 36 of our Series, Around the USA in 90 Days!
FINALLY, on our RV trip around America we are treated to spectacular fall colors along the Kancamagus highway while in the White Mountain National Park. We can hardly contain our excitement. Join us as we drive through the state of “Live Free or Die”, New Hampshire.