Monthly Archives: August 2016

Salt Lake City

If you are planning to go to Salt Lake City be prepared to pay a premium for your stay. Normally we try to find a good compromise between the low cost camp sites and the really pricey nice camp sites. … Continue reading

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Towing A Large Trailer

When I first started towing our trailer, I was petrified. Here was our home and I am responsible for making sure it isn’t destroyed in transit. I also have to make sure that everyone in the family is safe while … Continue reading

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Honey You Shrunk My Kitchen!

Life in the travel trailer has been an adjustment for all of us.  One of the biggest adjustments for me has been food related.  The grocery shopping, as well as the cooking, and preparing meals is still something I am … Continue reading

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Des Moines

After our in town camping experience in Madison, we decided to camp a little way outside of Des Moines. We had good experiences just winging it and getting camp sites, but our luck ran out in Des Moines. The place … Continue reading

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There was good and bad with our Madison trip.  The choices for camping are not abundant and mainly in county parks.  We chose one close to the capital building knowing this was to be one of our destinations.  Unfortunately, it … Continue reading

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Although we would have liked to get to Madison in a single day, it was too far to travel with the kids. Sarah found a great spot halfway across the state in Peshtigo, Wisconsin. Badger park is a quiet city … Continue reading

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Mackinac Island

On the excellent advice of our uncle, we headed north towards the upper peninsula and Mackinac Island. Michigan is a beautiful state and we were excited to see the great lakes for the first time. We decided to stay at … Continue reading

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