2017 RVTRAVELADVENTURE.COM SCHEDULE

2017 RVTRAVELADVENTURE.COM SCHEDULE JANUARY:       Naples, Florida FEBRUARY:    Cedar Key, Florida Carrabelle, Florida Navarre Beach, Florida New Orleans, Louisiana – Mardi Gras MARCH:          New Orleans, Louisiana – Mardi Gras Galveston, Texas Austin, Texas APRIL:             Austin, Texas Redding, California – Flip two houses MAY:               Redding, California – Flip two houses JUNE:              Santa Rosa, California Clear out Storage … More 2017 RVTRAVELADVENTURE.COM SCHEDULE

ASHEVILLE, BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY, SMOKY MOUNTAINS, NORTH CAROLINA OCTOBER 25-NOVEMBER 8, 2016

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA The city of Asheville is nestled in between the Great Smoky Mountains and the Blue Ridge Mountains. Some of our favorite sections of Asheville were the Old Section with art deco architecture, Lexington Avenue’s First Presbyterian Church, Mast General Store restored to its 1940’s era. Asheville’s largest building, the Grove Arcade has … More ASHEVILLE, BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY, SMOKY MOUNTAINS, NORTH CAROLINA OCTOBER 25-NOVEMBER 8, 2016

VIRGINIA: SHENANDOAH NATIONAL PARK & MONTICELLO OCTOBER 21 – 24, 2016

By the time we drove south from Washington DC to Virginia and Shenandoah National Park, autumn was over. It is so hard to predict when fall foliage will peak. Most of the trees were bare or had brown leaves with touches of yellow. CROZET, VIRGINIA Our first ‘layover’ was at Patty’s good friends Wiley and … More VIRGINIA: SHENANDOAH NATIONAL PARK & MONTICELLO OCTOBER 21 – 24, 2016

NEW HAMPSHIRE: SEPTEMBER 30 – OCTOBER 6, 2016

We hit the changing of autumn colors in New Hampshire at the most perfect time. The end of September through the second week in October is a good time to expect peak color in the White Mountains. The White Mountains is an 800,000-acre forest extending into western Maine, offering outstanding scenery. ‘The Granite State’ is … More NEW HAMPSHIRE: SEPTEMBER 30 – OCTOBER 6, 2016

MAINE: MT. DESERT ISLAND, ACADIA NATIONAL PARK, BAR HARBOR, KENNEBUNKPORT SEPTEMBER 19-29, 2016

MAINE LOBSTERS Maine lobster is a sought out sweet and succulent delicacy. This wasn’t the case 200 years ago. Not only did early Maine settlers use lobsters as fertilizer, it was the main menu item for prisoners. Lobsters live on the ocean floor for seven years before they reach the legal catch size of 1.5 … More MAINE: MT. DESERT ISLAND, ACADIA NATIONAL PARK, BAR HARBOR, KENNEBUNKPORT SEPTEMBER 19-29, 2016

YELLOWHEAD HIGHWAY ACROSS CANADA TO NIAGARA FALLS AUGUST 31, 2016 TO SEPTEMBER 18, 2016

YELLOWHEAD HIGHWAY: After saying our last goodbyes to the Alaska Caravan, we zipped across Canada in six days so we could arrive in Chicago by September 5th. The Yellowhead Highway connects the four western Canadian Provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba. Starting in Stuart, British Columbia, the first day we drove 612 miles … More YELLOWHEAD HIGHWAY ACROSS CANADA TO NIAGARA FALLS AUGUST 31, 2016 TO SEPTEMBER 18, 2016

HYDER, ALASKA & STEWART, BRITISH COLUMBIA AUGUST 27-30, 2016

We are at the finish line of our two-month Alaska RV caravan tour. It is the end of August and the colors of autumn are prominent. We made many friends to go visit and share stories in years to come. Alaska was vast, rugged, beautiful and an experience we will always remember (hopefully). Steve was … More HYDER, ALASKA & STEWART, BRITISH COLUMBIA AUGUST 27-30, 2016

GLENN HIGHWAY TO PALMER, ALASKA AUGUST 16-17, 2016

GLENN HIGHWAY: Glenn Highway parallels the Mentasta and Wrangell Mountain ranges and spans the fertile Matanuska Valley. The drive provided incredible mountain views on our way to Palmer, Alaska. PALMER ALASKA: Historic Palmer and its many colony farms dates back to Franklin D Roosevelt’s New Deal relief program as a 1935 depression era farming experiment. … More GLENN HIGHWAY TO PALMER, ALASKA AUGUST 16-17, 2016

ALONG THE KENAI PENINSULA TO SEWARD, ALASKA AUGUST 12-15, 2016

KENAI PENINSULA: The 163 mile drive from Homer Alaska to Seward Alaska was chock full of amazing, beautiful, natural scenery. We drove past Cook Inlet water on our left and Caribou Hills on our right, then through Kenai National WildLife Refuge, then Chugach National Forest, arriving in Seward at the base of the Kenai Fjords … More ALONG THE KENAI PENINSULA TO SEWARD, ALASKA AUGUST 12-15, 2016

FAIRBANKS AND DENALI NATIONAL PARK, ALASKA JULY 28 – AUGUST 6, 2016

FAIRBANKS, ALASKA: Founded in 1903, Fairbanks had a reputation of colorful bars, brothels and belligerence. Gold was discovered 16 miles north of Fairbanks. It is the second largest city in Alaska and lies along the banks of the Chena River in the Tanana Valley. University of Alaska Museum of the North is filled with exhibits … More FAIRBANKS AND DENALI NATIONAL PARK, ALASKA JULY 28 – AUGUST 6, 2016

ALASKA HIGHWAY MILEPOST 930 DAWSON CITY TO TOP OF THE WORLD HIGHWAY CONTINUE TO THE END OF ALASKA HIGHWAY MILEPOST 1,422 DELTA JUNCTION JULY 24-27, 2016

KLONDIKE HIGHWAY 2 TO DAWSON CITY, YUKON: The route from Whitehorse to Dawson City began as a trail, used first by Natives, trappers, prospectors and then by gold stampeders during the Klondike Gold rush of 1897-98. The Klondike Gold Rush began with the discovery of gold on Rabbit Creek, a tributary of the Klondike River. … More ALASKA HIGHWAY MILEPOST 930 DAWSON CITY TO TOP OF THE WORLD HIGHWAY CONTINUE TO THE END OF ALASKA HIGHWAY MILEPOST 1,422 DELTA JUNCTION JULY 24-27, 2016

ALASKA HIGHWAY: MILE 0 DAWSON CREEK TO MILE 918 WHITEHORSE YUKON, CANADA JULY 16-23, 2016

DAWSON CREEK: milepost 0 The Alaska Highway begins in the town of Dawson Creek, British Columbia, Canada. Mile Post 0 in the heart of Dawson Creek is a famous icon that has been photographed many, many times. The Alaska Highway is also called ‘Alcan’ for the Alaska-Canada Military Highway. It begins at Mile 0 in … More ALASKA HIGHWAY: MILE 0 DAWSON CREEK TO MILE 918 WHITEHORSE YUKON, CANADA JULY 16-23, 2016

BANFF AND LAKE LOUISE, CANADIAN ROCKIES JULY 11-14, 2016

BANFF NATIONAL PARK: Banff National Park was established as Canada’s first national park in 1885. Inside the park are two communities; the town of Banff and the hamlet of Lake Louise. BANFF: The soaring peaks of six mountain ranges surround the alpine town of Banff. Banff Avenue offered shopping and multiple restaurant choices. After a … More BANFF AND LAKE LOUISE, CANADIAN ROCKIES JULY 11-14, 2016

CANADA BORDER CROSSING-HILL SPRING, ALBERTA CANADA JULY 3-7, 2016

Steve and Patty met the Adventure Caravan group of 20 RVs in Great Falls, Montana. For 61 days from July 4th to September 2nd we will be traveling and touring the Canadian Rocky Mountains, attending the Calgary Stampede Rodeo, and driving to many scenic places in Alaska. Southern Alberta: We passed large fields of rolled … More CANADA BORDER CROSSING-HILL SPRING, ALBERTA CANADA JULY 3-7, 2016

PALM DESERT, JOSHUA TREE, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA APRIL 11-30, 2016

PALM DESERT, CALIFORNIA: The Emerald Desert RV Resort is one of our most favorite RV parks. The Fitness Center, Swimming Pools, Clubhouse and Bocce Ball Courts are top notch. Coachella Music Festival was going on the same time we were there. On the weekends at the RV Resort, there were live broadcasts, lawn parties, free … More PALM DESERT, JOSHUA TREE, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA APRIL 11-30, 2016

SEDONA, GRAND CANYON, WILLIAMS, ARIZONA MARCH 28 -APRIL 10, 2016

SEDONA, ARIZONA: Sedona is south of Flagstaff, Arizona and surrounded by the Coconino National Forest. Sedona is known for its natural beauty and its spiritual vortexes. A vortex is an area of enhanced energy that is thought to provide inspiration and well being to those in the area. Patty was hooked and had Steve 4 … More SEDONA, GRAND CANYON, WILLIAMS, ARIZONA MARCH 28 -APRIL 10, 2016

SCOTTSDALE & MC DOWELL MOUNTAIN REGIONAL PARK, ARIZONA MARCH 15 – 31, 2016

SCOTTSDALE SF GIANTS SPRING TRAINING: After spending hours and hours cleaning the Yuma dust and dirt out of the inside of our RV, we headed over to Scottsdale, Arizona. Attending the San Francisco Giants Spring Training has become an expensive venture. It costs $40 per person to sit on the back lawn in the sweltering … More SCOTTSDALE & MC DOWELL MOUNTAIN REGIONAL PARK, ARIZONA MARCH 15 – 31, 2016

SAN CLEMENTE, ORANGE COUNTY CALIFORNIA FEBRUARY 2016

SAN CLEMENTE: We stayed at the San Clemente State Beach campground. It was a great location, on the bluffs overlooking the Pacific Ocean, views of San Clemente pier and Amtrak railroad line. We walked from the State Park to San Clemente Pier and up the hill into town. Many shopping excursions and lunch dates on … More SAN CLEMENTE, ORANGE COUNTY CALIFORNIA FEBRUARY 2016

2016 RVTravelAdventure Schedule

2016 RVTRAVELADVENTURE.COM SCHEDULE JANUARY:       Pismo Beach, California Ojai, California FEBRUARY:    San Clemente, California Lake Forest, Orange County, California San Diego, California MARCH:          Yuma, Arizona Scottsdale/Phoenix, Arizona APRIL:             Sedona, Arizona Grand Canyon, Arizona Lake Havasu, Arizona Palm Desert, California Joshua Tree, California San Diego, California MAY:               San Juan Capistrano, California – Wedding Fresno, California Petaluma, California … More 2016 RVTravelAdventure Schedule

OJAI AND SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA JANUARY, 2016

OJAI, CALIFORNIA: Patty’s oldest sister Ginny lives in Ojai with her husband Rocky and three cats; Alice, Boots and Shadow. Ojai, California is always fun. The Ojai Valley has been regarded as a magical place for thousands of years, in part due to its unique geography. The valley runs perfectly east-west, making it one of … More OJAI AND SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA JANUARY, 2016

PISMO BEACH, OCEANO SAND DUNES, MORRO BAY JANUARY, 2016

PISMO BEACH, CALIFORNIA: We started out January of 2016 by traveling south to the classic beach town of Pismo Beach, California. Pismo Beach is located on California’s famous central coast, half way between San Francisco and Los Angeles along Pacific Coast and 101 Highways. The Pismo Coast Village RV Resort is one of our favorite … More PISMO BEACH, OCEANO SAND DUNES, MORRO BAY JANUARY, 2016