Category Archives: Hiking

Avery Island, Tabasco Factory Tour, Jungle Gardens

November 28, 2018 Who here hasn’t heard of Tabasco Sauce? I expect the answer is very, very few. Well, EVERY bottle of Tabasco Sauce that you have ever seen in person or movies was bottled on Avery Island in New … Continue reading

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Buffalo National River, Arkansas

November 1, 2018 We drove south for a few hours and snagged a campsite at Tyler Bend in the Buffalo National River in Arkansas. They don’t do reservations but with rain, cold, mid-week and no hookups, we figured it shouldn’t … Continue reading

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Ruth and Paul Henning Conservation Area

October 24, 2018 Not far from Branson, Missouri is a nice little natural gem called the Ruth and Paul Henning Conservation Area. If you’re old enough, like I am, you the name Henning might sound familiar. That’s because Paul Henning … Continue reading

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Pere Marquette State Park

October 7-10, 2018 After much searching in the St. Louis area, we opted for Pere Marquette State Park as our home base for touring Cahokia Mounds. There was no central location to stop at since this was a dip in … Continue reading

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Effigy Mounds National Monument and Pikes Peak State Park

August 3-4, 2018 Effigy Mounds National Monument Another short hop south took us to Effigy Mounds National Monument. We rolled right into the visitor center with the rig and had no problem parking. It was a wickedly hot day once … Continue reading

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Mississippi Headwaters

July 26, 2018 This is what we’d looked forward to for a long time. We were at the headwaters of the Mississippi. For the next week we’d be tracking the river through Minneapolis and into northeastern Iowa. But here is … Continue reading

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Itasca State Park

July 25-28, 2018 We decided that since we were “Up North” that it would be a good time to check out the headwaters of the Mississippi River so we booked into Itasca State Park. Just listing all that Itasca has … Continue reading

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