Category Archives: Scenic Drives

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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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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Humboldt Redwood State Park

November 15-18, 2014 The Avenue of the Giants is a spectacular 32-mile long two lane road that runs through an old growth redwood forest. The road winds its way around redwoods growing inches from the edge of the road. Although … Continue reading

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CA Highway 1 between Bodega Bay and Leggett

November 9-15, 2014 We drove this portion of Route 1 in our 28′ Motor Coach towing the Subaru – driving North (which is the NON cliff side). We left Napa and headed west on a beautiful sunny day. We knew … Continue reading

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Zion Tunnel-Mt Carmel Highway

October 25, 2014 We chose not to take the Phoenix through the Zion Tunnel. Even though it is shorter than most we were still large enough to require an escort. We figured it would be a long wait to get … Continue reading

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Zion National Park

October 23-27, 2014 Zion is impressive. The massive cliffs towering overhead are quite a sight to see. While Bryce Canyon was set on the clifftops with trails leading down into the canyon, Zion is on the canyon floor with trails … Continue reading

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