Tips Trips & Pics


December 2016

3 nights in El Dorado, Arkansas

We decided to head down to El Dorado in southern Arkansas to visit Jerry’s brother John and his wife Corina and hopefully to find some warmth!   It was only in the 30-40’s there too until our last day, Sunday,… Continue Reading →

Valley Creek State Park, AR

Mileage: 260 Time:  about 6.5 hours which included an hour stop at Wal Mart.   MPG: 10.3 Our first stop this morning was for gas.  It seems like we have to get gas about every 4-5 hours.  Pretty rediculous!  After… Continue Reading →

Rend Lake

Driving distance 334 miles Driving time 6 hours MPG 10.3 Stayed at Rend Lake state park campground, Illinois We got an early start to the day and thus were picking out our camp spot by 1:00 pm.  We were both tired… Continue Reading →

First night camping

We were hoping to leave home by 10am and be on the road.  We didn’t manage to be ready until 11:30am.  A quick stop for gas and our traditional “leaving town” latte and we were on our way.   Our… Continue Reading →

Winters Away!

After several delays and in between snow showers, we are finally getting loaded up in our fifth wheel and ready to leave the wintery Upper Peninsula of Michigan and head for warmer weather and sunshine down south for the winter…. Continue Reading →

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