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Below is a detailed list of all of the places we have traveled from October 2016 through December 2017. It includes where we stayed, how long we stayed, and the most memorable things we did while in each location. If you want more details on any of the information below to help plan your RV trip, just ask us!

A summary by the numbers:

  • 12,500 + miles driven with the RV
  • 80 different locations
  • 21 single-night stays
  • 4 SKP (Escapee) Co-Op Parks
  • 5 airline/ferry trips leaving the RV behind
  • 11 different states and provinces
  • 6 US/Canadian Border Crossings
  • 18 US National Parks
  • 7 National Monuments or Historical Sites
  • 10,000 + photos taken


Month City RV Park # Days Highlights for this Location
October Aubrey, TX Shady Creek RV Park 39 Komen 3-Day / Visit family and friends
November Cedar Hill, TX Cedar Hill State Park 1
Haltom City, TX United RV/Hotel 7 RV Service / New flooring and carpet
Grapevine, TX The Vineyards Campground 3 Fort Worth Zoo
Cedar Hill, TX Cedar Hill State Park 6 Thanksgiving in Frisco with family
Loraine, TX Mrs. G’s RV Park 1
Fort Stockton, TX Hilltop RV Park 2 World’s Largest Road Runner
Terlingua, TX BJ’s RV Park 6 Big Bend National Park/ Big Bend Ranch State Park/ Boquillas del Carmen
December Fort Davis, TX Davis Mountains State Park 3 Fort Davis National Historic Site/ McDonald Observatory
Lakewood, NM The Ranch SKP Co-op 7 Carlsbad Caverns National Park
Alamagordo, NM Edgington RV Park 3 White Sands National Monument/ World’s Largest Pistachio
El Paso, TX El Paso Road Runner RV Park 2 Visit family/ Franklin Mountains State Park
Safford, AZ Roper Lake State Park 2 Drive up Mount Graham
Camp Verde, AZ Zane Grey RV Park 7 Winslow / Meteor Crater/ Sedona / Coconino National Forest
Apache Junction, AZ Santa Fe RV Park 7 Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix/ Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West
January Tuscon, AZ Lazydays KOA 11 The Desert Museum / Saguaro National Park / Friends in Tucson
Quartzsite, AZ Dome Rock Camping Area – BLM 12 Boondocking in the desert with the Xscapers
Thermal, CA Oasis Palms RV Resort 6 Joshua Tree National Park
February Desert Hot Springs, CA Desert Pools RV & Resort 6 Palm Springs
Desert Hot Springs, CA Catalina Spa & Restort 1 RV service
Acton, CA The Californian RV Resort 32 Visit friends and family in LA / Jimmy Kimmel Show audience / Griffith Observatory
March Acton, CA The Californian RV Resort Fly to Dallas for Lauren and Tom’s wedding
Acton, CA The Californian RV Resort Warner Bros Studios / California Science Center (Pixar Exhibit)
Santa Barbara, CA Santa Barbara Sunrise RV Park 3 Reagan Ranch Center / Santa Barbara Courtshouse / Ventura Beach
Pismo Beach, CA Pismo Coast Village RV Park 4 Pismo Beach State Park/ Hearst Castle / San Luis Obispo
Paicines, CA Pinnacles National Park 2 Pinnacles National Park
Watsonville, CA Pinto Lake 2
Half Moon Bay, CA Pillar Point RV Park 7 The Presidio National Historic Landmark / walk on & drive across Golden Gate Bridge / Visit with family
Bodega Bay, CA Bodega Bay RV Park 3 Point Reyes National Seashore
April Fort Bragg, CA Pomo Campground 3 Glass Beach / Point Cabrillo Light Station
Trinidad, CA Azalea Glen RV Park 7 Redwood National and State Parks / Humbolt Redwoods State Park
Bandon, OR Bullards Beach State Park 4 Circles in the Sand on Bandon Beach / Washed Ashore Project Museum
Waldport, OR Waldport/Newport KOA 3 Devil’s Punchbowl State Natural Area
Troutdale, OR Sandy Riverfront RV Resort 2 Visit friend in Portland
Chimacum, WA Evergreen Coho SKP RV Park 10 Fly to Dallas for family celebration
May Chimacum, WA Evergreen Coho SKP RV Park 9 Prep for Alaska Trip / Take RV on the Washington Ferry from Port Townsend
Blaine, WA Thousand Trails Birch Bay RV Resort 2 Cross the border into Canada for the first time
Cache Creek, BC Historic Hat Creek Ranch 1 Hell’s Gate in Fraser Canyon
Prince George, BC Mama Yeh RV Park 2 Mr. P G
Telkwa, BC Fort Telkwa RV Park 2 Gitanyow Totem Poles
Stewart, BC Bear River RV Park 2 Hyder, AK / Bear Glacier
Iskut, BC Mountain Shadow RV Park 1 Jade City
Watson Lake, YT Baby Nugget RV Park 2 Signpost Forest/Northern Lights Centre
Teslin, YT Yukon Motel & Restaurant 1
Skagway, AK Garden City RV Park & Laundromat 5 Klondike Gold Rush National Historic Park / Glacier in Haines
Whitehorse, YT Hi Country RV Park 2 S.S. Klondike National Historic Site / Truck tire repair
Destruction Bay, YT Congdon Creek Govt Campground 1 Remote Campground where bear spray was needed
Tok, AK Sourdough Campground 1 Cross the border back into the US
June Fairbanks, AK Riverview RV Park 7 Alaska Pipeline / Gold Dredge 8 / Riverboat Discovery
Healy, AK Denali RV Park 4 Denali National Park
Talkeetna, AK Talkeetna Camper Park 4 Denali Glacier Flight / Alaska Railroad Hurricane Turn Train
Anchorage, AK Golden Nugget RV Park 7 Portage Glacier / Chugach National Forest / Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center
Seward, AK City Waterfront Campground, Ressurection 4 Kenai Fjords National Park / Alaska Sealife Center
July Homer, AK Heritage RV Park 5 Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitors Center
Kodiak, AK Carol & Darron Scott’s Home 5 Ferry to Kodiak Island / Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge / Ft Abercrombie State Historical Park
Homer, AK Heritage RV Park 3 Katmai National Park and Brooks Camp / Ferry to Seldovoia
Cooper Landing, AK Princess Kenai Wilderness Lodge & RV Park 2 Kenai River Float Trip
Chickaloon, AK Pinnacle Mountain RV Park and Café 1 Valdez, AK / Worthington Glacier
Kenny Lake, AK Kenny Lake Mercantile and RV Park 4 Wrangell-St. Elias National Park
Tok, AK Sourdough Campground 2 Nightly guest pancake toss
Chicken, AK Chicken Gold Camp 1 Cross the border back to Canada
Dawson City, YT Bonanza Gold Motel and RV 3 Top of the World Highway / Klondike National Historic Site
Pelly Crossing Pelly River Crossing Campground 1 Free Boondocking
Whitehorse, YT Hi Country RV Park 3 Yukon Transportation Museum
Watson Lake, YT Big Creek Govt Campground 1 Wood Bison Herd on the Alaska Highway
Liard River, BC Liard Hotsprings Lodge 1 Liard Hot Springs
Fort Nelson, BC Triple “G” Hideaway 1 Stone Mountain Park
Dawson Creek, BC Northern Lights RV Park 2 Historic Mile 0 on the Alaska Highway
August Grande Cache, AB Grande Cache Municipal Campground 1 Drive through Jasper National Park / Jasper Tramway
Valemount, BC iRVin’s RV Park and Campground 1 Mount Robson Provincial Park
Kamloops, BC Pinantin Lake 1 Cross the border back into the US
Rockport, WA Glacier Peak 4 North Cascades National Park
Woodland, WA Columbia Riverfront RV Park 2 RV service and insurance evaluation
Parkdale, OR Toll Bridge County Park 5 Bridge of the Gods 10K Walk / Meet up with Friends
Culver, OR Central Oregon KOA 2 Prep for Eclipse
Madras, OR SolarTown Eclipse Site 5 Xscapers Total Solar Eclipse Convergence / Ethan came to stay with us
Prospect, OR Crater Lake RV Park 5 Crater Lake National Park
September Sutherlin, OR Timber Valley SKP Park 23 Wildlife Safari in Winston / Susan Creek Falls Hike
Woodland, WA Columbia Riverfront RV Park 8 Mount St Helens National Volcanic Monument / Rosh Hashanah Services in Vancouver
Myrtle Creek, OR Tri City RV 1
Mineral, CA Volcano Country/Lassen Mineral Lodge 3 Lassen Volcanic National Park
October Lodi, CA Flag City RV Park 1
Coarsegold, CA Park of the Sierra SKP Co-Op 27 Yosemite National Park
Three Rivers, CA Sequoia RV Ranch 2 Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks
Boron, CA Arabian RV Oasis 1
November Pahrump, NV Wine Ridge RV Resort 30 Death Valley National Park / Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Pahrump, NV Wine Ridge RV Resort Fly to San Francisco for Thanksgiving and family celebration
December Pahrump, NV Wine Ridge RV Resort 14 Fly to Florida to change legal domicile / Visit friends and family
Golden Valley, AZ Tradewinds RV Park 1
Grand Canyon Village, AZ Trailer Village RV Park 3 Grand Canyon National Park
Holbrook, AZ OK RV Park 4 Petrified Forest National Park