Finding Quaking Aspen Campground full of pine trees is a contrast to the desert rock formations we had just driven through in Gallup, New Mexico. Location The campground is about 6 miles south of Fort Wingate, NM. Take Fort Wingate Exit 33 from I-40 and drive south through Fort Wingate, continue about 6 miles further […]
Diamond Point…….. never heard of it. Do you call the ranger station before you head out to a camping area to check on the current conditions? We call to find out what the weather has been like, how are the roads, are there any fire restrictions, are there any bears sighting in the area, etc. […]
There is a tart taste on my tongue as I bite into a blackberry. My mouth waters as I search for another wild blackberry. This was me on our camping trip in August 2022. Location Horton Creek Trailhead is located about 17 miles Northeast of Payson, Arizona. Payson is a great town to purchase supplies […]
Cooler temperatures at Bear Lake on The Rim in Arizona. How much cooler do you ask? We started driving at 11 am in the Phoenix Valley at 109 degrees Fahrenheit and then at 2 pm we reached The Rim. It started to rain and the temperature was 56 degrees Fahrenheit. The rain and temperature felt […]
Lake Arrowhead State Park is a great find when one is traveling across the country and looking for a camping area with a lake and trees. We selected this location because the landscape that we had been driving through had no trees. Location Although Lake Arrowhead State Park was about 20 mins off of the […]
Hale Theater had another great play – Footloose. We love attending live theater. How about you? Hale Theater Location The Hale Theater is located at 50 W Page Ave, Gilbert, Arizona 85233. If you arrive early there is a nice seating area outside when the weather is good. We sat in this area and watched […]
Strawberry picking in Georgia is a great way to spend an afternoon. Biting into a fresh, ripe, juicy strawberry right off the stem is heaven. We drove into Jasper, Georgia, and visited a food store near our lodging. With our food purchased for the week, we asked where the nearest park with picnic tables was […]
Friday, April 1st, 2022, the first day Upper Tonto Creek Campground opens, we were there along with everyone else. Fortunately, we were early in the day and asked the Campground Host which site was the best for being quiet and fewer surrounding campers. The Campground Host said, “Site 9. Up the hill”. We drove up […]
Curious about finding treasure? It is time to try metal detecting. Gold, coins, and rings are just some of the treasures that one can find.
A ride at KOLI Equestrian Center will have you laughing while learning about the beautiful Arizona desert. Make sure you stay in the saddle.