Destination: Fort Collins, CO

Fort Collins, Colorado At first impression this appears to be a well off northern suburb of Denver with what must be fairly strict sign ordinances for the city. Also, there are trees everywhere. It makes for a beautiful city and even the historic core has infill development that is quite complementary to the historic structures. … Continue reading Destination: Fort Collins, CO

RV Road Trip: Dodge City, KS to Colorado Springs, CO

Dodge City, KS to Colorado Springs, CO including Garden of the Gods and Old Colorado City Most of this journey was along US 50/US 400 and very easy driving and full of fascinating little towns that, in most cases, appear melancholy, long past their prime, sad remnants of their former lives. It does make you … Continue reading RV Road Trip: Dodge City, KS to Colorado Springs, CO

Destination: Dodge City, Kansas

Dodge City, KS This is a tourist destination that certainly saw its glory days before today. Spotted along the main boulevard, US 50, you’ll find motels throughout the past fifty years. But there are some new ones and you can see the town is improving its infrastructure which alone won’t draw tourists but will help. … Continue reading Destination: Dodge City, Kansas

Road Trip: Clinton OK to Dodge City KS

Road Trip from Clinton OK to Dodge City KS Here’s a stretch of road that really shows a forgotten part of America. These are towns where anyone who got an education managed to leave is my best guess. The landscape, scenery and the drive are all great. The towns that the road connects are often … Continue reading Road Trip: Clinton OK to Dodge City KS

Camping at an Indoor Water Park in Oklahoma

Road Trip Indoor Water Park and RV Campground - Western Oklahoma Russellville, Arkansas to Clinton, OK I - 40 We spent the prior night in a Flying J - always a great place to spend a night when you’re arriving late, need gas and propane and want something to eat. There was a Denny’s attached … Continue reading Camping at an Indoor Water Park in Oklahoma

Camping on Melbourne Beach, Florida

We had done another trip that included visits to Melbourne and Cocoa on Florida's Spacecoast but had never visited Melbourne Beach.  We found a "campground" on beachside and booked up.  It has a vast majority of park models/static caravans but there are probably at least fifty or sixty spaces within the park for motor homes. … Continue reading Camping on Melbourne Beach, Florida

Salisbury Beach, Massachusetts: A Study in Beach Town Tourism

Salisbury Beach, Massachusetts The Perfect Beach Destination in Need of Marketing, Historic Preservation and a Little Renovation Firstly, this was written after our second vacation in Salisbury Beach so, while this isn’t the destination for everyone, it certainly has broader appeal than the message and impression the town, or tourism agency, is giving. And the … Continue reading Salisbury Beach, Massachusetts: A Study in Beach Town Tourism