Camping at Lake Livingston & Onalaska, Texas

Lake Livingston and Onalaska, Texas As surprising as some destinations and some pit stops along the way can be, sometimes you're still surprised when you read more about a place after you've visited.  Take our visit to Lake Livingston for example. I learned that this gorgeous lake, which I found really quite beautiful, was actually … Continue reading Camping at Lake Livingston & Onalaska, Texas

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East Texas Small Towns on US 59: Jefferson – Marshall – Tenaha

Small Texas Towns along US 59 Our RV road trip continued from the Atlanta State Park in Texas down US 59 from Atlanta through Linden and on to Jefferson. This is small town Texas with winding roads and interesting sights all along the way. Jefferson Our first stop along the road was a small town … Continue reading East Texas Small Towns on US 59: Jefferson – Marshall – Tenaha

Texarkana and Atlanta (Texas) Camping with an RV

Texarkana to Atlanta, Texas - A road definitely less traveled! Texarkana Every now and then there is a place you have wanted to visit for a strange reason. I remember as a kid seeing various destinations on buses in Scotland and always wanting to go visit those places. Places with such interesting names as Easterhouse, … Continue reading Texarkana and Atlanta (Texas) Camping with an RV

Delightful Hot Springs, Arkansas

There's a Good Reason for Visiting Hot Springs, Arkansas We often don't spring for a visit to places that have T-shirt shops, magnets with the name of the town on them and coffee mugs made in China that are marketed strictly to tourists.  But there are times when you must. Hot Springs was something we … Continue reading Delightful Hot Springs, Arkansas

Scenic Byways and Small Towns in Tennessee

A Road Less Traveled: US 412: Hampshire, Hohenwald and Linden Tennessee If you want a journey that is filled with scenery, small towns, countryside and no typical chain restaurant food, gas and shopping that you can easily find at any exit around the entire country, this is a route you may want to consider. It … Continue reading Scenic Byways and Small Towns in Tennessee

Crossville: Camping Between Nashville and Knoxville Tennessee

Crossville, Tennessee makes for a Nice Stop Anytime. As part of our 17 day journey in a rented RV we found ourselves headed across Tennessee from Martinsburg, WV and Roanoake, VA having just stopped in Jonesborough, the oldest town in Tennessee.  The scenery is beautiful along this route, US 70 which you can easily take off I-40 … Continue reading Crossville: Camping Between Nashville and Knoxville Tennessee

We booked an RV rental – now what?

Trying an RV rental in the winter  So we all go through various stages of decision-making when it comes to precious time off from work.  In our case we were weighing timing of a cruise, trip to the UK or possibly renting an RV.  A cruise out of Florida was the most reasonably priced option … Continue reading We booked an RV rental – now what?