Category Archives: Arizona

Go West, young man, go West…

Mardi Gras is over and it’s time to hit the road – heading west. Go West, young man, go West and grow up with the country. Washington is not a place to live in. The rents are high, the food … Continue reading

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Remarkably – Monumental!

The Goulding’s RV park was recommended and when we heard the name we thought we were going to a town in Utah named Goulding. As it turned out Goulding’s Camp Park is a 1-stop ‘destination’ spot just north of the … Continue reading

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Our First National Park Experience

We were parked 5 days at this Grand Canyon RV Park – the perfect location to explore the entire South Rim from.   From Hermits Rest to the west and Desert View to the east  – and everything in between – a total … Continue reading

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An Arizona snow day

It’s Friday, February 27th and time to leave Tucson. We had been here 4 days and had way too much fun but it was time to head to Las Cruces, New Mexico for the night and then to Alamogordo, New … Continue reading

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What a rodeo! [Part 2 of 2]

The rodeo grandstand gates opened at 11 a.m. and you could shop in the Western Marketplace for all things country – boots, belts, jeans, saddles, hats, jewellery, food, beer and shots of Jack…

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What? A rodeo parade? [Part 1 of 2]

We were supposed to leave Tucson on Tuesday but we heard there was a parade and a rodeo on Thursday. A rodeo? I’ve never been to a real live cowboy rodeo. And you all know we love a parade. Chuck, … Continue reading

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Cactus, pine trees and skiing!

The drive up Mt Lemmon came highly recommended by Gary & Janice – RV’ers from Ontario that we met in Quartzsite – and we’re so glad we were able to do it – on this brilliant blue sky day for a … Continue reading

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Saguaros – “Stately Sentinels”

On average, there are 48 precipitation days/year in Tucson and February 24th was one of those days. We had 4 – 5 hours available to explore as the coach was in the shop getting the full-wall slide checked out. Decked … Continue reading

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Everyday life on the Arizona road

We stayed in the dusty desert town of Quartzsite for 2 nights discovering that this is probably one of the cheapest places to stay long-term – less than $10/night – and different people we met were staying for a few … Continue reading

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More of Vegas and Lake Havasu City & now Quartzsite, AZ

You can’t come to Vegas and not visit the Hoover Dam, marvel at the newly constructed bridge and walk the Strip – and we did all that – including visiting with family that we specifically came here for. We’ve now … Continue reading

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