Where have Herb and Melitta been RVing?

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Arrival Date Near Location Elevation
09/01/2009 Tue Roseville, CA Our home 116 ft
Back at our Roseville house.
08/29/2009 Sat Red_Bluff, CA Durango RV Resort - Site 100 162 ft
Drove 255 miles to the new Durango RV Resort in Red Bluff, on site 100, overlooking the boating on the Sacramento River. Over 100 degrees here, but getting a cooling breeze off the river. Staying three nights.
08/26/2009 Wed Canyonville, OR Seven Feathers RV Resort - Site 125 677 ft
Drove 103 miles today to Seven Feathers RV Resort (and Casino), site 125. This is truly a 10/10/10 resort with lovely greenry, beautiful indoor pool and fitness center. Here for three nights.
08/24/2009 Mon Eugene, OR Eugene Premier RV Resort - Site 145 370 ft
Travelled 35 miles to Eugene Premier RV Resort, site 145, on the lake, to stay for two nights. Tuesday we are driving over to Florence OR by car to have the Crab Encrusted Hallibut with sweet chili sauce and ceasar salad $11 dinner at the Waterfront Depot in oldtown. Our annual excursion. Hmmmm!
08/17/2009 Mon Albany, OR Linn County Fair & Expo Center 165 ft
Travelled 24 miles to the Country Coach Rally at the Linn County Fair & Expo Center. Parking committee Mon/Tues, Rally Wed thru Monday morning. Our Country Coach 2007 Allure 430 for sale -- $198,000.
08/13/2009 Thu Salem, OR Premier RV Resort Salem - Site 79 71 ft
Travelled 112 miles to Premier RV Resort, site 79, in Salem OR for the Northwest Country Coachers Rally. Here for 4 days, then heading to Albany on Monday for the parking committee at the Country Coach Rally on the Fair Grounds.
08/09/2009 Sun Castle_Rock, WA Toutle River RV Resort, Site 189 28 ft
Drove 225 miles from Oak Harbor to the new Toutle River RV Resort at Castle Rock. Brand new resort. 200 sites expanding to 300 sites. 20,000 sq ft event center. Interior roads just paved. Will be a GREAT resort at exit 52 on I-5. Here for four nights. Hope to tour Mt St Helens, my old stomping grounds in the late 50's and 60's, if weather holds up. Great PAR course on 1/3 mile, 10 ft wide path heading to the river. In satellite friendly site 189.
07/21/2009 Tue Oak_Harbor, WA Oak Harbor Sailaway RV Park, Site 16 10 ft
Drove 20 miles to Oak Harbor Sailaway RV Park (City Owned. no reservations), site 16. Here for two weeks visiting our cousin's family and doing other things. Nice view of harbor from our site. Sites 1-17 are satellite friendly.
07/18/2009 Sat Anacortes, WA Northern Lights RV Park and Casino, site 2 5 ft
Drive 38 miles to Northern Light RV Park (& casino), site 2, in preparation for staging into Oak Harbor (no reservations) for two weeks on Tuesday. Folks next to us are cooking four limits of crab outside our window -- sure wish they would invite us -- I offered them Wifi connection for their laptop!!! Do you think Margaritas would work?
07/16/2009 Thu Bellingham, WA Bellingham RV Park, site 12 128 ft
Drove 234 miles today. Back in the USA at the Bellingham RV Park, site 12. Here for two nights, but in the Whitbey Island area for up to three weeks.
07/15/2009 Wed Kamloops, BC, CANADA Kamloops RV Park, site 45 1148 ft
Drove 308 miles to Kamloops RV Park, Site 45. Toured BC Wildlife Park next door. Weather improving -- had a few very wet days in Banff. We had a beautiful drive through Canada's Glacier National Park. Was going to stop in Revelstokes, but Canada West RV Park was not satellite friendly and had small sites and low limbs.
07/10/2009 Fri Banff, Alberta, CANADA Banff Nat Pk - Tunnel Mt II 4730 ft
Drove 70 miles to Banff Tunnel Mountain Village II, space B76, Here for three-five nights, but Saturday night will stay in Jasper, AB, after driving by car to Jasper, motel overnight, and driving back Sunday. Beautiful views from our site.
07/01/2009 Wed Calgary, Alberta, CANADA Calgary West RV Park - Site F-10 3673 ft
Drove 182 miles today to Calgary West RV Park, site F-10. Will be here until July 10th for the Stampede parade, rodeo, grandstand show, Reba McEntire and Drumheller Dinosaur Museum.. 20A and water only.
06/29/2009 Mon Fairmont_Hot_Springs, AB, CANADA Fairmont Hot Springs - Site 218 3228 ft
Drove 234 miles to Fairmont Hot Springs RV Resort. Could only get a two night stay here because of Canada Day on July 1st. Site 218 and adjacent sites are DTV friendly and locked onto Datastorm 91. Canada is very nice around here, but we are surprised that we don't see more snow on the peaks around here. Doesn't get dark until after 10 p.m.
06/27/2009 Sat Post_Falls, ID Coeur d Alene RV Park - Site 121 2131 ft
Drove 153 miles today to Coeur d Alene RV Park in Post Falls, ID (near Spokane). Nice RV park with all sites orientated NW-SE for perfect DTV and Datastorm satellite reception even with their nice trees. We will stay here for two days. Site 121. Small world, our neighbor owns down the street from us at Desert Shadows RV Resort.
06/26/2009 Fri Epharata, WA Oasis RV Park and Golf - Site 8 1223 ft
Travelled 110 miles today to Oasis RV Park and Golf in Ephrata, WA. Great museum in town with 60 building! Heading to Grand Coulee Dam Visitor Center and 10 PM laser light show which is projected the white spillway water that they turn on for the show. Site 8 is satellite friendly for DTV and Datastorm 91 or higher. Only available for one night, we we will be leaving tomorrow.
06/25/2009 Thu Toppenish, WA Yakama Nations - site 38 708 ft
Had scheduled PTO service done this morning, replacing the Dry-PTO with a Wet-PTO to avoid potential failure -- potential problem with 2004-08 Country Coaches and other brands. Then BBQed hamburgers with John Davis (RV Repair), and dorve 239 miles to Yakama Nations near Yakima WA (yes different spelling -- one is a city, the other is an indian tribe.
06/24/2009 Wed La_Pine, OR John Davis RV Repair 4235 ft
Travelled 212 miles today to John Davis RV Repair at his home near La Pine OR, for scheduled service. Having dinner with the Neuman's in nearby Bend -- they were former Sun City neighbors.
06/23/2009 Tue McCloud, CA McCloud Dance Country RV Resort - Site 82 3204 ft
Travelled 245 miles today, from Roseville, to McCloud Dance Country RV Resort. Nice satellite friendly grassy site 82 with a beautiful view of pine trees in the resort.
06/21/2009 Sun Roseville, CA Our home 116 ft
Back home for a while loading up for trip.
04/27/2009 Mon Roseville, CA Our home 116 ft
Back home for a while
04/22/2009 Wed San_Jose, CA Coyote Valley RV Resort, spc 11 197 ft
Coyote Valley RV Resort, spc 11, for five nights to visit with family and friends, before returning to Roseville CA on Monday. Very nice resort -- we have stayed here before.
04/19/2009 Sun Solvang, CA Lake Cachuma, spc 113 631 ft
Lake Cachuma, spc 113, at least Sunday thru Tuesday nights. Nice take view and good satellite on this site.
03/20/2009 Fri Cathedral_City, CA Desert Shadows RV Resort, site 299 143 ft
Desert Shadows RV Resort, site 299, until April 20th.
03/19/2009 Thu Bakersfield, CA A Country RV Park, site 109 255 ft
Overnight, pull-thru stop along the way to Cathedral City, CA.
03/18/2009 Wed Oakdale, CA Oakdale, CA 80 ft
Staying with the Schumacher's (from Desert Shadows RV Resort) on their lovely property near Oakdale, CA.
09/02/2008 Tue Roseville, CA Our new home 116 ft
Parked at our new home in Roseville.
09/01/2008 Mon Redding, CA JGW RV Resort, Site R-2 385 ft
On the way to our new home in Roseville CA. Staying in space R-2 at JGW RV Resort in Redding, CA for one night. Returning from 8 nights at the Country Coach rally in Albany OR after 2.5 months in the northwest.
08/24/2008 Sun Albany, OR Linn County Fairground 199 ft
At the Country Coach Rally, in Albany OR, until September 1st. Setting up the parking lot markings for parking. Will be speaking on Saturday on RV WEB SITES. Melitta is doing registration, and table decorations. Drop by and see our FOR SALE coach.
08/15/2008 Fri Salem, OR Salem Premier RV Resort, spc 79 121 ft
In Salem, at the Prelier Resort a week early for the NW Country Coachers Rally, then will head to Albany for the Country Coach Rally on 8/24 -- two days early for parking lot layout.
08/08/2008 Fri Eugene, OR Premier RV Resort of Eugene, site 29 344 ft
In Eugene/Coburg OR Premier RV Resort until Friday 8/15, space 29. We have a beautiful 2007 Allure Country Coach for sale -- expect to sell it at the CC Rally in Albany at the end of the month, unless you buy it first!!!
08/07/2008 Thu Westfir, OR Casey's Riverside RV Park 1011 ft
At the beautiful Casey's Riverside RV Park, in Westfir, along the Middle Fork of the Willamette River. We were suppose to get site 36 for three nights which was satellite friendly, but were assigned site 37 -- not so friendly. Took site 51, but only available for one night. So moving onto Eugene tomorrow.
08/03/2008 Sun La_Pine, OR Cascade Meadows RV Park, site H54 4205 ft
Cascade Meadows RV Park, just north of La Pine OR (south of Bend OR), site H54, for four nights. Visiting friends and exploring the area and lava tubes.
08/01/2008 Fri Yakima, WA Yakama Nation RV Park 713 ft
Yakama Nations RV Park and Indian Cultural Center, site 22, for two nights, near YakIma! On our way to Oregon and the Country Coach Rally.
07/29/2008 Tue East_Wenatchee, WA Lincoln Rock State Park, Spc 60 689 ft
Finally left Whidbey Island after an enjoyable month there with an Alaska cruise placed into the middle of the stay, and are now in Lincoln Rock State Park, space 60) on the Columbia River for three nights. We wiill visit Leavenworth and Lake Chelan during our stay.
07/14/2008 Mon Oak_Harbor, WA Oak Harbor City Park, Space 14 24 ft
Back in the Oak Harbor WA RV Park on Whidbey Island for another week or two. Watch some sailboat racing? And enjoy the fresh crab -- great season.
07/05/2008 Sat Coupeville, WA Chris home near my cousin 15 ft
Moved over to neighbor of my cousin in Coupeville, WA, to park coach and care for our cat, while we cruise to Alaska for a week.
06/28/2008 Sat Oak_Harbor, WA Oak Harbor City Park, Space 2 24 ft
At Oak Harbor City Park until July 5th, then moving over to Coupeville to park our coach for our Alaska Cruise starting 7/6. Buying some GOOD fireworks from the location indian reservation fireworks stand. Good satellite reception sites 1-16.
06/27/2008 Fri Coburg, OR Eugene Premier RV Resort, spc 20 343 ft
On the road again after three days in Medford, OR. We will arrive at Whidbey Island WA Saturday.
06/25/2008 Wed Medford, OR Allison 1299 ft
At Allison for a few days to replace the flex plate coupling between engine and transmission due to a rare alignment pin slipping out and knocking off six bolt heads on the flex plate inside the bell housing.
06/24/2008 Tue Medford, OR Cummins 1245 ft
We tried to make it to Coburg for the night, but the engine stopped while pulling out from a rest stop 58 miles north of Medford OR. We were towed back to Medford -- quite a process -- and got settled six hours later at Cummins in Medford. They will troubleshoot the problem in the morning.
06/22/2008 Sun Roseville, CA Our new home 43 ft
Parked at our new home and getting ready to leave for the Pacific Northwest Tuesday June 24th
05/23/2008 Fri Roseville, CA Country Coach Showcase 118 ft
In Roseville until approx June 21st, while final Del Webb touches are being done to our new home, escrow closes, furniture purchased, and then two weeks watching our contractors making more additions/changes. Then off to the Northwest and B.C. for 2.5 months!!!
05/10/2008 Sat San_Jose, CA Coyote Valley Resort, space 16 255 ft
Stayed a little longer than expected in Roseville (because we bought a new home), but are now spending a couple of weeks near San Jose/Morgan Hill in Coyote Valley Resort. We will return to Roseville on Friday of Memorial Day Weekend to watch final construction and closing in early June. Late June we will head to Washington, Alaska (by boat), B.C, then back to Oregon, returning to Roseville in September.
04/22/2008 Tue Roseville, CA Country Coach Showcase 144 ft
In Roseville at Country Coach Showcase for service and camping for the next two weeks. Expect to move toward Oregon starting May 6th or 7th, after doing sound for a couple of TOMMY O shows in the Sun Cities.
04/14/2008 Mon Verdi, NV Terrible Herbst Gold RV 4947 ft
In Verdi NV, near Reno, for eight nights, looking for a future home in Del Webb Sommerset -- among other places such as Roseville & Lincoln CA, Oregon and Washington. Drove 49 miles from Carson City. Terrible Herbst Gold Run, space 68.
04/13/2008 Sun Carson_City, NV Comstock Country RV Resort 4717 ft
We have left our winter stay in Desert Shadows RV Resort. We pushed 490 miles today, passed our original planned stop in Lone Pine, as the weather along US-395 is expected to be windy on Monday. We stopped at Comstock Country RV Resort (right across from Costco!) in south Carson City, but there was a nicer looking park for getting in and out a few miles south on US-395. Monday to Verdi for a week.
02/25/2008 Mon Cathedral_City, CA Desert Shadows RV Resort, site 391 258 ft
Desert Shadows RV Resort, Site 391, until mid-April. www.where-rv-now.us
02/18/2008 Mon Tucson, AZ Beaudry RV Resort, site 1525 2554 ft
Beaudry RV Resort in Tucson AZ for the Country Coach Rally. Arrived Monday, rally starts Tuesday evening, and will probably leave Saturday. Site 1525. Country-Coach-Owners Forum Moderator -- Meeting on Friday Noon!!!!!
01/18/2008 Fri Cathedral_City, CA Desert Shadows RV Resort, site 391 258 ft
Desert Shadows RV Resort, Site 391, until we move to Tucson AZ for on Monday, February 18th, for almost a week at the Country Coach Rally. www.where-rv-now.us
01/03/2008 Thu Cathedral_City, CA Desert Shadows RV Resort, site 262 340 ft
We moved over to our cousins site 262 while some improvements are being done to our site 391 during the next two weeks.
12/06/2007 Thu Cathedral_City, CA Desert Shadows RV Resort, site 391 258 ft
We dashed 391 miles from Tucson to Cathedral City, to arrive a day early to avoid bad weather coming into this area on Friday. We will be enjoying our stay at Desert Shadows RV Resort, Site 391, and snowbirding here until April. We will do a mid-February excursion to a Country Coach rally in Tucson. This completes our 12,900 mile outside perimeter loop of the USA, and the Canadian Maritimes, during the past eight months.
12/05/2007 Wed Tucson, AZ Beaudry RV Resort, site 1383 2470 ft
Drove 275 miles to Beaudry RV Resort, site 1383, in Tucson, AZ on our dash back to Desert Shadows RV Resort, near Palm Springs.
12/04/2007 Tue Las_Cruces, NM Hacienda RV Resort 3775 ft
Drove 245 mile to Hacienda RV Resort, site 118, on Las Cruces NM. I was excited to find gas at I-10 Exit 0 Flying J in El Paso TX for $3.199, about 20 cents below prevailing rates. Tomorrow, onward to Tucson, AZ.
12/03/2007 Mon Balmorhea, TX Balmorhea State Park 3272 ft
Drove 310 miles. Had planned to stop at Fort Stockton, but continued onto Balmorhea State Park, site 30, about 6 miles off of I-10 exit 209, situated in a desert like setting. They do have a unique warm (not hot) thermal pool. Stars are so brilliant tonight.
11/29/2007 Thu Kerrville, TX Buckhorn Lake Resort 1651 ft
Drove 275 miles to Buckhorn RV Resort in the hill country near Kerrville TX. Beautiful resort, all decorated for Christmas. We will stay here for three day. Friday we will backtrack to San Antonio River Walk and Saturday we will visit a local German community.
11/28/2007 Wed Houston, TX Lakeview RV Resort, 139 125 ft
Drove 330 miles today to Lakeview RV Resort on the south side of Houston, TX. We decided to push it today so that our drive tomorrow through San Antonio to Kerrville will be shorter. We plan to stay of Kerrville 3 nights and backtrack to the San Antonio River Walk by car.
11/27/2007 Tue Livingston, LA Lakeside RV Park 25 ft
Drove 253 miles today to Lakeside RV Park near Livingston, Louisiana. We will get our first frost on the car tonight, but the weather is beautiful.
11/26/2007 Mon Milton, FL Milton Gulf Pines RV Park, C6 136 ft
Heading to California after seven months away. Drove 338 miles today to Milton Gulf Pines RV Park, D6, near Milton FL. Yes, this is actually a KOA. Surprise. Hurricane Ivan blew over all the pine trees a few years ago. Now they are satellite friendly, with short palm trees. Clean park. Maybe should be now called Milton Gulf Palms RV Park...
11/25/2007 Sun Orange Lake, FL Orange Lake RV & Golf Resort, 324 20 ft
Heading to California after seven months away. Drove 289 miles today to Orange Lake RV & Golf Resort. $28 compared to the St Petersburg KOA at almost 3x the price -- still bugs me! And this is much nicer! Monday we head to the west end of the Florida panhandle.
11/16/2007 Fri Naples, FL Pelican Lake Motorcoach Resort, 4855 5 ft
We drove 170 to Naples FL for a eight night stay at Pelican Lake Motorcoach Resort on a beautiful lake side cul-de-sac with brick pavers and patio furniture. This is costing us less money per night than our lousy KOA site in St Petersburg! We are spending the time visiting my daughters family and 6 year old grandson during this Thanksgiving week. It will be lots of fun.
11/13/2007 Tue St_Petersburg, FL St Petersburg KOA, DW13 3 ft
Drove 97 miles to St Petersburg/Madeira Beach Resort KOA for three nights to visit with friends and relatives. Last minute switch to this KOA, instead of a Mobile Home & RV Park, because we didn't want to be with mobile homes. Well, this place is really overpriced -- $78 -- www.rvparksreviews.com was right -- maybe half the price would be okay. Well that is what can happen when you stay at a park beginning with K.
11/09/2007 Fri Kissimmee, FL Kissimmee KOA, #118 25 ft
We normally do not stay in parks that start with K! But this one is a very nice park that starts with two Ks -- Kissimmee KOA -- a few miles from Disney World. We will be here for four nights.
11/06/2007 Tue Jacksonville, FL Flamingo Lake RV Resort, #E68 25 ft
Flamingo Lake RV Resort, #E68, Jacksonville, FL, for three night. Site is located at the edge of a beautiful, clean man-made lake with two fountains. We will be visiting Bill and Gail Powell's home. They were part of the second half of our Canadian Maritime Adventure Caravan in August. Very satellite friendly on the new south side of lake.
11/01/2007 Thu Hilton_Head_Island, SC Hilton Head Harbor RV Resort, #60 5 ft
Hilton Head Harbor RV Resort, #60, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, for at least five nights. We will take a side trip to Savannah Georgia. Beautiful waterfront site on the harbor.
10/28/2007 Sun Charleston, SC James Island County Park, #43 25 ft
James Island County Park, #43, part of Charleston County Park system, for four nights. Large park which is more than just a campground, is getting fully decorated for Christmas. Lights won't be on until November 9th, but might be able to catch some testing of the lights before then. Should be beautiful. This site is satellite friendly, but most are not.
10/21/2007 Sun Myrtle_Beach, SC Myrtle Beach Travel Park, #170 5 ft
Myrtle Beach Travel Park, #170, through next Saturday night. Traveled 151 miles. Nice spot 75 feet from beach. Plan to see lots of musical shows, stroll the beach and swim in the 80+ degree water.
10/19/2007 Fri Fayetteville, NC Fayetteville Elks Lodge #1081 20 ft
Fayetteville NC Elks lodge for two nights. Then onto Myrtle Beach, probably for a week to take in a lot of shows (kind of like a Branson MO we understand).
10/14/2007 Sun Williamsburg, VA American Heritage RV Park, #26 50 ft
American Heritage RV Park, satellite friendly site 26, for four, maybe five nights, while we visit Williamsburg, Jamestown and Yorktown Virginia.
09/28/2007 Fri College_Park, MD Cherry Hill Park (Wash DC), #402 75 ft
Cherry Hill RV Park, #402, near Washington DC, for two or three weeks -- at least thru 10/11 when we have tickets from our representative for four tours - White House, Congress, Supreme Court and Library of Congress. Of course we will be busy with seeing lots of other things.
09/27/2007 Thu Marlton, NJ Marlton Elks #2514 50 ft
On our way to Washingrton DC. Staying at Marlton NJ Elks (#2514) for Thursday night - my birthday. Going to PF Changs for dinner tonight.
09/23/2007 Sun Jersey_City, NJ Liberty Harbor RV Park 10 ft
Across from New York City at Libery Harbor RV Park and Marina. space A-11, in Jersey City, NJ, for three nights. Seeing Grease Tuesday night.
09/21/2007 Fri Branford, CT Branford Elks Lodge 50 ft
Dry camping at Elks Lodge in Branford CT for two nights. Sunday we head to Liberty Harbor RV Park in Jersey City across from New York City.
09/18/2007 Tue Narragansett, RI Fishermans Memorial State Park, #84 30 ft
Fishermans Memorial State Park, #84, in Narragansett, RI for two nights. Nice park. Planning to tour Newport RI, Wednesday, then move onto CT for three nights then onto Liberty Harbor (next to NYC) on Sunday.
09/15/2007 Sat Hyannis, MA Hyannis Elks Lodge 20 ft
Hyannis, MA, Elks Lodge, on Cape Cod, probably for three nights. Helped prepared the pig for the BBQ on Sunday 3 p.m. Plan to explore cape and ferry to Martha Vineyard Island.
09/12/2007 Wed Foxboro, MA Normandy Farms, #405 316 ft
Normandy Farms, #405, near Foxboro, Mass, for three nights. Visiting Boston on Friday with friends who are visiting for the day on a cruise ship. Thursday we will probably go to Plymouth. Beautiful facilities but hard to find a spot in this park with satellite reception -- lots of trees. The following three nights we will be moving to Hyannis, Mass, Elks Lodge, on Cape Cod.
09/09/2007 Sun Salisbury, MA Beach Rose RV Park, #47 25 ft
Beach Rose RV Park, #47, in Salisbury, MA, for three nights. Traveled 53 miles from Kennebunkport, ME. We will explore the coast from here as we position ourselves moving 100 miles to Normandy RV Park outside of Boston for the subsequent three days. Rainy upon arrival, but first time they had rain for a month. (Not a good site for DirecTV, but it worked with Datastorm 91)
09/05/2007 Wed Kennebunkport, ME Red Apple Campground, #D10 10 ft
We are staying at Red Apple Campground, #D12, in Kennebunkport, Maine the summer hometown of George Bush, Sr, (which we drove by today). Staying for three or four nights. Nice campground. Great staff. Free newspaper on doorstep each morning.
08/31/2007 Fri Bangor, ME Pumpkin Patch RV Resort, #2 180 ft
We drove 176 miles from Saint John to the Pumpkin Patch RV Park space #2 near Bangor Maine. We will still through the Labor Day weekend, and make another visit to Bar Harbor with friends on Sunday. The next three months we will spend on the east coast - unplanned except for Boston on 9/14 and NYC on 9/22 for Grease.
08/29/2007 Wed Saint_John, NB, CANADA Rockwood Campground 189 ft
We drove 187 miles to Saint John, New Brunswick, for our final two nights with Adventure Caravan. Thursday, we have a six hour bus tour, including the Reversing Falls, and a farewell dinner for the 21 rigs. Visited Anne Murray Center in her birthtown of Springhill, Nova Scotia on the way here.
08/28/2007 Tue Debert, NS, CANADA Elm River Park 47 ft
Our longest driving day of 235 miles to Elm River Park near Debert. What a pleasant greeting by the owner who escorted us to our site complete with CB narration of the park's features. Adventure Caravan Wagonmaster did not need to do anything. Day 46 of 49 day caravan. Museum of Industry is Stellarton was great - allow 1.5+ hours. Satellite 91 is working great -- throughout our whole trip, even throughout Newfoundland. We finally have DirecTV again after 21 days of snowy Canadian TV channels.
08/26/2007 Sun Louisbourg, NS, CANADA Louisbourg RV Park 20 ft
We drove 26 miles to the Port Aux Basque ferry this morning at 4:15 a.m. and did the 5.25 hour ferry cossing back to Nove Scotia. We then drove 37 miles from North Sidney to Louisbourg, where we will stay for two nights.
08/25/2007 Sat Doyles, NFLD, CANADA Grand Codroy RV Camping, #3 24 ft
Drove 143 miles to Grand Conroy RV Park in Doyles, NFLD, to position us for an early departure from this park at 4:15 a.m. for a 26 mile trip to the five hour ferry back to North Sidney, Nova Scotia Sunday morning. (Datastorm sat 91 signal is 74). Sixteen computers in RVs from the caravan connect through our satellite.
08/24/2007 Fri Deer_Lake, NFLD, CANADA Gateway to the North RV Park 24 ft
We came back on the ferry from Labrador this morning to Saint Barbe and drove 183 miles to Deer Lake (Gateway to the North RV Park) for the night. Sunday we will be catching the ferry back to Nova Scotia - short 5 hour ride this time. (Datastorm Sat 91 with 72 signal).
08/23/2007 Thu LAnse_au_Clair, LAB, CANADA Northern Light Inn, Rm 206 150 ft
Early this morning we took the ferry to L'Anse au Clair, Labrador. A bus waiting for the Adventure Caravan group took us 51 miles (end of the paved road) to Red Bay for lunch and museum visit. We return to the Northern Light Inn for dinner and breakfast, then a return ferry trip to our RVs in St Barbe Newfoundland. (Connected by motel wifi, but RV Datastorm Satellite 91 works great in St Barbe, Newfoundland).
08/22/2007 Wed ST_Barbe, NFLD, Canada St Barbe RV Center 61 ft
Travelled 70 miles to St Barbe RV Center in St Barbe, Newfoundland, for two nights. Actually crossing by passenger ferry to Labrador tomorrow and staying in hotel for one night, then returning early Friday morning to continue to Deer Lake with RVs. Signal 70 on satellite 91. No DirecTV yet.
08/20/2007 Mon St_Anthony, NFLD, CANADA Triple Falls RV Park, #76 158 ft
Triple Falls RV Park, #76, near St. Anthony, Newfoundland for two nights. Drove 211 miles with Adventure Caravan -- road were not as bad as expected -- just keep at 40 mph and watch for tire scuff marks near a bump, or ride on top of the center stripe -- better than US-2 in Vermont and NH. Signal 64 on satellite 91.
08/17/2007 Fri Rocky_Harbour, NFLD, CANADA Gros Morne RV Park, #68 160 ft
Travelled 120 miles to Gros Morne RV Park, #68, in Rocky Harbour, Newfoundland, on the west side of NF, for three nights with Adventure Caravan on our 49 day tour. Heading north to St Anthony on Monday. Receiving 72 signal on satellite 91.
08/15/2007 Wed Springdale, NFLD, CANADA George Huxter Memorial Park 89 ft
At George Huxter Memorial Park caravan area near Springdale, NF. City is providing many activities for our Adventure Caravan Group over the next two days. Travelled 156 miles. Signal strength of 69 on satellite 91.
08/12/2007 Sun Twillingate, NFLD, Canada Peyton's Woods RV Park, #10 65 ft
Nice park with a partial view of the bay. Here for three nights doing a Newfie dinner, dinner theatre and a local musical, in addition to other tours and whale watching boat tour. We just missed the icebergs by two to four weeks. Signal strength of 64 on satellite 91.
08/10/2007 Fri Gander, NFLD, CANADA Country Inn Trailer Park, #30 373 ft
Here for two nights with Adventure Caravan on day 28 & 29 of our 49 day trip. Follow us at www.Where-RV-Now.us and check out our Blog and Photo Gallery. Steak dinner tonight and Newfie breakfast tomorrow. We will be seeing Silent Witness Memorial and the North Atlantic Aviation Museum. Signal strength of 67 on satellite 91.
08/07/2007 Tue St_John, NFLD, CANADA Pippy Campground 253 ft
At Pippy Campground among the trees in St. John's, Newfoundland. Had a beautiful 82 mile drive past many lakes and beautiful countryside today. Here for three nights. Adventure Caravan bus tour all day on Wednesday. Thursday is a free day. Locked onto satellite, but only 43 signal, possibly because of trees. It is still trying to adjust timing. At the public library using their free WiFi. (Followup: Transmitter timing adj completed sometime during the night. Online now with Sat 91 from site 80)
08/06/2007 Mon Placentia, NFLD, CANADA Sobeys Parking Lot 52 ft
Completed our 14 hour ferry crossing to Newfoundland on Monday, arriving at 10 PM. Newfoundland Time (4.5 hours ahead of California) 21 RVs caravaned 5 miles to a Sobeys (grocery store) parking lot as planned to park for the night. Tuesday we travel 82 miles to St Johns. Good 64 signal lavel on Datastorm 91 satellite, but took a long time for the auto transmission timing adjustment.
08/04/2007 Sat Bras dor Cape Breton, NS, CANADA Arm of Gold Campground 71 ft
At Bras dor Cape Breton NS Arm of Gold Campground #7 for two nights. We lose 6 rigs and pick up 7 for the second half of the trip. We are just 3.9 miles from the ferry terminal, where we catch the ferry for a 14 hour crossing to Newfoundland Monday morning. DirecTV reception is marginal (43 on satellite 101), but datastorm 91 is still great for web and email.
08/02/2007 Thu Baddeck, NS, CANADA Bras Dor Lakes Campground, #12 30 ft
Here for two nights. On Friday we will be doing a chartered bus trip (Adventure Caravans) tour around the scenic Cabot Trail. This afternoon we visited the Alexander Graham Bell Museum where we learned that he did a lot more than invent the telephone. 212 miles today.
07/30/2007 Mon Halifax, NS, CANADA Woodhaven RV Park, #12 333 ft
54 muiles today. Near Halifax, Monday thru Wednesday nights. Home of Titantic museum, Halifax Bay explosion in WW I, and Peggys Cove. With Adventure Caravan. Receiving DirecTV satellite 101.
07/28/2007 Sat Lunenburg, NS, CANADA Lunenburg Board of Trade Campground 60 ft
Lunenburg Board of Trade Campground for Saturday and Sun nights. 88 miles travelled today.
07/26/2007 Thu Granville_Ferry, NS, CANADA Dunromin Campground #D6 38 ft
Near Annapolis Royal NS. We enjoyed the Grand-Pre National Historical Site (Arcadian history) on the way here -- highly recommended.
07/24/2007 Tue Truro, NS, CANADA Scotia Pines Camphround 154 ft
Here for two nights near Hilden (Truro) Nova Scotia, for Tuesday and Wednesday nights. Doing the Tidal Bore rafting early Wednesday morning.
07/20/2007 Fri Cavendish, PE, CANADA Cavendish KOA, #144 87 ft
Lots of rain last night at Hopewell Cape NB, and light rain to here. Crossed the 10 year old, 9 mile long Confederation Bridge to PEI. Internet Satellite 91 in site 144, but no DirecTV due to tree. Bus tour Saturday, Lobster dinner Sunday, Anne of Green Gables play Monday, leave Tuesday for 13 nights in Nova Scotia.
07/18/2007 Wed Hopewell_Cape, NB, CANADA Ponderosa Pines Campground, #17 50 ft
Ponderosa Pines Campground at Hopewell Cape, NB, site 14, for two nights with Adventure Caravan 49 day trip. One mile away from Hopewell Rocks.
07/16/2007 Mon Fredericton, NB, CANADA Hartt Island RV Resort 50 ft
After a fantastic visit to the Kings Landing Historical Settlement for several hours (exit 253 on TCH-2), we drove another 17 miles to Hartt Island RV Park on NB-102. We are in site 69 for Monday and Tuesday nights. We will be visiting Fredericton NB on Tuesday.
07/12/2007 Thu Houlton, ME My Brothers Place Campground #11 335 ft
We are ready for the Canadian Maritime Adventure Caravan! Group gets together on Saturday, and we depart My Brothers Place Campground on Monday for 49 days. Follow our blog at http://www.where-rv-now.us/blog and photo gallery at http://www.where-rv-now.us/gallery
07/07/2007 Sat Bangor, ME Pumpkin Patch RV Resort, #6 137 ft
We decided to push through to Pumpkin Patch RV Park near Bangor from St Johnsburg VT (208 miles). We will stay here to Wednesday or Thursday morning then depart to Houlton ME for the start of our Adventure Caravan in the Canadian Maritime. We will have the refrigerator temp limit switch installed on Tuesday at a dealer (Rec-Tech) that the part was sent to. We will take this opportunity to visit Acadia National Park on the Maine coast while we are here. We are not impressed with US-2 through VT, NH and ME!
07/06/2007 Fri St_Johnsbury, VT Moose River Campground 642 ft
Moose River Campground in St. Johnsbury VT probably for one night. We visited Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream Factory about 60 miles back in Waterbury VT. Got my first Maple Sugar candy and syrup fix today after many years!
07/05/2007 Thu Quechee, VT Pine Valley RV Resort, #91 712 ft
Pine Valley RV Resort, #91, in Quechee, VT. Enjoyed Simon Pierce unique pottery and expensive hand blown crystal, both done in Quechee, in a building with a hydro electric generator and five star restauarant, located besides a falls and covered bridge.
07/03/2007 Tue Coeymans_Hollow, NY Paul and Nancy Caswell home 362 ft
Staying with our friends, Paul and Nancy, in Coeymans Hollow, NY for two nights over the 4th in a driveway across from their home. On the 4th, we plan to drive up to Lake George area (via car).
07/02/2007 Mon Verona, NY Villages at Turning Stone Casino 493 ft
On our way toward Albany we are staying one night at The Villages at Turning Stone Casino. Very nice 10/10/10 resort.
06/28/2007 Thu Niagara_Falls, ON, CANADA Campark Resorts, #338 627 ft
We have arrived at the Canadian side of Niagara Falls for four nights, where I learned that Niagara is not Viagra spelled with a -N- but that it has an extra -A- as well!!!
06/26/2007 Tue Ingersoll, ON, CANADA Spring Lake RV Resort 763 ft
Sping Lake RV Resort, rated a 5W in Woodall directory, which would have been okay if max was 10W, but it is 5W our of 5W!!! Traverse Bay RV Resort, where we stayed a few days ago, also had a very well earned 5W - a beautiful resort. The Welcoming Committee that dropped by here was a nice touch. We will probably kick back for two nights, then on to Niagara Falls, also on the Canadian site. Canadian holiday is July 1st, USA is July 4th -- we have got to watch when we travel. Customs was not a problem. We told them that we live full time in the RV and have a varity of open liquor bottles -- no inspection.
06/24/2007 Sun Frankenmuth, MI Pine Ridge RV Campground, #156 614 ft
Pine Ridge RV Campground near Frankenmuth, MI, a Bavarian town. Site 156 we have to reverse our coach direction for satellite. Site 154 would have been better. Lots of trees here, and for that matter, across the whole northern Michigan (and probably even more area). Tall thin trees in a dense forest.
06/21/2007 Thu Acme, MI Traverse Bay RV Resort, #175 524 ft
Traverse Bay RV Resort for three nights. A 10/1010 ownership resort where we are renting a site looking over a pond. Pizza night tonight. Free Potato Bash Saturday noon. Check www.where-rv-now.us for our blogs and photo gallery.
06/18/2007 Mon Saint_Ignace, MI Lakeshore RV Park Campground, #206 511 ft
Lakeshore RV Park Campground, #206, at Saint Ignace MI, overlooking Lake Michigan. We plan to one of the three different companies high speed shuttle ferries, each running every half hour, to Mackinac Island either Tuesday or Wednesday, depending upon the weather. Very nice right now, but we might get some rain tonight.
06/15/2007 Fri Munising, MI Munising Tourist Park Campground, #30 537 ft
City of Munising Tourist Park Campground on the shores of Lake Superior. Saturday, we need to head back close to where we were this Friday morning for diagnosis on our refrig failing with a "High temp limit switch open". We turned it into a true Ice box for now. We will return here in the evening. If parts are not available, we hope to have them shipped to another repair location. Sunday, we plan to do the Painted Rock 2.5 hour cruise on Lake Superior.
06/14/2007 Thu Champion, MI Michigamme Shores, site 56 1433 ft
Michigamme Shores, site 56, for one night. We were planning two nights, but the assigned site (38) could not give us the needed satellite connections, so we switched. Nice lake view. We/I will canoe or kayak Fiday morning.
06/12/2007 Tue Duluth, MN Lakehad Boat Basis, Site 4 524 ft
Staying in Lakehead Boat Basin Site 4 in Duluth MN for 2 nights. Canal Park, a set of retail stores, within walking distance across the Aerial Bridge, looks very interesting. World Famous Grandma's Marathon is this weekend (which we are not running).
06/09/2007 Sat Northfield, MN Dacks driveway 832 ft
Staying near Northfield MN, visiting our friends, the Dacks, for three nights. Tuesday we are heading for Duluth MN.
06/06/2007 Wed St_Cloud, MN St Cloud Campground & RV Park, Site 56 960 ft
Early this morning our NOAA alarm went off at 4:10 a.m. alerting us that a very severe Diopler Cell with nickel size hail had formed 70 miles SW and heading NE toward us at 25 mph. We decided to pack up from Jamestown ND and departed at 5:15 a.m. (The severe alert was reduced at 5:00 a.m., but we left anyway.) With such an early start we headed 270 mile to St Cloud MN, skipping an intermediate stop, and will stay here for three nights as we are scheduled to be in Northfield Saturday to visit friends
06/05/2007 Tue Jamestown, ND Jamestown Campground, Site 47 1454 ft
Jamestown Campground site 47 in Jamestown ND for one night as we head toward Minnisota. Nice campground with satellite access from several sites, if you ignore the dry, freshly graded, one mile frontage road that covered our coach and toad with dust! Not allowed to wash coach, but I discovered I needed to flush the water hose for a long time (grin) -- guess where it was pointed. But it will get dusty when we leave (frown)
06/02/2007 Sat Medora, ND Medora Campground #159 2248 ft
Medora Campground #159 in Medora ND for three nights. Seeing the Medora Musical opening night -- it runs from 6/1 (rained out) to 9/2, every night -- billed as the Greatest Show in the West since 1965. Pitch Fork Steat Fondue dinner before the show where steaks are cooked on pitch forks in heated oil!
05/31/2007 Thu Billings, MT KOA Billings #54 3039 ft
We took the Mammoth exit out of Yellowstone from West Yellowstone, but now think I would opt for skirting the west side of Yellowstone in the future. We drove 229 miles to Billings MT, where we are staying at the first KOA in America (site 54). Normally I avoid campgrounds beginning with "K", but this is a nice park. Here for two nights. Wish it wasn't raining.
05/29/2007 Tue West_Yellowstone, MT Yellowstone Grizzly RV Park #242 6685 ft
Yellowstone Grizzly RV Park, site 242, for a couple of nights. Our third visit to this wonderful park. It snowed lightly when we arrived, and it is suggested we drain the water hose because of expected below freezing tonight!
05/28/2007 Mon Arco, ID Mountain View RV Park, D7 5251 ft
Mountain View RV Park, site D7, in Arco, ID for a one night stop on Memorial Day on the way to West Yellowstone, MT. Arco was the first US town to be fully powered by nuclear power from the first power plant in the USA. Visited the Craters of the Moon National Monument 20 miles away before we arrived here.
05/24/2007 Thu Boise, ID Hi Valley RV Park, #55 2727 ft
Hi Valley RV Park, space 55, in Boise ID for four nights to Memorial Day, while visiting Ted and Gail and seeing the area. We had a beautiful 325 mile drive, especially the first 150 miles, from Redmond OR to Boise ID, on highway US-26.
05/21/2007 Mon Redmond, OR Crooked River Ranch 2652 ft
We are parked at our friends, Sandy & Larry, home in Crooked River Ranch north of Redmond OR for three nights. We are checking out the Bend OR area. Thursday we move onto Boise ID.
05/18/2007 Fri Junction_City, OR Richardson Park Site 81 250 ft
All of our service is done on the coach. We dropped by Davis Cabinets to pick up our dining table modification (extends another 12 inches). We are staying at Richardson Park, outside of Junction City OR, near the edge of Fern Ridge Lake, at site 81. We will be here Friday and Saturday nights. Saturday we are heading with our car to Florence OR on the coast, where I will get my favorite meal -- Crab Encrusted Halibut -- and see the Rhododendron Festival.
05/17/2007 Thu Junction_City, OR Carrier & Sons 280 ft
Onan generator has been fix at Cummins. Now at Carrier and Sons for five minor items. Expect to be out of here in 24 hours.
05/15/2007 Tue Coburg, OR Cummins/Onan Repair 306 ft
We are here to try to find the problem with our 8 KW generator when only under a load of 25 - 35 Amps.
05/13/2007 Sun Junction_City, OR Camp Country Coach 218 ft
At Country Coach Service facility to track down problem with the 8 KW generator.
05/12/2007 Sat Canyonville, OR Seven Feathers Casino dry camping 629 ft
Heading to Junction City OR for a few days. Stopped at Seven Feathers Casino dry camping area at US5 Exit 99. Wonderful dinner in the Camas Room. The casino new RV resort (replacing their old resort) across the freeway is absolutely a 10/10/10. Do not miss it.
05/04/2007 Fri Folsom, CA Beals Point SRA, space 60 393 ft
Got most of the coach service done. We are now at Beals Point State Recreation Area through the last TOMMY O show on May 11th.
05/02/2007 Wed Roseville, CA Country Coach Showcase 150 ft
Back from Reno early due to snow. At Country Coach Showcase to hopefully resolve a generator problem. Hanging around Roseville to support our singer -- TOMMY O.
04/28/2007 Sat Verdi, NV Gold Ranch RV Resort 4943 ft
Enjoying Reno. Will be heading to Oregon around Mothers Day.
04/18/2007 Wed Roseville, CA Country Coach Showcase 150 ft
We are at Country Coach Showcase in Roseville CA for mostly routine service, on Thursday and Friday. Hanging around Roseville, except for a side trip to Reno, for the next three weeks to support our singer -- TOMMY O.
04/17/2007 Tue Oakdale, CA Oakdale, CA 80 ft
Staying with the Schumacher's (from Desert Shadows RV Resort) on their lovely property near Oakdale, CA.
04/15/2007 Sun Lemoore, CA Bressler back yard 206 ft
The snowbirds are flying north. We are now up in Lemoore, CA to visit our friends (Tracy & Bill Bressler) and attend their -End of tax season- party for their clients and friends. We will be here for a couple of days.
03/10/2007 Sat Cathedral_City, CA Desert Shadows RV Resort #391 258 ft
Desert Shadows RV Resort in Cathedral City for five months of Snow Birding except for some brief side trips. Returned to RV after cruise.
03/07/2007 Wed Cabo_San_Lucas, MX Mexican Princess Cruise 0 ft
Third of three cruise stops in Mexico (without RV). Returned to LA on 3/10/2007
03/06/2007 Tue Mazatlan, MX Mexican Princess Cruise 0 ft
Second of three cruise stops in Mexico (without RV)
03/05/2007 Mon Puerto_Vallarta, MX Mexican Princess Cruise 0 ft
First of three cruise stops in Mexico (without RV). Left LA on 3/3/2007.
11/12/2006 Sun Cathedral_City, CA Desert Shadows RV Resort #391 258 ft
Desert Shadows RV Resort in Cathedral City for five months of Snow Birding except for some brief side trips.
11/08/2006 Wed Borrego_Springs, CA Springs at Borrego #901 476 ft
We are here for four nights at the new Springs at Borrego RV & Golf Resort in Borrego Springs. Attending the Southwest Country Coachers RV Rally. Then back to Desert Shadows in Cathedral City CA,
10/27/2006 Fri Cathedral_City, CA Desert Shadows RV Resort #391 258 ft
Desert Shadows RV Resort in Cathedral City for five months of Snow Birding except for some brief side trips.
10/26/2006 Thu Yuma, AZ Country Roads 115 ft
Staying one night at Country Roads, a very nice, large, 55 and over, mostly park model, resort before we head to Desert Shadows on Friday.
10/25/2006 Wed Picacho, AZ Picacho Peak RV Resort 1680 ft
Visited our friends in Oro Valley and Saddlebrook today. Getting dark so we picked a nice 55+ RV Resort in Picacho AZ, just south of Casa Grande. Thursday we head to Yuma AZ.
10/23/2006 Mon Tucson, AZ Beaudry RV Resort, site 1340 2470 ft
Here for a couple of nights to visit friends and have some service at Beaudry RV.
10/15/2006 Sun Las_Cruces, NM Hacienda RV Resort 3800 ft
We are at Hacienda RV Resort in Las Cruces NM three days early for a five day Country Coach Texans rally Wed thru Sunday.
10/03/2006 Tue Albuquerque, NM Albuquerque Intl Balloon Fiesta 5032 ft
Albuquerque Int'l Balloon Fiesta until Monday, October 16th. Located in near SE corner of landing field. 2007 Allure (SD 1TT768) and white GMC Envoy with cargo carrier on top. Country Coach Owners Forum moderator on Yahoo! WiFi available allure2007.
10/01/2006 Sun Albuquerque, NM American RV Park 5624 ft
Found diesel at $2.39 on the way here at Phillips 66!!! Staging at American RV Park just west of Albuquerque for two nights and then several friends and us will carivan to the Balloon Fiesta parking on Tuesday.
09/30/2006 Sat Santa_Fe, NM Santa Fe Skies RV Ranch 6267 ft
We pushed through to Santa Fe (396 miles) and will move to Albuquerque NM Sunday to meet friends and move into the International Balloon Fiesta on Tuesday for 12 days.
09/22/2006 Fri Littleton, CO Chatfield SRA, #A45 5409 ft
Staying 8 nights at Chatfield SRA near Littleton CO to visit son and grandson, his wife and kids.
09/21/2006 Thu Littleton, CO All Star RV Service 5409 ft
Overnighted here for replacement of alternator due to low voltage output.
09/18/2006 Mon Estes_Park, CO Elk Meadows RV Resort 7717 ft
Elk Meadow RV Resort in Estes Park CO for two or three nights. Beautiful view of the mountains from the coach.
09/17/2006 Sun Rawlins, WY Western Hills Campground 6923 ft
Spending a windy night at Western Hills Campground in Rawlins WY. Weather should improve tomorrow when we head toward Estes Park, Colorado. Beautiful drive out of Jackson with the fall colors starting to show, and first snow of the season.
09/13/2006 Wed Jackson, WY Virginian RV Resort 6213 ft
Virginian RV Resort, Jackson WY, for 4 or 5 nights. Lively resort town. Beautiful mountains. Might do some river rafting on the beginnings of the Snake River.
09/10/2006 Sun West_Yellowstone, MT Grizzly RV Park, #242 6673 ft
West Yellowstone MT, Grizzly RV Park, for two nights. Then onward to the Grand Tetons on 9/12/2006.
09/08/2006 Fri Whitehall, MT Pipestone RV Park 4574 ft
Pipestone RV Park near Whitehall MT for two or three nights. In Butte we toured the World Museum of Mines and went 60 down in a mine. Also ate at a Butte MT landmark (since 1923) -- Pork Chop John's -- mmmm good.
09/07/2006 Thu Garrison, MT Riverfront RV Park 4300 ft
40 miles north of Butte MT at Riverfront RV Park in Garrison MT. Will be in the Tetons next Tuesday (or so) for a week.
08/31/2006 Thu Columbia_Falls, MT Columbia Falls RV Park #22 2999 ft
Arrived at Columbia Falls RV Park in MT this Thursday afternoon and will be here to Thursday 9/7. We will enjoy touring Glacier National Park and the Highway To The Sky.
08/24/2006 Thu Hope, ID Beyond Hope RV Park, #49 2045 ft
We are at Beyond Hope on Lake Pend Oreille near Hope ID for 7 nights. While here, we also plan to drive by car up to Canada on the Selkirk Loop with our car and maybe stay at a B&B one night. During that drive, we will also visit Boundry Dam where we have arranged a private tour -- my dad was Chief Engineer.
08/21/2006 Mon Blanchard, ID Stoneridge RV Resort 2194 ft
Stoneridge Resort in Blanchard ID for a three nights. Almost bought a RV lot at this nice, new development.
08/19/2006 Sat Deer_Park, WA Deer Park RV Resort, #101 2177 ft
Arrived at Deer Park RV Resort on Saturday, and moving onto Stoneridge ID on Monday for a couple of night.
08/13/2006 Sun Clarkston, WA Premier Granite Lake RV Resort #39 697 ft
Premier Granite Lake RV Resort, site 39, for four or more nights. Located on the edge of the Snake River in Clarkston, where we are nosed in and overlooking the Snake. Tuesday we will do the 186 mile Hells Canyon jet boat trip.
08/10/2006 Thu Pasco, WA Franklin County RV Park #9 468 ft
In Tri Cities Washington visiting Melitta's sister for thre nights. Last night's visit to McMenamins EdgeField in Troutdale OR (hiway 84 exit 16) is a must. Next stop is Lewiston/Clarkston ID/WA on the Snake River.
08/09/2006 Wed Fairview, OR Portland Fairview RV Park #74 34 ft
Left Junction City. All cabinets installed. Added a third house AGM battery for additional overnight capacity, if dry camping. Heading to Kennewick WA tomorrow, Thursday.
08/06/2006 Sun Junction_City, OR Camp Country Coach, space 16 321 ft
Back in Junction City for the installation of a desk and bookcase. Probably leaving Wednesday for the Columbia River Gorge.
08/04/2006 Fri Salem, OR Premiere RV Resort, Space 129 170 ft
Back up in Salem for a couple of nights. Returning to Junction City for the install of the computer desk and cabinets on Sunday night.
07/30/2006 Sun Junction_City, OR Camp Country Coach, Space 16 321 ft
We are in our new 2007 40' Allure Country Coach. We are back at Camp Country Coach in space 16 for 3 or 4 nights for minor service on our new coach.
07/27/2006 Thu Florence, OR Happy Place RV Park 50 ft
We are in our new 2007 40' Allure Country Coach. Three more nights in Florence OR, then back to Camp Country Coach for fixing minor items we have found.
07/25/2006 Tue Florence, OR Woahink Lake RV Resort, site 53 100 ft
We are in our new 2007 40' Allure Country Coach. Taking a five night trip to Florence OR, then back to Camp Country Coach for fixing minor items we have found.
07/14/2006 Fri Junction_City, OR Country Coach Parking Lot #20 321 ft
Arrive to take delivery of our new Allure 2007 40 ft coach on 07/18/2006. Buyer of our older coach is flying out 07/24 to pickup and drive coach back to South Carolina.
07/11/2006 Tue Salem, OR Premiere RV Resort 170 ft
Premiere RV Resort in Salem OR for three nights (maybe more), then moving to Junction City to take delivery of our new 2007 Allure Country Coach on July 18th.
07/10/2006 Mon Wilsonville, OR Pheasant Ridge RV Resort 260 ft
Back here for one night to have MRI on knee. Site 88. Then planning on Salem Premiere RV Resort for several days.
06/25/2006 Sun Oak_Harbor, WA Oak Harbor City Park Site #12 5 ft
Visiting cousin in Coupeville, and sister. Departing 7/10 for Oregon.
06/23/2006 Fri Tacoma, WA Elks Lodge # 174 191 ft
Two nights at Elks Lodge (Olympic pool, gym, steam baths, bowling alley) in Tacoma for Friday and Saturday nights. Then a stop in Edmonds WA and onto Whidby Island.
06/19/2006 Mon Wilsonville, OR Pheasant Ridge RV Resort 260 ft
Here for a few nights to see Kaiser doctor about knee.
06/12/2006 Mon Eugene, OR Lane County Fair Grounds 350 ft
At the Country Coach Rally from 06/12 - 06/19/2006, then heading north.
06/11/2006 Sun Eugene, OR Deerwood RV Park #18 434 ft
Met some new friends. We all decided to come here and party before heading to the Country Coach Rally on Monday.
06/10/2006 Sat Redding, CA JGW RV Park #R-6 250 ft
First day of Full Timing. Our home is sold. Heading to Country Coach rally in Eugene. Moving onto Valley of the Rogue or Seven Feathers Sunday.
04/02/2006 Sun Roseville, CA Roseville Home 161 ft
Returned home after 5 months at Desert Shadows RV Resort in the Palm Desert area.
01/06/2006 Fri Cathedral_City, CA Desert Shadows RV Resort 248 ft
Snowbirding to Desert Shadows RV Resort, site 391.
12/26/2005 Mon Borrego_Springs, CA Anza-Borrego Desert State Park 644 ft
Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Site 31, from 12/26/2005 to 01/03/2006
11/05/2005 Sat Cathedral_City, CA Desert Shadows RV Resort 248 ft
Snowbirding to Desert Shadows RV Resort, site 391.
11/03/2005 Thu Roseville, CA Roseville Home 161 ft
At home to load for our trip to Desert Shadows RV Resort in Cathedral City CA
11/01/2005 Tue Felton, CA Smithwoods RV Park 30 ft
In Felton CA for a church treat at Mt Herman.
10/30/2005 Sun Roseville, CA Roseville Home 161 ft
Home to load up for short trip to Felton and then down to Coachella Valley for the winter on 11/05/2005
10/01/2005 Sat Roseville, CA Roseville Home 161 ft
Back in Roseville after a wonderful RV trip to Washington and Oregon, plus a cruise/tour to Alaska.
09/30/2005 Fri Nice, CA Holiday Harbor RV Park and Marina 1269 ft
Holiday Harbor RV Park and Marina on the north end of Clear Lake. Last stop before returning home Saturday.
09/27/2005 Tue Garberville, CA Benbow Valley RV Resort 263 ft
Benbow Valley RV Resort and Golf Course for three nights (09/27-29/2005) to let outr home town cool off. Visit Benbow Lodge for Herbs birthday dinner. Clear Lake on the 30th and home on the 1st.
09/26/2005 Mon Fortuna, CA Riverwalk RV Park 12 ft
Riverwalk RV Park, Fortuna, 09/26/2005, for one night, then on to Benbow. At lunch at Samoa Cookhouse in Samoa, south of Eureka. Great spot.
09/24/2005 Sat Klamath, CA Camper Corral 15 ft
Camper Corral site 92 for two nights starting 09/24/2005. Then onto Fortuna, Benbow, Wine country and home.
09/20/2005 Tue Gold_Beach, OR Four Seasons RV Park 50 ft
Four Seasons RV Park, a few miles up river, on the Rogue River near Gold Beach. Staying four nights 9/20-23.
09/19/2005 Mon Coos_Bay, OR Midway RV Park 5 ft
Midway RV Park for one night in Coos Bay OR, space 44. Tomorrow we will head down to Gold Beach OR.
09/12/2005 Mon Eugene, OR Lane Country Fair Grounds 407 ft
Lane Country Fair Grounds for Country Coach Reunion. Parking and registration committees. 36 foot Allure. Coach RV CABIN, toad RV SHADO
09/11/2005 Sun Lebanon, OR Mallard Creek RV and Golf Resort 375 ft
Beautiful resort! Here for one night, then on to the Country Coach Class Reunion (Rally) in Eugene OR for seven nights.
09/09/2005 Fri Seattle, WA SeaTac KOA 35 ft
On our way south from Whidbey Island. Here for two days. Planning to tour the Boeing Museum. Then onto Eugene OR Sunday night, and then to the Lane County Fair Grounds on Monday for the Country Coach Rally.
09/08/2005 Thu Oak_Harbor, WA Oak Harbor RV Park 15 ft
Left our cousins, staying a day to check our some property and homes in the area.
09/03/2005 Sat Coupeville, WA Art & Shirley Strandberg 5 ft
Visiting my cousin on Whidbey Island. Back from Alaska on 09/03/2005. Staying here 09/10/2005. Too far north for SatMex5, so using WiFi.
08/31/2005 Wed Juneau, AK Coral Princess at dock 0 ft
Juneau today. Then Ketchikan on 09/01/2005 and Vancouver 9/03/2005
08/25/2005 Thu Denali, AK Denali Princess Lodge 1663 ft
Denali Princess Wilderness Lodge for nights of 8/25 & 26. On August 27th, we head for the Coral Princess ship where we depart for a seven night cruise. WiFi serves the lodge in this wilderness too.
08/23/2005 Tue Copper_Center, AK Copper River Princess Lodge 1348 ft
Copper River Princess Wilderness Lodge in Alaska for the nights of 8/23 & 24, then onto Denali. WiFi serves the lodge in this wilderness too.
08/21/2005 Sun Dawson, YK Bonanza Gold Hotel 1041 ft
It was a long drive by bus from Fairbanks to Dawson, Yukon, where we will be here for two nights until Tuesday 08/23/2005. Using WiFi at the Bonanza Gold Hotel on the outskirts of Dawson. Tuesday we head for Copper River in Alaska. Thursday we then go to Danali.
08/19/2005 Fri Fairbanks, AK Princess Riverside Lodge 350 ft
Starting our 16 night Alaska cruise tour with a two night stay in Fairbank. Sunday, 8/21, will be depart for Dawson City Yukon, where my dad was born. Using a WiFi connection.
08/12/2005 Fri Coupeville, WA Art & Shirley Strandberg 5 ft
Visiting my cousin on Whidbey Island. August 19th we are leaving for a Alaska Cruise Tour, returning September 3rd. Too far north for SatMex5, so using WiFi.
08/11/2005 Thu Sequim, WA Gilgal Oasis RV Park 135 ft
Gilgal Oasis RV Park, a new park, space 28, in Sequim WA. Park has direct internet connection at each site!! Here for two nights, leaving 8/13/2005 for cousin's home on Whidbey Island.
08/09/2005 Tue Forks, WA Forks 101 RV Park 319 ft
Forks 101 RV Park, site 8, for two nights. Moving to Sequim WA on 08/11/2005.
08/08/2005 Mon Hoquiam, WA Hoquiam River RV Park 5 ft
Hoquiam River RV Resort, space 14. Out of range of SatMex5. Here 08/08/2005. Then on to Forks WA for the nights of 08/09-10/2005.
08/04/2005 Thu Cannon_Beach, OR Cannon Beach RV Resort 6 ft
Squeaked out a satellite signal between the trees at site 9 at Cannon Beach RV Resort. Here for four nights, departing August 8th (maybe 7th).
08/02/2005 Tue McMinnville, OR Olde Stone Village RV Park 112 ft
Here checking out the Spruce Goose for two nights. On 08/04/2005 we will depart for Cannon Beach for four nights.
08/01/2005 Mon Medford, OR Valley of the Rogue SP 974 ft
On our way to Washington State. Staying at the Valley of the Rogue State Park, Site B26
07/28/2005 Thu Roseville, CA Roseville Home 161 ft
Preparing for departure to Washington & Oregon on 08/01/2005.
07/18/2005 Mon Roseville, CA Roseville Home 161 ft
Back in Roseville after a weekend party at Folsom Beal Point.
07/16/2005 Sat Folsom, CA Folsom Lake Beal Point 161 ft
At Beal Point to hold a day use spot for our Bunco picnic on Sunday.
06/23/2005 Thu Roseville, CA Roseville Home 161 ft
Back in Roseville after wonderful Habitat for Humanity home build www.suncitykid.com/gallery/200506h4h.
06/12/2005 Sun Reno, NV Habitat for Humanity home build - Stead 4949 ft
We are in the Reno NV area helping to build several Habitat For Humanity homes. See our progress at our photo album. The build is from 6/12 thru 6/23/2005.
05/18/2005 Wed Roseville, CA Roseville Home 161 ft
Back home from Morgan Hill, CA.
05/14/2005 Sat Morgan_Hill, CA Maple Leaf RV Park 166 ft
In San Jose / Morgan Hill area for grandson's baptism and visiting our old stomping grounds -- thru Tuesday 05/17/2005
04/26/2005 Tue Roseville, CA Roseville Home 161 ft
Back from church retreat at Zephyr Cove NV.
04/23/2005 Sat South_Lake_Tahoe, CA Zephyl Cove RV Park 6195 ft
Arrived Saturday. Attending a church retreat Sunday thru Tuesday. Returning home Tuesday 04/26/2005.
04/11/2005 Mon Roseville, CA Roseville Home 161 ft
Back home after 5 1/3 months in the Palm Springs area.
04/01/2005 Fri Cathedral_City, CA Desert Shadows RV Resort #391 220 ft
Desert Shadows site 391 until approximately April 10th, then returning home in Roseville, CA.
03/18/2005 Fri Cathedral_City, CA Desert Shadows RV Resort #390 261 ft
Desert Shadows site 390 until April 1st, then moving to our new site 391 for a week to 10 days.
03/13/2005 Sun Palm_Desert, CA Emerald Desert Golf and RV Resort 80 ft
Emerald Desert Site 411 3/13-18/2005, then back to Desert Shadows. Here with the Sun City Roseville RV Club.
03/07/2005 Mon Cathedral_City, CA Desert Shadows RV Resort #390 255 ft
Desert Shadows site 390. Moved from Emerald Desert because new park ownership at Emerald Desert resulted in staffing cutbacks, including us. We are 7.5 miles from ED.
02/01/2005 Tue Cathedral_City, CA Desert Shadows RV Resort #374 256 ft
Desert Shadows site 374. Moved from Emerald Desert because new park ownership at Emerald Desert resulted in staffing cutbacks, including us. We are 7.5 miles from ED.
01/01/2005 Sat Cathedral_City, CA Desert Shadows RV Resort #398 288 ft
Desert Shadows site 398. Moved from Emerald Desert because new park ownership at Emerald Desert resulted in staffing cutbacks, including us. We are 7.5 miles from ED.
10/30/2004 Sat Palm_Desert, CA Emerald Desert Golf and RV Resort 23 ft
Emerald Desert Golf & RV Resort, site 225, thru 03/31/2005.
10/23/2004 Sat Roseville, CA Home 150 ft
Back at home until we head to Emerald Desert Golf & RV Resort in Palm Desert, near Palm Springs CA on October 30th, 2004.
10/22/2004 Fri Coalinga, CA Harris Ranch 299 ft
Here Friday evening. Home Saturday.
10/19/2004 Tue Las_Vegas, NV Outdoor Resort of Las Vegas 2249 ft
Outdoor Resort of Las Vegas, space 64, for nights of October 19th thru 21st. Harris Ranch on October 22nd, and home on the 23rd.
10/16/2004 Sat Virgin, UT Zion River Resort RV Park 3413 ft
Zion River Resort RV Park & Campground nights of 10/16 thru 10/18/2004. What a drive through Zion! They blocked the traffic so our RVs could drive down the center of the 1.1 mile tunnel with underground curves.
10/15/2004 Fri Page, AZ Wahweap Campground 3668 ft
Lake Powell for the night of Oct 15th, boat trip on Saturday, then onto Bryce/Zion for four nights.
10/11/2004 Mon Sedona, AZ Rancho Sedona 4168 ft
Rancho Sedona for the nights of Oct 11th-14th, then onto Lake Powell for one night and Bryce/Zion for four nights.
10/07/2004 Thu Albuquerque, NM Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta Grounds 5038 ft
Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta nights of Oct 7th-10th, then onto Sedona for four nights.
10/06/2004 Wed Santa_Rosa, NM Santa Rosa Campground 4651 ft
Santa Rosa Campground for night of 10/06/2004. Enroute to Albuquerque Intl Balloon Fiesta, arriving there October 7th.
10/05/2004 Tue Amarillo, TX Fort Amarillo RV Resort 3641 ft
Fort Amarillo RV Resort for the night of 10/05/2004. Enroute to Albuquerque Intl Balloon Fiesta, arriving there October 7th.
10/04/2004 Mon El_Reno, OK Hensley's RV Park 1303 ft
Hensley's RV Park for the night of 10/04/2004. Enroute to Albuquerque Intl Balloon Fiesta, arriving there October 7th.
10/03/2004 Sun Grove, OK Cedar Oaks RV Resort 641 ft
Cedar Oaks RV Resort for night of 10/03/2004. Enroute to Albuquerque Intl Balloon Fiesta, arriving there October 7th.
09/21/2004 Tue Branson, MO ABC RV Park 977 ft
Will be here in space 5 from 09/21 until 10/03. Sun City Roseville RV Club arrives 09/26. Picking up over $11K worth of show tickets on 09/22. On 10/03 we will start a 4 night trip to the Albuquerque Intl Balloon Fiesta.
09/19/2004 Sun Carthage, MO Big Red Barn RV Park 1001 ft
Precious Moments in Carthage MO for Sun/Mon nights (09/19-20/2004), and finally to Branson MO for 12 nights.
09/18/2004 Sat Nevada, MO Candle Creek RV Park 756 ft
Cottey College in Nevada MO for one night (09/18) where my sister graduated in 1957. Then to Precious Moments in Carthage MO for Sun/Mon nights, and finally to Branson MO for 12 nights.
09/17/2004 Fri Grain_Valley, MO Trailside Campers Inn of KC 788 ft
Staying one night (09/17) then travel 100 miles south to Cottey College in Nevada MO where my sister graduated in 1957. Then to Precious Moments in Carthage MO for Sun/Mon nights, and finally to Branson MO for 12 nights.
09/16/2004 Thu Osceola, IA Lakeside Casino 1018 ft
Staying one night (09/16/2004) at Lakeside Casino in Osceola IA. Then on to Kansas City MO for possibly two nights.
09/14/2004 Tue Amana, IA Amana Colonies RV Park 621 ft
Will probably change our one night stay to a two night stay. Nights of 09/14 & 15/2004. Then onto Des Moines or points southwest into MO.
09/13/2004 Mon Decorah, IA Pulpit Rock Campground 839 ft
Here for the night of 9/13, then probably onto the Amana Colonies for tomorrow night. Will see Bily Clock Museum in Spillville tomorrow morning. Amish tour in Harmony MN wasn't very good, and it is difficult to understand their lifestyle.
09/10/2004 Fri Northfield, MN The Dack's home on 300 St W 834 ft
Visiting some friends in Northfield MN. Monday we head to the Amish community in Harmony MN and on to Decorah Iowa to visit Bily Clock Museum in Spillville.
09/09/2004 Thu Pipestone, MN Pipestone RV Campground 1628 ft
Checking out Pipestone National Monument this afternoon. Then off to Northfield MN to visit friends Friday thru Sunday nights.
09/08/2004 Wed Mitchell, SD Ron Dees RV Park 1285 ft
This RV Park has a neat indoor waterslide. Mitchell is the home of the Corn Palace. Watch for pictures!
09/03/2004 Fri Hill_City, SD Rafter J-Bar RV Resort 5213 ft
Staying nights of Sept 3rd-7th to see Mt Rushmore, Crazy Horse, Wind Caves, Custer State Park, etc. Then onto Mitchell SD to see the Corn Palace.
09/01/2004 Wed Buffalo, WY Deer Park 4496 ft
08/31/2004 Tue Cody, WY Ponderosa Campground 4973 ft
08/26/2004 Thu West_Yellowstone, MT Grizzly RV Park 6640 ft
08/25/2004 Wed Pocatello, ID Cowboy RV Park 4529 ft
08/24/2004 Tue Elko, NV DoubleDice 5135 ft
08/23/2004 Mon Reno, NV Hilton KOA 4414 ft
08/18/2004 Wed Roseville, CA Roseville Home 161 ft
07/23/2004 Fri Roseville, CA Roseville Home 161 ft
07/21/2004 Wed Grants_Pass, OR Moon Mountain RV Park 1048 ft
07/20/2004 Tue Eugene, OR Carrier & Sons 251 ft
07/18/2004 Sun Junction_City, OR Davis Cabinet 251 ft
07/08/2004 Thu Newport, OR Pacific Shores Outdoor Resort 68 ft
07/07/2004 Wed Dexter, OR Dexter 645 ft
07/04/2004 Sun Diamond_Lake, OR Diamond Lake 5400 ft
07/02/2004 Fri McCloud, CA McCloud 3314 ft
06/27/2004 Sun Mt_Shasta, CA Lake Siskiyou 3000 ft
06/26/2004 Sat lakehead, CA Lakehead 1107 ft
05/31/2004 Mon Roseville, CA Roseville Home 125 ft
05/27/2004 Thu Sacramento, CA Sacramento Jazz Festival 5 ft
05/20/2004 Thu Roseville, CA Roseville Home 125 ft