Tag Archives: Adventure

17Aug/18

Redwoods National Park – 5 Interesting Facts

Redwoods National Park – 5 Interesting Facts 1. Redwood National Park and State Parks are where you will find the tallest trees over 350 feet tall and the largest area of redwoods.  2. The Redwood trees are taller and their trunks thinner than their relatives, the giant sequoias in the southern Sierra Nevada Mountains, which are the biggest living things in the world by volume. 3. The oldest coastal redwood is 2,520 years old. 4. After much controversy and compromiseRead More…

31Jul/18

15 Questions We Get Asked About Living in Our RV Full-Time

Paradise RV Campground -Thousand Trails, Washington. Tucked in the pines near Mt. Rainier Questions We Get Asked About Living in Our RV Full-Time. We have been full-time RVers since March of 2017. The questions we get asked about living in our RV full-time are sometimes surprising but most are honest questions about why we chose to live this lifestyle. It’s not the typical American Dream… We don’t mind answering the questions we get asked aboutRead More…

27Jul/18

Oregon Sand Dunes! 40 Miles of Fun for Everyone!

Oregon Sand Dunes! 40 miles of Fun for Everyone! The Oregon Dunes; wind-sculpted sand dunes which tower 500 feet above sea level, therefore, providing numerous recreational opportunities. Opportunities include sand boarding, all-terrain vehicles, and horses. Vacant Pacific Ocean beaches and family fun are enjoyed at this Northwest location. Because the Oregon dunes stretch 40 miles along the Oregon coastline they provide year-round outdoor fun! From Heceta Head, north of Florence, to Cape Arago, just south of CoosRead More…

29Jun/18

8 Random Facts – Deception Pass Bridge, WA

Deception Pass Bridge is the common name for two, two-lane bridges on Washington State Route 20 connecting Whidbey Island to Fidalgo Island in the U.S. state of Washington. 8 Random Facts – Deception Pass Bridge, WA Height from water to roadway: about 180 feet, depending on the tide Roadway: two 11-foot lanes, one in each direction Sidewalks: 3-foot sidewalk on each side The width of the bridge deck: 28 feet Total length: 1487 feet (more than a quarter mile) Canoe Pass: one 350-ft arch andRead More…

20Jun/18
Mount Rainier

Mount Rainier National Park-Chasing Waterfalls

Mount Rainier is the highest mountain of the Cascade Range. Check out our video on our visit to North Cascades national Park below.   This 14,410-foot-tall active volcano is truly an amazing sight if you catch it on a clear day. Sunrise Visitor’s Center is the highest point you can attain by car. Mount Rainier is a beautiful park in the National Park System, our 21st park out of 59!  While some roads were still closedRead More…

13Jun/18

Ecola State Park, Crescent and Cannon Beaches in Oregon

Oregon is an amazingly beautiful place to visit. Another amazing adventure was our day trip to Ecola State Park, Cannon Beach, and Crescent Beach from our base camp at LL Stub Stewart State Park, about an hour away from the Oregon coast. We stumbled upon the Crescent Beach Trail inside Ecola State Park and hiked it down to Crescent Beach, it was AMAZING. It blew us away! Wow! The 2 miles out and back trail took us about an hourRead More…

13Jun/18

6 Facts – Mount Rainier National Park

6 Facts – Mount Rainier National Park We are visiting Mount Rainier National Park this week and as of now, it is still hard to see the beautiful Mountain. This is the best I could get, actually I am not even sure it is under those clouds. We are hoping the sun will come out in a few days and we can get some awesome photos to share with you. Did You Know? 6 Facts about MountRead More…

30May/18

Our Top 5 Interesting Facts – Bend, Oregon

Our Top 5 Interesting Facts – Bend, Oregon Bend is a small city on the Deschutes River, in Oregon. West are the lakes and peaks of the Cascade Mountains, with ski resorts and multi-use trails. Bend Oregon is known for its numerous craft breweries and great recreational spots such as Mt. Bachelor. Bend has the highest average number of sunny days in the state. Clear days average 158 days per year with an additional 105 days that are mostly sunny.  Read More…

29May/18

Crater Lake National Park Facts

Crater Lake National Park is in the Cascade Mountains of southern Oregon. It’s known for its namesake Crater Lake, formed by the now-collapsed volcano, Mount Mazama. Wizard Island is a cinder cone near the western edge of the lake. –NPS Crater Lake National Park Facts The deepest lake in the United States is Crater Lake, a volcanic crater in southern Oregon. Its deepest measured depth is 1,949 feet (594 meters). It is the ninth deepest lake in the world.   Crater Lake National ParkRead More…

22May/18

9 Interesting Facts – Lassen Volcanic National Park

We visited Lassen National Park early May of 2018. However, the roads past the main visitor center were still closed because of the snow. Maybe one day we will be able to return and enjoy more of what this National Park has to offer. We were able to stay the night in the parking lot which was fun! Check out our review here about our overnight camping in the parking lot. 9 Interesting Facts – Lassen VolcanicRead More…