Tag Archives: California

07Dec/18

Campground Review: San Francisco RV Resort

“Parking Lot with Awesome Ocean Views!” San Francisco RV Resort This was our first visit to the San Francisco area and the San Francisco RV Resort was appealing because we only had to pay $20 a night with our Thousand Trails (Affiliate Link) membership. While checking in I heard the clerk on the phone quote $115 per night. Overpriced in our opinion. As the other reviews state its simply a parking lot with narrow spaces,Read More…

28Nov/18

Campground Review: Elk Country RV Resort

“Open Spacious Sites Close to Redwoods” Elk Country Our desire to stay at Elk Country RV Resort was for the elk. Thought it would be really cool to see them up close and traveling through the campground. Unfortunately, zero elk the four days we stayed here. We stayed middle of August so it may have just been the time of year but it was definitely a bummer. This campground is a typical private campground withRead More…

31Aug/18

California Coast – 5 Interesting Facts

California Coast – 5 Interesting Facts The California Coastal National Monument is located along the entire coastline of California. From San Francisco Bay to San Diego you’ll see Whales, Dolphins, Sea Lions, and various other sea life. Sandy beaches and rugged coastline make for a beautiful trip up or down the coast. Driving along the coast provides a near unlimited amount of picturesque views. The California Coast National Monument ensure the protection of all islets, reefs and rock outcroppingsRead More…

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…

09Jul/18

Campground Review: Lassen Volcanic National Park

“Perfect RV Overnight for Visiting Lassen Volcanic National Park!” Lassen National Park Camping Looking back at places we have stayed this trip, I had forgotten about this beautiful dry camping spot at Lassen Volcanic National Park in Northern California. I couldn’t let it slip by us without sharing with you. We visited Lassen Volcanic in early May and most of the access roads and campgrounds were closed limiting us to the Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor CenterRead More…

30May/18

Campground Review: Park of the Sierras Escapees Members Park

“Beautiful Escapees Park!!” Park of the Sierras Escapees Members Park This is a beautiful park we stayed here as a launching point for Bass Lake and Yosemite National Park; the location is great. This is a co-op park meaning all residents contribute their time in the upkeep and overall well-being of the park. Pride in this park really shows in everyone we met here. Pat is the tour guide of the park and gave usRead More…

23May/18

Wow! 4 National Parks in ONE Month! California National Parks

California National Parks We’ve had a very busy May traveling north through central California. Along the way visiting Sequoia, Kings Canyon, Yosemite, Lassen Volcanic National Parks. Thank goodness for our National Park Pass it saves us so much and we can enjoy the parks any time of the year! Sequoia and Kings Canyon are in the same area and are managed as one park. Found here are the Giant Sequoias grow only on the westernRead 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…

21May/18

Yosemite National Park – Popular Waterfall Facts

Yosemite National Park – Popular Waterfall Facts Yosemite has many waterfalls throughout the park, spring is the best time to see these natural wonders in full force. By August most of the waterfalls have dried up. We visited early May 2018 and the waterfalls were flowing. This national park is the perfect place to chase waterfalls if you love waterfalls as we do, this is a do not miss national park with thousands of acres and manyRead More…

17May/18

Sequoia National Park – WOW Those are Giant Trees!

Fun facts about Sequoia National Park Giant Sequoia’s These were the most amazing trees I have ever seen, You can’t even imagine how tall these trees are, standing next to them, you feel so small. The tree won’t even fit in the picture! Sequoia National Park – WOW Those are Giant Trees! Giant Sequoia trees are resistant to most diseases, fungi, etc. Falling over is what kills them since they have a shallow root systemRead More…