Travel Map

2012

After eight months living in beautiful San Francisco, we once again became full-time travelers. Here’s our journey that led us to Portland, OR where we decided to stop and make a home.
Travel_Map
6/29-7/1 – Corning, CA. Heritage RV Park.
7/2 – Bakersfield, CA. Bakersfield Palms RV Park.
7/3 – Lake Havasu City, AZ. BeachComber RV Resort.
7/4 – Gallup, NM. USA RV Park. “Love the giant outdoor chess game.” -Kate
7/5 – Tucumcari, NM. Cactus RV Park.
7/6 – Shamrock, TX. West 40 RV Park.
7/7 – Van Buren, AR. Park Ridge RV Campground.
7/8-7/14 – Pearcy, AR.
7/15 – Sikeston, MO. Town and Country Camping & RV Park.
7/16 – Beloit, WI.
7/17-7/23 – Waunakee, WI.
7/24-7/30 – Beloit, WI.
7/31-8/8 – Waunakee, WI.
8/9-8/10 – Ephraim, WI. Somerset Inn & Suites.
8/11-8/22 – Waunakee, WI.
8/23 – Chippewa Falls, WI. O’Neil Creek Campground.
8/24 – Turtle Lake, WI. Turtle Lake RV Park.
8/25-8/26 – Minnetonka, MN.
8/27 – Cloquet, MN. Cloquet/Duluth KOA Campground.
8/28-8/29 – Schroeder, MN. Lamb’s Resort & Campground. “Best place of 2012 so far! Site 12E has a great view of Lake Superior and it’s a short walk to beach or nearby falls.” – Kate
8/30 – Saginaw, MN. Saginaw Campground. “First place ever to give us a free bundle of wood with our site.” – Kate
8/31-9/2 – Bemidji, MN.
9/3 – South Range, WI. Northland Camping & RV Park.
9/4 – Bayfield, WI. Apostle Islands Area Campground.
9/5 – Rhinelander, WI. West Bay Camping Resort.
9/6 – Fremont, WI. Jellystone Park.
9/7-9/11 – Waunakee, WI.
9/12-9/16 – Flew to NYC for visit, stayed in Greenwich Village.
9/17-9/20 – Waunakee, WI.
9/21-9/22 – Brussels, WI. Quietwoods South Camping Resort.
9/23-9/25 – Waunakee, WI.
9/26 – Beloit, WI.
9/27 – Mount Vernon, IA. At a friend’s place.
9/28-9/29 – Kellogg, IA. Kellogg RV Park.
9/30 – Greenwood, NE. Pine Grove RV Park.
10/1 – Henderson, NE. Prairie Oasis RV Park.
10/2 – Ogallala, NE. Country View Campground.
10/3 – Gering, NE. Robidoux RV Park.
10/4 – Hudson, CO. Pepper Pod Campground. “Worst place ever … so far.” – Kate
10/5-10/6 – Loveland, CO. Loveland RV Resort.
10/7-10/8 – Estes Park, CO. Elk Meadow Lodge & RV Resort.
10/9 – Fruita, CO. Monument RV Resort.
10/10-10/13 – Moab, CO. Spanish Trail RV Park. “First repeat campground from last year. Not because it’s awesome just one in Moab with level sites.” – Kate
10/14-10/15 – Ogden, UT. Century Park RV Park. “Another repeat, but this time we didn’t realize it until we pulled in. World just got smaller.” – Kate
10/16 – Wendell, ID. Intermountain Motor Homes & RV Camp. “Good price & value.” – Finn
10/17 – Caldwell, ID. Ambassador RV Resort. “Best restrooms winner!” – Kate
10/18 – La Grande, OR. Eagles Hot Lake RV Park.
10/19 – Boardman, OR. Boardman Marina & RV Park.
10/20-10/22 – Portland, OR. Columbia River RV Park.
10/23 – Bothell, WA. Lake Pleasant RV Park. “Way overpriced.” – Kate
10/24-10/25 – Eatonville, WA. Adler Lake Park.
10/26-10/27 – Silver Lake, WA. Mt. St. Helens RV Resort.
10/28 – Portland, OR. Columbia River RV Park.
10/29 – Yreka, CA.
10/30 – San Francisco. CA. with friends.
10/31 – Ashland, CA.
11/1 – Portland, OR. Columbia River RV Park.

11/2/2012 – First night in new apartment. Loved Portland so much we rented an apartment! It has been four months on the road and we are ready to stop and settle. Portland seems like the perfect fit.

2011

In 2011 we sold our apartment, bought our first RV and then spent five months on the road. We drove 13,000 miles, visited 15 National Parks, 10 National Monuments and passed through 22 states before stopping to live for a while in San Francisco.

1.) 6/8/11 – Flew from NYC to Wisconsin to get ready for acquiring the RV.
2.) 6/15 – Flew from Wisconsin to Dayton, OH and picked up the RV.
Dayton, OH. Stayed first night at Tall Timbers Resort KOA.
… 6/16 – Huron, OH. Huron River Valley RV Resort.
… 6/17 – Pioneer, OH. Lazy River Resort Campground.
3.) 6/18 – Wisconsin @ Family reunion for several days.
… 6/22 – Union, IL. Chicago Northwest KOA.
… 7/1 – Owatonna, MN. River View Campground.
4.) 7/2 & 7/3 – Mitchell, SD. R & R Campground.
… 7/4 – Wall, SD. Sleepy Hollow Campground & RV Park.
… 7/5 – Keystone, SD. Spokane Creek RV Park.
… 7/6 & 7/7 – Custer, SD. French Creek RV Camp.
… 7/8-7/10 – Sundance, WY. Mountain View RV Park. “Stayed 3 nights; liked this place a lot!” – Kate
5.) 7/11 – Thermopolis, WY. Eagle RV Park and Campground.
… 7/12 & 7/13 – Lander, WY. Pioneer RV Park.
… 7/14 – Evanston, WY. Walmart.
… 7/15 & 7/16 – Ogden, UT. Century Park RV Park.
… 7/17 – Arco, ID. Mountain View RV Park. “Free home-cooked breakfast with stay!” – Kate
… 7/18 & 7/19 – Rexburg, ID. Rainbow Lake RV Park.
… 7/20 – Wilson, WY. Jackson Hole Campground. “Site #80 is a good spot, but expensive campground.” – Finn
… 7/21 & 7/22 – Moran, WY. Grand Teton Park RV Resort & Cabins.
… 7/23-7/28 – Yellowstone National Park @ Fishing Bridge (6 nights!)
… 7/29 – Bozeman, MT. @ a friend’s home.
6.) 7/30 & 7/31 – Miles City, MT. Big Sky Camp & RV Park.
… 8/1 – Medora, ND. Theodore Roosevelt National Park @ Cottonwood Campground.
… 8/2 – Jamestown, ND. Frontier Fort Campground.
… 8/3 – Minnetonka, MN. With family.
7.) 8/4 & 8/5 – Waunakee, WI.
… 8/6-8/11 – Beloit, WI.
… 8/12-8/14 – Waunakee, WI.
… 8/15 & 8/16 – Beloit, WI.
… 8/17 & 8/18 – Wisconsin Dells, WI. Chula Vista Resort & Waterpark.
… 8/19 & 8/20 – Waunakee, WI.
… 8/21-8/24 – Beloit, WI.
… 8/25 & 8/26 – Utica, IL. Hickory Hollow Campground.
… 8/27 – Chatham, IL. The Double J Campground & RV Park.
… 8/28 – Granite City, IL. Granite City KOA.
8.) 8/29 & 8/30 – Columbia, MO. Cottonwoods RV Park.
… 8/31 – Oak Grove, MO. Kansas City East KOA.
… 9/1 – Joplin, MO. Shoal Creek Resort.
… 9/2 & 9/3 – Jay, OK. Pine Island RV Resort. “Get a spot by the pool.” – Finn
… 9/4 – Russellville, AR. Ivy’s Cove RV Retreat.
… 9/5-9/8 – Pearcy, AR. With family.
… 9/9 – Mount Vernon, TX. Still Meadow RV Park. “Best bathroom so far.” – Finn
… 9/10 – Georgetown, TX. Berry Springs RV Park.
9.) 9/11-9/14 – Austin, TX. @ a friend’s home.
… 9/15 – Fredericksburg, TX. Oakwood RV Resort.
… 9/16 – Segovia, TX. Segovia River Valley RV Park. “RV wasteland, in the bottom 3 so far.” – Kate
… 9/17 – Balmorhea, TX. Saddleback Mountain RV Park. “Very cute with a nature walk.” – Finn
… 9/18 – Carlsbad, NM. Carlsbad RV Park and Campground.
… 9/19 – Alamogordo, NM. Boot Hill RV Resort.
… 9/20 – Elephant Butte, NM. Elephant Butte Lake RV Resort.
10.) 9/21-9/23 – Albuquerque, NM. Enchanted Trails RV Park & Trading Post.
… 9/24 – Farmington, NM. Mom & Pop RV Park.
… 9/25 – Moab, UT. Spanish Trail RV Park.
… 9/26 – Green River, UT. Shady Acres RV Park & Campground.
… 9/27 & 9/28 – Bryce, UT. Bryce Canyon Pines Country Store & RV Park.
… 9/29 – Kanab, UT. Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, Lone Rock Beach. “The coolest place we’ve camped yet, right on the beach!” – Kate
… 9/30 & 10/1 – Williams, AZ. Grand Canyon Railway RV Park. “Part of a hotel so we get full use of indoor pool, jacuzzi, and gym. Plus nice restaurant and bar.” – Kate
11.) 10/2 – Holbrook, AZ. OK RV Park.
… 10/3-10/5 – Bullhead City, AZ. Ridgeview RV Resort. “We can just walk across a bridge into Laughlin, NV and gamble.” – Kate
… 10/6-10/13 – Oasis, CA. Oasis Palms RV Park.
12.) 10/14-10/17 – Los Angeles, CA. @ a friend’s home.
… 10/18 – ?
… 10/19 & 10/20 – Sequoia National Park. Lodgepole Visitors Center & Campground.
… 10/21 – Kings Canyon National Park. Azalea Campground.
… 10/22 – Oakhurst, CA. High Sierra RV Park & Campground.
… 10/23 – Yosemite National Park. Lower Pines, site 15.
… 10/24 & 10/25 – Yosemite National Park. Upper Pines, site 211.
… 10/26 & 10/27 – Patterson, CA. Kit Fox RV Park.
… 10/28-11/1 – Pacifica, CA. San Francisco RV Resort.

11/2/2011 – First night in new apartment. Loved San Francisco so much we rented an apartment! It has been almost five months on the road and we are ready to stop and settle. San Francisco seems like the perfect fit. The next adventure is to fly to NYC and drive all our stuff back across America!

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