Roadtreking

Category Archives: People & Places

Our Rendezvous with My Friend Mick

We have been on the road six years now, and one of the more interesting characters we have met in our travels is Mick the Brit. I first bumped into…

Georgia’s Pine Mountain Trail and FDR’s Legacy

One doesn’t normally think of Georgia as a state with lots of backcountry hiking, but thank Franklin D. Roosevelt for creating a vast stretch of wilderness there that not only bears…

RV Sidetrip: The Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta

Right off I-75 in downtown Atlanta is the Georgia Aquarium, the largest aquarium in the Western Hemisphere with 10 million gallons of fresh and marine water and tens of thousands…

RV Sidetrip: Deadwood, SD

If you like gambling, you’ll probably love Deadwood. If not, probably not so much. After years of passing by on the way to the Badlands or Yellowstone and seeing the…

Blue Angels over the Emerald Coast

One of the highlights of my life as a journalist was the time I got to fly with the Blue Angels – the United States Navy’s flight demonstration squadron, with…

What it’s like to be a Campground Host

“You want to what?” My reaction to Rhonda’s suggestion that we try Campground Hosting last January just slipped out. My solitary, nature loving self cringed while visions of some smoke…

Exploring Down East Maine and Its Amazing Coastline

They call the part of Northeastern Maine up towards the Canadian border “Down East.” And it’s a term applied in several different ways. In the narrowest sense, Down East refers to the coast of…

Utah’s Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park

You may never have visited this area of amazing shifting sea of red sand dunes and red rock canyons in Southwestern Utah but you surely have seen it. But you may…