From the Road & More

Pics in collage (clockwise): Deschutes Brewery & Public House, Sisters Fresh Hop Fest, Rat Hole Brewing, Crux Fermentation Project, Silver Moon Brewing.

With 18 brewers and brewpubs in Bend, you never have to go far to find a good brew.

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Top Photo: Stalker on his favorite spot on the dash, wondering what happened to Diana.

"A wonderful option for those who live in an RV while a family member is at St. Charles Medical Center."

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Top Photo: Deschutes River trail in Bend.

Enjoying a week in Bend at Crown Villa RV Resort! Very nice! After the week is up, we head back to Thousand Trails near Sunriver.

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Top Photo: Enjoying the sunset at an RV repair facility.

We made it to the Allied Recreation Group Factory Service Center. Time for some warranty work.

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Top Photo: It was Rooster Crow Weekend. Apparently, a big deal around here.

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Top Photo: After leaving Flowlers Camp, we hopped on IH 5 and saw this. A reminder that some of the politics is a tad different around here.

"Fowlers Camp Campground, located in the tall pines on the McCloud River outside McCloud, CA. Great views of Mount Shasta from the nearby Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway."

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Top Photo: Bumpass Hell – The largest hydrothermal area in the park can be accessed by a 3-mile round-trip hike. A boardwalk takes visitors through a bowl of mud pots, pools, and steam vents.

“This National Park Campground is located on Manzanita Lake and nicely situated in the tall Jeffrey Pines.”

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A Forest Service Campground located on Eagle Lake outside Susanville. WE were delighted to find that this campground had hookups! Not common in Forest Service campgrounds.

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Top Photo: Hiking from Davis Creek.

This well maintained county campground is conveniently located between Carson City & Reno, NV, just off Hwy 395. From the campground, there is a view of Washoe Lake.

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Top Photo: Rainbow Falls at Devil's Postpile National Monument.

"New Shady Rest Campground is walking distance to town and conveniently located next to the developed town bike system."

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Top photo: Marsh Lake

Wednesday's hike, recommended by several people, took us near five mountain lakes connected by streams that were fed with water from melting snow. We hiked by Marsh, Heart, Box, Long, & Chickenfoot Lakes and turned around at the beginning of Morgan Pass, where the snow made i...

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Horton Creek Campground is located a short drive to Bishop and sits in the high desert with spectacular mountain views in every direction.

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This pic was taken after the race in Tuttle Creek campground near Lone Pine by our friend, Beth

We are now at Horton creek campground near Bishop CA. High desert on the eastern side of the Sierras. Beautiful mountain views all around. Death Valley was awesome. I was amazed at the diversity. We hit...

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"Our campsite in this high desert campground backed up to Tuttle Creek, which was loaded with rainbow trout. And it’s near the famed Alabama Hills, where numerous films were shot."

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"There’s just something about Death Valley National Park that makes one love this place. This park is magical."

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"Not one of our faves, most campsites in the campground were vacant, but we got the impression that the place was heavily used on the weekends. Good for a one-nighter."

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"From this small BLM campground, we could watch the blue herons feeding their fledglings in the nests on the cliffs across from our site. A very peaceful place."

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This county/regional park is in an urban setting north of Phoenix. Convenient to city life, but with a country feel. Great hiking opportunities right from the park.

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Top Photo: You just can't beat those Arizona sunsets.

"A great Harvest Hosts stop at Sonoita Vineyards. We had a very peaceful night perched up behind the winery with incredible views."

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"Our stay at this top-rated state park was way too brief because we couldn’t get our site through the weekend. we hiked from the campground and kayaked from our site."

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