Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Dear Readers of our Blog,

I guess I have more or less retired from blogging.  Thought I should let you know and thank you for visiting this from time to time.  Blogging has become more work than fun for me so retiring, well semi-retiring, seems like a good idea.  Call me anytime at 602-565-5860 if you would like to know where we are.  Or look for us on Facebook - we've both been pretty good at posting occasional pictures of our travels there.

I'll still post here on occasion.

Here's a little recap of where we've been the past few months:

Our trusty annual Rand McNally that's taped together and pretty worn by the end of each year.
(The little jog over to CA was by car, not RV)

By the time we reach Prescott on October 22nd, we will have been out on the road 173 nights since our May departure. 
* 80 camp locations, moving an average of every 2 days.

* Stayed at 19 different Walmarts/Sam's Clubs
* 27 states

* About 7,500 miles, moving an average of 43 miles per day
* Longest stretch - Columbus, NE to Tucson, AZ - 1,225 miles in about 28 hours.
* Longest stays - Lorton, VA for sightseeing Washington DC and Salem, MA just because we liked it there so well. 
8 nights in each.
* Best campsite - a city boat launch pier in Westfield, NY on Lake Ontario.  Free and beautiful.
* Best museum - hands down, The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum in Cleveland, OH.  We were there from opening to closing time and would have gone another day too if we'd had the time.
* Best bets - city tours, trolley tours.  We did at least 2 dozen.  Always well worth the money and time.
Still loving our RVing way of life!  Next trips are already being planned.  Time in Phoenix area this winter, maybe Quartzsite in Jan., Kartchner Caverns in Feb., then a big long trip north through Canada and all around Alaska for 2013 summer.