When we planned our 2 month excursion, we did a lot of research to find a downtown location in Austin. We had never visited Austin, but always wanted to based upon its reputation as a hip, laid back, high-tech, college town. We found the Pecan Grove RV Park and booked a stay despite some of the reviews. This is an urban campground, which has only 12 transient sites, since 90% of its occupants are … Continue reading →
We checked the weather apps and radar about a dozen times this morning. We found a clear hour in San Angelo to break camp, and planned our trip so we might actually find a dry hour or two to set up camp. Fortunately our GPS took us by way of Routes 87 and 290. As we drove through Fredericksburg we recalled a friend recommending this small town for a two-day stop. … Continue reading →
Yesterday started great! We took a 2 lane highway, 45 minutes, from Fort Huachuca to Bisbee Arizona, and found a town we wish we would have planned to spend a few nights in. It is quirky, and artsy, and has that small town vibe that is authentic. Known as “Greenwich Village West” it is the home of an old copper mine, painters, jewelry makers, musicians and lots of cool restaurants. We … Continue reading →
Since we don’t tow, we are always happy to find interesting things to do near our campsite. Fortunately, Fort Huachuca offers two museums on base that are fun, educational and free (donation encouraged).
At the age of 62, in the future, I can honestly respond “this ain’t my first rodeo” since we went to the Cochise College Rodeo today. The only rodeo to be held on a military base, anywhere in the world, this is an annual event at Fort Huachuca and brings together rodeo teams from 10 college programs. … Continue reading →
Today we traveled from Gold Canyon to Fort Huachuca, a journey of just 177 miles. This gave us time to drop off the rental car and take a side trip to the Titan Missile Museum in Sahuarita, Arizona. I must admit some mixed feelings as we planned this trip. The thought of touring a nuclear missile launch site was a bit unsettling. At the same time, this is part of our history and as George … Continue reading →