If you have read prior posts you may have concluded I like to plan ahead. And you would be correct. So when we purchased our first motor home and started planning our first trip, I became fixated on computerized trip planning tools. I tried several, but didn’t find any that I liked more than the Good Sam Trip Planning Tool. Of course, you have to be a Good Sam member to … Continue reading →
We arrived at Palm Creek Golf and RV Resort around 1pm on February 1st. I mention the time and date, because if you have experienced a large RV resort in a desirable location on the first of the month, you know it can be a bit frustrating. This was not the case at Palm Creek. … Continue reading →
I learned about Sentinel Peak RV Park last summer while listening to a podcast. Since Denise graduated from the University of Arizona, Tucson, and it was described as an urban RV alternative I had to check it out. When I first tried to contact the park, they weren’t even open yet. But I left them a message and they got back to me with information and promised to contact me when they … Continue reading →
We arrived in Tucson Wednesday around 5pm. Our destination for the next two nights was Rincon Country West, a large 55+ resort community. There are over 1100 sites on the map, and though we have not done a spot by spot inspection it seems that over half are Park Model homes. We chose this location because we knew they had 8 pickleball courts. Denise had contacted a winter resident prior to our … Continue reading →
We drove 377 miles west today. We broke the 330 rule (i.e. drive no more than 330 miles or no later than 3:30 in the afternoon), but there aren’t a whole lot of choices once you leave San Antonio on I-10. We did see a billboard advertising caverns in Sonora, but we blinked and missed the town.
We arrived at Fort Sam Houston campground, just before 3pm on Saturday afternoon having completed the 177 mile trek from Corpus Christie to San Antonio. It took the office attendant some time to locate our reservation, but we were directed to spot 74. Unfortunately, that spot was occupied so back to the office we went. It turned out that the attendant’s difficulty was because the reservation on file, had us coming … Continue reading →