Life With Dyna

Reviews

"Campfires, kids, and plenty of shade"
Sterling State Park
Monroe, MI
"Open, Airy Campground Along Beach"
"River, Oil Pumps, and a Salt Water Pool"
"God Bless America. "
Mini Mountain Campground
New Carlisle, IN
"We Came, We Tried, We Left"
McCormick Place Lot B
Chicago, IL
"Busy Parking Lot Close to Downtown"
Iowa State Fairgrounds
Des Moines, IA
"Rolly."
The Archway
Kearney, NE
"One Night At The Archway"
Forest Road 272
Nathrop, CO
"This is a seriously good spot. "
Madden Peak Road
Hesperus, CO
"Big Rig Accessible Chill Zone"
Mancos State Park
Mancos, CO
"Accessible for Ballsy Big Rigs"
Loyd's Lake
Monticello, UT
"Accessible Lakeside Boondocking"
"Dusty with a Chance of a View, and Mice"
"Crème de la Crème"
"Toot-Toot it's 5:00am!"
Walnut Canyon
Flagstaff, AZ
"Pennies & Adult Diapers & Mountain Views Galore"
Homolovi State Park
Winslow, AZ
"Just Do It."
Two Guns
Two Guns, AZ
"So I Creep..."
OK RV Park
Holbrook, AZ
"Extra OK"
"Cheap! Quiet! FHU! Yay!"
Balloon Fiesta VIP West Lot
Albuquerque, NM
"A Magical Land Called Balloon Fiesta"
Balloon Fiesta South RV Lot
Albuquerque, NM
"We Woke Up in Heaven. Heaven is Balloons. "
Route 66 RV Resort
Albuquerque, NM
"Pricey, but pretty, but pricey."
Hacienda RV Resort
Las Cruces, NM
"Las Cruces Version of Swanky"
Siesta RV Park
Las Cruces, NM
"Charming, dusty old park."
"El Paso is Not A Treasure Trove of Top-Notch RV Parks"
Desert Willow RV Park
Van Horn, TX
"Fine For What It Is"
Arvey RV Park
El Paso, TX
"Friendly Staff Can't Override Squalor "
"A One Donut Shop Town"
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Blog Posts

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Hesperus, CO – The Adventures of Liz & Jake

  Big rig boondocking in the San Juan National Forest We landed in Hesperus following a short scouting trip on a Sunday morning after spending a night at Mancos State Park. We w...

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Monticello, UT – The Adventures of Liz & Jake

We got chased out of Moab by a family of mice who decided it would be cool to squat in Dyna. Spoiler: it is not cool to squat in Dyna, mice. So, this is officially the second time a pack of tiny critte...

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Williams, AZ / Grand Canyon (Round Two) – The Adventures of Liz & Jake

With Jeffy on board, we made a quick hop over to Williams, AZ to stage some trips into Grand Canyon (South) National Park. I guess Jeffy picked a good (impromptu) time to show up at Dyna – the Grand Ca...

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Winslow, AZ – The Adventures of Liz & Jake

So let’s get it out of the way now. Yes, the Eagles wrote a song with mention of the city of Winslow, AZ. And yes, Winslow thinks that is a very big deal. So that you can suffer momentarily as I did fo...

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Holbrook, AZ – The Adventures of Liz & Jake

On February 28th we rolled on all 12 wheels into Holbrook, AZ. Why Holbrook, AZ you may be asking yourself? What’s the scoop? Is it amazing and great there? Is there a lot of amazing stuff to...

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Albuquerque, NM (and another zip trip to Colorado) – The Adventures of Liz & Jake

Great news everybody! We made it from Las Cruces to Albuquerque and didn’t stop at a repair shop! Not even once! Party like it’s right now because it is! We pulled into an (overpriced) RV park outside...

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Las Cruces, NM – The Adventures of Liz & Jake

We started our stay in Las Cruces with a trip to the repair shop. Luckily, it wasn’t for repairs, but just an oil change and generator service. We pulled into Cummins El Paso (ok, so our stay in Las Cr...

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San Antonio, TX – The Adventures of Liz & Jake

Since leaving NY, we have become aware that standard weekly weather in the rest of the nation doesn't include 5 straight days of rain & clouds. Followed by 10 more straight days of rain & clouds. It's...

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El Paso, TX (& A Weekend in Colorado) – The Adventures of Liz & Jake

Almost as soon as our 12 wheels came to a rest in El Paso, Jake was on a plane flying to Rochester, NY to be with family for an undetermined amount of time. One way plane tickets aren’t as romantic whe...

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Van Horn, TX – The Adventures of Liz & Jake

Leaving Iraan, TX, we headed west with an eventual destination of El Paso. We found out that Jake’s old roommate had moved there recently, so, why not? And also, we have a zip-trip weekend to Colorado...

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Iraan, TX – The Adventures of Liz & Jake

After a month full of hubbub in the form of much loved guests visiting us in San Antonio, Jake and I decided to head West into the heart of Texas. We knew that the ‘heart’ of Texas is a pretty barren p...

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San Antonio, TX – Round 2 – The Adventures of Liz & Jake

We’ve been headed toward San Antonio since we left Rochester, NY in September. We spent some time in San Antonio in  2015, during our first year of life habitating in a highway house. And we enjoyed it...

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College Station, TX – The Adventures of Liz & Jake

Our barbecue trail to San Antonio lead us to College Station, TX. Kinda. Jake initially decided we should go straight to ‘the source’ of the best barbecue in Texas (as per Texas Monthly magaz...

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Longview, TX – The Adventures of Liz & Jake

Texas. Barbecue. Texas. Barbecue. Texas. Barbecue… Yeah. Keep it going. For us, Texas is barbecue. We’re native New Yorkers. Until 2 years ago (holy shit! TWO years ago!) we didn’t know what we didn’t...

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Hot Springs, AR – The Adventures of Liz & Jake

One of very few (3?) uncapped springs in the park. After battling ants for the past few days, our only requirement of our next stop’s accommodations was that they be ant free. O...

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Cincinnati, OH – The Adventures of Liz & Jake

Ok, so we didn’t really ‘do’ Cincinnati. Which is sad, because I heard they have nice chili on top of spaghetti and stuff there. We chose to reset (aka, get life shit done) and be a little lazy over ch...

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Memphis, TN – The Adventures of Liz & Jake

I would argue that no, all roads do not lead to Memphis. But, I get the sentiment. And I’ve already spent my allotment of arguing energy for the day discussing politics via telephone with my...

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Little Rock, AR – The Adventures of Liz & Jake

Sunrise behind The President Clinton Presidential Bridge Did you know that Bill Clinton spent 16 years living in Little Rock, AR? If you don’t know this fun fact you A.) have no...

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Baton Rouge, LA – The Adventures of Liz & Jake

Liz Lover of long distance running, balloons, & candy. Born and raised in western NY. Speech-language pathologist on hiatus - currently working as moderator and writer for...

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Ellis, KS – The Adventures of Liz & Jake

We made it to Kansas! Kansas!   We bopped in an out of Ellis, KS right quick like; it’s the kind of place that the only thing to do is ‘bop in and out right quick like’. There i...

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Whidbey Island, WA – The Adventures of Liz & Jake

What's more fun than living on an island for a week? Living on an island where family also resides. What's not fun about living on an island for a week? When the campground you have booked has no cel...

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Rock Springs, WY – The Adventures of Liz & Jake

Fun fact: Wyoming had the lowest population of all 50 states. So much land. So few people. Not always a bad thing...  We meandered into Rock Springs, WY and parked the big lug at the fairgrou...

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Bakersfield, CA – The Adventures of Liz & Jake

I am really tempted to type out "THERE IS NOTHING TO DO IN BAKERSFIELD, CA' and then end this post. But that's probably not true; although maybe it's a little true. To be fair, we didn't plan to do muc...

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Monahans Sandhills, Texas – The Adventures of Liz & Jake

Liz Lover of long distance running, balloons, & candy. Born and raised in western NY. Speech-language pathologist on hiatus - currently working as moderator and writer for...

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Fort Worth, TX – The Adventures of Liz & Jake

Liz Lover of long distance running, balloons, & candy. Born and raised in western NY. Speech-language pathologist on hiatus - currently working as moderator and writer for...

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Natchitoches/Kisatchie National Forest, LA – The Adventures of Liz & Jake

Liz Lover of long distance running, balloons, & candy. Born and raised in western NY. Speech-language pathologist on hiatus - currently working as moderator and writer for...