Silver Falls State Park
Sublimity, OR
"Peaceful Tranquility "
"Serene Beach Walks"
"Good Campground Close to Eureka "
"Nice Visit Near Beach"
Paradise Campground
Santa Barbara, CA
"Peaceful Stay in Santa Ynez Valley"
"Wonderful Stay in a Beautiful Park"
Lost Dutchman State Park
Apache Junction, AZ
"One of my favorite desert places"
Humbug Mountain State Park
Port Orford, OR
"Beautiful Camp with Beach Access Nearby"
Cerro Alto Campground
Atascadero, CA
"Quiet Campground Above Morro Bay California"
"Nice Winter Spot"
Twin Lakes Campground
Mammoth Lakes, CA
"Beautiful Campground on the Lakes"
"Nice Campground Near Payson"
Aspen Campground
Payson, AZ
"Beautiful Campground in the Forest"
Jacob Lake Campground
Jacob Lake, AZ
"Nice Campground Not So Private"
Red Canyon Campground
Panguitch, UT
"Great Campground Near Bryce NP"
Whiting Campground
Springville, UT
"Beautiful Campground with Basics"
"Quiet Mostly Tent Sites "
Falls Campground
Swan Valley, ID
"Peaceful Stay Along the Snake"
"Nice Campground - Well Maintained"
"Wonderful Campground Experience"
Dicks RV Park
Great Falls, MT
"Nice Older Park"
Hellgate Campground
Helena, MT
"Beautiful Camp on the Missouri Headwaters"
7th Ranch RV Park
Garryowen, MT
"Isolated Rolling Hills of Montana"
Thompson Falls State Park
Thompson Falls, MT
"Wonderful State Park on the Clarks Fork River"
"Nice Park in Remote Area"
Hood Park
Burbank, WA
"Beautiful parklike experience"

Blog Posts

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Tips Along the Oregon Coast Camping

This morning Sydney and I packed up our camp once again while Jagger watched excitedly. Once we completed our job we all loaded into the Workhorse. Then I hitched up the Coach and together...

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North to Eureka

Onward On Friday our crew (remember Sydney joined here in Santa Cruz) packed up our “New Brighton” camp early with the goal of making it to Willits, California, a two hundred mile trek t...

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Along the Trail Campers Reveal Bandon

I got busy this week, not finishing my weekly post until today. Trying hard to publish my weekly post on time, I often end up having too much to do (mostly fun) and fail. As a result, I’m...

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The Announcement – My Batteries are Dying

Almost every morning when I wake, I have to pinch myself to make sure it’s not a dream. I’m truly a fortunate person to be able to travel around our country pretty much at will, enjoying t...

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Furry Paradise

Jagger and Shasta Did I mention Jagger is blowing his coat? This is his third season we’ve traveled together and I’ve never seen so much hair and fur! It’s everywhere! I’ve turned everythi...

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Family Time at Houston In Payson

Aspen Campground I call out “rise and shine Aiden”, as Jagger jumps on his bed trying to stir him up. He spent our last night here at Aspen Campground with Jagger and I. Once Aiden got up...

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Arizona Wintering Begins

Phoenix Desert Basin Pulling our Coach down Highway 87 has become a familiar task for me over the last three plus years. It’s a pleasant drive most of the way, with a few steep downgrades...

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Family Reunion Twin Lakes – Retired Vagabond

Several months ago two of my sons and I planned a family camping trip with the destination of Twin Lakes Campground located high in the mountains of Mammoth Lakes, California. After many...

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Lost Boys on the Mogollon Rim – Retired Vagabond

Jagger loves the grandchildren “Morning Jagger, Get up ya greenhorn! Today Janessa is coming up the mountain with Aiden and his friends to our camp.” Jagger opens his sleepy eyes and jump...

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Driving the Narrow North Rim

Did you know you can follow Jagger and I on Facebook too. Just click this Facebook link and Like our Retired Vagabond page. Scouting Our Adventure Today’s trip to the North Rim with Jag...

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Circling Wagons in Red Canyon

Packing Up It was one of those clear, crisp mornings as the Sun came up over the mountains here at Whiting Campground in Maple Canyon. Jagger and I had a quick breakfast and then we step...

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Back to the Future-Yellow Eyes

Interface note: If you’re ever curious where we are on our adventure at any given time. Check out the window titled “Where is the Retired Vagabond and Jagger”. This is located on the Home...

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Arrive Philipsburg Bay

Georgetown Lake Philipsburg Drive After a half day’s drive with several breaks, Jagger and I turn onto Georgetown Lake road. It’s a decent paved road with a few poth...

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Beavertail Hill – Clarks Fork River

Travel journal – July 26, 2016 It seems like we’ve spend a lot of time along the Clark Fork River since we crossed the Montana state line. Now we are headed back West to our home base. C...

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Great Falls – Not So Great During The Summer

Sorry I left you hanging. The past few weeks I’ve been distracted by my family. Specifically my grand children who have once again met me on my travels South. Being with them always remind...

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Traveling to Hellgate

Travel Journal – July 12, 2016 Camp – 7th Ranch RV Park On disconnecting the fresh water hose here at 7th Ranch, I noticed a plumbing leak on my Kantleak water valve system. What now,...

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Traveling Central Montana History

Travel Journal – July 6, 2016 Camp – 7th Ranch RV Park Jagger and I arrived here at the “7th Ranch RV Park” yesterday evening. It’s a nice camp for a RV Park. It’s not my favorite type o...

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Lewis and Clark Caverns State Park

Travel Journal – June 30, 2016 Beautiful Morning Good morning. Jagger and I are up and packing up camp. Thompson Falls was a great camp. Jagger and I really enjoyed our quiet time here,...

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Unexpected Visitor – A Bear

Travel Journal – June 26, 2016 View from the lounge chair Today was another warm day with clear skies. A great day to relax, read a book and watch the river flow by our camp. This mornin...

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Finally Montana – Thompson Falls

Travel Journal – June 23,2016 Passing through Idaho Today we are finally traveling into Montana. Is there such a thing as traveling too slow? Several of our last stays were in areas chos...

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Stop Over Hood Park Washington

Travel Journal – June 16, 2016 Rainy Drive to Washington Thursday we traveled North again. This time our destination was in Eastern Washington at the confluence of the Snake and Columbia...