Teddi & Roger

Reviews

"Camping under the pines in Flagstaff. "
Nolan Tank
Sedona, AZ
"A Million Dollar View for Free! "
Bartlett Flat
Rio Verde, AZ
"Lakeside camping with a few caveats."
"Large spaces and vegetation between sites – a welcome sight in the desert! "
"Spacious sites and 30amp electric to help keep things cool. Easy access to a variety of activities! "
"Noisy and tight, but reasonably priced and enough amenities to make it worthwhile."
Clark Dry Lake
Borrego Springs, CA
"Excellent boondocking with fantastic views, a huge playground for the pup, and solitude (during the week)."
Caliente Springs RV Resort
Desert Hot Springs, CA
"Fantastic hot mineral spring pools and resort amenities – we’re livin’ the good life! 😊 "
Sawtooth Canyon Campground
Lucerne Valley, CA
"Exceptional BLM campground with surprising amenities considering it’s FREE!"
Golden Rule RV Park
Willits, CA
"Small, quiet, private RV park with friendly staff tucked in at the base of a steep, windy road."
Elk Country RV Resort
Trinidad, CA
"Excellent location, with some huge, level pull-throughs, but, alas, no elk during our stay."
Harris Beach State Park
Brookings, OR
"Excellent campground with easy access to an awesome Oregon coast beach. "
"Another great Oregon State Park to add to our list. "
"Great overnight spot along I84."
LaPine State Park
La Pine, OR
"Beautiful wooded campground with river access and lots to do!"
"Shady campground on the Deschutes River close to Bend (and breweries!)"
Burnt Ranch Road
Mitchell, OR
"Boondock along Bridge Creek within a few miles of the Painted Hills."
"Ahhhhhhhhhh! Amazing hot spring pool to soak your bones."
"An absolute gem in an unlikely place. 😊 Lovely campground, tons of amenities, and friendly staff."
Merrill Campground
Susanville, CA
"Wow! Hands down the best National Forest Campground we’ve ever seen."
Washoe Lake State Park
Carson City, NV
"Watch wild horses and hang gliders right from your campsite!"
Buckeye Creek Dispersed
Bridgeport, CA
"Private stream-side camping with fantastic views. Shhhhhh don’t tell anybody!"
"Excellent urban camping and lovely mountain views!"
"A million dollar view…. for free! Alabama Hills is definitely on my top 10 list."
Fossil Falls Campground
Little Lake, CA
"Interesting campground surrounded by volcanic rock – fun to look at but watch out, it’s sharp!"
Owl Canyon Campground
Barstow, CA
"What a gem! A lovely, spacious BLM campground with hiking trails, great views, and only $6 a night. But you have to work for it – nearly 5 miles of washboard dirt road in and no water for now."
"Beautiful mountain views and solitude on miles of smooth, level hard-packed lake bed. Oh, and it’s free!"
Furnace Creek Campground
Death Valley, CA
"Green in the desert! Great location to explore Death Valley National Park and a limited number of FHU spots to make Death Valley’s triple digit temps bearable."
"Essentially hook-ups in a gravel parking lot – but the views are great and you’re in Death Valley National Park!"
Orange Grove RV Park
Bakersfield, CA
"A lovely private park that actually lives up to its name – there are orange trees everywhere! Exceptionally clean, well-maintained park with friendly staff, good wifi, and all the amenities you could ask for."
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Blog Posts

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Go Around the Bend: From Lakeside Living to Red Rock Vistas

Our good boondocking karma continues! Although it was a little touch and go there for a minute. Rog looked at several areas and the one he was most interested in was Bartlett Flats situated on the Ba...

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Go Around the Bend: From Lakeside Living to Red Rock Vistas

Our good boondocking karma continues! Although it was a little touch and go there for a minute. Rog looked at several areas and the one he was most interested in was Bartlett Flats situated on the Ba...

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Go Around the Bend: Organ Pipe National Monument

We arrived at Organ Pipe National Monument on Thursday, 3/21. We’re in the Sonoran Desert and there is a reason why it’s called the “green desert”.  Covering 110,000 square miles, it is the most di...

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Go Around the Bend: Butterflies and Blooms

We had escaped the snow, survived the rain, and dodged the winds… what could mother nature possibly throw at us next?  You’ll never guess…. BUTTERFLIES!!  Leaving Desert Hot Springs we were pelted...

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Go Around the Bend: Happy Hour and Hot Water.... Ahhhhhhhh

Desert in the springtime… the sun is shining, the wildflowers are blooming, and the damn wind is BLOWING. On Sunday, 3/3, we pulled into Caliente Springs RV Resort which is located in Desert Hot Sp...

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Go Around the Bend: Almond Orchards and Orange Groves

As we left Grandma’s on Wednesday, 2/27, we saw the aftermath of the nearly 8 inches of rain that had fallen in the last two days. In the valley some roads and vineyards were flooded.  Even more ra...

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Go Around the Bend: A Likely Spot and Hot Spring Heaven

Stupid Pet Tricks Ok, so you all are probably way ahead of me on this one. But I just figured out that if you click on one of the pictures you will see all the pictures in that post as a sort of "...

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Go Around the Bend: Who was John Day anyway?

We are camped just outside the town of John Day at a state park along the John Day River and I’m super hyped about our visit to the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument. Who was this guy anyway?...

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Go Around the Bend: A Likely Spot and Hot Spring Heaven

Stupid Pet Tricks Ok, so you all are probably way ahead of me on this one. But I just figured out that if you click on one of the pictures you will see all the pictures in that post as a sort of "...

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Go Around the Bend: Lakeside Living & Buns of Steel

We chose Washoe Lake State Park near Carson City for our next stop. At the best of times, Washoe Lake is a mere 12’ deep and during California’s drought years it was bone dry. We were happy to see...

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Go Around the Bend: We’re in Hot Water Now!

Serendipity. What a gal! Things don’t always work out quite like you’d planned, sometimes they work out even better.  Our destination on Tuesday, 5/8, was a boondocking spot near the Buckeye Creek...

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Go Around the Bend: Bishop, Bristlecones, Lake Sabrina, and a Brewery Birthday Brownie

Stupid Pet Tricks Ok, so you all are probably way ahead of me on this one. But I just figured out that if you click on one of the pictures you will see all the pictures in that post as a sort of "...

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Go Around the Bend: Death Valley Days

I’ve got several posts drafted, but haven’t had the bandwidth to upload anything. So be prepared, once I find a Starbucks we have some catching up to do!  I must admit to being totally surprised b...

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Go Around the Bend: South Beach Bums

Our mad dash to the coast allowed us to dodge the snow, but we’ve still had precipitation aplenty. When we arrived at South Beach State Park on Thursday afternoon, 3/22, there were puddles several...

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Go Around the Bend: On the Road Again!

Yes! We are back in the bus. Not for a year this time, but we are planning to spend about 2 ½ months on the road. We left home on Thursday, March 15th and our tentative plan is to spend a few weeks...

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Go Around the Bend: Getting Lucky, Finally Fishing, Family Time, and 100 POSTS!

Some days you just get lucky. We pulled into Indian Creek Reservoir campground, which was our Plan A, around lunchtime on Tuesday, 6/13. The campground is small, only 19 sites in the RV/Tent loop. Fe...

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Go Around the Bend: Oldest Lake, Youngest Mountains and a Ghost Town

We arrived at the Mono Lake Scenic Area Visitor’s Center around noon on Friday, 6/9. (Happy Birthday, Rian!!!)  We talked to the staff about camping options, then unhitched the mule and went explorin...

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Go Around the Bend: Where Angels Fear to Tread

We figured, and rightly so, that it would be extremely unlikely to find a site still open in the national park campground in the afternoon. So we went directly to Plan B and unhitched the mule to sco...

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Go Around the Bend: Hoodoo Magic

Waaaay back in 1989, Rog and I did a six-week cross-country trip in our 24’ travel trailer. I was 8-months pregnant with Randi (one condition of driving cross-country was having a bathroom with me! L...

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Go Around the Bend: The Peekaboo-Spooky Challenge

Arrrrrrgh! We left Capitol Reef early on Saturday, 5/13, in hopes of beating the weather. We planned for a stop in Boulder, UT for brunch at a fantastic little farm-to-table restaurant called Hell’s B...

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Go Around the Bend: Fruita Fat Tire Festival and DINOSAUR TRACKS!!!!!

We arrived in Fruita, CO early Wednesday afternoon, 4/26. We’re set up in another in-town RV park for the next five nights. Not my favorite kind of place, but the whole purpose of this visit is to ge...

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Go Around the Bend: Capitol Reef National Park – Let There be PIE!

Our jello plan allocated four nights for Capitol Reef National Park. I’d not heard much about the park, so I wasn’t expecting a brilliant green oasis framed by sheer red rock walls and golden sandst...

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Go Around the Bend: Temple Mountain Boondocking and Into the Goblins Lair!

Although we’ve thoroughly enjoyed our time at Klondike Bluff, it’s time to head west again. We had a lovely sunrise and spotted a hot air balloon as we departed on Sunday, 5/7, to make our way to Gob...

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Go Around the Bend: Check Out the World’s Largest Spring-Fed Swimming Pool!

On Tuesday, 3/7, we made yet another short hop to Balmorhea State Park, just 40 miles from Davis Mountain. I’d read about the world’s largest spring-fed swimming pool built here by the Civilian Conse...

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Go Around the Bend: Davis Mountain and the Mysterious Marfa Lights

Stupid Pet Tricks Ok, so you all are probably way ahead of me on this one. But I just figured out that if you click on one of the pictures you will see all the pictures in that post as a sort of "...

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Go Around the Bend: Flip-Flopping our Big Bend Plans, a Slot Canyon, Hoodoos, and a Desert Valentine

Stupid Pet Tricks Ok, so you all are probably way ahead of me on this one. But I just figured out that if you click on one of the pictures you will see all the pictures in that post as a sort of "...

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Go Around the Bend: Ancient Pictographs and Shells in the Desert

Our first stop on the way to Big Bend National Park was the Calliham Unit of the Choke Canyon State Park. We stayed just one night here, but enjoyed walking the nature trails. It’s a great park for b...

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Go Around the Bend: Celebrating 6 Months on the Road and Some More Beach Time

Stupid Pet Tricks Ok, so you all are probably way ahead of me on this one. But I just figured out that if you click on one of the pictures you will see all the pictures in that post as a sort of "...

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Go Around the Bend: Our First Week in Texas

We limped into Texana Park and Campground near Edna, Texas on Saturday, 1/21. The first order of business was locating a new set of chassis batteries. Edna is a flyspeck of a town, so Rog made severa...

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Go Around the Bend: Beachfront Property and the Price is Right!

As I’ve mentioned before we use several aps/websites to help us choose our campsites. We read a review of Rutherford Beach on Campendium and decided to check it out. Just outside of Creole, LA you ca...

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