Brett

Reviews

"Awesome private campground just outside YNP"
Rendezvous Beach
Laketown, UT
"Great State Park Option "
Henrys Fork RV Dump Station
Island Park, ID
"Historical Site"
Rafter J Bar Ranch
Hill City, SD
"What a Great Place..."
"Great Stop Over"
Anaheim RV Park
Anaheim, CA
"Basic park that is great for Disneyland"
"Doing Vegas the Right Way"
"Might be better in a few years..."
"Probably the best private option in Estes Park"
"What a great place"
Mountain Valley RV Resort
Heber City, UT
"Our new weekend getaway"
Zion River Resort
Virgin, UT
"A great option for Zions"
"So many trees..."
Deer Creek State Park
Wallsburg, UT
"A more low key option..."
Jordanelle State Park
Heber City, UT
"Great State Park Near Heber"
Fish Creek Campground
West Glacier, MT
"Awesome NP campground by an awesome lake"
Butte KOA
Butte, MT
"A good overnight location with a bit of road noise"
"Nice Campground in Dinosaur National Monument"
"Great Remote campground"
"A nice overnighter"
Spruces Campground
Salt Lake City, UT
"Good campground in Big Cottonwood"
"Great camping in the Uinta Mountains"
Buffalo Campground
Island Park, ID
"One of our favorites"
"Probably best option near Jackson"
ProStop Gas Station
Riverton, UT
"Can get very busy on Sunday afternoon"
Canyon Campground
Yellowstone National Park, WY
"Be prepared to share with the neighbors..."
"Felt like we were much farther away from home..."
"Tucked into the rocks"
"One of our favorite spots"
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Blog Posts

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Rafter J Bar Ranch

While exploring Mount Rushmore and the Black Hills, the Rafter J Bar Ranch served as a great base camp.  The campground is good sized with over 150 sites and several cabins.  ...

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Off the Beaten Path

In our recent trip to South Dakota, we stopped overnight at the Red Desert Rose campground in Rawlins, Wyoming.  The campground was about half way along our route and we all f...

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Camping in Mickeys Backyard

After having a great Disney vacation back in 2015, we decided it was time to visit the happiest place on earth again.  This time however we opted to forgo the typical hotel accommodations in favor...

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Viva Las Vegas

Its not uncommon for Ash and I to visit Las Vegas as a quick weekend getaway in the March timeframe.  Since we were going to Disneyland in March, we decided that Vegas would b...

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Ending 2016 On A Great Note

For our last camping trip of 2016, we decided to visit Jordanelle State Park. I had been traveling all week for work and so we figured it would be a great way to spend some time together.  This...

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High Uintas Weekend

The Uinta Mountains offer a great escape from the summer heat and one of our favorite places to stay is the Soapstone Campground.  There are no hookups or great playgrounds, no WiFi, cell service...

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Our Happy Place

For the last two years we have visited Island Park, Idaho and so we couldn’t let the year go by without us paying this awesome area a visit.  Island Park is located about 30 minutes South of West...

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Dads Not A Very Good Fisher…

One of the best parts about RVing is that it is caused us to discover great places that are close to home.  The Payson Lakes area is under 90 minutes from our house and was a great weekend geta...

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Jellystone of Estes Park

When picking campground in our area we generally tend to favor the ones that allow for more separation between sites and have a tone of trees.  During our trip planning for Rocky Mountain Natio...

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Dead Horses

Spring Camping can be a bit hit or miss.  Many of the campgrounds in our area are not open yet and most mountain locations are still quite cold (and have snow).  This however, is a good time of ye...

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Starting Spring at Mountain Valley RV Resort

Starting Spring at Mountain Valley RV Resort When we told Lily that we were doing a “Date Camp” in mid March she immediately ask “why don’t you want your daughter to come...

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Zion River Resort

Zion River Resort Usually around February we start to get a bit antsy and really start to figure out a way to get out of dodge for a weekend.  The easy thing for us is a...

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Campground #13 Green River Campground, Dinosaur National Monument

On Campground of the Week #13, our Western Correspondent Brett Neilson gives a complete review of Green River Campground in Dinosaur National Monument. Dinosaur National Monument straddles the bord...

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Ending the season with Lakeside RV Campground

Ending the season with Lakeside RV Campground Category: Uncategorized Tags: Lakeside RV Campground, Private 2 Comments As we round the corner i...

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The Big 06

The Big 06 Category: Uncategorized Tags: Jordanelle State park, State Park Leave a Comment A while back we decided to do two different type of...

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Guests at Granite Flat

Guests at Granite Flat Since RVing and camping has become such a major part of our lives, it is fun when we get the opportunity to share it with others.  This past weeken...

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Back To Island Park

Back To Island Park Category: Uncategorized Tags: Buffalo Campground, Federal Leave a Comment After a great time in Glacier National Park, we d...

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Buffalo Campground

Buffalo Campground We made it out of the state!  This is not only the first stop on our week long adventure but the first time we have taken the trailer out of the state....

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Passing the mustard in Butte, MT

Passing the mustard in Butte, MT   For our big trip this year we decided to head to Glacier National Park.  In looking at the drive time from Salt Lake City, we were seei...

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Time Traveling In Dinosaur National Monument

Time Traveling In Dinosaur National Monument Earlier in the year we were looking for a weekend spot that we could go that we hadn’t been to previously. There are a lot o...

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Kicking Off The 2015 Season

Kicking Off The 2015 Season With the weather being so warm, we decided to get a jump on the 2015 season with a visit to Antelope Island State Park.  This was our 4th time...

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"Roughing it" at Smith and Morehouse

“Roughing it” at Smith and Morehouse Who said camping has to be roughing it?  One of the many advantages of having a trailer is that you can bring a lot of the comforts...

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Wasatch Mountain State Park

Wasatch Mountain State Park Back at Wasatch Mountain State park again this weekend.  We came up with some friends that recently got a trailer and they wanted to check the...

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Wasatch Mountain State Park

Wasatch Mountain State Park One of the reasons that we like Wasatch Mountain State Park so much is that you are so close to Heber and Midway.  We were able to sync up wit...

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Roughing it Airstream Style

Roughing it Airstream Style So apparently we are rubbing off on the family because Joan and Steve just picked up a 23 foot Airstream.  This weekend we went out with them...

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An Island Good Night

An Island Good Night As the sun sets on our 2014 camping season we are reminisce about the good times we have had and all the awesome paces we have been. The 2645 miles t...

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A night on an island...

A night on an island… As the first season winds to a close we found ourselves yearning for one last trip.  As the mountains are cold, we figured we cloud try out Antelope...

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Devils Garden - Arches National Park

Devils Garden – Arches National Park One night Ash and I were talking to Steven & Joan about the states license plates and the arch.  As the discussion continued we all...

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No hookups - Tanners Flat

No hookups – Tanners Flat We finally built up enough confidence to try a night without hookups.  No power, No water, No sewer, how could we possibly survive?  Well we did...