MAKING THE MOST OF MIDLAND, TX

We were delighted this January to get a phone call inviting us to spend a week or two at a campground in Midland, TX. We had passed through Midland as we headed to Arizona (staying at a local Walmart) and while it was clear that it’s a large city, it’s in the middle of the oil fields and we weren’t too motivated to explore it as we couldn’t picture ourselves staying for the long-term. That being said, it has plenty to do, and nearby San Angelo is full of super-nice people and a thriving arts scene too. Read more about MAKING THE MOST OF MIDLAND, TX

Team-Building at its Best!

Kicking off the adventure with a mimosa and a photo shoot outside the “Skool Buzz,” as our tour bus was named, we made a quick stop at Inspiration Point, a scenic lookout in Glen Arbor and a drive-through at Old Settler’s Park. There was an educational element included in this team-building experience as we visited […]

Running in the Dark: Startaca p.2

Second Annual 5K Mine Run in Hutchinson, Kansas One of the many awesome advantages of being a full time RVer and traveling around the country is being able to attend some one-of-a-kind events.  Enter Strataca’s Annual 5K Mine Run!  Last year, we were camp hosts in Wichita, Kansas at USI RV Park.  On our days […]

Strataca: Underground Salt Museum in Hutchinson, Kansas

What makes Strataca unique? Strataca, dubbed one of the 8 Wonders of Kansas, is an underground salt museum that takes visitors 650 feet below the Earth’s surface.  A 90-second ride down a dark shaft leads to a lithic abyss that showcases everything utilized and discovered during mining, along with a few extra surprises. There are fifteen mines of this kind […]

 To Climb or Not to Climb…There’s No Question!

We have been workamping in Northern Michigan since mid-May and have been living three miles from Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. All season, working in the office at Indigo Bluffs RV Resort, I have told guests about the Dune Climb and encouraged them to try it.  We have driven past the Dune Climb; we have biked past […]

Trade ya for a Story…

I am not sure if it was who I grew up with or where I grew up but the barter system was alive and well during my formative years making a huge impact on me! I learn from my father if you could make a deal without using actual cash it was not only a ton more fun but you usual got a lot more out of the deal.

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Tucson Nights and Delights

Ross and I really loved our visit to Tucson. So much so that we kept extending it! Unfortunately we have been having persistent battery issues, so while we were there Ross installed a new battery for us. (That hasn’t fixed the problems, unfortunately, but that’s for another blog.) When we weren’t working or problem-solving, we found plenty of fun things to do in Tucson.  Read more about Tucson Nights and Delights

Workamping as Camp Hosts at Mackinaw Mill Creek Camping

Mackinaw Mill Creek Camping runs along the shoreline of Lake Huron and overlooks the Mackinac Bridge, Mackinac Island, Round Island, and Bois Blanc Island. Every corner of this campground is a photo op. How did we learn about the position at Mackinaw Mill Creek Camping? Mackinaw Mill Creek Camping regularly runs employment ads through Workamper News, […]