Southwest Texas Trip

The WanderVan parked along North Beach at Padre Island National Seashore

We were headed to southwest Texas to help with a marriage conference in Carrizo Springs. While we were in that area, we decided to visit a couple of NPS locations – Padre Island National Seashore and Palo Alto Historic Battlefield. Padre Island National Seashore is located on the Gulf Coast just southeast of Corpus Christi, …

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Guadalupe Mountains and Carlsbad Caverns Van Trip

McKittrick Canyon in Guadalupe Mountains NP

Monday: We left after lunch and drove the WanderVan about 7 hours to Slaton, Texas. This leg was about 350 miles to a free camping area in the city park. The RV slots were near the tennis court and the city pool. Tuesday: We drove about 280 miles today through Carlsbad, New Mexico on our …

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Big Bend National Park Trip in our RV Camper Van

Overlooking the Rio Grande in Big Bend NP

We headed out in January for a week long trip to visit Big Bend National Park in southwest Texas along the Rio Grande River. We made a few stops along the way, including Granbury, San Angelo, Del Rio, and Marathon, TX. The camper van did great, and the diesel parking heater got a good workout …

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South Carolina & Georgia Trip in our RV Camper Van

WanderVan fall color

Thursday, October 22, 2020 and Friday, October 23, 2020 – Days 1 & 2 Our first two days were driving days, to get us from Ada, OK, to Knoxville, TN. We left Ada at 9:40 am, had lunch at tiny Iwani Park in Fort Smith, and took smaller roads like US-64 instead of staying on …

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Tour of Wisconsin in our DIY RV Camper Van

Upper Dells of the Wisconsin River

4000 miles, 25 days, 7 states… Monday, August 31, 2020:  Day 1 Wisconsin Trip We began our trip in Bartlesville, having spent the night in the WanderVan in Shawn’s parents’ driveway.  After breakfast and a 2 mile walk around the neighborhood, we showered in their house and visited for a few minutes before hitting the …

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