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  • Rarified Air

    Rarified Air

    While Amy and I were piloting our Winnebago Brave through Idaho’s Sawtooth Mountains, a group of folks was conver...

    08.03.2015
  • Enlightenment

    Enlightenment

    About a decade ago, Amy and I and our two sons drove a Winnebago through southeastern New Mexico. One day, our trek...

    07.28.2015
  • Alaska: 10 Things You Have To Do

    Alaska: 10 Things You Have T...

    Heath Padgett is a writer and film maker who left his job in software sales to pursue a more adventurous career. Co...

    07.26.2015
  • Red, White, and Blue

    Red, White, and Blue

    As meticulously as I plan our summer road trips, I still treasure the chance encounter. Sometimes, there is simply...

    07.08.2015
  • Deadwood and Devils Tower

    Deadwood and Devils Tower

    All we did was drive from the Black Hills of South Dakota to the Black Hills of Wyoming, but Point A and Point B we...

    07.05.2015
  • What’s Old is New Again

    What’s Old is New Agai...

    Since this is a post about the Black Hills, I’ll start by quoting the Man in Black: I’ve been everywhere, man....

    06.29.2015
  • Winnebago: A Love Story

    Winnebago: A Love Story

    Having just spent a couple of days in the Iowa hometown of Winnebago Industries, I’m inspired to muse about exact...

    06.26.2015
  • Curds and Fairways

    Curds and Fairways

    The Mississippi River makes me think, of course, about Mark Twain. I’m not sure if Twain played golf, but he did...

    06.23.2015
  • Liftoff: the Herzogs hit the highway

    Liftoff: the Herzogs hit the...

    “We do not take a trip, a trip takes us.” Maybe John Steinbeck was right. I’m not sure which comes first—th...

    06.17.2015
  • A BIG tour for small rigs

    A BIG tour for small rigs

    Winnebago Outdoor Adventures has created a first-ever mini-tour.  It’s mini in days and mini in rig size, but mi...

    05.13.2015
  • Famagogo Takes the Subway

    Famagogo Takes the Subway

    The sound rips me from my sleep.  Actually this is the third time in half an hour that the repetitive, screeching...

    05.03.2015
  • Navajo time at Canyon De Chelly

    Navajo time at Canyon De Che...

    “We’ll meet you at 1 PM Navajo time,” said Adam Teller.  He was referring to meeting his father for a down-i...

    04.27.2015