Nevada

  • October 23 – November 17 I grew up in northern Vermont where most of November was considered the shoulder season. This was the time of year when locals took deep¬†calming…

  • Through Oregon & Into Nevada

    by Amanda November 20, 2018

    October 14-22 The morning after the Cider Fest we left Ellensburg and drove south into eastern Oregon. Our destination was the Clyde Holliday State Park just outside of John Day,…

  • Remember last week when I complained about the “lakeside” camping at Government Wash that is anything but lakeside these days? Well, I can now confirm that despite the record low…

  • Return to Lake Mead

    by Amanda March 1, 2016

    With much reluctance we left our perfect spot in the Mojave National Preserve and headed northeast towards Lake Mead. Boondocking on the shores of Lake Mead is not a new…

  • Weekend Fun

    by Amanda November 18, 2013

    Weekend fun!!! Since our first week at Lake Mead was fairly anti-climatic, we decided to get out and find some adventure over the weekend. First up – a bike ride…

  • Lake Mead-One Week Early

    by Amanda November 15, 2013

    Last weekend we left Lone Pine and drove all the way to Lake Mead. The original plan was to stay near Barstow and then travel to Lake Mead the following…

  • This morning we are packing up and leaving our spectacular waterfront spot beside Lake Mead. ¬†It’s been an amazing eight nights full of good times and awesome company. We even…

  • A mere forty minutes outside the bright lights, crowded streets and non-stop action of the Vegas strip lies the Lake Mead National Recreation Area. A true oasis in the desert,…

  • Thanksgiving in Vegas

    by Amanda November 23, 2012

    We decided to go non-traditional for Thanksgiving this year. Since this was our first time spending the holiday away from our families, the thought of having Thanksgiving alone in the…