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Episode 90: Utah – Beyond the National Parks | RV travel camping hiking MTB climbing kayaking

Duration: 26:04 46

When many adventure travelers and RV’ers think of Utah, they think only of the Mighty Five National Parks: Zion, Arches, Canyonlands, Bryce Canyon and Capitol Reef. However, there’s a whole lot more to see in our home state, and we’ll share some of our favorite spots throughout Utah on this episode of Grand Adventure. GET GRAND ADVENTURE STUFF We’ve created some fun and quirky merchandise particularly for RV campers, including t-shirts, coffee mugs and more. Sales help to support Grand […]

Episode 89: Uinta Mountains | Utah camping RV travel kayaking hiking

Duration: 12:19 43

The Uinta Mountains are home to the highest peaks in Utah, and are notable as one of the few east-west oriented mountain ranges in North America. This is the home of 13,000-foot peaks, innumerable small lakes and ponds, and countless hiking trails — including some of the very best in Utah. Bring your RV and come camping and hiking with us in the Uintas! CAMPSITES Lyman Lake https://goo.gl/maps/46Jq6NGXLd42 Whitney Reservoir https://www.campendium.com/whitney-reservoir FOR MORE INFORMATION: Mirror Lake Corridor Recreation Passes https://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/uwcnf/passes-permits/recreation/?cid=STELPRDB5052873 […]

Episode 83: Top 10 Best RV Camping 2018 | RV travel

Duration: 17:42 93

After visiting 12 states, 58 campsites and traveling 25,000 miles, we award our best RV campsites of 2018 in top 10 categories. Filmed: April 2018 to January 2019. FOR MORE INFORMATION Best Boondocking Shadow Mountain, WY (Ep. 72) Flaming Gorge, UT/WY (Ep. 75) Best Campground Westport-Union Landing State Beach, CA (Ep. 54) South Beach, WA (Ep. 50)  Best RV Park Lava Campground (Ep. 73)  Glenwood Springs West/Colorado River KOA (Ep. 70)  Best Asphalt Docking Wind River Casino, WY (Ep. 72)  […]

Episode 82: Snow Canyon State Park | Utah RV travel camping

Duration: 13:20 43

Snow Canyon is a true jewel of the Utah State Park system, just north of St. George near Zion National Park. Come camp and hike with us as we explore petrified sand dunes, lava tubes and arches, before taking the pups to an amazing dog park in Washington City. Filmed: Nov. 11-13, 2018 CAMPSITE Snow Canyon State Park https://www.campendium.com/snow-canyon-state-park EQUIPMENT Gear used in the filming of this episode includes: Sony Alpha a6500 Mirrorless Digital Camera https://amzn.to/2v26W8C Sony SELP18105G E PZ […]

Episode 81: Mojave National Preserve | California RV travel camping

Duration: 63

In Episode 81 we leave Joshua Tree National Park behind, and instead boondock in the midst of the world’s most dense Joshua tree forest with no one else for miles around. On Veteran’s Day, and the 100-year anniversary of the signing of the Armistice that ended WWI, it’s only fitting that we’re camped right next to the Mojave Cross, aka the White Cross Memorial, which was the subject of a contentious battle over the placement of a religious symbol on […]

Ep. 80: Joshua Tree National Park & Palm Springs | California RV travel camping

Duration: 23:26 62

In Episode 80 of Grand Adventure we head west to southern California to Joshua Tree National Park. We get lucky and score a secluded spot in the park’s famed Jumbo Rocks Campground as we explore Joshua Tree, then move on to Catalina Spa RV Resort in Desert Hot Springs to take a ride on the engineering marvel that is the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, see the Salton Sea, and hit up an all-you-can-eat lobster an seafood buffet at an area […]

Episode 79: Quartzsite | Arizona RV travel camping

Duration: 9:19 74

Quartzsite may well be the most famous small town in America among RV’ers. It’s where RV dwellers spend their winter months boondocking on BLM land, and attend the Big Tent RV show and RTR in January. We visit in November before the big crowds arrive to check out the camping, the town, and the nearby memorial to the Japanese WWII internment camp in Poston. Filmed: November 4-6, 2018 CAMPSITE Our site at Dome Rock Mountain https://goo.gl/maps/ksUHcZgtgDL2 EQUIPMENT Gear used in […]

Episode 78: Lake Havasu and Oatman | Arizona RV travel camping

Duration: 11:06 97

Lake Havasu is a turquoise jewel on the Colorado River separating Arizona from California. We boondock on BLM in Craggy Wash while visiting both Lake Havasu City and the town of Oatman along Historic Route 66, which is positively overrun by a herd of wild burros. CAMPSITE Our site in Craggy Wash https://goo.gl/maps/w4rwnvtS1S32 EQUIPMENT Gear used in the filming of this episode includes: Sony Alpha a6500 Mirrorless Digital Camera https://amzn.to/2v26W8C Sony SELP18105G E PZ 18-105mm F4 G OSS lens https://amzn.to/2GIsDjz […]

Episode 77: Death Valley National Park | California & Nevada RV travel camping

Duration: 25:33 60

It’s the hottest, driest place in North America, and the lowest elevation in the Western Hemisphere. Yet if you look hard enough, you can spot signs of life everywhere in Death Valley, life that has adapted to this harsh climate. We camp at Nevada Treasure RV Resort in Pahrump, Nevada and visit Dante’s View, Twenty Mule Team Canyon, Furnace Creek, Badwater Basin, Artist’s Palette,Titus Canyon, Leadfield and The Racetrack in Death Valley National Park to see the famed Sailing Stones, […]

Episode 76: Forgotten Canyon | Utah RV travel camping San Rafael Swell

Duration: 60

For reasons explained in the video, Forgotten Canyon will remain Forgotten to us! Along the way, though, we camp along Buckhorn Draw Road and explore many of the sights in the northern San Rafael Swell, including The Wedge, the Buckhorn Draw Pictograph Panel, the Morrison-Knudsen (M-K) Tunnels, and the San Rafael Bridge. Filmed October 2-21, 2018. CAMPSITE https://goo.gl/maps/da2wGds88wH2 EQUIPMENT Gear used in the filming of this episode includes: Sony Alpha a6500 Mirrorless Digital Camera https://amzn.to/2v26W8C Sony SELP18105G E PZ 18-105mm […]

Episode 75: Flaming Gorge | Utah & Wyoming RV travel camping

Duration: 9:13 106

Flaming Gorge is a massive reservoir on the Green River spanning the Utah/Wyoming border. In Episode 75 we’ll share one of our all-time favorite regular boondocking locations, camping at the tip of a peninsula in Jug Hollow with water on three sides, and kayaking the broadest part of Flaming Gorge. Filmed September 27-30, 2018. CAMPSITE Jug Hollow https://goo.gl/maps/Mf67FT6tRbH2 EQUIPMENT Gear used in the filming of this episode includes: Sony Alpha a6500 Mirrorless Digital Camera https://amzn.to/2v26W8C Sony SELP18105G E PZ 18-105mm […]

Episode 74: Bear Lake, Utah | RV travel camping

Duration: 7:15 58

Bear Lake’s unique azure-colored waters spread across 109 square miles spanning the Utah/Idaho border. We’ll show you why it’s a favorite recreation destination for folks from northern Utah, southern Idaho and western Wyoming as we camp waterfront at Rainbow Cove on Bear Lake’s eastern shoreline. Filmed September 25-27, 2018. CAMPSITE Rainbow Cove Campground https://www.campendium.com/rainbow-cove-campground EQUIPMENT Gear used in the filming of this episode includes: Sony Alpha a6500 Mirrorless Digital Camera https://amzn.to/2v26W8C Sony SELP18105G E PZ 18-105mm F4 G OSS lens […]

Episode 73: Lava Hot Springs | Idaho RV travel camping

Duration: 12:29 100

Located in southeastern Idaho, Lava Hot Springs is a destination popular with Utahans thanks to its natural mineral hot pools right in the center of town. In Episode 73 we stay at the wonderful brand new Lava Campground, explore town, and go for a nightly soak in the springs. Filmed September 23-25, 2018. CAMPSITE Lava Campground https://lavacampground.com/ EQUIPMENT Gear used in the filming of this episode includes: Sony Alpha a6500 Mirrorless Digital Camera https://amzn.to/2v26W8C Sony SELP18105G E PZ 18-105mm F4 […]

Episode 72: Grand Teton National Park | Wyoming RV travel camping

Duration: 18:59 85

Rugged, dramatic spires may well make the Tetons the most visually stunning mountain range in all of North America. Camp for free with us on Shadow Mountain, a.k.a. Upper Teton View with the Tetons as our amazing backdrop, as we visit Grand Teton National Park for some kayaking and hiking, and tour the town of Jackson, Wyoming and Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. On our way across Wyoming we’ll also overnight at the Wind River Hotel & Casino in Riverton, Wyo. […]

Episode 71: Steamboat Springs and Laramie | Colorado & Wyoming RV travel camping

Duration: 16:27 85

Summer of 2018 was the Summer of the Wildfires across the American West. In Episode 71 we head for Steamboat Springs, Colorado, where we camp on the top of a mountain at over 10,000 feet. But after soaking at Strawberry Park Hot Springs, a nearby wildfire that had up to that point been a fascinating curiosity suddenly becomes a threat, and we hurriedly escape to Laramie, Wyoming, where we tour the Wyoming Territorial Prison that once housed legendary outlaw Butch […]

Episode 70: Black Canyon & Blue Mesa | Colorado RV travel camping

Duration: 11:24 84

We leave Silverton in this episode and head north to Blue Mesa Reservoir in Colorado’s Curecanti National Recreation Area. From there, we travel to the depths of Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park en route to the Glenwood Springs West/Colorado River KOA Holiday, and drive the scenic engineering marvel that is Glenwood Canyon. Filmed September 8-12, 2018. CAMPSITES Blue Mesa: https://goo.gl/maps/qKB4CF7GYjx Silt: Glenwood West/Colorado River KOA https://koa.com/campgrounds/colorado-river/ EQUIPMENT Gear used in the filming of this episode includes: Sony Alpha a6500 Mirrorless […]

Episode 69: Million Dollar Highway | Colorado RV travel camping

Duration: 22:44 89

Travel with us in our RV on Colorado’s renowned Million Dollar Highway, a scenic and dangerous stretch of US Route 550 that connects Durango and Ouray via the historic town of Silverton. Camp for free with us in the San Juan National Forest, explore quaint downtown Silverton, take a 4×4 trip across Engineer Pass to Lake City, and learn about Silverton’s rich mining heritage at the San Juan County Historical Society Museum. Filmed September 5-8, 2018. Campsite: Anvil Camping Area […]

Episode 68: Mesa Verde National Park | Colorado RV travel camping

Duration: 11:58 84

Travel with us to view the largest cliff dwelling in North America at Mesa Verde National Park in southwestern Colorado, once the residence of ancient Puebloan people dating back to 1190 AD. We camp for free, boondocking on U.S. Forest Service land a mere 15 minutes away, and also visit the charming four-season resort town of Durango. Filmed: September 4-5, 2018 CAMPSITE Madden Peak Road https://www.campendium.com/madden-peak-road EQUIPMENT Gear used in the filming of this episode includes: Sony Alpha a6500 Mirrorless Digital […]

Episode 67: Flagstaff to Four Corners | Arizona RV travel camping

Duration: 7:53 77

Getting from Flagstaff to Four Corners means crossing the Hopi Reservation and the massive Navajo Nation, both in northeastern Arizona. As we traverse the broad and barren desert we camp at Navajo National Monument, and visit the Navajo’s Four Corners Monument where Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and Utah all meet. Filmed: September 2-3, 2018 CAMPSITE Navajo National Monument, Canyon View Campground https://www.campendium.com/canyon-view-campground EQUIPMENT Gear used in the filming of this episode includes: Sony Alpha a6500 Mirrorless Digital Camera https://amzn.to/2v26W8C Sony SELP18105G […]

Episode 66: Route 66 | New Mexico & Arizona | RV travel camping

Duration: 18:02 86

Get your kicks on Route 66! Hop aboard our RV and travel with us along the Historic Route 66 from Albuquerque, New Mexico to Flagstaff, Arizona. Along the way we’ll see the sights that made this stretch of Route 66 famous, including the El Rancho Hotel in Gallup, Continental Divide, Petrified Forest National Park, the Wigwam Hotel in Holbrook, and of course “The Corner” in Winslow, Arizona! We’ll also check out the Navajo County Historical Society Museum, the Rio Puerco […]

Episode 65: Albuquerque | New Mexico RV travel camping

Duration: 13:05 76

Founded in 1706, Albuquerque was once a stop along the historic Route 66. Come explore the Old Town and modern day downtown of New Mexico’s largest city with us, and take a ride to a lofty 10,400 feet aboard the Sandia Peak Aerial Tramway…but only after we experience yet another roadside incident! That’s RV life! Filmed: August 29-30, 2018 CAMPSITE American RV Resort https://americanrvpark.com/ EQUIPMENT Gear used in the filming of this episode includes: Sony Alpha a6500 Mirrorless Digital Camera https://amzn.to/2v26W8C […]

Episode 64: Los Alamos & Santa Fe | New Mexico RV travel camping

Duration: 22:28 105

Apparently it’s not “if” you’ll have a trailer tire blowout, it’s “when” you’ll have a trailer tire blowout. And on our way to Los Alamos, we experienced our first blowout — on a tire we bought only five day earlier in Episode 63! We safely rolled into Los Alamos and found a perfect high-altitude campsite nestled among the aspen trees, from which we explore the Puebloan ruins at Bandelier National Monument, learn about Los Alamos’ important history in ending World […]

Episode 63: Taos & Rio Grande del Norte National Monument | New Mexico RV camping travel

Duration: 18:35 136

After replacing two worn trailer tires on our RV in Alamosa, Colorado, we head south into New Mexico and score what may well be our best campground experience ever near the town of Questa in Rio Grande del Norte National Monument. While there, we do some hiking into the Red River Gorge, experience the adobe architecture of Taos, immerse ourselves in native culture at Taos Pueblo, and explore the Taos Mountains communities of Taos Ski Valley and Red River. Filmed: […]

Episode 62: Great Sand Dunes National Park | Colorado RV camping travel

Duration: 9:41 135

Experience North America’s tallest sand dunes with us at Colorado’s Great Sand Dunes National Park. And a campsite with free electrical hookups just 15 minutes outside the park? Who’da thunk it? Filmed: August 20, 2018 CAMPSITE San Luis State Wildlife Area https://www.campendium.com/san-luis-state-park EQUIPMENT Gear used in the filming of this episode includes: Sony Alpha a6500 Mirrorless Digital Camera https://amzn.to/2v26W8C Sony SELP18105G E PZ 18-105mm F4 G OSS lens https://amzn.to/2GIsDjz DJI Osmo+ 4K video stabilized heldheld gimbal camera http://amzn.to/2xwMwRj  Samsung Galaxy S8+ […]

Episode 61: Cañon City & Colorado Springs | Colorado RV camping travel

Duration: 20:07 154

Camp with us for free, boondocking on BLM land north of Cañon City, Colorado. And while we’re there, visit the Royal Gorge Bridge & Park, drive to the top of 14,114-foot Pikes Peak, get caught in the weather at Garden of the Gods, and explore the historic gold mining towns of Cripple Creek and Victor. Filmed August 16-18, 2018. CAMPSITE Oil Well Flats https://goo.gl/maps/dZ3Ax86H6ir EQUIPMENT Gear used in the filming of this episode includes: Sony Alpha a6500 Mirrorless Digital Camera https://amzn.to/2v26W8C […]

Episode 60: Twin Lakes & Aspen | Colorado RV camping travel

Duration: 11:11 147

Join us at the Top of the Rockies! We camp in a free boondocking site with a commanding view of Twin Lakes, Colorado, in the shadow of 14,439-foot Mount Elbert, the second highest summit in the continental U.S. We cross Independence Pass, at 12,095 feet the highest paved crossing of the Continental Divide, en route to the ritzy resort town of Aspen. We also examine the mining history of nearby Leadville. Filmed August 13-14, 2018. CAMPSITE Twin Lakes View https://www.campendium.com/twin-lakes-view EQUIPMENT […]

Episode 59: Crested Butte – Part II | Colorado RV travel camping

Duration: 16:30 129

In Part II of our RV camping visit to Crested Butte, join us as we hike to 360-degree Rocky Mountain vistas from the top of Anthracite Mesa, dine and stroll in downtown Crested Butte, enjoy the thrill of downhill mountain biking at Crested Butte Mountain Resort, and take a scenic drive up the Gothic Valley to Emerald Lake — all from our free boondocking base camp in Washington Gulch. Filmed August 9-11, 2018. CAMPSITE Washington Gulch https://goo.gl/maps/iLaRizBjUb32 EQUIPMENT Gear used in […]

Episode 58: Crested Butte – Part I | Colorado RV travel camping kayaking

Duration: 15:22 127

One of our favorite places in all of Colorado, we head to Crested Butte after first making some emergency repairs to our travel trailer’s Fastway Equalizer e2 weight distribution hitch while camping atop Grand Mesa on Colorado’s Western Slope. Crested Butte is a genuine restored Colorado mining town deep in the Rocky Mountains with all manner of outdoor recreation available. We find scenic and secluded boondocking high in Washington Gulch, explore the town, and kayak on the high alpine Lake […]

Episode 57: Sierra to Salt Lake | RV travel California Nevada Utah camping

Duration: 11:30 110

With California ablaze it was time to leave, so we’re headed across Nevada to Utah for a quick repair stop, en route to cooler temperatures and hopefully less wildfire smoke in Colorado. It’s a roadtrip! We’ll see the sights along the way including Benton Hot Springs (California), Ely (Nevada), the Nevada Northern Railway Museum, West Wendover (Nevada), the Bonneville Salt Flats (Utah) and Salt Lake City, along with a whole lot of lonely road in between. Filmed July 30-31, 2018. […]

Episode 56: Eastern Sierra | RV travel California camping hiking kayaking

Duration: 12:01 124

California’s Eastern Sierra is a volcanic land of towering mountains, pristine lakes, gold mining booms and busts, and some amazingly bizarre hikes. Come camp with us for free in the Inyo National Forest and visit Mammoth Lakes and June Lake, kayak on Gull Lake, explore the remains of the ghost town of Bodie, and hike through a rocky volcanic wasteland on Obsidian Dome, all on this episode of Grand Adventure! Filmed July 25-29, 2018. CAMPSITES Glass Flow Road https://www.campendium.com/glass-flow-road EQUIPMENT Gear […]

Episode 55: Virginia City | RV travel Nevada camping

Duration: 8:25 120

Once the site of the biggest silver strike in history with the Comstock Lode, Nevada’s Virginia City is now a lovingly preserved western town catering to millions of visitors annually. We stay in the town’s only RV campground — Virginia City RV Park — and explore the town’s rich history, all on this episode of Grand Adventure! Filmed July 23-24, 2018. CAMPSITES Virginia City RV Park https://www.campendium.com/virginia-city-rv-park EQUIPMENT Gear used in the filming of this episode includes: Sony Alpha a6500 Mirrorless […]

Episode 54: Mendocino Coast to Tahoe | RV travel California camping

Duration: 11:02 102

California’s Mendocino Coast is a stunningly beautiful stretch of remote Pacific coastline. However, after three nights at Westport-Union Landing State Beach and with the San Francisco Bay Area looming to the south, it may be time for us to stop heading south and strike an easterly path across California to the Lake Tahoe area…all on this episode of Grand Adventure! Filmed July 15-23, 2018. CAMPSITES Westport-Union Landing State Beach https://www.campendium.com/westport-union-landing-state-beach Boondocking in the Hoke Valley https://goo.gl/maps/8YR99PTcEE12 EQUIPMENT Gear used in […]

Episode 53: Redwood National Park | California RV camping travel

Duration: 11:33 123

Coast Redwoods are the tallest trees in the world. Explore Redwood National Park with us on this episode of Grand Adventure, including hiking in Fern Canyon, camping at Elk Country RV Park, and visiting the quaint seaside community of Trinidad, California. Filmed July 14, 2018. CAMPSITE * Elk Country RV Park https://www.campendium.com/elk-country-rv-resort EQUIPMENT Gear used in the filming of this episode includes: Sony Alpha a6500 Mirrorless Digital Camera https://amzn.to/2v26W8C Sony SELP18105G E PZ 18-105mm F4 G OSS lens https://amzn.to/2GIsDjz DJI […]

Episode 52: Newport, Oregon | | RV camping travel

Duration: 9:30 137

With good reason, the Oregon Coast is a favorite destination of many RV’ers. The city of Newport, along the central coast is a real working fishing village surrounded by beautiful beaches, pounding waves, great campgrounds, rugged shorelines, and quaint historic beachside neighborhoods like Nye Beach. Come explore the Newport area with us on this episode of Grand Adventure! Filmed July 10-12, 2018. CAMPSITE South Beach State Park https://www.campendium.com/south-beach-state-park EQUIPMENT Gear used in the filming of this episode includes: Sony Alpha […]

Episode 51: Mount St. Helens | RV travel Washington State Oregon camping

Duration: 8:05 141

The effects of Mount St. Helens’ violent eruption in 1980 are still visible throughout the volcano’s namesake Volcanic National Monument. Travel with us to see it, and camp along the Columbia River in St. Helens, Oregon, in this episode of Grand Adventure. Filmed July 7, 2018. CAMPSITES Bayport RV Park & Campground https://www.campendium.com/bayport-rv-park-and-campground EQUIPMENT Gear used in the filming of this episode includes: Sony Alpha a6500 Mirrorless Digital Camera https://amzn.to/2v26W8C Sony SELP18105G E PZ 18-105mm F4 G OSS lens https://amzn.to/2GIsDjz […]

Episode 49: Whidbey Island | RV travel Washington State camping

Duration: 5:43 124

We made it to the Pacific Ocean! Explore Washington’s Whidbey Island with us, including World War II gun batteries at Fort Ebey and the quaint seaside hamlet of Coupeville. Filmed June 27-28, 2018. CAMPSITES Fort Ebey State Park https://www.campendium.com/fort-ebey-state-park EQUIPMENT Gear used in the filming of this episode includes: Sony Alpha a6500 Mirrorless Digital Camera https://amzn.to/2v26W8C Sony SELP18105G E PZ 18-105mm F4 G OSS lens https://amzn.to/2GIsDjz DJI Mavic Pro drone for 4K aerial videography http://amzn.to/2y9CN6T DJI Osmo+ 4K video stabilized […]

Episode 48: Eastern Washington and Cascade Mountains | RV travel Washington State camping

Duration: 7:20 139

Travel with us on this episode of Grand Adventure westward along US-2 across Washington State, from the windy wheat fields of eastern Washington across the Cascade Crest. Filmed June 26-27, 2018. CAMPSITES Coulee City Community Park https://www.campendium.com/coulee-city-community-park Money Creek Campground https://www.campendium.com/money-creek-campground EQUIPMENT Gear used in the filming of this episode includes: Sony Alpha a6500 Mirrorless Digital Camera https://amzn.to/2v26W8C Sony SELP18105G E PZ 18-105mm F4 G OSS lens https://amzn.to/2GIsDjz DJI Mavic Pro drone for 4K aerial videography http://amzn.to/2y9CN6T DJI Osmo+ 4K […]

Episode 47: Glacier National Park and Flathead Lake | RV travel Montana camping

Duration: 11:28 263

Explore Montana’s Flathead Valley and Glacier National Park, camping with us on Flathead Lake in this episode of Grand Adventure. Filmed June 20-24, 2018. CAMPSITE Big Arm State Park https://www.campendium.com/big-arm-state-park EQUIPMENT Gear used in the filming of this episode includes: Sony Alpha a6500 Mirrorless Digital Camera https://amzn.to/2v26W8C Sony SELP18105G E PZ 18-105mm F4 G OSS lens https://amzn.to/2GIsDjz DJI Mavic Pro drone for 4K aerial videography http://amzn.to/2y9CN6T DJI Osmo+ 4K video stabilized heldheld gimbal camera http://amzn.to/2xwMwRj  Sunpak TravelLite Pro tripod http://amzn.to/2zAwtGL  […]

Episode 45: Beartooth Highway & Red Lodge | RV travel Montana camping

Duration: 8:00 236

Snow in mid-June? At 11,000 feet, you bet! Travel the famed Beartooth Highway, visit Red Lodge, Montana, and visit an abandoned mine where 74 miners perished, all on this episode of Grand Adventure. Filmed June 14-16, 2018. CAMPSITES https://goo.gl/maps/ACzLjWCzVNF2 EQUIPMENT Gear used in the filming of this episode includes: Sony Alpha a6500 Mirrorless Digital Camera https://amzn.to/2v26W8C Sony SELP18105G E PZ 18-105mm F4 G OSS lens https://amzn.to/2GIsDjz DJI Mavic Pro drone for 4K aerial videography http://amzn.to/2y9CN6T DJI Osmo+ 4K video stabilized […]

Episode 44: Devil’s Tower & Big Horn Mountains | RV travel Wyoming camping

Duration: 154

Experience RV camping and sightseeing with us through northern Wyoming, including boondocking in Big Horn National Forest and staying at the Rangeland Court RV Park & Motel in Moorcroft, and visiting Devil’s Tower National Monument and the city of Sheridan. Filmed on location June 12-14, 2018. CAMPSITES Rangeland Court RV Park & Motel – Moorcroft, WY: http://www.rtconnect.net/~rangeland/ Our camp in Big Horn National Forest: https://goo.gl/maps/L1HYRS7nVuu EQUIPMENT Gear used in the filming of this episode includes: Sony Alpha a6500 Mirrorless Digital […]

Episode 43: Badlands | RV travel South Dakota camping

Duration: 134

Experience RV camping and sightseeing with us through the Badlands of South Dakota, including boondocking at Nomad View, severe thunderstorms, lots of cows, Wall Drug, an unplanned trip to the Laundromat and, of course, Badlands National Park! Filmed on location June 10-12, 2018. CAMPSITE https://goo.gl/maps/kqNaD4wcJWs EQUIPMENT Gear used in the filming of this episode includes: Sony Alpha a6500 Mirrorless Digital Camera https://amzn.to/2v26W8C Sony SELP18105G E PZ 18-105mm F4 G OSS lens https://amzn.to/2GIsDjz DJI Mavic Pro drone for 4K aerial videography […]

Episode 42: The Black Hills | RV travel South Dakota camping

Duration: 149

Experience RV camping and sightseeing with us through the Black Hills of South Dakota, including camping at Pactola Lake and visiting Custer State Park, Deadwood, Lead, Terry Peak Ski Area, Sturgis, Hill City and Custer. Filmed on location June 7-10, 2018. CAMPSITE Pactola Lake, SD https://www.campendium.com/pactola EQUIPMENT Gear used in the filming of this episode includes: Sony Alpha a6500 Mirrorless Digital Camera https://amzn.to/2v26W8C Sony SELP18105G E PZ 18-105mm F4 G OSS lens https://amzn.to/2GIsDjz DJI Mavic Pro drone for 4K aerial […]

Episode 41: Do It Now! | RV travel Utah Wyoming South Dakota camping

Duration: 12:27 169

It’s finally here! We hit the road for at least a few months of full-time RVing, heading northeast from Salt Lake City through Wyoming into South Dakota. For a host of reasons explained in this video, we can only advise you: Do It Now! Filmed on location June 5-6, 2018. CAMPSITES Black Beach Campground, Alcova, WY https://www.campendium.com/black-beach Pactola Lake, SD https://www.campendium.com/pactola EQUIPMENT Gear used in the filming of this episode includes: Sony Alpha a6500 Mirrorless Digital Camera https://amzn.to/2v26W8C Sony SELP18105G […]

Episode 38: Boondocking at 10,000 Feet | RV travel Utah camping

Duration: 6:56 169

Before heading out on our full-time RV adventures in early June, we wanted to return to one of our favorite spots close to home for one last camping excursion. Located just to the southeast of the 2002 Winter Olympic venue of Park City, Utah, and 75 minutes from Salt Lake City, the Heber Mountain area of the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest offers over 100,000 acres of prime RV boondocking at elevations of up to 10,000 feet. Filmed on location May 24-28, […]

Episode 37: Hill Aerospace Museum

Duration: 8:22 142

The Hill Aerospace Museum makes for an excellent educational stop for the whole family while RVing through northern Utah. Founded in 1981 as part of the United States Air Force Heritage Program, this free aviation museum is a 30-acre complex on the grounds of Hill Air Force Base near Ogden housing nearly 100 fixed-wing aircraft, helicopters, and missiles in two massive indoor hangars and in outdoor displays. Aircraft on exhibit range from the earliest days of flight at the turn […]

Episode 36: “I Quit!” | RV fulltime travel living vlog

Duration: 2:20 211

We’ve decided to take a few months off from life and head out on the road fulltime in our RV! Share our excitement! EQUIPMENT Gear used in the filming of this episode includes: Sony Alpha a6500 Mirrorless Digital Camera https://amzn.to/2v26W8C Sony SELP18105G E PZ 18-105mm F4 G OSS lens https://amzn.to/2GIsDjz DJI Mavic Pro drone for 4K aerial videography http://amzn.to/2y9CN6T Sunpak TravelLite Pro tripod http://amzn.to/2zAwtGL  Neweer Video Tripod Fluid Drag Pan Head https://amzn.to/2GGH4V5 Rode VideoMicro microphone http://amzn.to/2gsf6NY  Video editing software: Cyberlink PowerDirector […]

Episode 34: Rockport State Park | RV Utah camping kayaking

Duration: 7:46 161

Located just a half an hour outside of the 2002 Winter Olympic venue of Park City, and 45 minutes from Salt Lake City, Rockport State Park is a great stopover for RVers wanting to explore the attractions of northern Utah, featuring a beautiful mountain reservoir perfect for camping and kayaking. Filmed on location May 11-13, 2018. FOR MORE INFORMATION Rockport State Park https://stateparks.utah.gov/parks/rockport/ EQUIPMENT Gear used in the filming of this episode includes: Sony Alpha a6500 Mirrorless Digital Camera https://amzn.to/2v26W8C Sony […]

Episode 33: Alta in Spring | Utah RV spring skiing

Duration: 9:22 153

Spring is a special time of year in Alta. Founded in 1938 and having just wrapped up its 80th season this past weekend, Alta is one of the oldest and most storied ski areas in the nation. Steeped in tradition and embracing the soul of skiing, it’s one of only three ski areas left in the U.S. that still prohibit snowboarding on their slopes. It’s this reverence for honored tradition, as well as some of the deepest and lightest snowfall […]

Episode 31: Wild Horses & Pony Express Trail | RV Utah boondocking travel

Duration: 9:49 209

Utah’s West Desert comprises a lonely series of mountain ranges and extraordinarily flat valleys, stretching from the Wasatch Front to the Nevada border. It’s home to such curiosities as the original Pony Express route, a herd of wild horses, and the military’s Utah Test & Training Range. Join us as we explore this starkly beautiful area of Utah on Episode 31 of Grand Adventure! FOR MORE INFORMATION Campsite https://goo.gl/maps/87MtVkztpwA2 Pony Express National Historic Trail https://www.blm.gov/visit/pony-express-east-access Onaqui Mountain Herd Management Area […]

Episode 29: Virgin, Utah

Duration: 10:34 278

Boondocking campsites in and around Virgin, Utah are close to Zion National Park, but that’s hardly their only attraction. You’ll find amazing hiking, mountain biking, sightseeing and scenic beauty thoughout the area, not just inside the Park. Come camping with Grand Adventure to see much of what this desert region of southern Utah has to offer. Filmed on location March 31-April 1, 2018. FOR MORE INFORMATION Campsite https://goo.gl/maps/VaqmGYxiqH82 EQUIPMENT Gear used in the filming of this episode includes: DJI Osmo+ […]

Episode 27: Heber Mountain/Duchesne Ridge, Utah

Duration: 5:31 193

The Heber Mountain/Duchesne Ridge area of the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest comprises over 100,000 acres of prime free boondocking close by both Salt Lake City and Park City, Utah. Come along with us on this Kitchen Table Trips episode of Grand Adventure to explore Heber Mountain for your own future camping Grand Adventure! FOR MORE INFORMATION Heber Mountain/Duchesne Ridge campsite details on Campendium: https://www.campendium.com/heber-mountain Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest Heber-Kamas Ranger District Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM): https://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_DOCUMENTS/stelprdb5414245.pdf EQUIPMENT Gear used in the filming […]

Episode 25: Flaming Gorge

Duration: 7:14 240

Flaming Gorge is a 42,000-acre recreation paradise spanning the Utah/Wyoming border. In the summer it’s a hub of activity including not only world-class fishing and boating, but also swimming, kayaking, hiking, whitewater rafting and, of course, camping. Come explore Flaming Gorge with us on this Kitchen Table Trips episode of Grand Adventure! We’ll find relaxing boondocking along the eastern shore, along with Forest Service campgrounds and even full-hookup RV parks as well. We’ll visit nearby Brown’s Park, one of Butch Cassidy […]

Episode 23: Silverton, Colorado

Duration: 6:56 295

Silverton is a quaint, lovingly restored former mining community deep in Colorado’s rugged San Juan Mountains. Here you’ll find a less spoiled Colorado, where the town’s welcoming Greene Street is surrounded by mining ruins, ghost towns and strikingly beautiful off-road driving. Come explore Silverton with us on this Kitchen Table Trips episode of Grand Adventure! We’ll find relaxing boondocking while camped in the National Forest next to the bubbling waters of Mineral Creek, see the historic Durango & Silverton Narrow […]

Episode 21: Snake River Valley Skiing, Idaho (Soldier Mountain Cat Skiing, Pomerelle, Pebble Creek, City of Rocks, Castle Rocks, Twin Falls, Lava Hot Springs)

Duration: 31:01 207

Join us on our continuing Grand Adventure! While our RV remains winterized, in this episode we travel the Snake River Valley of southern Idaho on a Grand Adventure snowcat skiing at Soldier Mountain, and lift-served skiing at Pomerelle and Pebble Creek ski areas.  Along the way we visit Shoshone Falls and the Perrine Bridge in Twin Falls, Castle Rocks State Park and City of Rocks National Preserve (including the campground) in Almo, the warm mineral water pools of Lava Hot […]

Episode 19: Sun Valley, Idaho

Duration: 207

Join us on our continuing Grand Adventure in our RV! In this Kitchen Table Trips episode we’re revisiting our July 2017 trip to Sun Valley and Ketchum, in the Sawtooth Mountains of south-central Idaho. CAMPSITE https://goo.gl/maps/q11tqdVEYst EQUIPMENT Gear used in the filming of this episode includes: DJI Osmo+ 4K video stabilized heldheld gimbal camera http://amzn.to/2xwMwRj  Rode VideoMicro microphone http://amzn.to/2gsf6NY PowerDeWise Lavalier lapel microphone http://amzn.to/2y7DAVK  Samsung Galaxy S8+ http://amzn.to/2yRhqEV  Video editing software: Cyberlink PowerDirector http://amzn.to/2Capy8J We also use: DJI Mavic Pro […]

Episode 17: Telluride, Colorado

Duration: 5:40 212

Join us on our continuing Grand Adventure in our RV! In this episode we’re revisiting our trip to Telluride, in the San Juan Mountains of southwestern Colorado in early September of 2017. CAMPSITE https://goo.gl/maps/aNaRXT6KANu EQUIPMENT Gear used in the filming of this episode includes: DJI Osmo+ 4K video stabilized heldheld gimbal camera http://amzn.to/2xwMwRj  Rode VideoMicro microphone http://amzn.to/2gsf6NY PowerDeWise Lavalier lapel microphone http://amzn.to/2y7DAVK  Samsung Galaxy S8+ http://amzn.to/2yRhqEV  Video editing software: Cyberlink PowerDirector http://amzn.to/2Capy8J We also use: DJI Mavic Pro drone for […]

Episode 15: Kanab (Utah) & Best Friends Animal Sanctuary

Duration: 8:14 202

Join us on our continuing Grand Adventure in our RV! In this episode we’re in southern Utah, boondocking and sightseeing around Kanab. We’re camping along Hancock Road north of town, between Kanab, Zion National Park and Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park. We also pay a visit to Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, operated by the largest no-kill shelter organization in the nation. Filmed Nov. 24-25, 2017. CAMPSITE https://goo.gl/maps/qh5QG9ufaa52 EQUIPMENT Gear used in the filming of this episode includes: DJI Mavic […]

Episode 13: Lake Powell & Antelope Canyon

Duration: 19:52 233

Join us on our continuing Grand Adventure in our RV! In this episode we’re in southern Utah and northern Arizona for a few days of boondocking and sightseeing on either side of the state border, camping on Lone Rock Beach in Big Water, exploring Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument and the lost town of Paria, heading underground in Antelope Canyon, cooking Thanksgiving dinner in the RV, taking a little 4×4 trip to Alstrom Point for stunning views of the lake, and […]

Episode 11: Zion National Park

Duration: 18:15 186

Join us on our continuing Grand Adventure! In Episode 11 we’re in southern Utah for a few days of boondocking and sightseeing, camping on BLM land near Virgin and visiting Zion National Park. Filmed Nov. 18-21, 2017. CAMPSITE Sheep Bridge Road in Virgin, Utah https://goo.gl/maps/1V9nF4TyKR22 EQUIPMENT Gear used in the filming of this episode includes: DJI Mavic Pro drone for 4K aerial videography http://amzn.to/2y9CN6T DJI Osmo+ 4K video stabilized heldheld gimbal camera http://amzn.to/2xwMwRj Vivitar DVR917HD 4K action camera https://goo.gl/URR7S3 Samsung Galaxy […]

Episode 9: Little Sahara Recreation Area, Utah

Duration: 12:09 290

Little Sahara is a 64 square-mile expanse of free-moving sand dunes located about 2 hours south-southwest of Salt Lake City, Utah, popular with both campers and OHV riders. Filmed Oct. 27-29, 2017. CAMPSITE White Sands Campground (dry camping), Little Sahara Recreation Area – Jericho, Utah. https://goo.gl/maps/gs9uRVUvh7R2 EQUIPMENT Gear used in the filming of this video includes: DJI Mavic Pro drone for 4K aerial videography http://amzn.to/2y9CN6T DJI Osmo+ 4K video stabilized heldheld gimbal camera http://amzn.to/2xwMwRj Samsung Galaxy S8+ http://amzn.to/2yRhqEV Monoprice MHD […]

Episode 7: Bonneville Salt Flats

Duration: 6:50 230

Come along with Grand Adventure to camp at Utah’s Bonneville Salt Flats, one of the most unique land forms in the world. Filmed October 21-22, 2017 at the Bonneville Salt Flats and Silver Island Mountains in Wendover, Utah/Nevada. CAMPSITE https://goo.gl/maps/WKheULp4apo EQUIPMENT Gear used in the filming of this video includes: DJI Mavic Pro drone for 4K aerial videography http://amzn.to/2y9CN6T DJI Osmo+ 4K video stabilized heldheld gimbal camera http://amzn.to/2xwMwRj Samsung Galaxy S8+ http://amzn.to/2yRhqEV Rode VideoMicro microphone http://amzn.to/2gsf6NY PowerDeWise Lavalier lapel microphone […]

Episode 5: Lake Mead & Valley of Fire, Nevada

Duration: 8:51 176

Filmed October 5-6, 2017 at Lake Mead and Valley of Fire State Park, Nevada. CAMPSITE Stevens Point, part of Lake Mead National Recreation Area in Overton, Nevada https://goo.gl/maps/jsSPUsiGno92 EQUIPMENT Gear used in the filming of this video includes: DJI Mavic Pro drone for 4K aerial videography http://amzn.to/2y9CN6T DJI Osmo+ 4K video stabilized heldheld gimbal camera http://amzn.to/2xwMwRj Samsung Galaxy S8+ http://amzn.to/2yRhqEV Monoprice MHD Sport 2.0 Wi-Fi Action Camera http://amzn.to/2xsmnDa Rode VideoMicro microphone http://amzn.to/2gsf6NY PowerDeWise Lavalier lapel microphone http://amzn.to/2y7DAVK various tripods and […]

Episode 3: Flagstaff/Sedona AZ, Sunset Crater, Wupatki, Grand Canyon

Duration: 10:37 177

Filmed October 2-4, 2017 at various locations across northern Arizona, including (in order of appearance) the Coconino National Forest between Flagstaff and Sedona, Sedona, Sunset Crater National Monument, Wupatki National Monument, the Grand Canyon, and Arizona Snowbowl in the San Francisco Peaks near Flagstaff. CAMPSITES Forest Road 535 https://goo.gl/maps/EBwSgWrWCe42 EQUIPMENT Gear used in the filming of this video includes: Samsung Galaxy S8+ http://amzn.to/2yRhqEV various tripods and mounts DJI Mavic Pro drone for 4K aerial videography http://amzn.to/2y9CN6T DJI Osmo+ 4K video […]

Episode 2: Valley of the Gods/Monument Valley/Navajo National Monument

Duration: 10:52 225

Filmed September 30-October 1, 2017 at various locations across Utah and northern Arizona, including (in order of appearance) the Utah Valley, Helper, Hanksville, Lake Powell, the Colorado River, Hite, the Moki Dugway, Valley of the Gods and Mexican Hat (all Utah), plus Monument Valley, Kayenta, the Navajo Nation and Navajo National Monument, all in Arizona. CAMPSITES Valley of the Gods, UT https://goo.gl/maps/6ZTWiRg4ZM52 Navajo National Monument, AZ https://goo.gl/maps/eBdjSfvvDx92 EQUIPMENT Gear used in the filming of this video includes: Samsung Galaxy S8+ […]

Episode 1: San Rafael Swell Mountain Bike Festival

Duration: 8:48 207

In our very first episode of Grand Adventure, join us at the 2017 fall San Rafael Swell Mountain Bike Festival, set along the rim of the Little Grand Canyon in Emery County, Utah September 22-24, 2017. Find out why cyclists attend this festival year after year for the camaraderie, camping at The Wedge, the food, stunning scenery and of course, exhilarating mountain biking. FOR MORE INFORMATION MECCA Mountain Bike Club/San Rafael Swell Mountain Bike Festivals: http://www.biketheswell.org/ The San Rafael Swell: […]