USS Alabama

USS Alabama

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Brief History The USS Alabama began it’s duties in the early months of 1943 in the north Pacific in WWII. Later that year it was shifted over to the south pacific. Weighing in at about 45000 tons and with a crew of 2500 people, it ended its active-duty leading the American fleet into Tokyo Bay […]

Down Valley Park Sign

Down Valley Park

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A Hidden Gem Called Down Valley Park Down Valley Park is a little gem we found when we were riding around in Colorado. It is located in Placerville and it’s home to baseball and soccer fields, picnic areas, a catch & release pond, and more. It is owned and operated by San Miguel County. It […]

Last Dollar Rd Sign

Last Dollar Road

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When we were staying at the KOA in Ouray in the summer of 2019, one of our favorite adventures was driving Last Dollar Road from Ridgway to Telluride. One of our fellow workampers had done it a couple of weeks before and said we should definitely check it out. You can also drive it from […]

Dennis Weaver Sign

Dennis Weaver Memorial Park

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While driving around Ridgway, CO one day we stumbled upon small signs for this park. It turns out this is a 60-acre park that sits alongside the Uncompahgre River. It is dedicated to the memory and vision of actor Dennis Weaver. Permanent Wildlife Preserve This park is a permanent wildlife preserve. The park entrance is […]

Oatman Sign


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After finishing up our workamping gig in Yuma, Arizona, we decided before heading to our next gig in Ouray, Colorado we wanted to do a little RT 66. So after spending a few nights in El Centro, California, we headed to Grand Canyon Railway RV Park (check out our review of this park) which is […]