Free Camping near Grand Teton & Yellowstone

Today we’re going to talk about free camping. The free campsite I am bringing everyone today is located in Buffalo, WY. This is on a very popular route for many folks when traveling to visit either Yellowstone National Park or Grand Teton National Park. If you are headed that way, you should also check out our free campsite guide near Grand Teton National Park. It is just off the highway, Hwy 16, about 15 miles south of Buffalo. Crazy Woman Canyon is the name of this place. Most of the campsites are separated by trees, so there is plenty of seclusion. As you head down the canyon, you will see campsites on both sides of the road. Many sites on the left side of the road and backed by creeks and streams. Continue reading

Rubicon Trail at Wentworth Springs for Labor Day

Howdy gang, we went to Wentworth Springs on the Rubicon Trail for Labor Day. I know it’s been a week or so since our last post. Ok, maybe it’s been 2 weeks. But hey, I’m getting back in the groove. We headed out to one of our favorite places for a Labor Day weekend celebration; Wentworth Springs. WWS is located on the famous Rubicon Trail where jeepers and other off-roaders alike test the ability of their 4×4 rigs in a beautiful high Sierra environment. If you’ve been reading our stuff for awhile, you’ll remember when we took our 4×4 econoline on the Rubicon and it was quite the outing.

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Radium Hot Springs & Mountain Biking in Colorado

Summer 2017 – From our last stop in Utah, we hopped on I-70 once again and headed east to enter Colorado. We were heading to Vail, CO to visit my cousin, Jack, and his fiance, Callie. There were big plans of spending the weekend at one of their favorite hot springs on the Colorado river. Radium Hot Springs baby! Bailey and I also had some plans for downhill mountain biking since we were in Vail. Why not, right? Plus… we had our employee passes so we got a fat discount!

Radium Hot Springs camping

After a nice Friday night of beer drinking, we loaded up some of Jack’s friends and all the camping gear and headed out towards radium hot springs. Continue reading

Utah National Parks: Scootin’ Utah

It was on Hwy 21 headed southeast out of Great Basin that we finally crossed the Utah state line. Great, we were going from one desert to another. The good news is that we were headed to 5 different Utah National Parks. But this desert happened to have 5 national parks! Thats right, good ol’ Utah, USA.

Instead of doing a seperate post for each national park (because you know we had to go to all of them) I’ll just make this a longer post with different sections and loads of pictures, of course. Before I continue I should say that at this point the van has been running good ever since the first little overheating bout. I just put oil and tranny fluid in it every couple weeks and it keeps moving down the road. Oh yeah, and gas, we put a lot of gas into it! It’s a blast to drive though. Anyways let’s get started with Utah National Parks numero uno….

Utah National Parks Breakdown

Scootin Utah; Pt. 1: Zion National Park

I gotta say right off the bat, this park feels a little like Disneyland to start. People are everywhere. It’s funky because to access most of the hikes and other cool things, you have to
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