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Old 05-04-2013, 07:10 AM   #1
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First trip of the season

After an endless winter of gazing longingly out the window at my snowbound Scamp, we have our first reservations of the season. We'll be at the Wild Duck Campground in Scarborough, Maine, a short drive from Old Orchard Beach. Very excited to be back on the road. Where are you starting your season?
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Old 05-04-2013, 07:57 AM   #2
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My camping season for this year actually started on December 27 last year with a 3 week stay at Death Valley. After that is was on to other places in AZ, and NV. After 3 months back home. A little work around the house and we'll be off the first of June to South East Washington for almost a week. There I'll be teaching a carving class and performing with my dulcimer. After that we'll be going to Central Oregon, Pine Mountain about 10 days for ham radio playing and geocaching party.
Second week end of July we'll be joining another couple for a trip to the California Red Woods. At the moment we're planning on heading for Mt Lassen next sans the other couple.
August you'll find us at Glacier NP, Yellowstone NP, Grand Tetons NP, Craters of the Moon NM.
September we'll probably be someplace, maybe Utah. Then after Christmas it's back south and probably TX, LA, maybe further along the gulf coast.

The season has no beginning and no ending.
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Old 05-04-2013, 08:03 AM   #3
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My camping season for this year actually started on December 27 last year with a 3 week stay at Death Valley. After that is was on to other places in AZ, and NV. After 3 months back home. A little work around the house and we'll be off the first of June to South East Washington for almost a week. There I'll be teaching a carving class and performing with my dulcimer. After that we'll be going to Central Oregon, Pine Mountain about 10 days for ham radio playing and geocaching party.
Second week end of July we'll be joining another couple for a trip to the California Red Woods. At the moment we're planning on heading for Mt Lassen next sans the other couple.
August you'll find us at Glacier NP, Yellowstone NP, Grand Tetons NP, Craters of the Moon NM.
September we'll probably be someplace, maybe Utah. Then after Christmas it's back south and probably TX, LA, maybe further along the gulf coast.

The season has no beginning and no ending.

LOL! Show off!!!!
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LOL! Show off!!!!

Sorry, the Devil made me do it.
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Sorry, the Devil made me do it.
LOL! You sound like you have an incredibly full and satisfying life, I'm jealous!!!!!
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After an endless winter of gazing longingly out the window at my snowbound Scamp, we have our first reservations of the season. We'll be at the Wild Duck Campground in Scarborough, Maine, a short drive from Old Orchard Beach. Very excited to be back on the road. Where are you starting your season?

Enjoy..
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Old 05-04-2013, 01:07 PM   #7
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First trip out this year for me was the Spring NOG. Leaving again in 12 days to join up with another group for the gathering at Maryhill SP. And the camping season has begun!!
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Old 05-04-2013, 01:15 PM   #8
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i am so overdue for that first trip. soon...soon...soon
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Old 05-04-2013, 01:17 PM   #9
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Our first endeavor was Lake Keystone State Park near Sand Springs, OK.
Pretty nice park. Was windy so not too hot. Left because the cold front
was barreling our way...........lol.

I've got maybe five major adventures plotted out.
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Old 05-04-2013, 01:20 PM   #10
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An example of one of the shorter ones.............I don't like getting lost........lol. I list every town enroute, every Walmart for backup parking, and known ethynol-free gas stations.
As an old truck driver.......habits are hard to break.

TALIMENA DRIVE TRIP
Twin Oak, OK
Kansas, OK [OK Information Center]
Flint, OK
[NATURAL FALLS STATE PARK] --- 918-422-5802
West Siloam Springs, OK
(Walmart – Siloam Springs, ARK)
Watts, OK
Ballard, OK
Westville, OK (Walmart - RR6) GAS --- Sinclair Hwy. 51E; 1025 W. Locust St.
[ADAIR STATE PARK] --- Hiway 51 & Hiway 59, Stillwell, OK 918-696-6613
Brushy, OK
[BRUSHY LAKE STATE PARK] --- Hiway 17 & Maple St.; Sallisaw, OK 918-775-6507

SALLISAW, OK (Walmart – 1101 W. Ruth Ave.) GAS --- Ph.66-712 S. Kerr; Ph.66-2412 E. Cherokee;
[OK Information Center] 804 W. Cherokee Ave.; 423 N.Wheeler Ave.

(Cowlington)
(Spiro) --- GAS --- Conoco-15657 US Hwy. 271; 601 W. Broadway St.; 19883 US Hwy 59
Panama, OK GAS --- 503 Kentucky Ave.; 101 S. Kentucky
POTEAU, OK (Walmart – 3108 N. Broadway St.) GAS --- 2017 N. Broadway; 503 N. Broadway
Cavana, OK
(Wister) [LAKE WISTER STATE PARK] --- 25567 US Hiway 270; Wister, OK 918-655-7212 GAS --- US Hwy. 271
Victor, OK
Caston, OK
[TALIMENA STATE PARK] --- Hiway 271N Talihina, OK 918-655-7756

========================TALIMENA DRIVE======================

[QUEEN WILHELMINA STATE PARK] --- 3877 Ark.88 Mena, AR 479-394-2863

Mena, ARK. (Walmart – 600 Hiw. 71N) GAS --- 1146 US Hwy. 71/bus.; 1513 Reeves at Reine; 1100 US Hwy. 71N
Hatfield, ARK.
Cove, ARK.
(Vandervoort)
Hutton, ARK.
Wickes, ARK.
Grannis, ARK.
Gilham, ARK.
DeQueen, ARK. (Walmart – 926 E. Collin Raye Dr.) GAS --- 504 E. Collin Raye Dr.; 816 E. Collin Raye Dr.;
815 W. Collin Raye Dr.
(Eagleton, OK
Broken Bow, OK (Walmart – 501 S. Park Dr.) GAS --- Ph.66-9914 US Hwy. 259N; Shell-1100 N. Park Dr.;
21 N. Park Dr.
Idabel, OK (Walmart – 1907 SE Washington St.) GAS --- 2498 SE Washington St.
Garvin, OK GAS --- Conoco-OK Hwy. 37
Millerton, OK
Valliant, OK
Swink, OK
[RAYMOND GARY STATE PARK] --- Hiway US 70; Fort Towson, OK 580-873-2307
Fort Towson, OK
Sawyer, OK GAS --- 610 US Hwy. 70
Hugo, OK (Walmart 1911 E. Jackson St.) GAS --- 401 W. Jackson St.; 1708 Bearden Springs Rd.
Soper, OK
Boswell, OK GAS --- 610 Hwy. 70W
Bennington, OK
Bokchito, OK
Blue, OK
Durant, OK (Walmart – 3712 W. Main St.) GAS --- 1503 US Hwy. 70
Armstrong, OK
Caddo, OK
Caney, OK
Tushka, OK
Atoka, OK (Walmart – 1901 S. Mississippi Ave.) GAS--- 1809, 1200, 1028 S. Mississippi; 103 US Hwy. 69;
2501 SE Washington
Stringtown, OK
Kiowa, OK
Savanna, OK
McAlester, OK (Walmart – 432 S. George Nigh Expressway) GAS --- 701 S. George Nigh Expressway;
1202 S. George Nigh Expressway;
Sinclair-S. Main & Swallow;
Sinclair-2719 N. Main St.;
Sinclair-1400 E. Carl Albert Parkway;
Sinclair-650 S. Main St.
Crowder, OK
Canadian, OK
[ARROWHEAD STATE PARK] --- 3995 Main Park Rd.; Canadian, OK 918-339-2204
Eufaula, OK GAS --- Sinclair-15789 Hwy. 9; Texanna Rd.
[LAKE EUFAULA STATE PARK] --- Hiway 69 & Hiway 150; Checotah, OK 918-689-5311
Checotah, OK (Walmart – 131 Paul Carr Dr.) GAS --- Ph.66-Rt.2,Bx.1425; Conoco-131 N. Broadway St.;
(Oktaha)
Summit, OK
Muskogee, OK (Walmart – 1000 W. Shawnee St.) GAS --- Ph.66-1910 N. Main St.; 1152 North York
Ft. Gibson, OK GAS --- Ph.66-1600 S. Lee St.
Park Hill, OK
Tahlequah, OK (Walmart – 2020 S. Muskogee Ave.) GAS --- Conoco-1499 N. Grand; Ph.66-1100 E. Allen Rd.;
Sinclair-14968 Hwy. 82; 111 E. Downing
Scraper, OK
Kansas, OK
Twin Oaks, OK
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Old 05-04-2013, 02:24 PM   #11
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We were camping January 1, actually started last Thanksgiving day and got back home March 4. That probably doesn't count because of it being a snowbird trip, so the first trip that started this year was to Fairhaven State Park on the US side of Lake Ontario, 4 days. Next trip is in June to Fish Creek Pond in the Adirondaks, but that's with our teardrop, then also in June, Rocky Neck State Park in CT, which trailer undetermined at this time, July will be a vintage trailer rally at a KOA in VT with the teardrop, in August we will do a few days in the White Mts of NH, probably the teardrop again. September we may do a Tin Can Tourist rally if we can get in, waiting for an opening, but that will be the teardrop. Probably fit in a few other trips somewhere, then back south with the Uhaul in November.
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My nursemaid says whenever I am ready to go camping we will go but with my limited capacity (broken fibula and tibia) and his bedside manner I would probably end up doing something very bad with a crutch.
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Old 05-04-2013, 07:04 PM   #13
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we're planning our first trip of the year----driving to the eggfest rally near cobourg, ontario may 24/25/26.

CAN'T WAIT!!!
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Now I know when everyone will not be home!!!
How does everyone handle grass cutting, mail, newspapers, or routine bills? Seems like anything over a week and I get behind!!
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