Author: Erling

The Trail Quest Challenge

The Trail Quest Challenge

I just hiked at York River State Park over the weekend. It is a very nice park along the York river near Croaker, VA. That makes the second Virginia State Park visit for the year. Earlier, I visited Westmoreland State Park on the Potomac River. Both have nice trails and both have a fossil beach […]

Three Foot Envy Revisited

Three Foot Envy Revisited

About that three foot envy article I wrote a few months ago, just wanted to share an update. So, the idea was to go small, go now. And that is still pretty much the plan. But, we did not go with the smallest possible camper and tow vehicle. I really wanted to like the 23 […]

Officially Camping

Officially Camping

Well I am officially a camper. After years of doing tent camping with the Cub Scouts, I am trying a few new things. One is that we have a camper and have been doing some camping in state and local parks. It is pretty cool to be out in nature – hiking trails, swimming, taking […]

Planning

Planning

There are many approaches to travel. Some want to have a complete itinerary with every activity planned. Some prefer to wing it – taking their chances that good things will happen. I don’t know about you, but I guess I am somewhere in between. I came across a quote that summed it up pretty well. […]

Pondering Three Foot Envy

Pondering Three Foot Envy

It all seems so simple – buy what you want and need to do what you are trying to accomplish. But the next thing you know, you have been talked into something that is way over your head (and your budget). My last boat was great. It was the boat that I would need at […]

How To Travel

How To Travel

There are many ways to travel and many places to stay. Whether you want to see one part of the world or another; stay in a tent or resort; travel by car, plane, boat, train or rv; so many choices. As for me, I like being on the water and hiking on trails. Seeing all […]

Where To Start

Where To Start

America is where the National Park idea was born. The idea that some great places can be enjoyed by everyone. In addition to national parks, there are hundreds of state and local parks. There are so many great places to visit, it is hard to know where to start. There is something special about a […]