Grand Teton National Park
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Grand Teton National Park

I stayed at the Colter Bay campground in Grand Teton National Park in July 2010. I had heard from several people that this was their favorite national park. I had to see it. As it turned out, it became one of my favorite parks, too. While much smaller than Yellowstone, it is also much easier…

Cherry Hill
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Cherry Hill

Cherry Hill is a campground and water park in Kayesville, UT, just North of Salt Lake City. I had the chance to stay here a few nights in July 2010. Looking for a good stopover between the Hoover Dam and Yellowstone, this looked like the perfect stop.  As I researched a trip out West, I wasn’t…

Grand Canyon
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Grand Canyon

I was expecting it to be hot when I went camping at the Grand Canyon in July. It was, but it wasn’t really that bad – as long as you didn’t go into the canyon. I stayed at the Trailer Village Campground on the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. It is a great location….

Endview Plantation
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Endview Plantation

I had a great weekend camping at Endview Plantation. This plantation dates back to the 1600’s and has a long and interesting history. It has been a tobacco plantation, military hospital, and battlefield. The current house was built in the 1700’s and is used today as a museum. The site hosts many events during the…

Rocky Mountain National Park
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Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park is an amazing place. Every national park has something that makes it special. Rocky is about high elevation. On a recent visit to the park, I camped at the Moraine Park Campground. At an elevation of 8,160 feet, this is pretty high. Though the park’s highest elevation is over 12,000 feet….