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Look For It

Lost Hills RV and Camping Resort in guess where? Lost Hills, CA, is basically a parking lot for trailers. Instead of blacktop or pavement, the vehicles sit on hard-packed dirt. Each site has a tree, picnic table with water and electric hookups. Nonetheless, it’s still a dusty parking lot. So why look for beauty here? Continue Reading

Nobody Told Me There Was a Train

Brian found this small campground tucked away off I-5 just past Donmuir, CA called Sims Flats in the Shasta Trinity National Forest. The Sacramento river courses alongside the campground. We found a cozy little nook and set up our minicamp. Minicamp means we only unpack the tent, air mattress and cooler. Everything else stays in Continue Reading

Right to the Peak

Driving down I-5 through the Cascade mountains was a bit — no make that a lot — harrowing. The road is two lanes each way but narrow lanes with not much room to spare either next to the mountain or down the cliff. The highest point on I-5 is over 4000 feet as we circled Continue Reading