Archive - October 2020

Willow Beach, AZ: Arizona Hot Springs and Emerald Cove

 Did you know:  There are hot springs in Arizona!  There is bright emerald green water in Arizona!  And after two months away, Charming Adventures is back in Arizona!  All of these things are true! Willow Beach is about 2 miles south of the Hoover Dam, just across the Nevada border.  It’s a popular marina, campground and...

St. George, UT: Snow Canyon State Park

 St. George, Utah, is a beautiful city in the far southwest corner of the state, set within a valley with soaring red rocks surrounding it.  One of its outstanding state parks is located just 10 miles north of the city. This park was established for the sole purpose of protecting the federally-listed desert tortoise, who apparently now have 7,400 acres of...

Southern Utah: Stepping Onto the Grand Staircase

Utah’s Grand Staircase has been a bucket list item for all of its geologic treasures, natural beauty and remote location –- so remote, in fact, that it was one of the last places in the U.S. to be mapped. With almost a million acres of public lands, it was yet another great place to get away and stay away during the continuing Covid mess. A series of cliffs...

Torrey, UT: Capitol Reef National Park

Capitol Reef is the least-visited of Utah’s National Parks, commonly referred to as “The Mighty Five,” Bryce, Zion, Arches, Canyonlands, and Capitol Reef, and the last one we had yet to visit. It’s an odd name, Capitol Reef, an amalgamation of “Capitol” for the white sandstone rock that early visitors thought resembled the U.S...

Eastern UT: Goblins and Towers and Slots, OH MY!

Eastern Utah served up three of our most memorable, enjoyable and just downright FUN hikes in seven years of RV’ing and hundreds of trails!  Here, I’ve asked ALL the important questions! LITTLE WILD HORSE CANYON AllTrails Link Best for:  Skinny People Not for: Claustrophobics Could my momma make it?As long as she’s not been hitting the bons...