Charming Adventures

SE Colorado: Blown Away!

Remember when your greatest joy as a child was to sit in an enormous pile of sand and play the day away? Well, regardless of your current age, we’ve got the ultimate playground for you! Behold … Great Sand Dunes National Park in southeastern Colorado! You’ll be BLOWN AWAY by this place — just like the landscape gets BLOWN AWAY every single day...

Taos, NM: All The Feelings

Ahhhh Taos, the epitome of southwestern charm and good vibes! Label us “delighted” to be here! But perhaps you’re having a different sort of day —that is OK, because Taos invokes a wide variety of different feelings, and you’re sure to be covered here! Allow us to eleborate! Feeling low? If you’re feeling low, how about getting...

Abiquiu, NM: Natural Inspiration

From touristy Santa Fe, we transitioned to the sleepier side of New Mexico in Abiquiu.  But “sleepy” doesn’t mean boring, as we found ourselves sinking into the magic of Ghost Ranch, the creative outpost of celebrated artist Georgia O’Keeffe; and experiencing the mystery and magic of an unbelievable sand cave carved entirely by hand by a different kind of...

Santa Fe, NM: Alternate Reality

Dateline: June 2021. Phoenix is broiling under a heat wave with multiple days at 118. Skies are thick and hazy with smoke from surrounding wildfires. Our sticks’n’bricks house is half torn apart from a remodel that gets more expensive by the hour due to Covid-related supply chain issues. YEP … time to hit the road, all right! Charming Adventures...

Museum Hall of Fame: Our Top Ten Nationwide!

If you cringe at the thought of visiting a museum, finding them to be a bore or a drag, perhaps you’ve been going to the wrong museums! This country is chock-full of the most exciting, most interactive, most moving and certainly most charming museums that you should definitely add to your travel bucket list! Charming Adventures is here to tell you all about...

Sticking Close To Home: Arizona Mini-Adventures

January and February had the three of us staying close to home, with a smattering of mini-adventures right here in good ole Arizona. We survived a terrible two-week rumble with Covid over the holidays, but that’s not why we’re staying “safer at home.” Instead, we’re sticking close for two exciting non-travel adventures: making plans and...

FREE ONLINE DOWNLOAD: Issue 3+ of RV Destinations Online Magazine

Our article and photography about Acadia National Park in Maine was just featured in Issue 3+ of RV Destinations Magazine! All featured authors are given a link by the publishers to share with friends, family and blog subscribers, giving FREE ACCESS to the entire Issue 3+.   THIS MEANS YOU!!! Link to iPad, tablet and smartphone edition: Link to PC/MAC edition: Here...

Hiking Hall of Fame: Fifteen Unique, Charming Hikes To Love!

#1 most asked question about our RV travels: “What’s the coolest hike you’ve done?” (Runner-Up:  “Who dumps the sewer?”) That’s a complicated question, because there is obviously no shortage of ahhhh-mazing hikes throughout the country, and great apps like AllTrails makes it easier than ever to find them.  But because...

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...