Arizona

Lake Havasu City, AZ: Up, Up and Away!

The Lucky Charm’s first 2017 road trip took us to the beautiful shores of Lake Havasu and the Colorado River in Eastern Arizona. Destination: 7th Annual Havasu Balloon Festival and Fair! We knew the Lucky Charm would be close to the action with this trip, but no idea THIS close! During...

Safford, AZ: From 0 to 10,000 in 35 miles or less

Being busy with “life” (boooo) since returning from our 7-week Canadian adventure this summer, we hadn’t been camping in two months and were feeling the itch!  Safford, Arizona, in the southeastern part of the state filled the bill, with an easy 3-hour drive to...

Cottonwood, AZ: Horsin’ Around at Dead Horse

Who wouldn’t jump at the chance to stay at a place named “Dead Horse”?  Sales experts around the world shudder at this marketing faux pas, but we were intrigued.  Why is it dead?  And like Michael Jackson or Prince, why was its death so noteworthy as to be...

Picacho Peak, AZ: Feeding Ostriches and Risking Death

Ahhh, spring break!! The annual celebration of fresh air, shirked responsibilities, and family bonding.  The perfect time to leave our cares behind and spend some time with our busy teens — namely, son Max and his girlfriend Lili. We extolled all of the RV’s luxurious...