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Thunderbird Lodge at Rainy Lake

For the first time since we moved in, Tom and I took a “vacation” from the RV when we went across northern Minnesota and came back through Canada.  We stayed at Thunderbird Lodge on the edge of Rainy Lake, Minnesota for two nights. Northern Minnesota doesn’t have many chain hotels; our usual overnight stays when …

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Herkimer Diamond Mines Resort

On our way back to Ohio from Massachusetts, we spent a night at the Herkimer Diamond Mines Resort KOA in Herkimer New York.  I don’t usually write about places where we only spend one night, but the Herkimer Diamond Mines Resort was unique and worth sharing. Herkimer Diamond Mines Resort KOA is a first-class KOA …

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Minuteman Campground

While we were in central Massachusetts, we stayed at the Minuteman Campground in Littleton.  We stayed at the Minuteman Campground for two weeks and used it as our home base for exploring Massachusetts and for Tom going to his conference in Boston.  From the Minuteman Campground it was a short drive to the commuter rail …

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Salisbury Beach Campground

While Tom and I were on the shore of Massachusetts we stayed at Salisbury Beach Campground.  Salisbury Beach State Reservation is one of the state’s most popular beaches and has 484 camping spaces.  The campground is located on a peninsula between the ocean, the Merrimack River and a wetland marsh.  There are three large parking areas …

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Cannon Campground

While Tom and I were in Franconia Notch we stayed at Cannon Campground.  As I mentioned yesterday, in the Grand Canyon of New Hampshire post, there are two campgrounds in the state park.  Lafayette Campground has lots of sites, but Tom and I never would have fit in any of them and there were no …

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Tall Pines Campground

While Tom and I were in central New York, we stayed in Tall Pines Campground near Sidney.  This is not the most interesting part of New York:  it is close to Cooperstown which is the most interesting thing around.  The campgrounds in the more interesting places we tried to stay were booked for the weekend …

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River Trail Crossing RV Park

I haven’t been writing about campgrounds that are repeats for Tom and me in Ohio, but we recently stayed at River Trail Crossing for a week, and this was a new place to stay.  River Trail Crossing RV Park in Butler is the closest campground to my parents in Lexington.  From the campground we could …

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Lake Scott State Park

One of our last out-of-state places to visit before returning to Ohio was Lake Scott State Park.  Tom and I decided to come across US 50 from Utah to Kansas instead of taking the already familiar route along I-70.  As long as we were in Colorado, there were plenty of places to stop for the …

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