Blog Posts, Articles & Stories tagged #small towns

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Small Town Profile: Cocoa Beach, Florida by RV

Exploring the shores of the Space Coast, with a focus on Cocoa Beach, Florida. Things to do, places to eat and RV and vanlife tips. [read it!]

sunrise bouncing off of the clouds near the cocoa beach pier

Sedona, you butterfly.

The crowds and the quiet loom red and sunset endless forever. [read it!]

Small Town National Parks

Diving into the best small towns near national parks of the United States. [read it!]

an old truck in a nice field near Angels Camp, California

Saludos from Real de Catorce!

“You’ll like Real de Catorce,” he said. “There are many hippies.” We tried to reach this fabled city, famous for its peyote festivals which some say are illegal for anyone but native indigenous people to partake in, though we can’t say we personally chose to consume such hallucinogens. Something about having kids around that kills [read it!]

Saludos from Xico, Veracruz!

Our experience with places to stay and what Xico, Veracruz, MX was like to live in for a month while we waited on the incredibly slow postal system in Mexico, once again. [read it!]

an older brother covers his younger sibling's mouth as they stand in front of their home, a 1978 Volkswagen Bus

Truly Small Towns in Texas

Our definition of a small town, not a lot of people, but interesting ones, little to no chain stores, and a whole lot of history. [read it!]

a napkin holder on a diner booth

I Left My Heart on the 395: Guide to the Eastern Sierras

From Lone Pine to Lee Vining, Mono Lake to Mt. Whitney, we cover where to find the best hot springs, campgrounds, restaurants and more. [read it!]

dusk on the eastern sierras

In the Rain Shadow of Mount Whitney

The campgrounds, weather and daily living off a family exploring the Owens Valley, the Eastern Sierras, and especially Mt. Whitney. [read it!]

an Airstream and a silver van at Lone Pine Campground, Mt. Whitney in the background

Greetings from Fort Davis and the Davis Mountains National Park!

Dark night skies illuminated with the glow of the moon, golden evergreens and other conundrums in beautiful Davis Mountain State Park. [read it!]

Greetings from Terlingua Ghost Town!

The rough, tumble and splendor of a ghost town twice over. [read it!]

an old building in semi-ruins, a torrey yucca and ocotillos grow around it

Greetings from Luckenbach, TX! A Photo Essay

They say Willie Nelson would invite 1000s of his closest friends to Luckenbach for his annual 4th of July party. And that was just the performers... [read it!]

a small, old post office building

Christmas in Key Largo with the Ones You Love

I’m two days late, but it was on December 21st, 2009 that our lovely mama RenĂ©e finally made the decision to hop into a 1978 Volkswagen Bus with Tristan and I to float around this world. That’s a lifetime away now, another fuzzy memory different world I’m not sure even fully existed except now as [read it!]

endless mountains stretch into the distance, the town of black mountain hides below

Happy Halloween, from Beautiful Black Mountain, North Carolina!

Captain Hook, his pirates, Peter Pan and a creepy looking silver masked guy take to the streets for Trick or Treasure! [read it!]

a teenage boy dressed in black robes with a creepy silver mask, a mom dressed as Peter Pan, her boys as small pirates, their dad as Captain Hook.

Thomas, WV

Exploring East Avenue in Thomas, West Virginia and the surrounding Autumn forest. [read it!]

a red brick building on the corner of a main street, a VW bus parked out front