Articles By: The ROUTE 66 RV Network

The Surprising Beauty of Newfoundland

Doug and JoAnn Dubrouillet can’t recall how they decided to visit Newfoundland – a raw, rocky island with a fierce, independent streak located just off the coast of Quebec, Can. But it was likely the good reviews they kept hearing from other RVers, who had nothing but raves for the unblemished simplicity of Canada’s easternmost province. The Dubrouillets were no […]

Adventure on Utah’s Arapeen Trail

Over 350 miles of high-country ATV trails beckon in central Utah canyons, forest Utah is famous for the geographical drama of its vast, red canyons; Bryce, Moab, Canyonlands, Arches and Zion are recognized as top destinations for desert adventure. But it’s a lesser-known landscape in central Utah that is starting to gain momentum as a destination for riders of ATVs (all-terrain […]

Looking for the Real Louisiana? Try the ‘Cajun Coast’

They call it the “real Louisiana,” otherwise known as the “Cajun Coast.” It’s a special slice of the Bayou state that’s rich in history, Cajun culture, wildlife and the vital industries of fishing and petroleum production. And did we mention great food and hospitality? Begin by taking Bayou Teche Scenic Byway (Highway 182) between New Orleans and Lafayette. You’re in […]

Making Memories on Lake Texoma

As grandparents, Dick and Loni Harris believe a little adventure goes a long way toward building lifelong memories. That’s why they like to round up their six grandchildren several times a year and hit the road, turning their travel trailer and Chevy SUV into what’s become known as the “Nana Express.” The ground rules are simple: Get outside, have fun, […]

Journey in Search of America

  Many RVers dream of the day they can chuck the house and job to embrace full-time RVing. It’s just that not everyone actually gets around to it. Meet Bill Brown and Susan Dona, a couple living the dream. Two years ago, Brown and Dona were playing it safe. Both were in their 50s, had established careers, and were working […]

Nebraska: Possibilities…Endless

People who visit Nebraska are often amazed by what they find. They arrive with expectations as varied and as vast as the weather, and they leave having learned that Nebraska itself is just as unpredictable. The land is rife with contradiction. Enormous, sculptured rocks tower above the yawning prairie. A veritable sagebrush desert covers the world’s largest underground reservoir. Wide […]

(Geo)Caching’ in on the Fun

Geocaching helps RVers turn their GPS Systems into a Global Treasure Hunt Sue and Ken Pace still remember the day when they first noticed them – a group of people wandering the landscape, eyes scouring the ground as if they’d lost something. “We asked what they were looking for and they began to tell us about geocaching,” recalled Sue. “We […]

In Search of the Wild, Wild West

Bill and Wilma Drew are big fans of classic American Westerns – they even subscribe to an all-Western television channel. But they also enjoy unstructured wanderings and the moments of unexpected discovery that an RVing lifestyle offers. Last year, the Drews merged both interests with an RVing adventure built around cruising the great American West in search of very familiar […]

Eyes to the Skies at Albuquerque’s Balloon Spectacular

Albuquerque’s International Balloon Fiesta provides RVers the best seat in the house Before the earliest rays of light pierce the sky, they rise – enormous balls of color, illuminated from within by the hissing flame that helps lift them, and glowing like magnificent Christmas ornaments. After all the years of helping organize the camping end of activities for Albuquerque’s International […]

RV Retail Rendezvous- Mall of America

Shop til’ you drop and sightsee with ease when you visit the Mall of America by Motorhome Ever thought you might use your RV to tackle the ultimate urban shopping experience? In Minnesota, the answer’s easy: You betcha’! Mall of America, Bloomington, Minnesota’s vast shopping megaplex, is the nation’s most visited – and among its largest – retail and entertainment […]