Highway to Hoeftland

An Adventure Blog

Have you ever felt ready to mix things up in your life and make a change? That’s where we’re at right now. We’re looking for a new adventure, and not just a mini camping excursion or road trip this time. In fact, we’re considering selling our house and moving. Walkable Vibes Mike and I are …

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Lake Merwin Camper’s Hideaway (LMCH)—a private campground one hour northeast of Portland, Oregon, is one of the most unique and beloved campgrounds in the Pacific Northwest. I’m biased with this opinion, however, because it’s also where I own a vacation home. Sometimes, Lake Merwin feels as close to “home” as I’ve ever felt. You see, …

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  It was my birthday, and the start of spring, so it was a perfect time to pack up our little 17ft Casita travel trailer, grab our three pets, and hit the desert road for some mountain camping at the Serrano Campground, in Big Bear Lake, California. As we climbed in elevation to over 6,000 …

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Just beyond my half-full glass of green beer, I watch a thin man in a tight green full body suit—green facemask included—dancing to the music on Fremont Street. This is Saint Patrick’s day, 2015, in the afternoon, at a bar in downtown Las Vegas. I do not even blink from surprise; as a local, these are …

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