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IMPORTANTbullet The BEST WAY to explore the 2015 travels of the Two RV Gypsies, is to SCROLL DOWN UNDER the INTERACTIVE map where you will find a brief description of what is located at each number on the map, and a link to that page.

bullet OR click on #1 on the map and at the bottom of that page there will be a link to the next spot on the map, and each page thereafter. This will allow you to view every site on the map without returning to this page. BUT due to the numbers being so close together, they are not always easy to choose, that is why it is recommended that you scroll down under the map before choosing a site.

bullet OR you may click on any number on the map to see only photos of that area.

Details of sites are below the map; just choose the underlined section that you wish to view. This is a very large section.

travels of the two RV Gypsies in 2015
The RV travels
of the Two RV Gypsies in 2015:

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bullet 1. The two RV Gypsies stayed in their RV (their only home) in Deerfield Beach, Florida for the winter months and spent time with family and friends. Check out their canoe trips, parties, family time, and see Karen win several contests.

April 20 through April 22 - The two RV Gypsies spent time in Englewood, Florida visiting their friends PeeWee and Doc. Had some fun evenings at dinner and dancing. NO photos were taken.

bullet 2. April 23-25 - The two RV Gypsies drove to St. Petersburg, Florida and took a wonderful Segway tour with St Pet Segway Tours, and a very knowledgeable guide, Tom. The two RV Gypsies also rode on the Dolphin Racer Speedboat and watched dolphins surfing on the wake of the boat. All photos are posted. A video of the dolphins is also posted and can be reached by choosing the TOC button above and then choosing the wildlife button or the D button.

April 26 - 29 - The two RV Gypsies drove to DeLand, Florida and visited their friends DeeDee and Forest. NO photos were taken here.

bullet 3. May 1, 2015 - The two RV Gypsies drove to Alabama and explored Dauphin Island and Fort Gaines.

bullet 4. May 2, 2015 - Biloxi, Mississippi and a shrimping trip and more: War memorials, Hurricanes Katrina and Camille memorials, Sharksheads, otter catching a catfish, a lighthouse, a 2,000 year old tree and a lot more.

bullet 5. May 3, 2015 - A quick stop at the Louisiana Welcome Center and a one night stay at Poche's Campground in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana

bullet 6. May 4, 2015 - A quick stop at the Texas Welcome Center and a one night stay at Westlake RV Resort in Houston, Texas

bullet 7. May 5-6-7, 2015 -More Texas stuff: The two RV Gypsies parked their RV at Medina Lake RV Resort in Lakehills, Texas and saw lots of deer in the campground. Then they drove their toad to SAN ANTONIO: enjoyed another Segway tour, plus the ALAMO, monuments, Ripleys, a wax museum and more.

bullet 8. May 8-9, 2015 - San Angelo, Texas; an amazing Welcome Center and Riverwalk, Old Town, nature center, sunken garden park and more.

bullet 9. May 10, 2015 - Monahans Sandhills State Park in TX - laugh at the two RV Gypsies physically rolling down 70-foot sand hills

bullet 10. May 11-12, 2015 - Carlsbad KOA, Carlsbad Caverns and Living Desert State Park in New Mexico.

bullet11. May 13-14 - visited friends in Las Cruces New Mexico. Photo are posted of a double rainbow, travel, and the campground.

bullet 12. May 15, 2015 - A one-night stopover in Benson, Arizona.

bullet 12b -13. May 16-18, 2015 - Superstitious Mountains, Tom Mix Monument, Queen Valley, Apache Junction, Lost Dutchman State Park, Tonto National Forest and more in ARIZONA

bullet14. May 19-28, 2015 - San Diego, California: Mount Helix, beaches, Tuna Harbor, Sunset Cliffs Nature Park, Balboa Park, USS Aircraft Carriers, memorials, monuments, Bob Hope Military Salute, Unconditional Surrender Statue, Botanical Gardens and more.

Note: For most of the time that the two RV Gypsies were in San Diego, their RV (their ONLY home) was in repair at the San Diego Freightliner, making them "homeless" in San Diego. During this time, they stayed one night at the Hilton Hamptons, and two nights at Embassy Suites. Reviews of these hotels are posted. Several nights were spent sleeping in the RV on the street in front of Freightliner (Lee's stupid idea). The two RV Gypsies liked the Embassy Suites much better than the Hilton Hamptons.

bullet 15. May 29-June 9, 2015 - The two RV Gypsies parked their RV at Los Angeles KOA in Pomona, California and spent time with Karen's sister Ilse and her family, and did some interesting things. During this time their jeep died and they had to buy a new (used) car and get it set up for towing.

bullet 16. June 10-11, 2015 - The two RV Gypsies drove a long distance to San Francisco on the 10th. Then on the 11th, they explored the city of San Francisco again and drove down the famous "zig-zag" road several times, and of course tried to see the Golden Gate Bridge through the fog.

bullet 17. June 12-14, 2015 - Redwood Nat'l Park, Avenue of the Giants, Trees of Mystery:
The drive from San Francisco to Eureka, California was shorter in distance than the drive to San Francisco, but all vehicles towing were limited to 55 mph speed limit and because of the curvy, steep mountains with many very sharp corners, the RV was often quite slow going up the mountain roads. But they finally arrived in Eureka, California and were amazed as they marveled at the tall Redwood trees. Then the two RV Gypsies even drove their car through two trees as seen by choosing the link above.

bullet 18. June 15, 2015 - Florence, Oregon: Devil's Churn and Dune Buggy Ride



stops #19-23 - The two RV Gypsies parked at five different campgrounds in order to explore all of the below exciting places. Each of the places listed below can be reached from the menu underlined above or from the underlined link at the end of this list, and they can be viewed in any order of your choice.

bullet June 16-17, 2015 -Travel to Washington state and Chehalis Thousand Trails

bullet June 18, 2015 - Thunderbird Resort in Monroe, Washington,

bullet June 19, 2015 - Seattle Washington: Segway tour of Seattle, the Seattle Center- Chihuly Garden & Glass, the Space Needle and lots more

bullet June 20, 2015 - Marysville Strawberry Festival, North Cascades National Park, and Ladder Creek Powerhouse/Gorge/Falls

bullet June 21, 2015 - Snoqualmie Falls and lunch at Sandy Cove Park

bullet June 22, 2015 - Deception Pass State Park and Jet Boat ride, plus Mount Erie, winery

bullet June 23, 2015 - Port Angeles Sequim KOA and Olympia National Park

bullet June 24, 2015 - Port Angeles and a whale watching tour

bullet June 25, 2015 - Hoh Rain Forest (part of Olympia National Park), Bigfoot, Forks, Marymere Falls

bullet June 26, 2015 - Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge-Chetzemoka Park-Fort Worden State Pk-Port Townsend-totem poles and more

bullet June 27, 2015 - Cape Flattery, Pillar Point County Park in Clallam County, Sekiu

bullet June 28, 2015 - Rainbow Falls State Park

bullet June 29, 2015 - Mount Rainier National Park and the Sculpture Park

bullet June 30, 2015 - Point Defiance Park

bullet July 1, 2015 - Hiram M Chitten Locks

bullet July 2, 2015- The two RV Gypsies went back to Seattle.

bullet July 3, 2015 - Concrete, and the night trip to Ladder Creek Powerhouse & Falls

bullet July 4, 2015 - Mount Baker

July 5, 2015- a cleaning and laundry day - no photos

bullet July 6, 2015 - Skagit Riverwalk in Mount Vernon

bullet July 7, 2015- Port of Anacortes, Cape Sante Marina, Seafarers' Memorial Park

During their time in the state of Washington, the two RV Gypsies stayed at five different campgrounds. They can be found by using the TOC button above and choosing campgrounds. And each of the Washington places listed above can be reached from here and viewed in any order of your choice.

bullet CANADA -site #24 - Site #30 British Columbia, Canada

Five different campgrounds and ten cities involved to see all of the below. Each of the places listed below can be reached from this MENU UNDERLINED and/or the one below item #30, and they can be viewed in any order of your choice.

bullet July 9- ENTER British Columbia, Canada and Cultus Lake Thousand Trails RV Park (site 24)

bullet July 10 - Bridal Falls & Harrison Hot Springs (site 24)

bullet July 12 - City of Hope & Coquihalla Canyon Provincial Park /tunnels (site 24)

bullet July 13 - traveled to Whistler & Whistler RV Park, & Brandywine Falls (site 25)

bullet July 14 -Whistler Blackcomb Gondola and a bear tour (site 25)

bullet July 15 - Sea to Sky Gondola in Squamish, plus Shannon Falls (site 26)

bullet July 16 - traveled to Lac La Hache which was a very long drive due to steep, curvy mountains, the RV overheating, and low speed limits. They arrived late at Big Country Campground and RV Park & didn't go out on the 16th. (site 27)

bullet July 17 - Lac La Hache Provincial Park (site 27)

bullet July 18 - 20 - Bee Lazee RV Park in Prince George & Fort George Park (site 28)

bullet July 21-23 - Glaciers and waterfalls in Smithers (site 29)

bullet July 24 - Moricetown Canyon - salmon jumping and Indians fishing (site 30)

Five different campgrounds and ten cities involved to see all of the above sites 24-30. Each of the places listed below can be reached from this MENU UNDERLINED and viewed in any order of your choice.

bullet July 25-28 - Hyder ALASKA - lots of BEARS plus Salmon Glacier (although technically the glacier is in British Columbia but it is reached through Hyder) - site 31

CANADA - British Columbia again

bullet July 28 - Back in British Columbia; Fort Telkwa RV Park (site 32)

bullet July 29 - Sinith Adult Park (site 33)

bullet July 30 - McBride: the city, campground, and Beaver Falls (site 34)


Alberta CANADA - Alberta & the Icefields Parkway (site 35)

bullet July 31-Aug. 2 Jasper, Alberta, the Icefields Parkway and lots of wildlife

bullet August 1 - Athabasca & Sunwapta Falls, Honeymoon & Horseshoe Lakes

bullet August 2 - day trip to Hinton in Alberta, plus big elk back in Jasper (site 36)

bullet August 3 - Icefield Centre, Glacier Skywalk, Glacier Adventure Ride (site 37)

bullet August 4 - Banff/Lake Minnewanka a bummer day on the Gondola (site 38)


CANADA - British Columbia for the 3rd time this year

bullet August 5 -7: travel day & Glacier National Park, Revelstoke,(site 39)

Canyon Hot Springs,

Enchanted Forest,

Suspension bridge and waterfall,

Crazy Creek Hot Springs

bullet August 8-9: travel to Kootenay River RV Park & Lussier River Hot Springs (site 40)

Welcome to America

The two RV Gypsies returned to the United States of America

bullet August 11-13 - Lake Coeur d'Alene, Idaho (site 41)

bullet August 14-15 - Missoula KOA in Montana then to 'Warm Springs' in Idaho (site 42)

bullet August 16 & 17 - traveled through Big Sandy Mt to Havre RV Park (site 43)

bullet August 18 & 19 - Fort Peck Dam and Lake in Montana (site 44)

bullet August 20-22: No. Dakota: Scandinavian Heritage Center & Minot Riverwalk (site 45)

bullet August 23 - International Peace Garden (North Dakota & Canada) (site 46)

bullet August 24 - day trip into Manitoba Canada - Boissevain, Souris & Brandon: Tommy the Turtle, Canada's Longest Pedestrian Bridge and more (site 47)

bullet August 25-26 - Grand Forks, ND and the flood monument, and the blue head planter
plus a bit of East Grand Forks, MN (site 48)

bullet August 27-28: Bemidji, MN: Itasca State Park & Mississippi Headwaters (site 49)

bullet August 29-30 - Duluth, Minnesota and a Segway tour (site 50)

bullet August 31 - September 1- Hayward KOA & the river, Hayward, Wisconsin (site 51)

bullet September 2-3: Wisconsin: Apostle Island Cruise, Pictured Rocks & more (site 52)

Michigan Menu for sites 53-55 (details below)

bullet September 4-7 - Ontonagon MI, Northern Lights, Lake Superior, waterfalls (#53)

bullet September 8-9: Marquette MI: Yooperland, Marquette Ore Dock/dome/bell (# 54)

bullet September 10-11-Pictured Rocks, waterfalls & Bear Ranch (# 55)

bullet September 14-15 - Traverse City & Bay, Old Mission Lighthouse, and Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes - a steep, long, hard dune climb - plus the 1/2 way mark between the Equator and the North Pole (site 56)

There was a stretch of time when the two RV Gypsies were visiting relatives and friends and they did not take any photos.

bullet September 23-24: Indianapolis, Indiana: - September 11 memorial, kayaking in the middle of the city, inside Indiana's State Library, and the Memorial for Indiana's Silent Victors. (site 57)

bullet September 26: Segway tour in Louisville, Kentucky went into Jeffersonville, IN (site 58)

bullet September 27-28: Elizabethtown, KY & the Birthplace of Abraham Lincoln, plus a Veterans' Memorial (site 59)

September 29-30 Renfro Valley KOA in Mt. Vernon, Kentucky - heavy rain - no adventures

The two RV Gypsies had planned to go into South Carolina but a hurricane poured lots of rain and major flooding to SC. So they went into Tennessee instead. All-in-all, they had a full week of heavy rain, but no flooding. While driving the RV from KY to TN, the two RV Gypsies saw four major accidents, probably due to the rain, and were delayed for about an hour, but they were just thankful that they were not involved in an accident. October 1-2 - They parked their RV at Clinton / Knoxville North KOA in Clinton, Tennessee - heavy rain - no adventures.

bullet October 3-4: The two RV Gypsies drove in the rain to Chattanooga North KOA in McDonald, TN (and they had quite a time delay because they passed 4 major accidents on the highway, but they were not involved.)

On October 4th, the rain finally stopped so they went to Red Clay State Historical Park to see the famous blue hole,hiked the trail for some much needed exercise. (site 60)

bullet October 5: The two RV Gypsies parked their RV at Cartersville / Cassville-White KOA in Cartersville, GA and drove their toad to Historic Euharlee, GA (site 61)

bullet October 6: The two RV Gypsies parked their RV at Forsyth KOA and drove their toad to High Falls State Park in Jackson, Georgia and hiked to see the waterfall.
(site 62)

bullet October 7-8: Tifton KOA in Tifton, Georgia plus Radium Springs Gardens and Ray Charles Plaza and Veterans Memorials and more in Albany, Georgia (site 63)

bullet October 9-10: St. Marks Nat'l Wildlife Refuge & Lighthouse (site 64)

bullet October 12: St Petersburg/Clearwater Beach: Chihuly, Pirate Cruise (site 65)

bullet October 13: Magic Carpet Glide Segway tour in Tampa, Florida (site 66)

bullet October 14: a one-night stop-over at Sunshine RV Resort in Lake Placid.

bullet October 15: The two RV Gypsies arrived in Deerfield Beach, Florida. They set up their RV then drove to their daughter's house for dinner. Then they returned to the RV and Karen packed for a 7-day cruise with a friend. Lee stayed in the RV and rested for awhile.

bullet October 23 - 30, 2015: Karen went on a Country Western Caribbean cruise with a friend to enjoy the music of 31 artists.

bullet October 31 - November and December in Florida: The Good Year Blimp, Halloween, Thanksgiving, The Nutcracker, Christmas, the Worldwide Candelighting Ceremony, and more.

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This is not an linear website, so visitors always have options of where to explore next. Below are three options.

Karen went on a Country Western cruise Tampa and St. Petersburg the two RV Gypsies back in Florida the adventures of the two RV Gypsies in Georgia 2015 Red Clay State Historical Park in Tennessee menu for the two RV Gypsies in KY in 2015 Menu for the Lower Peninsula of Michigan Michigan menu Pictured Rocks, Apostle Islands cruise, lighthouses Minnesota 2015 menu Duluth Minnesota and a Segway tour Manitoba, Canada 2015 stand in two countries at the same time the two RV Gypsies in Minot, ND Fort Peck Dam and Lake Big Sandy and Havre, Montana Hot Springs in Idaho Couer D'Alene, Idaho BC & Alberta Canada 2015 Hyder, Alaska, bears, glaciers Florence Oregon, dune buggy ride and Devils Churn the adventures of the two RV Gypsies in the USA state of Washington Avenue of the Giants - Giant Redwood Trees The two RV Gypsies in San Francisco Los Angeles County, Pomona, California San Diego, California Arizona Las Cruces, New Mexico and a double rainbow Carlsbad Caverns, state park and more in NM Monahans Sandhills, Texas San Angelo Texas Houston, Texas the two RV Gypsies in Louisiana 2015 Biloxi Mississippi, shrimping Alabama, Fort Gains, Dauphin Island St. Petersburg, Florida Broward County Florida