No, not unsure feelings…not those kind of reservations! This post is about insuring places to stay!
Foggy morning at Birdland Bay RV Resort.
Since I started full-timing almost 2 years ago now, I have found that often it feels better if I know where I’m going and have a plan, and have the security of a place to stay when I get there. This is more important to me in the summer because it’s busier, and especially around the summer holidays. Since I haven’t been feeling 100%, it seems even more important, AND I want hook-ups…no boon docking right now. I understand that some folks like to wing it, and not know where they are going until they get there, and sometimes I find that fun too. But not right now.
Sooo, over the past week I’ve been planning. I didn’t even know which direction I wanted to go. I’ve been pouring over the maps and my Allstays app. Allstays is my favorite app for finding camping areas of all kinds. I got the $10 version and have never regretted it.
Nice place for birding at Birdland Bay!
And there’s the bird!
I wanted to reserve past Labor Day ASAP, because I’m going to have limited connectivity at an upcoming destination where I’ll be for 2 weeks. It might be hard to reserve for Labor Day after that.
Yesterday I was finally able to wrap it up and get it together, and I have reservations through the middle of September.
We found a place for dog dipping in the Clark Fork River off the nature trail at Birdland Bay.
the plan is, we’ll be going through the Bitterroot Mountains in Idaho, and into Washington where we will head north and visit the Grand Coulee Dam. Next we’ll take Hwy 20 through the north part of Washington, to North Cascade National Park, then on Labor Day,drop down to north of Seattle where my son and his wife live. I have one week reserved there, with another week on hold. They are willing to save that second week for me and let me use as much or little of it as I would like.
The Clark Fork River and beyond….from a little park in Thompson Falls.
This morning we left Thompson Falls and we are at Jim and Mary’s RV Park in Missoula, MT for one night. I spent a night here early in my travels and found it to be a nice place. They specialize in flowers:
They even have their own greenhouses:
And more flowers….
Tomorrow morning we go on our way to spend 2 weeks near Salmon, Idaho, right on the Salmon River. The RV Park I chose has an open dog area on the river where they can swim to their hearts content. 🙂
There is no AT&T connectivity at the park, but they have free wi-fi. I hope it works! Look for lots of wet dog pictures, coming up!
This morning at the Clark Fork River.
Here we go again! 🙂