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Our National Parks - Hard to Resist

October 31, 2013

Yellowstone had over three million visitors for the third year in a row, despite an unusually late spring.  Snow was on the ground well into May, and a few of our clients caught Yellowstone still sporting her winter clothes!

Another Summer Gone

December 30, 2012

I tend to get reflective at this time of year.  As colder weather sets in here in Colorado, I start reminiscing about the year's adventures.  Recently, I was searching for the perfect photo to accompany an article I was co-authoring for a magazine, and before I knew it I was browsing through my photos from recent trips with a big grin on my face.  Something as simple as a whiff of a wood smoke or a song on the radio can take me back. 


Happy Thanksgiving from Tracks & Trails!

November 17, 2010

Tracks & Trails would like to wish you all a bountiful Thanksgiving. This past year has been good to us and we thank you for allowing us to be of service to you.

As your family gathers around the table this holiday, why not think about planning an RV vacation for 2011? We can take the fuss out of coordinating a seamless RV adventure for several families and help make memories that you will share around the holiday table for years to come.

National Park Trips - It Pays to Think Ahead

October 12, 2010

I know what you're thinking. "Are you really going to tell me I need to decide on next summer's family vacation now? Well, unfortunately, yes. And here's why.

Mixing Work With Play at Tracks & Trails

June 16, 2010

One of the things I love about my job is that leaving the office and going camping is considered work!

Gabe's new friend


My family and I have made good use of that perk this spring, hitting the road several times since April.  The plan always begins as a 3-day weekend, but it invariably turns into 5 or 6.  Yes, keeping our knowledge up to date for you is a heavy burden, but it's a burden we bear cheerfully.



Mesa Verde & Olympic National Parks

March 31, 2010

As summer vacation season approaches, certain destinations and dates are quickly filling up. People just seem to be making their plans earlier this year. We are already seeing RV availability declining and campsites filling up during peak weeks in popular destinations like Yellowstone, Grand Canyon and Yosemite. Yosemite campgrounds are essentially booked solid through August 15th. Fortunately, we were able to reserve campsites INSIDE Yosemite for nearly all of our current clients, thanks to a ruthless 6:00 AM assault by our reservations team on the NPS reservation lines and website.

But there's no need to despair. We still have access to RV inventory in all the major gateway cities in the West, and there are still many great campsites available in and around the parks.

Getting Kids Plugged Into Nature

February 26, 2010

We think that getting kids out in nature is just flat out fun!  It can be educational as well as a time of discovery, so check out this latest newsletter (sorry it's a little late) to get introduced to a great destination and a fantastic, family museum!

National Parks - It Pays to Think Ahead

January 1, 2010

This is the time of year where it really pays to make plans in advance.  Check out the January newsletter we just sent via email last Friday to folks on our mailing list.  Bottom line: the sooner you plan, the better chance you have for getting what you hope for!

Something old (but still cool) and something new

December 1, 2009

As part of our newsletters, we are going to be posting emails that we have sent to folks on our mailing list.  Here is the latest email.  We hope to change up the format and present great information on a monthly basis going forward.  If you have anything that you'd like us to cover here, just send us a note through the Contact Us button at the top of the page!

Ken Burns - The National Parks, America's Best Idea

October 1, 2009

The PBS series, produced by Ken Burns - The National Parks, America's Best Idea - has been watched by thousands if not millions of viewers either live or recorded over the past couple of weeks.  This was an opportunity to watch a quality television series that showcased the National Parks in the United States.