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Our RV Trip to Olympic National Park - Part 2

This is Part 2 of our road trip from Northern California to Olympic National Park in Washington, done in style in an almost new 25' Apollo Pioneer RV. You can read Part 1 here which covers the first 3 days of our road trip across 3 states in 6 days staying in 5 different campsites. So far, we stayed at a campground by one of the most beautiful waterfalls in entire California, another by a popular lake in Washington and the third by the beach in La Push area, famous for being the setting of the Twilight series (popular vampire themed fantasy romance novels by Stephanie Meyer also adapted into films). But the best is yet to come. Read on.



Day 4: Hoh Rainforest Campground, Olympic NP
We decided to spend most of our Day 4 in the Hoh Rainforest area and entered the Park around 11 am hoping to find a spot in the Campground. Most of the campgrounds in the Olympic National Park are first-come first-serve and since July 4th weekend is typically the busiest camping weekend of the year, we mad…

Our RV Trip to Olympic National Park - Part 1

As the summer begins, so does my planning for our annual July 4th National Park trip. There are several of them to choose from and it is never easy narrowing it down to one. Olympic National Park was among the top picks but accommodations inside and close to the Park are very limited. All those images of temperate rain-forests with mosses make you want to set up a lovely tent inside the Park but most of the campgrounds are on first-come, first-serve basis. Also, it is not easy to carry all your camping gear by air, especially if you are planning to cook. Thus came into the picture an almost new 25' Apollo Pioneer RV.We love road trips and have been thinking of renting a Recreational Vehicle (RV) for quite some time. We were intrigued by the concept of carrying around your home and comforts wherever you go and wanted to give it a try. It seemed that the scenario lent itself beautifully to renting an RV for a trip to Olympic National Park. So we did and traveled across 3 states in 6…