Road Trips

Raglan to Kawhia Campervan Road Trip

Posted on 25 August 2011

View Larger MapSee 3 of the West Coast Harbours on this drive which takes only a day but takes in so much!Day 1.For such a small town, Raglan is famous the world over- and that's no exaggeration. If you don't surf, you are not likely to have heard of it but for the surfing community, Raglan is one of the world's Meccas.Raglan Townby Jun Kaneko Flickr Creative CommonsTucked inside Raglan Harbour, it is a bustling but laid back beachside town which is perfect for a chilled-out holiday. There are many artists and artisans with wares on display, opportunities for outdoor...

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Raglan to Kawhia Campervan Road Trip

Posted on 24 August 2011

View Larger MapSee 3 of the West Coast Harbours on this drive which takes only a day but takes in so much!Day 1.For such a small town, Raglan is famous the world over- and that's no exaggeration. If you don't surf, you are not likely to have heard of it but for the surfing community, Raglan is one of the world's Meccas.Raglan Townby Jun Kaneko Flickr Creative CommonsTucked inside Raglan Harbour, it is a bustling but laid back beachside town which is perfect for a chilled-out holiday. There are many artists and artisans with wares on display, opportunities for outdoor...

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Mystic to Stamford-the Connecticut Coast by RV

Posted on 24 August 2011

View Larger MapA straight trip from, Mystic on the northeast end of the Connecticut coast to Stamford on the southwest end will only take you around 2 hours- but there are too many interesting things to see along the way to just drive on through! I have extended it into a 2-day trip which will take in the best of the coast and the Long Island Sound. This is a great trip for those interested in maritime history!Day 1.Mystic is best known as an historical seaport, and the Mystic Seaport is the USA's leading maritime museum.Mystic Seaportby AMOC Flickr Creative...

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Raglan to Kawhia Campervan Road Trip

Posted on 24 August 2011

View Larger MapSee 3 of the West Coast Harbours on this drive which takes only a day but takes in so much!Day 1.For such a small town, Raglan is famous the world over- and that's no exaggeration. If you don't surf, you are not likely to have heard of it but for the surfing community, Raglan is one of the world's Meccas.Raglan Townby Jun Kaneko Flickr Creative CommonsTucked inside Raglan Harbour, it is a bustling but laid back beachside town which is perfect for a chilled-out holiday. There are many artists and artisans with wares on display, opportunities for outdoor...

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Mystic to Stamford-the Connecticut Coast by RV

Posted on 24 August 2011

View Larger MapA straight trip from, Mystic on the northeast end of the Connecticut coast to Stamford on the southwest end will only take you around 2 hours- but there are too many interesting things to see along the way to just drive on through! I have extended it into a 2-day trip which will take in the best of the coast and the Long Island Sound. This is a great trip for those interested in maritime history!Day 1.Mystic is best known as an historical seaport, and the Mystic Seaport is the USA's leading maritime museum.Mystic Seaportby AMOC Flickr Creative...

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Dargaville to Kaitaia New Zealand

Posted on 17 August 2011

For those who want to see the far north of New Zealand, a road trip from Dargaville to Kaitaia is a great idea- particularly with a loop thrown in to see the Hokianga Harbour and Opononi.View Larger MapDay 1.Dargaville, a town of about 5,000 on the Wairoa River north of Auckland, is a great base for seeing some of the wild outdoors in the area- particularly the Kauri Coast, an area of forests which has some of New Zealand's largest Kauri trees, inlcuding the great Tane Mahuta, a famously huge Kauri specimen.Baylys Beach, 13km from the township, is a small...

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Dargaville to Kaitaia New Zealand

Posted on 17 August 2011

For those who want to see the far north of New Zealand, a road trip from Dargaville to Kaitaia is a great idea- particularly with a loop thrown in to see the Hokianga Harbour and Opononi.View Larger MapDay 1.Dargaville, a town of about 5,000 on the Wairoa River north of Auckland, is a great base for seeing some of the wild outdoors in the area- particularly the Kauri Coast, an area of forests which has some of New Zealand's largest Kauri trees, inlcuding the great Tane Mahuta, a famously huge Kauri specimen.Baylys Beach, 13km from the township, is a small...

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Russel to Coopers Beach New Zealand Road Trip

Posted on 15 August 2011

View Larger MapA trip from Russell to Cooper's Beach in New Zealand will showcase 2 of Northland's breathtaking Bays- the Bay of Islands and Doubtless Bay.Day 1.View of Russell from the waterby Anne-Lise Heinrichs Flickr Creative CommonsRussell used to be known as the "Hellhole of the Pacific" as it was notorious for lawlessness, prostitution and drunkenness as a major trade centre between the Europeans and Maori. Nowadays, it is a peaceful and picturesque seaside town, and on first glance does not seem significant enough to have recieved such a reputation! However, a trip to Russell museum will disabuse you of...

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Russel to Coopers Beach New Zealand Road Trip

Posted on 15 August 2011

View Larger MapA trip from Russell to Cooper's Beach in New Zealand will showcase 2 of Northland's breathtaking Bays- the Bay of Islands and Doubtless Bay.Day 1.View of Russell from the waterby Anne-Lise Heinrichs Flickr Creative CommonsRussell used to be known as the "Hellhole of the Pacific" as it was notorious for lawlessness, prostitution and drunkenness as a major trade centre between the Europeans and Maori. Nowadays, it is a peaceful and picturesque seaside town, and on first glance does not seem significant enough to have recieved such a reputation! However, a trip to Russell museum will disabuse you of...

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Boston to Cape Cod Road Trip

Posted on 15 August 2011

View Larger MapBoston to the Cape is a trip many make each year, often by ferry to Provincetown. But renting an RV and making a leisurely road trip of it is a great way to see a bit of the New England scenery and make yourself a cup of tea along the way. The drive can take anywhere from 1-3 hours, depending on traffic and where in the cape you would like to end up, and it is a great way for visitors to the area to really see Massachusetts.Day 1.Boston Commonby redjar Flickr Creative CommonsHave you already seen the...

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