My parents taught me, who were taught by their parents, who were taught by their parents, etc.  Kind of a family tradition in that way really.  Mom and dad both had summers off, so they would take me and my siblings in the camper for weeks on end.  Usually in Western Montana (Yellowstone to Glacier) or the upper peninsula of Michigan, but we also made our way as far as Maine and South Carolina.  Because my family mostly live in the west to midwest, we rarely would ever go to the southwest or south in the summer (also because we are all fairly heat averse).

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