Maine Mountain Adventure


Less than a four-hour drive north of Boston, Bethel, Maine teems with history. Tucked into the western side of Maine, not many miles from New Hampshire and the White Mountains, Bethel was first settled in 1774 although it didn’t acquire its current name until 1796. In the early 19th century, Bethel had become one of the most productive farming … [Read more...]

Interview with Mark A. Smith


In 1953, Mark A. Smith organized the first-ever Jeep Jamboree across the Sierra Nevada Mountains by way of the old Rubicon Trail. Often referred to as the founder of modern day off-road travel, Mark A. Smith has played an integral part in establishing the Jeep brand as the "Go Anywhere, Do Anything" brand it is today. Below is a video from Pearse … [Read more...]

From Plains to Vistas – Palo Duro Adventure


While on the way to Palo Duro Canyon State Park, a sense of excitement and curiosity overcame me. This would be my very first Jeep Jamboree event, and I didn’t know what to expect. It was also the 20th anniversary for Jeep Jamboree, founded by Mark A. Smith, which made the event even more exciting. … [Read more...]

A Whirlwind of Adventure


Have you ever flipped through old wheeling magazines, day dreaming and thinking of how cool it would be to have the opportunity to just hit the open road for a couple months? I know I have so when the opportunity came along for me to do just that, as a Jeep Jamboree U.S.A. sponsored event, I relished the opportunity to do so. … [Read more...]