From the bloggers at Take to the Highway.
I took an unexpected liking to the little town of Winthrop and it’s Pine Near Campground on my 2014 tour through the Pacific Northwest. I am not typically a fan of towns with an “Old West” theme…too much shtick. But something was different about Winthrop. It felt like authentic Western ambiance, with just enough tourism thrown in to make it convenient.
A couple of well stocked outfitter stores, the Old Schoolhouse Brewery, and the cozy Rocking Horse Bakery offered enough to hold my interest as I extended my stay day after day. I compared Winthrop and its little Pine Near Campground to the Hotel California of RV Parks….“you can check out, but you can never leave.”
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