I was recently sitting around the campfire while camping with some friends, and as it typically does, the conversation turned to RVs. One friend mentioned that he had studied RVs at length before he purchased one himself. He had looked at RVs built by the same manufacturer as my travel trailer and discounted that manufacturer, […]
Archives for June 2019
Success can be measured in many ways. For Phil and Stacy Farley, both Navy Veterans, success could be measured by their dedicated time serving their country. Stacy served five years, with Phil going above and beyond the call with twenty-seven years of honored service. While houses, cars, and career achievements are also commonly fabled measuring […]
There is a lot of useful information from seasoned RVers whether you’re considering full-timing, interested in boondocking, or just love to find new places to camp. Follow these ten RV bloggers as they travel full-time and post their tips, stories, and beautiful travel photos. 1. The Batman & Robyn BJ, also known as The Batman, […]
Alaska Highway RV driving isn’t as risky as it used to be, but hazards remain. Here are the top three things every newbie needs to know when driving it.
Many seasoned RVers share their adventures, RV lifestyle tips, and maintenance videos on their Youtube channels. We searched the ever-growing list of vlogging RVers and narrowed down the top ten traveling Youtubers that you’ll want to subscribe to. 1. RV Love One of our favorite channels is RVLove, ran by Marc and Julie Bennett. This […]
More and more outdoor enthusiasts are gaining interest in wild edibles or foraging the forest for local plants that can be eaten. While this may be a fun diversion to explore sustainability, it isn’t something you should do unless you are certain that you’re selecting plants that will not make you sick. There are many […]
Located about 50 miles south of Memphis is the charming little town of Sardis, Mississippi. On the outskirts of Sardis, you’ll discover John W. Kyle State Park and neighboring Mallard Pointe Golf Course. With the historic campus of the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) just 25 miles down the road, John W. Kyle State Park […]
If you haven’t seen a glacier up close, now’s the time for a roadside glacier RV trip. These three drive-up glaciers show that it doesn’t have to be expensive or time-consuming.
The International Dark Sky Association has recently certified a few more parks across the Western U.S. as Dark Sky Parks. These include the iconic Grand Canyon, Great Sand Dunes in Colorado, and Dinosaur National Monument in Colorado & Utah. These three parks join dozens of other areas in the U.S., and several more around the […]
I have been using Google Earth satellite imagery to locate boondocking locations for at least ten years now. The images quite often show where others have camped in the past, indicated by an RV in the image, the presence of a fire ring, or both. For the past 5+ years, Google Earth has been updating […]
The state of Maine is best known for being one of the original 13 Colonies and for harvesting great lobster. The Pine Tree State harvests 90 percent of the country’s lobsters and 99 percent of the blueberries. Records aside, Maine is also the home of L.L. Bean quality outdoor clothing headquarters and author Stephen King. […]