For years, RVers have relied on expensive RV-specific GPS devices to get us to our destination safely. Whether built-in to the RV or purchased aftermarket, base model or elaborate tablet design, RV-specific GPS units have some real downsides. Units from Garmin and Rand McNally are great right out of the box, assuming you don’t have […]
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When you’re traveling between Maine and Florida, check out these three epic East Coast trails near RV parks for walking, running and cycling getaways.
Humidity can cause serious moisture-related problems in your RV if it is not taken care of properly. It can result in condensation building up on your windows, window seals, window panes, and even on metal objects. The water can eventually cause mold and mildew to grow, wooden surfaces to rot, and metal surfaces to rust. […]
There are many reasons why RVers prefer using solar panels instead of generators or campground hookups. It’s not only more eco-friendly, but solar power enables us to boondock off the grid away from crowded RV parks. A large variety of solar panels are available for all budgets and power needs. Here’s why we recommend using […]
Visiting the beach is a must in the summer, but it also means you’re going to be bringing back tons of sand. Here are a few things you can do to help keep sand from getting tracked in and around your RV. Use a brush to clean off Pack a small brush to wipe off […]
Paint Lake Provincial Park near Thompson, Manitoba encompasses nearly 56,000 acres of Precambrian boreal forest. The park is located 460 miles north of Manitoba’s capital of Winnipeg and lies on the 55th parallel. Even during summer months, visitors can enjoy temperatures in the low 70s. Paint Lake Provincial Park offers 86 campsites, some with 30-amp […]
In my last two posts, I shared how I reinforced my battery rack in order to carry a heavier generator and how I designed a “table” to carry the generator above the rack. For years I have traveled with a 1,000-watt Honda generator that was sufficient enough to run my wife’s hairdryer on low and […]
There are more than 120 named waterfalls in the state of Montana and dozens of unnamed falls. Many waterfalls can be found in Glacier National Park or Yellowstone National Park, but there are plenty of gorgeous waterfalls you can access that are not in the National Park system. Waterfalls are of particular interest to geologists […]
What possesses someone to give? Most give out of abundance. Some give from guilt, while others give to be genuinely helpful. Not often do you find someone choosing to give as a form of self-healing. Yet, when Michael and Randi Kilbourne needed a tangible way to grieve the loss of a son and heal their […]
Do family obligations keep you from taking an extended family RV trip? Watch “The Far Green Country” for a dose of inspiration to actually do it.
Crossing through the state of Washington via Interstate 90, many drivers take a break in the college-town of Ellensburg. With a population of just over 20,000, Ellensburg is the most centrally located city in the state and is also the home of Central Washington University. It’s located about an hour-and-a-half from Seattle to the east, […]