We had just finished dinner and I was picking up trash left by less thoughtful campers around our campsite at North Carlson Lake, located in the rural farm country of western North Dakota, when a truck passing by circled around and approached me. The gentlemen in the truck informed me that a large thunderstorm was […]
Sierra Nevada camping can be crowded, but a new directory of private Lake Tahoe campsites for RVs and tents can help you find the ultimate getaway spot.
Keeping the rubber on the road can be tiresome, particularly for RVers. For example, our tow unit is a 1-ton “dually,” that requires six tires on the pavement, then add the four tires on the trailer we pull (not to mention the spares) and there are ten tires to be looked after. How about you? […]
For those who enjoy boondocking in the backcountry away from the crowds, or drive through sections of the country where cell coverage isn’t always reliable, investing in a satellite messenger may allow some peace of mind for your family and friends in the event of an emergency or unexpected problem. There are several satellite messengers […]
Learn overlanding basics in a small, newbie-friendly setting at the Overland Rallies in British Columbia, Washington and Canada.
My wife and I were set to rendezvous with our RVing friends on the way to North Dakota recently. Our friends were several hours ahead of us with the plans that they would find a boondocking spot along our route for the night and we would meet them there. However, things didn’t go quite as […]
Highway 101 follows the Pacific Ocean for the entire stretch of the Oregon Coast, passing several small towns, state parks, RV campgrounds and resorts. There’s a little something for everyone whether you just want to relax by the beach, browse the local ocean-themed shops, or simply grab some binoculars and watch for gray whales. Every […]
Maintenance is something every RV owner should keep track of for several reasons. Most importantly, it will keep your RV in safe working condition and prevent expensive problems later on down the road. It also helps to have your maintenance records organized if you ever wish to rent or sell your motorhome, truck, or toad. […]
If you’ve always wanted to work in national parks, here’s what I learned about how to get a National Park camp host job in the U.S.
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 […]
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.