RVing in the wintertime

RVing in the wintertime

We're just back from a 1,100 mile RV trip that took us across Michigan's Upper Peninsula – in the wintertime. We headquartered our trip in Marquette, where we got a chance to take in all the excitement around the annual UP200 dog sled race, one of the nation's...
A winter trip: Up to the UP

A winter trip: Up to the UP

It’s a long way to Michigan’s UP… 450 miles from my house north of Detroit to Marquette, our destination for the big UP200 dog sled race this weekend. For me, besides the fun of this big event – a qualifier race for Alaska's famed Idiatrod – it was also a...
Tarry gunk still evident on Gulf beaches

Tarry gunk still evident on Gulf beaches

More than two and a half years after the disastrous Deepwater oil spill by BP, tarry, gunky deposits of what appears to be dried oil are still all too evident on stretches of Northwest Florida gulfshore beaches. “This is atrocious,” reports RT Campskunk, a...
Perfect RV take-along: An inflatable kayak

Perfect RV take-along: An inflatable kayak

I love kayaking. But with a Class B campervan-style RV, there just isn't enough storage room to take one along. At least that's what I thought until I discovered the Sea Eagle inflatable Kayak. Facebook friends on our Roadtreking page alerted me to it and I'm planning...
Henry Ford’s 1937 House Car

Henry Ford’s 1937 House Car

This could be the first Type B motorhome ever – Henry Ford's 1937 House Car. They supposedly only build a handful of these each year. This one is on a 1937 Ford Pickup frame and was found in a private garage in Minnesota in the summer of 2001 with only 19,000...