Year: <span>2015</span>

RV Lessons Learned in 2015

It's been quite a year. Over 40,000 miles traveled and Twenty-Eight states visited. We were on the road in our Roadtrek CS Adventurous XL 197 nights, had awesome adventures and more than a few setbacks. And through it all, our excitement and enthusiasm for the small motorhome lifestyle remains as high as it was when we began […]Read More

RT68 Retirement: What Are You Waiting For?

Is retirement all it's cracked up to be? Yes, a new study says it makes you happier and healthier. In this episode, we focus on retirement and it's many benefits, particularly retirement and RVing. Plus our usual tips, RV news, Tech news and destination reports. [spp-player] Complete shownotes for Episode 68 of Roadtreking: The RV […]Read More

The Top Ten Roadtreking Stories of 2015

Every year as December draws to a close and the New Year approaches, it's traditional for the media to list their Top Ten stories of the year. So, we figured, why not do the same here at the Roadtreking RV Travel blog? We've carefully tabulated the popularity and the number of reads that each story on […]Read More

Jennifer’s Tip: Accessories for the RV Bathroom

In an RV, space is at a premium. And no where is that more true than in the bathroom. There isn't a lot of room there for extras. But we've added two little items that, to me, are great accessories. The first is a very handy retractable 8-foot long clothesline we found on Amazon for around […]Read More

Avoid Nature Deficit Disorder! Get Outside!

There is a great book that has become a “go to” teaching tool for conservationists around the country. It is Last Child in the Woods, Saving our Children from Nature Deficit Disorder, written by Richard Louv. “Last Child…is the first book to bring together a new and growing body of research indicating that direct exposure […]Read More

Merry Christmas, Roadtrekers

We come in all sizes, ages,  colors and from different cultures, states, provinces and countries. We drive different RVs, have different political beliefs and lifestyles. But we are united by our mutual love for travel, adventure, the outdoors and the Roadtreking Way of Life. We are a community. A family. In a world in which […]Read More

RT67 If You Are an RVer, You Better Learn Pickleball!

Pickleball is the fastest growing sport in North America and the closet thing possible to being the “official” sport of RVing. In this episode of Roadtreking: The RV Podcast, we interview Rusty Howes of pickleballchannel.com, the premier media outlet of the entire sport. who explains how RVers have been largely responsible for driving the sport of Pickleball […]Read More

The REAL Winter Freezout Camping Adventure

I hear Mike Wendland and Yan Seiner have been trying to convince people to wander off somewhere way up north and freeze to death in a few weeks, and have a much more attractive alternative to propose. How about a Freezeout in Florida? I'm already down here and am all set up for the next […]Read More

Tiny Homes meets Micro Camping

The tiny homes craze has moved into the RV community with something called micro camping, and, in particular a lightweight bicycle camper than can be built for $150. Paul Elkins is the inventor and he is quite the tinkerer and an expert small boat and shelter builder. He also shares his numerous inventions and his […]Read More

RT66 Why you Need to be in Perry, GA in March

In this week's episode, we talk about  an RV gathering that will teach you more about RVing in three days than most people learn in a lifetime. The Family Motorcoach Association's upcoming gathering in Perry, GA is the kind of event every RVer should attend at least once in their lifetime. In this episode, Mike talks to […]Read More

Winter Camping: Here We Come!

Spots are rapidly disappearing for our second annual Winter Freezeout Camping Adventure at the spectacular Tahquamenon Falls State ark in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. We had about 14 RVs and about 25 people last year. This year, with little publicity but word of mouth, we have already exceeded that. The event is totally free. You have to […]Read More

2016 Bucket List Goal: Go “Live” from National Parks via Amateur Radio

I’ve got a new bunch of bucket list plans for my 2016 RV travels that combines another one of my hobbies with our small motorhome lifestyle and our love of America’s National Park Service. In 2016, the National Park Service celebrates its 100th anniversary and to commerate it, and draw attention to the 433 official […]Read More

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