Year: <span>2016</span>

RV Sidetrip: Ride a Covered Wagon Along the Oregon Trail

The Oregon Trail, and the ancillary trails that led from it, constituted the single greatest migration in America – consisting of as many as a half-a-million men, women, and children who traveled by wagon and by foot west for two decades in the mid-19th Century. There are lots of books on the trail and lots […]Read More

Winter finally arrives

It's snowing out. A lot. As I write this on a Sunday morning, the abnormally warm and rainy winter weather we have been experiencing in Michigan has given way to very cold, windy and snowy weather. The roads are a mess. My motorhome, parked in the drive, has a thick coating of snow and ice. […]Read More

For those long RV ride, try Audiobooks

We had a great response to Jennifer's earlier tip about her top favorite books she thought RVers should read, with lots of people also weighing in with their own suggestions on our Facebook Group. So here's my tip, only in a slightly different direction: Listen to audiobooks. They make long drives much easier. Plus you can share […]Read More

Jennifer’s Tip: Five Books Every RVer Needs to Have

Next to RVing, we like reading about RVing and travel almost as much as the going. And during the winter, when travel is limited for many, there's no better way to get in the traveling mood than to curl up with a good book. So we always seem to have some book on hand that […]Read More

RT69 Best Sights to See in America’s National Parks

With gas prices low and the National Parks Service celebrating it's 100th anniversary in 2016 with special events, there's never been a better time for RVers to visit a National Park. But what to see? In what order? We talk about that a lot this week with Rob Bignell, author oa=f a new book called […]Read More

Take a Trail Cam on your RV trips

I love shooting animals. With my camera. As a native Michigander, I grew up hunting. But something happened a few years ago. I just didn't want to shoot them with a gun anymore. So I started using a camera. I have nothing against those who do. I still head out to the marshes with my […]Read More

Janet’s New Year Resolution & Her First Rally

I have always been a very social person. I like meeting new people and going to gatherings. Since my husband, Jim died three years ago, I have found that I am not comfortable in large groups of people. I enjoy the one on one encounters or socializing with a few people at a time. I […]Read More

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