Year: <span>2017</span>

Traveling With Pets

Not too long ago I conducted an informal survey of people on the Roadtreking Facebook page about how many have pets. The results revealed about two-thirds (roughly 67 percent) do, in fact, travel with pets (usually dogs). A while back, I did a podcast episode and got advice from a real-life pet detective about keeping […]Read More

Making room for a child or grandchild in your Class B RV

Ever wanted to take a child or grandchild with you in your Class B RV but don”t know where or how to make a 3rd bed? They're great for two people and maybe some pets. But where do you put a child or grandchild? Watch this video as Jennifer shows you some commercial solutions available […]Read More

Off the Beaten Path: Shelburne Falls, Mass.

Boston and Cape Cod certainly have their attractions–think lobster, beaches, history—but Massachusetts doesn’t end at the shore. Head west into the mountains, and there’s a completely different landscape to explore.  Aside from the transportation hubs and the occasional college town, the villages are tiny, picturesque, and sometimes, fading away.  Not so in the berg of […]Read More

Episode 167: How to Find the Ultimate Camping Spots in 2018

Before you start making your RV travel plans for the next camping season, you’ll want to listen to this week’s interview about a great resource for finding the perfect spot in public campgrounds. From state parks and out of the way municipal spots to outstanding boondocking campsites in state and national forests or other wilderness […]Read More

Off The Beaten Path: Mounds Abound in Ohio

As Europeans moved westward across the North American continent they found a variety of artifacts left behind by earlier cultures.  Even more have been discovered in recent times.  Think petroglyphs, cliff dwellings, cave art, and totem poles.  Throughout the Midwest and stretching south to northern Alabama and Mississippi can be found a variety of earthen […]Read More

Jennifer’s Tips: Just Add Water (To Clean Up)

One task we RVers all have that is no fun is doing dishes. So anything that can make that chore less time consuming is welcome. That’s why I’m happy to pass along a tip about a product that combines an ultra-durable Bounty paper towel with the grease-fighting power of Dawn dish soap. It comes from […]Read More

Moist Turkey or Poultry with Stuffing

Thanksgiving will be here soon.  I wanted to share a simple technique that will create a moist  turkey (chicken, Cornish game hem or turkey breast, chicken breast) and great stuffing consistency while eliminating the foodborne illness dangers of stuffing the turkey cavity with dressing! Some folks like to brine a turkey (and other poultry) and […]Read More

Is your RV Ready for winter?

With winter and cold weather now a reality for many who live in northern states and Canada, its time to make sure your RV is ready for winter. There are lots of different approaches. I've used three different methods in our six years of Roadtreking. The one I now use is discussed in the first […]Read More

Brining a Turkey or other Poultry

To adapt this recipe for brining in your RV Galley… use a smaller “bird”  a whole chicken, Cornish hen, chicken breast would be perfect.  Decrease the brining liquid by half and add less water!  Just make sure the  size of the brining pan will fit in the refrigerator of your RV and still cover the […]Read More

Keep your Pet safe: Know the temperature in your RV

We all like to go camping with out pets. But sometimes, we have to leave them alone while we explore a hiking trail, or do some shopping or go out to dinner. But how can you be sure the temperature inside the RV is safe? We just tested a great monitor that will send an […]Read More

Episode 166: Camping’s Dirty Little Secret

We have a jam-packed show for you this week. First off, we’ll tackle the dirty little secret of the RV industry. Yes, they are indeed selling lots and lots of new RVs. Setting sales records seemingly every month. But what they don’t tell you is that you’re going to have a very difficult time finding […]Read More

The 2018 Calendar for Roadtreking RV Lifestyle Gatherings

We don't call our events “rallies.” We call them gatherings. There's no membership requirements. Any and all types of RVs are welcomed. Tenters are welcome. Even people who camp in the pack of their car are welcomed. There are no dues. No nametags. No agenda. It's all about the RV Lifestyle. The only requirements we […]Read More

Off The Beaten Path: East Coast Elephant Fun

Once in a while, exploring out-of-the-way places puts us on the path of a much greater adventure – checking out Cincinnati’s painted pigs, Lexington’s painted horses, and Fort Wayne’s painted frogs. Recently, we took a stab at finding some of the 47 unique Mr. Potato Head statues adopted by communities in Rhode Island. One of […]Read More

Lemon Bars

Homemade lemon bars taste so good and can be made easily in an 8″ x 8″ casserole dish in the convection oven of your RV.  If you want to make up this recipe ahead of an RV trip the recipe can be doubled and baked in a 9″ x 13″  casserole dish. Want more recipes […]Read More

Bo is a Smart Dog Now!

Many of you know we love to travel with our Norweigian Elkhound, Bo. For the past six weeks, Bo has been in an intensive obedience training program, spending 24 x 7 with his trainer, Lea DiBella of Smart Dog LLC in Metamora, MI. Today, Jennifer and I got Bo back and as Lea brought hm […]Read More

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