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Mike Wendland is a veteran journalist who, with his wife, Jennifer, travels North America in a small motorhome, blogging about the people, places, joys and adventure of RV life on the road at He and Jennifer also host the weekly RV Podcast and do twice-weekly videos on the YouTube RV Lifestyle Channel. They have written 10 books on RV travel.

Ship your RV to Alaska in 2021 – New pros and cons

For some, it makes sense to ship your RV to Alaska.  For those in the Lower 48, Alaska is a long, long way to travel. Even if you reach the Seattle-Tacoma area, figure another 40 plus hours of driving to reach Anchorage. One way to avoid the long drive is to ship your RV to […]Read More

Episode 205: The Brown Bears of Alaska’s Brooks Falls

Every spring and fall, Brooks Falls in Alaska's Katmai National Park is the scene of a massive sockeye salmon run that draws dozens of magnificent brown bears. Thanks to a network of webcams, the bears are watched around the clock by tens of thousands across the world. In our interview of the week, we talk […]Read More

Episode 123: What you need to know to plan an RV trip to Alaska

Survey any group of RVers about what’s number one on their bucket list and inevitably, one destination will be at the very top: Alaska, a wilderness land of majestic mountains, spectacular scenery and wildlife and grand adventure. Every RVer needs to experience Alaska at least once and in this episode of the Roadtreking RV Lifestyle […]Read More

My Whirlwind Tour of Alaska

You may remember that a  week and a half ago I posted about my pending trip to Alaska to meet Jane, a fellow Roadtreker. Leaving my RT behind and Elsie the cat in the good hands of a new house sitter, I got on a plane and started the trek north. I had a great time!!! […]Read More

Seeing Jane’s Alaska

Hmm, what does this have to do with the RV lifestyle and Roadtreking? When I first started to blog for Mike and all of you I started a journey down a road that I never thought I would be on. I, a seasoned hiker, backpacker and tent camper bought myself and RV and took to […]Read More

How to avoid outrageous fees for a Medical Emergency on an RV Trip

Most of us rely on insurance. But when you suffer a Medical Emergency on an RV Trip, that insurance may not be adequate, especially if you need a land or air ambulance. In fact, many of those air and ambulance costs claims are rejected by the insurance companies, even if the transport was called by […]Read More

What Makes Luxury RV Resorts in the US Luxe?

Luxury RV Resorts in the US are known for their amazing amenities! More and more people are turning to RV lifestyles, some living on the road for months at a time, while others only travel for a week or two. Along with this trend, more people are seeking out luxury RV resorts in the US. […]Read More

Camping Newbies cause massive damage to National Parks [2021 Update]

Hundreds of thousands of camping newbies are flocking to our federal lands, with many of them ignorantly – but sometimes intentionally – causing damage to National Parks. It is a nationwide problem, unprecedented in scope, brought about by COVID travel restrictions and the need for people to get away. And the flood of new campers […]Read More

The 7 Coldest States you may want to avoid

Are you attracted to colder weather? Or are you looking to avoid the cold? Here is our list of the 7 coldest states. Depending on how you feel about cold weather, chances are our RV Lifestyle Fellow Travelers are either running from it or to it this time of year.  Alas, we all know that […]Read More

7 States with the Most Coastline

We love RV trips that take us along coastlines. You too? So here's an article about states with the most coastline. One of the best views RVers have on the road can be found traveling along, or even stopping at, the amazing coastlines the U.S. has to offer. A few years ago, on a whim, […]Read More

Affording Fulltime RV Life on Social Security in 2021

Affording fulltime RV Life on Social Security can be challenging, but don't worry, we will show you how! Many retirees dream of buying an RV and traveling full-time. Sure, it’s a great way to spend your golden years if you’ve managed to save a lot of cash, but what about if you live on Social […]Read More

The Fabulous 2021 Florida RV Supershow is ON for Jan 13-17

After a year of RV show cancellations because of COVID, the RV Show season is set to roar back next month with the 2021 Florida RV Supershow in Tampa Jan. 13-17. Here's what to expect: Because the Florida RV Supershow is mostly outside, organizers say they are confident that social distancing, wearing masks inside the […]Read More

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