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Mike 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. He enjoys camping (obviously), hiking, biking, fitness, photography, kayaking, video editing, and all things dealing with technology and the outdoors. See and subscribe to his RV Lifestyle Channel on YouTube, where he has hundreds of RV and travel related videos. His PC MIke TV reports, on personal technology are distributed weekly to all 215 NBC-TV stations.

North Carolina and the Smoky Mountains

We just spent a fabulous week in the Smoky Mountains of North Carolina filled with lots of outside fun like whitewater rafting and mountaintop zip lining. It was a very busy week in one of the most beautiful spots in North Carolina. We took a train ride deep into the Nantahala Gorge, drove the Road […]Read More

Ask Us Anything – From the Smoky Mountains

This week's Ask Us Anything live broadcast came from Bryson City, NC, in the heart of the Smoky Mountains where we will be spending most if the week at another one of our Roadtreking gatherings. This one is themed around all the awesome rivers here, offering our attendees a chance to shot the rapids, take […]Read More

From the Great Smoky Mountains Photo Safari

What a great week it was, bringing 30 RVs to the Roadtreking Great Smoky Mountains for a week of hiking and photographing one of the most beautiful spots in North America. We keep all of our Roadtreking gatherings to about this number as that is the maximum size (it works out to around 50 people) […]Read More

The Roadtreking Smoky Mountains Photo Safari

(Note 2/8/16: This event sold out in 10 hours. See the end of the post for notice about other events we'll be adding) Roadtreking is all about the small RV lifestyle of adventure and exploration and with co-host Yan Seiner, I am happy to announce that our next Roadtreking Gathering is now ready for reservations […]Read More

A Fall Photo Hike through the Great Smoky Mountains

Veteran “Leaf Peepers” will tell you that there are few places in North America as stunning as the Great Smoky Mountains National Park when it comes to the most beautiful, breathtaking displays of autumn color. The problem though, is getting there at peak color time and before wind and rain quickly drops the painted leaves. But this […]Read More

The Best Internet for RV Nomads

Finding the best Internet for RV Nomads is a daunting task but we have the best advice for you in this episode of the RV Podcast from the two experts who know more about the topic than anyone else you can find. With the help of Chris and Cherie of Technomadia, the RV Lifestyle’s top […]Read More

Where to find FREE or Cheap RV Sites Camping (2020)

Free or Cheap RV Sites & Camping This has been a crazy year for RVers. With so many newbies turning to RVing and Camping because of COVID-19 concerns, campgrounds have become overcrowded and overpriced. Frankly, given the current state of things, if your style of camping and RVing is more than one or two weekends […]Read More

RV Podcast 311: Try Moochdocking for cheap RV Overnights

You surely have heard the term moochdocking by now, a variation on the boondocking trend that is so popular with RVers these days. While boondocking is typically off-grid camping in remote areas, moochdocking is camping – usually without hookups – in people’s driveways or the back of their property. This week, we’ll learn about a […]Read More

Fall Foliage: 5 Awesome RV Destinations for fall color

We have some awesome RV destinations for fall color to share with you! Whether you consider autumn the grand finale to summer or the calm before the storm of winter, few can argue that fall foliage delivers some of the most stunning scenery all across the country.  Obviously, different places deliver peak fall color seasons […]Read More

The awesome Synchronous Fireflies of Congaree National Park

It's an amazing sight that happens every May around this time: a mystery of nature known as the synchronous fireflies display. It happens in the Congaree National Park in South Carolina. Each year the fireflies somehow are able to coordinate their blinking to turn on and their lights at precisely the same time. Thousands upon […]Read More

RV Podcast #288: The Adventurous Way of the RV Lifestyle

In this episode, we meet a young couple ( The Adventurous Way,) who left lucrative jobs in the tech industry to travel in an RV and visit all 400 plus U.S. National Parks and Monuments in their own…unique way. Our guests are Matt & Dianna of  The Adventurous Way, bloggers, and YouTubers who share their […]Read More

10 Most Visited National Parks in 2019

Looking to visit National Parks? Final counts are in and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park was the most visited National Park in the U.S. during 2019 — and it wasn't even close.  According to the National Park Service, 12.5 million people visited the Great Smoky Mountains in 2019. The next closest was Grand Canyon […]Read More

10 National Parks Perfect for Spring RVers

Snow is melting and days are slowly becoming longer, as it becomes obvious that spring is right around the corner. It's a time of year that we, and many of our RV Lifestyle Fellow Travelers, look forward to. And why not? Nature bursts forth with life, plants are in bloom, and everyone is a little […]Read More

12 Surreal U.S. Destinations Worth the RV Trip

From the lush forests of the Pacific Northwest to the jagged coastlines of Maine, our RV Lifestyle Fellow Travelers know the U.S. is home to some of the most enchanting landscapes in the entire world. Take, for example, the waterfall that looks like it's  practically made of fire. And that's just one of the destinations […]Read More

13 Best Road Trips in the Southern U.S.

When it comes to stunning views from your RV's windshield and lots to do, the southern part of the U.S. has plenty to offer.  Sorting it out and figuring out where you want to go can be a big job, however.  Fortunately, there are lists available that can help you plot out a route. For […]Read More

5 Great Kid-Friendly RV Road Trips

As many of our RV Lifestyle Fellow Travelers know, taking the kids out on a road trip can be a hassle — unless you’re heading to a great kid-friendly destination. That's why it caught my attention with TripSavvy.com put out a list about “5 of the Best Kid Friendly RV Road Trips.” To make it […]Read More

Tips: Best Time of Year to Visit 15 Popular National Parks

When it comes to enjoying the splendor of America's 62 national parks, RVers know there's never a bad time to get out and enjoy them. That being said, we're guessing that many of our RV Lifestyle Fellow Travelers would be interested in the very best time to visit the parks.  Fortunately, the team at Best […]Read More