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Roger Brucker and his wife Lynn have been Roadtrekkers since 2009. Both are retired, Roger from a Business-to-Business advertising agency and from teaching marketing for 25 years at Wright State University, Dayton, OH. Lynn is an electronics engineer, retired from the USAF Research Laboratory. Roger has authored or co-authored five books on cave exploring. They are cave explorers, kite flyers, and have four Standard Poodles. Their home base is Beavercreek, OH, a Dayton suburb. “We’ve done a lot of camping and long distance tandem bicycle riding, including an unsupported San Diego to St. Augustine ride in 2000,” said Lynn. Roger says, “But we love our 190 Popular Roadtrek because we can go anywhere on a moment’s notice, and stay off the grid for a week.” They are known to many Roadtrekkers for contributing ideas and suggestions on the Roadtrek Yahoo Forum and Cyberrally. Some of their modifications to Red Rover, their Roadtrek, are documented at

Off the Beaten Path: New Mexico Mining Museum

On our slow Roadtrek trip southwest following Historic Route 66, we found a listing for the New Mexico Mining Museum in Grants, New Mexico – but we never found any description of the place. One lavish New Mexico booklet urged the reader to “go underground,” but gave no details. We found the modest brown sign […]Read More

5 U.S. Destinations with Perfect September Weather

Don’t look now but we’re a little over a week into September — one of the best months for RVing and travel in general. Gone are the huge crowds as all those kids are back in school and many, many people are busy with academic-, sports-, and/or arts-related obligations. Of course you can get the […]Read More

8 U.S. cities with perfect weather in June

Ahhh, June. Summer’s eve. Temperatures are generally moderate across much of the country. (OK, I said generally.) Warm, sunny days paired with cool, pleasant evenings make it the perfect time to RV and camp. But if you’re wondering which direction to head, we have you covered with this list of the eight cities with perfect […]Read More

11 Magical Cave Destinations in the U.S.

Even if you wouldn't consider yourself Indiana Jones, a trip to an ancient cave is still within your reach — especially for our RV Lifestyle Fellow Travelers. But first things first: get the vision of a dark, grimy hole out of your mind.  That's because some of these caves prove that some of the country's […]Read More

RVing with an infant

We have a fun episode in store for you this week as we welcome Heath Padgett to the podcast. Many of you know Heath and his wife Alyssa, the hosts of the RV Entrepreneur Website, YouTube Channel and Podcast. Heath and Alyssa are a young couple who have traveled all over North America as a […]Read More

Extended RV Warranties: What parts break the most?

This week, we talk about extended warranties for RVs. What parts break the most, how an extended warranty will hep save money and why December is the best time to get an extended warranty because prices will rise come Jan.1 and how some older models will become ineligible for coverage  after the New Year. Also […]Read More

Top 20 Dreamiest U.S. Road Trips

Our RV Lifestyle Fellow Travelers are no strangers to road tripping across the U.S., often sharing fantastic stories of life on the road.  If you're anything like us, you're likely always looking to plan your next adventures, whether it's next week or next summer.  That's why I took notice when the U.K.'s Evening Standard issued […]Read More

Five Bucketlist-Worthy Places Not On Most Bucketlists

As Jennifer and I travel the country, one of our favorite things to do is ask RVers about their favorite places to visit. While there are plenty of standard bucketlist destinations like Alaska or Yellowstone, we also get a fair share of more obscure places. Like the kind that you won’t find in the major […]Read More

RV Podcast Ep 226: When a hurricane hits your RV

Imagine that you are about to retire. In the driveway, is a brand-new RV. Your dream machine. The Florida sun is shining, and life looks good…until you look out over the Gulf of Mexico to see a hurricane named Michael barreling down towards you. That’s what happened to a couple we met this week, who […]Read More

Episode 128: Tiny Tick – Major Menace

With warmer weather, we are spending more and more time outdoors again and that means more exposure to a tiny creature that poses big problems. I’m talking about ticks, a biting, blood-sucking bug not much bigger than a pinhead. But they are nothing to take lightly. Ticks are everywhere, increasing in numbers, and spreading a […]Read More

Boondocking Near Silverton, CO – Mineral Creek

It's too late in the season to be talking about camping at 10,000 feet now, but let me tell you about a place you'll think of fondly as the temperature in the lowlands rises next summer. We found this place by accident, looking for a Forest Service campground a little further down the road, and […]Read More