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Scary & Bizarre Mysteries in our National Parks

Legends, ancient curses, aliens, unsolved mysteries in America’s National Parks? Visitors had some spooky sightings and experiences over the last century, and for the brave and curious, they may even inspire your next RV trip. 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

Explore Hidden Worlds of the National Parks from Home

Fascinated by National Parks? I wrote early this week that, due to the novel coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak, if you don’t have to go somewhere, my sincere and heartfelt recommendation to you is to stay put or go back home. That's hard to write when travel is such a big part of our lives.  So what […]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

Free Entrance Days in the National Parks for 2020

The National Park Service has announced its free entrance days for 2020, starting with one that's right around the corner.  Per the service, parks that normally charge an entrance fee (ranging from $3 to $35) will offer free admission to all visitors on the five days, which are: January 20: Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. […]Read More

Free Admission to National Parks on Veterans Day

Anyone planning a trip to U.S. National Parks in the next month might want to consider doing so on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, for the last free entrance day of 2019.  Fee-free days provide a great opportunity to visit a new place or an old favorite, especially one of the national parks that normally charge […]Read More

Report: Humans are Making More Noise at National Parks

A recently published study found that humans are making an increased amount of noise in natural spaces at U.S. national parks. The study, “Anthropogenic noise in U.S. national parks – sources and spatial extent,” was co-authored by a team of researchers based at Colorado State University and published Oct. 2 in the Ecological Society of […]Read More

Top 5 Camping Destinations with the Best Views

Our RV Lifestyle Fellow Travelers know how spectacular the views can be when we’re out enjoying nature. We’re always trying to bring you details on the best places to go (and always looking for recommendations from you). That’s why I took notice with the folks at TravelTrivia.com put together a list of “5 U.S. Camping […]Read More

10 Tips for National Parks RVing

As we’ve said before, we like to think of mistakes as educational and improvement opportunities. And we’ve had plenty of “educational and improvement opportunities” along the way. The good news for you is that we’re happy to share those experiences with you in form of tips and how-to advice. But sometimes we find advice to […]Read More

Our Top 10 Favorite National Parks of the West

We love National Parks ! We love them so much we can’t begin to rate them because they are so diverse and so wild and beautiful . But we do want to share some of our favorites and we we enjoy them so much. So here is our Top 10 National Parks of the West, […]Read More

RV podcast #209: America’s National Parks in Crisis

America’s National Parks are in crisis. A growing near $12 billion backlog of desperately needed repairs and maintenance is seriously affecting America's National Parks. Inadequate federal campgrounds and deteriorating or closed roads, bridges and facilities negatively impact visitor experiences and RVers in particular. In our interview of the week, we talk to Chris Bornemann, Senior […]Read More

RV Podcast #182: Our National Parks are in Crisis

There’s a good news/bad news story about our U.S National Parks that you need to know about. The good news is the parks have never been more popular and attendance continues at all-time high. Unfortunately, though, the bad news is so bad that it is jeopardizing our much-loved National Parks. Devastating budget cutbacks, staff reductions, […]Read More

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