Tags : off the beaten path

Ohio’s Early Television Museum – Off the Beaten Path

Our Off the Beaten Path Reporters Tom & Patti Burkett take us to the unassuming but fascinating Early Television Museum near Columbus, Ohio. On a backstreet in an ordinary small suburban town in Ohio, there’s a steel commercial building like a dozen others nearby. Except it’s not like them at all.   Walk through the unassuming […]Read More

Off the Beaten Path in Ohio: A real Saint’s very special wagon

Off the Beaten Path in Ohio, Tom & Patti Burkett visit a church, learn about a Saint, and discover a link to automotive history, all in one stop. Churches make great road trip stops.  They’re often beautiful, usually quiet, and frequently home to someone willing to sit down and chat for a while about what’s going […]Read More

Off the Beaten Path on the Ohio River Scenic Byway

Our friends Tom and Patty Burkett have this great Off the Beaten Path discovery about bygone life on Chilo, Ohio along the beautiful Ohio River Scenic Byway. Lock up, lock down—these are phrases we’re all familiar with.  Two or three generations ago they were familiar, too, but often meant something entirely different.  That was the […]Read More

The Tupperware Museum: Off the Beaten Path in Florida

It seems there's a museum for everything. Have you heard of the Tupperware Museum? It's a pretty fascinating place. This article on the Tupperware Museum in Florida is from Tom and Patti Burkett, who report on off the beaten path spots they discover as they travel the country in their RV. You can hear them […]Read More

Small town tales: The Headless Chicken of Fruita, CO

Off the Beaten Path, there's a lot of fascinating small town stories in America. Take the case of Fruita, CO, and a headless chicken named Mike. This report comes from Tom and Patti Burkett, the RV Lifestyle's roving off-the-beaten-path reporters Every small town has a story Did you know the most common town name in […]Read More

Off the Beaten Path RV Trip: Colonial Beach, VA

There's lots to see for the RVer in Colonial Beach, VA, as our off the beaten path reporters Tom & Patti Burkett report on the area known as the “playground of the Potomac.” If you get off US Highway 17 in Port Royal, Virginia, cross the Rappahannock River, and head toward the Potomac, you’ll eventually […]Read More

Off the Beaten Path: Awesome Road Food across the country

 One of the great joys of road trips off the beaten path is discovering road food, great places to eat. Tom and Patti Burkett share some of the great road food they have discovered as they travel across the country. We love road food. And we've come to the conclusion that maybe food stands were […]Read More

Wild Center Adirondacks: A Delightful Stop for RVers

When it comes to Off The Beaten Path adventures, the Wild Center Adirondacks is a must-visit in New York State.  By Tom and Patti Burkett The Adirondacks are full of surprises, as you might expect from an area that’s been a recreation and vacation land for more than a century.  It began in 1885 and over […]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

A fabulously fun off the beaten path visit to Storybook Land, SD

It was one of those picture-perfect October days, late in the afternoon, when we pulled into the parking lot of Storybook Land in Aberdeen, South Dakota. By Tom & Patti Burkett “Storybook Railroad closed for the season,” the sign read at the entrance as if to ward off the oncoming disappointment from a carload of children.   […]Read More

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