Tags : roadtreking

Janet Arnold is Moving On

I have been a guest reporter on Mike Wendland’s blog, RV Lifestyle, for over six years. I always considered it an honor to be invited and have enjoyed my frequent to infrequent posts to this blog.  Time moves on and I feel it is time to move on as well. As Mike and Jennifer have […]Read More

Rallying & Joining the International Percy Fan Club

A month ago Miss Elsie and I packed up our RV  EmmyLou, and began the drive east from San Diego. We are at times meandering our way to New Jersey and other times, well we are putting on the miles so we can have time to visit with family, friends and get ready for the […]Read More

Small Person Driving Big

It is hard to believe that I have owned my Roadtrek SS Agile campervan for close to six years. It is even harder to believe that I have been full timing it with Elsie the Cat for over two years. Where does the time go? What do I do next? How long do I want […]Read More

Are these the world’s most expensive and luxurious campervans?

We're traveling across North America visiting various RV manufacturing facilities to learn what goes into today's RVs. In this video, we visit Advanced RV in Willoughby, Ohio,  which has a worldwide reputation for making high quality, luxury Class B motorhomes that feature customized interiors, innovative designs and state of the art engineering.  Jennifer and I […]Read More

Winter Camping Fun in the Upper Peninsula

Our annual winter campout at Tahquamenon Falls State Park in Michigan's Upper Peninsula drew its best crowd yet, some 60 RVers from as far away as Florida. We had folks in fifth wheels, Roadtreks, Pleasure-Ways, Advanced RVs, home made converted vans and two tents equipped with wood burning stoves. We cross country skied, snow shoed, […]Read More

Two new gadgets for the new RV

As many of you know, we have a new RV, a 2018 Roadtrek CS Adventurous XL. We call it MAJOR for Mike and Jennifer’s Other Residence. And we’ve been spending the last few weeks outfitting and personalizing it, I thought I'd share this video of two electronic gadgets I just installed – a new cell phone […]Read More

Getting ready for 2019

OK. Let's get this out of the way. Yes, I know I'm technically supposed to be off work, taking a year-end break from blogging, podcasting and video production.  But… I need a favor to get us back to work on January 2 with the next episode of the RV Podcast: I need your input. The […]Read More

Our 2018 Roadtreking Year in Review

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”] [et_pb_row admin_label=”row”] [et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”]It’s been another great year of traveling in our Roadtrek Class B campervan – over 35,000 miles driven through 22 states and one Canadian province over 247 days. That works out to being on the road almost 68% of the year. We stayed in campgrounds, state and national forests, […]Read More

Off the Beaten Path in New Haven, Connecticut

New Haven Connecticut is probably best known as he home of Yale University, and if you go there, you would certainly enjoy a walk around that iconic campus.  But New Haven has some other things to offer that are not quite as obvious.  Connecticut is nicknamed the nutmeg state.  Early ship captains, and some industrious […]Read More

Winter Campout Dates – Jan 11 -13, 2019

Looking for adventure? Then come join us for our annual Winter Campout at Tahquamenon Falls in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, January 11-13, 2019. Jennifer and I have been doing this now every year since 2013. Once we started inviting people to join us up there that weekend, more and more folks from all across North American […]Read More

Replacing the standard radio on the Sprinter van

My destination was one of the top car stereo installers near my suburban Detroit home, Radios, Knobs, Speakers and Things…. They had a huge selection of radios to chose from… but at the top of my list was a great screen for navigation This one I picked is the top of the line and very […]Read More

Stay Overnight in your RV for Free

It’s no secret that across North America, many towns and cities are becoming increasingly anti-RV, prohibiting overnight camping anywhere except in RV campgrounds, which often charge an arm and a leg for what can often be pretty dismal campsites. Our interview of the week tells us how we can avoid such places and find lots […]Read More

Crossing into Canada to Algonquin Provincial Park

Algonquin Provincial Park in Canada is so big that it rivals many of the National Parks in the U.S. It is almost 3,000 square miles in size and boasts 2,400 lakes and 750 miles of streams and rivers. Moose, black bear, deer, wolves and abundance of other small game thrive there. We were delighted to visit […]Read More

RV Podcast 215 Getting your RV ready for winter

RV Podcast 215 Is your Rv ready for winter? It’s that time of year again. Cold weather and temperatures near freezing remind us that winter is fast approaching and those in northern climates soon need to winterize their RVs. So we tell you in this episode everything you need to do to protect your RV’s […]Read More