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Latest Tips for Camping in the Badlands of South Dakota [2021]

One trip that belongs on every RVers bucket list is camping in the Badlands of South Dakota. It's easy to see why American Indians and the early settlers called the area of southwestern South Dakota the Badlands. They are dry, unbearably hot in the summer, rugged, isolated and – in the days before modern transportation – […]Read More

Awesome camping in the UP: Michigan’s stunning Upper Peninsula

Camping in the UP – Michigan’s Upper Peninsula – is an RV owner’s delight, with little bays, promontories, nooks, and wilderness crannies to explore in the up-close style that RVers prefer. We visit the UP in all seasons, several times a year. Yes, we even visit in the winter, when heavy snow as deep as […]Read More

Our Top 10 Favorite RV Adventures

Our life on the road is filled with RV adventures. Here are 10 of our favorite RV adventures to give you some inspiration about what's waiting out there! As I write this RV Lifestyle blog post, Jenifer and I are starting to pack our RV for our next RV Adventure. And as we do so, […]Read More

RV Sidetrip: Noah’s Ark in Williamstown, KY

The first thing you notice about the attraction known as the Ark Encounter is that it is huge – a full-size Noah’s Ark, built according to the dimensions given in the Bible. Spanning 510 feet long, 85 feet wide, and 51 feet high, it is in it’s own right a modern engineering marvel that amazes […]Read More

Off the Beaten Path: SuperVolcanos & America’s 12 Million-Year-Old Zoo

Most east-west travelers whiz along Interstates and miss the good stuff. U.S. Highway 20 about 100 miles west of Sioux City, Iowa takes you through the heart of America's corn and soybean super farms, but leads you to the Ashfall Fossil Beds in Nebraska. Millions of years ago herds of rhinos, horses, camels, elephants, and […]Read More

Mark Twain Cave & Lover’s Leap

The Mississippi was in flood the day we arrived in Hannibal, Missouri. The “Big Muddy” was definitely swollen, fast, and muddy. Hannibal is famous as the hometown of Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain), but we had another interest in the region.  The area around Hannibal is known for its maze caves, and as cavers ourselves we […]Read More

Emergencies are just a bump in the road

You all know Jennifer and I believe in serendipity travel, or not planning everything out down to the last mile so, as opportunities present themselves, we can pull over and stop and experience something new without worrying about reservations or a timetable. But I can honestly say that Rochester, MN and the world famous Mayo […]Read More

Off the Beaten Path: Knob Creek, KY

It was a holiday weekend and traffic was heavy. We had no desire to join the rush up I-65 toward Louisville. Plus we didn't need to be home until noon the following day. “Let's go up 31E to the Blue Grass Parkway and cut over to Lexington,” suggested Lynn. We had driven US-31E in the […]Read More

RV Closet Contents Revealed

RV closets are dimly-lit spaces jam-packed with clothes. And the smaller the RV, the more packed the closet.  The wardrobe closet in our 19.5 foot Roadtrek 190 Popular is 16-inches wide x 49-inches tall And 18-inches deep. The first trick we learned is although you can use regular size plastic clothes hangers you must insert […]Read More

Meals & Cleanup in a Winterized RV

Many people park their motorhomes in the winter. And of those that still use them, many do not cook in them except for perhaps using the microwave.  This is understandable since cleaning up is more of a challenge without running water, using the gray tank and having an operating water heater, but it is not […]Read More

RV Sidetrip: Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve

Craters of the Moon is a U.S. National Monument and National Preserve in the Snake River Plain in central Idaho that is like no where else on earth, a volcanic wonderland that is easy and fun to explore in one of the weirdest landscapes you can find anywhere. And it’s perfect for Class B recreational […]Read More

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