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Off the Beaten Path: the Forest Heritage National Byway

When you’re heading south next time, especially if your path takes you close to the Great Smoky Mountains, carve out some time to drive the Forest Heritage National Byway in the Pisgah National Forest.  More later on specific sights along the route, but first we’d like to share a taste of the fascinating story of […]Read More

The 2018 Calendar for Roadtreking RV Lifestyle Gatherings

We don't call our events “rallies.” We call them gatherings. There's no membership requirements. Any and all types of RVs are welcomed. Tenters are welcome. Even people who camp in the pack of their car are welcomed. There are no dues. No nametags. No agenda. It's all about the RV Lifestyle. The only requirements we […]Read More

Apps to help ID the birds you see on your next RV trip

Bird watching is one of the most popular hobbies in the world. and RVers are bigtime birders. And this time of year offers plenty of opportunities to take part as many birds are migrating. Whether beginner or experienced, I have three apps to share that can help you get out there and have fun birding. […]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

RV Sidetrips: Florida Caverns State Park

The Florida Caverns State Park is one of those perfect half-a-day side trips, offering a guided tour of a fascinating geologic wonder, some nice hikes and an opportunity to kayak and explore a wilderness river that offers up a blue hole as a bonus. And at the end of the exploring, there's a nice campground […]Read More

Shenandoah National Park RV Camping in the Fall

Fall is the perfect time to go Shenandoah National Park RV camping! When we came out to the east coast we headed straight to Assateague National Seashore, but weren't able to stay there. For one thing, Hurricane Matthew had dumped 16 inches of rain the week before, and even though it's all sand, the island […]Read More

Out to Vancouver Island

Although my beautiful bride Sharon is a proud Canadian, it has fallen upon me to actually transport her around to all the places in her glorious country. She was born in Manitoba, grew up in Ontario, and headed for the States as soon as she was old enough. I took her to the Maritimes, including […]Read More

Utah’s Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park

You may never have visited this area of amazing shifting sea of red sand dunes and red rock canyons in Southwestern Utah but you surely have seen it. But you may have thought it was Egypt. Or Matt Dillon's home in the old TV series Gunsmoke. Or the Planet of the Apes or all sorts of […]Read More

Killing Tumbleweeds

It was time to hit the road from Tucson, AZ to Las Cruces, NM. I’d had a wonderful week in the area, which is worth a separate article. But now I was headed to another famous park, Bosque Del Apache Wildlife Refuge, which is famous among birders. I wanted to stop, again, at the KOA […]Read More

Laura’s Notes from Texas

FINALLY- it’s been waaaaay too long since I’ve been on a road trip. This winter, I decided to head to the southwest, an area I have not been in my RS Adventurous. Good choice! The general route is to Dallas to see a friend, Big Bend National Park (it’s National Park Year after all) and […]Read More

Extra Power for your Laptop while RVing

We have an older Class B motorhome with a single group 24 deep cycle coach battery.  We have learned how to boondock successfully with a mere 75-80 amp hours and stay within our power limits (see article here).  But where we have to be careful is our laptop computers.  Since we mostly use them after […]Read More

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