RVing Millennials, part 2: Outdoors enthusiast loves freedom, flexibility of 4-WD truck and camper

RVing Millennials, part 2: Outdoors enthusiast loves freedom, flexibility of 4-WD truck and camper

In general, young adults, age 21-35, are interested in outdoor activities that are highly compatible with RVing, including kayaking, mountain biking, off-road four-wheeling, skiing, or scuba diving. Outdoors enthusiast David McKitrick, 30, of North Dakota appreciated the freedom and flexibility of a 4 WD truck and camper during his 6,000-mile trip this spring. McKitrick chose a 2016 Ford Super Duty F-350 and a rugged 2013 low profile pop-up Alaskan camper. “
RVing Millennials, part 1: More younger families are hitting the road in recreation vehicles

RVing Millennials, part 1: More younger families are hitting the road in recreation vehicles

New and younger generations of campers are hitting the road in Recreation Vehicles and discovering the benefits of RV travel. Millennials, generally those born after 1980, are appreciating the fun, freedom and flexibility of RVing — something their parents and grandparents have known for years. From weekend outings at the lake to long-term adventures, millennials are taking to RVing in greater numbers. The latest statistics indicate that about one-third of new
Johnny and June Carter Cash's 'hideaway farm' in rural Tennessee now open to public

Johnny and June Carter Cash’s ‘hideaway farm’ in rural Tennessee now open to public

Country music legend Johnny Carter called his 107-acre farm in rural central Tennessee,  "the center of my universe." For more than 30 years, Cash said that he and his wife, June Carter Cash, would escape the spotlight of fame and "tend my own garden, wander my own land. I can think, write, compose, study, rest and reflect in peace." The Man in Black's daughter Cindy Cash was quoted as saying: "As soon as he'd come off the road he'd say, 'I'm going to the far
Juntura--a welcomed Oasis in hot, dry eastern Oregon

Juntura–a welcomed Oasis in hot, dry eastern Oregon

About 60 miles east of Burns and 72 miles west of Ontario, Juntura is an oasis on a long and lonely stretch of US Hwy 20 in arid eastern Oregon. This small community sits near 4,000-feet at the confluence of the Malheur River and  North Fork Malheur River. (The word 'juntura' in Spanish is 'joint.') In addition to the proximity of the Malheur River, Juntura offers two extremely important attractions for the weary traveler during hot summer weather: shade and
Stop for a while in Charleston, a 'working fishing village' -- on southern Oregon coast

Stop for a while in Charleston, a ‘working fishing village’ — on southern Oregon coast

If you are not in any kind of hurry this summer or early autumn, take a road trip along the southern Oregon's Coast Highway 101.  There are a number of small fishing communities and Charleston, just south of Coos Bay, is worth veering off US Hwy. 101. One place we really enjoyed was the Fishermen's Wharf Seafood Market, located on the D-Dock in Charleston’s scenic boat basin. The main reason we stopped for a while here was the owner Mike LeDoux, a former Co
RVing Millennials, part 2: Outdoors enthusiast loves freedom, flexibility of 4-WD truck and camper
In general, young adults, age 21-35, are interested in outdoor activities that are highly compatible with RVing, including kayaking, mountain biking, off-road four-wheeling, skiing, or scuba diving. Outdoors enthusiast David McKitrick, 30, of North Dakota appreciated
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RVing Millennials, part 1: More younger families are hitting the road in recreation vehicles
New and younger generations of campers are hitting the road in Recreation Vehicles and discovering the benefits of RV travel. Millennials, generally those born after 1980, are appreciating the fun, freedom and flexibility of RVing — something their parents and grandpa
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Johnny and June Carter Cash's 'hideaway farm' in rural Tennessee now open to public
Country music legend Johnny Carter called his 107-acre farm in rural central Tennessee,  "the center of my universe." For more than 30 years, Cash said that he and his wife, June Carter Cash, would escape the spotlight of fame and "tend my own garden, wander my own
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Juntura--a welcomed Oasis in hot, dry eastern Oregon
About 60 miles east of Burns and 72 miles west of Ontario, Juntura is an oasis on a long and lonely stretch of US Hwy 20 in arid eastern Oregon. This small community sits near 4,000-feet at the confluence of the Malheur River and  North Fork Malheur River. (The word
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Stop for a while in Charleston, a 'working fishing village' -- on southern Oregon coast
If you are not in any kind of hurry this summer or early autumn, take a road trip along the southern Oregon's Coast Highway 101.  There are a number of small fishing communities and Charleston, just south of Coos Bay, is worth veering off US Hwy. 101. One place we r
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Yippee ... July 4th ... my favorite holiday
Wherever you are RVing and camping (even if it's in your own backyard) this July 4th weekend -- thank you for being a part of this great country. A extra special appreciation goes out to all of our military and civilian folks who show up every day to keep our country
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BLM boondocking at Chukar Park Campground in eastern Oregon near Juntura
Six miles up a gravel road off U.S. Hwy 20 near Juntura in eastern Oregon is Chukar Park Campground on Bureau of Land Management (BLM) land along the North Fork Malheur River. Popular with hunters, fishers. "Situated throughout most of Oregon, BLM campgrounds are typ
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Quick overnight stop at BLM Chickamominy Reservoir and Campground west of Burns, Oregon
It was a late Friday afternoon and we were heading on a quickly planned trip into eastern Oregon and had hoped for a 'walk in' site at the LaPine State Park, just south of Bend. Anyone who has ever stayed at this extremely popular campground that sits on the banks of th
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Tin Can Tourists circling their vintage rigs for summer gatherings across North America
Thousands of gleaming and lovingly restored vintage RVs will be rolling this summer into more than a hundred different gatherings of the Tin Can Tourists across the USA and Canada. This classic trailer and motor coach group celebrates vintage rigs (made before 1980)
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Fun watching 'Flippin RVs' on Travel Channel
The 'Flippin' RVs' program airs a couple of episodes Saturday, June 25 on the Travel Channel. It is always fun watching Anna and Justin Scribner from Flyte Camp Vintage Trailer Restorations scour the back roads of America in search of cool vintage trailers that they
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