Washington State Parks getting ready for summer, family RV camping, canoeing, fishing
Back in 2011, because of steep reductions in general tax support for parks and other recreation lands and facilities operated by the state, the Washington State Legislature and Governor created the Discover Pass Revenues from this pass helps the Washington State Park
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'Top 10 Must-Haves for RVing with Pets' by Amy & Rod Burkert of GoPetFriendly.com
Amy and Rod Burkert of GoPetFriendly.com have been on the road full-time for more than six years, logging in more than 80,000 miles crisscrossing the country with their two animal companions: 9-year-old German shepherd, Buster, and
 13-year-old Shar-Pei, Ty. I
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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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'National Get (your family) Outdoors' Day Sat. 6/11
Saturday, June 11, is "National Get Outdoors Day," an annual event to encourage healthy, active outdoor fun for everyone. One of the primary goals of the day is reaching first-time visitors to public lands and reconnecting our country's youth to our amazing, great ou
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RV Snowbirds go for sunsets, free activities in Tucson
In addition to the magnificent sunsets and abundant natural beauty surrounding Tucson, Arizona, there are numerous free activities that entice tens of thousands of RV Snowbirds to return each winter To read about free events including farmers markets, musical conce
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Holiday gifts for RVers with pet travelers
It seems that every other RV on the road houses at least one pet companion. Here are a couple of nifty ideas for those pet travelers on your holiday gift list. - Because RVers' pets spend at least part of their time confined in small spaces, consider catnip for felin
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Holiday RV travel with pets, Part 2 -- 'Tips for safe, merry and peaceful trips'
A handful of tips from Amy Burkert of GoPetFriendly.com for a comfortable and merry Holiday RV trip with your pets: 1. Your pet's safety is the first priority. Start by making sure your four-legged friends are secured when traveling down the highway. "Whether you de
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Holiday RV travel with pets, Part 1 -- 'Millions of furry friends hit the road'
Unlike holiday air travelers, recreation vehicle owners are not limited to two pieces of luggage. They can take along just about anything they want on their trips to Grandmother’s house--including their pets. According to recreation vehicle industry numbers, more t
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Our old truck camping buddy, Butch Michaelsen visits from eastern Oregon with new sidekick Oakley
RVer Butch Michaelsen made the 600-plus mile journey from Halfway, in eastern Oregon, taking mostly back roads. Given a choice, Butch will always choose the meandering, scenic way. After years as a longhaul trucker, these days his philosophy is: "Why get some place f
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