RVers on the move this Thanksgiving holiday
With fuel being the cheapest since 2008, AAA estimates nearly 47 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home over the Thanksgiving holiday. That's the highest number since 2007. Almost 90 percent of travelers will be driving. Many will be making the tri
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Bi-annual visit to 'stuff' that doesn't fit into our RV
At least twice a year Jimmy and I visit all the "stuff" that didn't fit into our truck camper when we first started RVing full-time more than six years ago. Originally we had plans of only being full-timers for two years, three at the outside. And, then we would ...
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 Fish Ladder on North Umpqua River ... free RV Short Stop near I-5 in southwest Oregon
For a great family RV Short Stop when traveling through southwest Oregon, take a few moments to stretch your legs at the Winchester Fish Ladder just a few miles north of Roseburg, off I-5 near Exit 129. (Click on RV Short Stops for more information.) This is a
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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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Solo full-time RVer Kate Bright travels back roads in her own van conversion
One of our longtime full-time RV friends, Kate Bright, pulled into the Escapees' Timber Valley RV Park in southern Oregon to catch up with Jimmy and I -- not just once during this summer's traveling season, but twice. The first time was in June when she was heading n
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'Steve Prefontaine Memorial Run' in Coos Bay - consider The Mill Casino RV Park in North Bend
If you are heading to the annual Steve Prefontaine Memorial Run in Coos Bay, Ore., in September, consider The Mills Casino only a couple of miles up Hwy. 101 in North Bend. The Mill Casino offers a full-hookups RV Park on the bayfront. There are 102 level sites, incl
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