RVer Mary Fountain first traveled the globe
Full-time RVer Mary Fountain's wanderlust started at UC Berkeley in the 1950s. She chose not to live her life in a traditional way, and fresh out college she packed her suitcase and headed for Europe. Years later, as a young widow in 1984, Mary, with her teenage son
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Our thoughts are with those hit by Superstorm Sandy
In general RVers are an independent and self-reliant bunch. Most know how to live for a week or two using our rig's systems--fresh water tanks, propane stoves and generators. Let's just hope it helped against the unprecedented  high winds and rains (and cold and sno
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Safely back in home park after 5 long travel days, out racing high winds, 'Frankenstorm'
A week ago we were visiting family in Floyd, Virginia, near Roanoke ... we then left for two nights camping near the Smoky Mountains. Late Monday, 10/22,  we became aware of the weather system (then Tropical Storm Sandy) brewing in the Caribbean and decided to point ou
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For those of us who gain spiritual strength from being in nature ... be it beside a lake in Michigan, hiking the Appalachian Trail or biking the Great Allegheny Passage ... Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012, is an opportunity to reflect and consider how you can "Make a Difference
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SKP Raccoon Valley RV Park near Knoxville, TN
Being members of the Escapee (SKP) RV Club and being that we were traveling along I-40 in Tennessee ... it was a given that we would head for the Raccoon Valley RV Park a few miles north of Knoxville. The park is only seven-minutes from the Museum of Appalachia. Also
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Bret Michaels set to 'Rock My RV' on Travel Channel
"Bret Michaels is getting ready to pimp your recreational vehicle," states an item from WFJA radio station in Sanford, NC. The Poison front man has signed on to host 'Rock My RV,' a new reality series for 2013 on the Travel Channel.  The show will feature custom des
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'Mobile Mansions' by Douglas Keister
"Mobile Mansions: Taking Home Sweet Home on the Road” by Douglas Keister has more than 200 color photographs on 160 pages. Keister has authored and co-authored 39 critically-acclaimed books. In this coffee table book Keister documents an amazing range of vehicles,
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RV Short Stop: Novelist Willa Cather's childhood home in Red Cloud, Neb., and Memorial Prairie
Red Cloud, Nebraska, is said to be the most famous little town in America. It is where Pulitzer Prize winning author Willa Cather spent her childhood years and where today nearly 10,000 visitors from all over the world travel to see the  Willa Cather Center and Red
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Solo RVer Carole Paulett, volunteers each autumn
I am constantly amazed by the number of absolutely incredible people one meets while RVing around America (or for that matter, in almost any local campground). Carole Paulett is such a person. This independent gentle soul wraps herself up in a U.S.F.S. volunteer jack
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'Boondocking' part 3 -- Fulltime RVers Paul and Becky Bates are 'independent' campers
This is the third and final installment of a three-part series on 'Boondocking.' Full-time RVers Becky and Paul Bates do both pavement camping and boondocking and prefer to call it “independent camping.” “It means that we are prepared to dry camp but make us
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