Trekking through Autumn in America's wildlands
The USDA Forest Service has designed a Fall Color 2016 Website "to provide a lots of great information about Fall Colors on your National Forests and Grasslands." You are invited to  "spend some time while you’re here looking and learning about one of the greatest na
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Autumn RV shows in USA, Canada
At least 13 RV shows are scheduled between late September through October where browsers and potential buyers will be able to scan the new 2017 models ... or maybe pick up on a deal on an outgoing rig. Great American RV Show Sept. 29-Oct. 1 Norris Penrose Event Cen
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RVing with Kids, part 4: Online resources to find campgrounds on public, private lands
Now is the time to pull out your atlas and start dreaming about your family’s next RV adventure to a favorite autumn festival, local county lake or more remote mountain area. Wherever you want to spend time outdoors there are plenty of resources that will assist yo
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RVing with Kids, part 3: Planning tips from RV mom Carley Alexander = involve kids early
RV mom of three young boys Carley Alexander of WhereRVGoing offers a few tips for fun, successful RV camping trips with children. 1. Planning is key.  “You don’t have to arrange for every detail of your trip, but having your options mapped out is a good way to a
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RVing with Kids, part 2: Connecting family with nature, each other
According to a recent survey by RVIA, a recreation vehicle industry organization, the top reasons for increased RV use include enjoying outdoor activities, keeping children active, and seeing America. A similar study in the United Kingdom by the Camping and Caravanni
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RVing with Kids, part 1: Quality time with family
Each year more than 22 million RV owners vacation in America’s great outdoors in order to spend "quality time" with their families. “Using an RV gives families the flexibility to vacation how they want and when they want, at a budget-friendly price,” according
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Public lands provide families with low-cost fun and opportunities for lessons in 'stewardship'
Jimmy and I are huge fans of America's Public Lands and are avid supporters of National Public Lands Day on Sept. 24, 2016. Whenever we have the opportunity to visit any public lands facility -- whether canoeing a community reservoir, camping on BLM land, or hiking a
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'Helping hands' for National Public Lands Day on 9/24/16 + free entrance day in all National Parks
If you are looking for a perfect outdoor service project for you and your family--and want a bargain at the same time -- consider planning an RV camping trip the last weekend in September to America's Public Lands. The 23rd National Public Lands Day  is  Satur
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Autumn sheep festival in picturesque Idaho = RV family fun
The 20th Trailing of the Sheep Festival in Hailey, Idaho, October 5 - 9, 2016, is a perfect autumn RV destination. The annual migration of sheep from their summer pastures south to winter grazing "is Idaho living history and a weekend long festival that highlights th
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Pennsylvania's Ohiopyle State Park, a treasure of a place for camping, bicycling, autumn color
We have camped twice in  Ohiopyle State Park during the autumn and have relished the fall colors. Be advised however that once the rain arrives, the leaves drop fast. Kentuck Campground is part of this expansive park located in southwest Pennsylvania that "encompas
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