30 worst decisions you can make at a campground

30 worst decisions you can make at a campground

"Campground choices range from RV parks to cabin resorts to the bare basics often found at national forest campgrounds," writes Melinda Crow in the Travel section on Yahoo.com. "Whatever your camping preferences, here are the 30 worst moves you can make at a campground." Skimming through Crow's '30 worst campground moves,' I picked out four of my personal pet peeves: 1. Invading other people’s space "Space invaders are the worst campers in any campground,"
Cheese Trails ... what a way to RV

Cheese Trails … what a way to RV

What better way to spend your summer vacation ... or retirement ... than to eat your way across America. An article I posted on RVShortStops.com lists seven great Cheese Trail destinations to consider for your next RV journey. Here is just one: The Finger Lakes Cheese Trail.  This is a group of working, family farms in Upstate New York that create a variety of artisanal cheeses. One of those amazing destinations is the Sunset View Creamery in Odessa, NY. (Pi
Habitat's RV Care-A-Vanners looking for volunteers

Habitat’s RV Care-A-Vanners looking for volunteers

One organization always looking for (and appreciating) RV volunteers is Habitat for Humanity, a nonprofit, ecumenical housing ministry. HFH’s vision is: "A world where everyone has a decent place to live." Its mission is: "Seeking to put God’s love into action Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope." RV Care-A-Vanners are individuals who travel in their own recreation vehicles, covering their personal expenses, to Ha
21th RV Owners Lifestyle Seminar in Kelowna, BC

21th RV Owners Lifestyle Seminar in Kelowna, BC

There is still time to register for the 21th annual RV Owners Lifestyle Seminar,  June 22-25, 2018, on the Okanagan College campus in Kelowna, sitting in the beautiful Okanagan Valley in south central region of British Columbia. Each year about 100 RVers crowd into college classrooms to learn more about life on the road. Click here for the three day agenda. Sponsored by the Recreation Vehicle Dealers Association of BC, this gathering offers a variety of works
Don Wright’s ‘Free and Low-Cost Campgrounds’

Don Wright’s ‘Free and Low-Cost Campgrounds’

This campground guide is always within arm’s reach for quick and frequent reference. I can’t tell you how much money this book has saved us. Thousands, at least. I know there are many Wifi Apps that provide similar information, however, we frequently travel places where there is no reception. Therefore a paper resource is very important. What we like about “Don Wright’s Guide to Free and Low-Cost Campgrounds” is the fact that many of the campgrounds
30 worst decisions you can make at a campground
"Campground choices range from RV parks to cabin resorts to the bare basics often found at national forest campgrounds," writes Melinda Crow in the Travel section on Yahoo.com. "Whatever your camping preferences, here are the 30 worst moves you can make at a campground.
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Cheese Trails ... what a way to RV
What better way to spend your summer vacation ... or retirement ... than to eat your way across America. An article I posted on RVShortStops.com lists seven great Cheese Trail destinations to consider for your next RV journey. Here is just one: The Finger Lakes Chee
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Habitat's RV Care-A-Vanners looking for volunteers
One organization always looking for (and appreciating) RV volunteers is Habitat for Humanity, a nonprofit, ecumenical housing ministry. HFH’s vision is: "A world where everyone has a decent place to live." Its mission is: "Seeking to put God’s love into action Habi
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21th RV Owners Lifestyle Seminar in Kelowna, BC
There is still time to register for the 21th annual RV Owners Lifestyle Seminar,  June 22-25, 2018, on the Okanagan College campus in Kelowna, sitting in the beautiful Okanagan Valley in south central region of British Columbia. Each year about 100 RVers crowd into
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Don Wright’s ‘Free and Low-Cost Campgrounds’
This campground guide is always within arm’s reach for quick and frequent reference. I can’t tell you how much money this book has saved us. Thousands, at least. I know there are many Wifi Apps that provide similar information, however, we frequently travel place
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Memorial Day 2018 - Always Remember
Memorial Day, celebrated the last Monday in May, is the holiday set aside to pay tribute to those who died serving in the military. Our family also acknowledges those who died later as a result of their military service-related injuries or illnesses. For all the m
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Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area outside of Reedsport, near Oregon Coast
If you are one of the lucky RVers traveling along the Oregon Coast this summer, consider a slight diversion from the aquatic wildlife and ocean views, to take in the relaxing Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area just three miles inland on Hwy. 38 from Reedsport, on Oregon Coast
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RVer Darrell Gilmore spent 2017 volunteering for Habitat for Humanity in all 50 United States
Like many new RV retirees, Darrell Gilmore wanted to travel. In January 2017, the former corporate executive and long-time Habitat for Humanity volunteer from Bloomington, Indiana, hitched up his 23-foot Jay Feather travel trailer by Jayco for a year-long journey o
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Historic Harmony, Pa., quaint stop on RV journey
Recently Jimmy and I were visiting family in western Pennsylvania. On our last day there, our brother-in-law, Lou, asked us where we would like to eat lunch. I requested, "Someplace funky with local interest and good food." He treated us to the historic Harmony I
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'Synchronous fireflies' displays are magical
This is an updated post from 2017 ... because I've been following these fascinating synchronous firefly events for years, hoping some day I'll be able to take one of my major Bucket List RV trips and "Follow the Fireflies." Jimmy and I were born in prime lightning bu
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