RV camping, fun family summer activities in Oxford County, Ontario, Canada

RV camping, fun family summer activities in Oxford County, Ontario, Canada

Canada's Maritime Provinces are a top regional destination on many RVers' bucket list for the summer and autumn.  These Canadian provinces of Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick include "a cluster of peninsulas and islands that form the northeastern extension of the Appalachian Highlands and are also significantly affected by the Atlantic Ocean." For RVers making their way to Canada's Maritime Provinces this summer, consider going through Oxf
Outdoor enthusiasts who love playing in the woods care that 15 billion of Earth's trees are lost annually

Outdoor enthusiasts who love playing in the woods care that 15 billion of Earth’s trees are lost annually

Ask any RVer who is looking for a camp site at a state park if they want a shady spot or one without shade--the vast majority will always opt for a shady camp site. We all love trees and on Earth Day, April 22, let's remember that this precious planet of ours "is currently losing over 15 billion trees each year—that’s 56 acres of forest every minute," according to the Earth Day Network. The network is working to reverse that trend by supporting global refores
Woman solo truck-camps 5 weeks West, South

Woman solo truck-camps 5 weeks West, South

One windy afternoon in Balmorhea State Park in west Texas, I spotted a solo woman camping in a 2004 4X4 Ford Ranger extended cab pickup with an A.R.E. canopy. Dawn was on the backside of a five-week circle trip from Pennsylvania to the West Coast. "Camping is the best way for me to travel," she said.   "I sleep better in my truck than in hotels, which tend to be noisy with doors closing and pluming, heating and refrigerators making noise. "Hotels don’t h
May's RV Rally schedule ... fun, friendship, family

May’s RV Rally schedule … fun, friendship, family

If you have not yet made your plans for any of May's RV Rallies, don't put it off too much longer because camping spaces are filling up fast.  Here are a few of the dozens of May's RV Rallies and music festivals. May 4 - 10 HRRVC Ramblin' Pushers Chapter 419 Rally Elkhart County 4-H Fairgrounds Goshen, Indiana Ramblin Pushers (diesel motor homes) Chapter 419 is a special interest chapter of Holiday Rambler RV Club that provides "information to our members
2017 Women Build Week -- 5/6-14, Mother’s Day

2017 Women Build Week — 5/6-14, Mother’s Day

Many RVing women have volunteered for Habitat for Humanity Women Build houses over the years, myself included. One great project, and lots of fun, is the annual National Women Build Week the week before Mother’s Day, this year May 6-14, 2017. In 2016, an estimated 17,000 women volunteered at least one day during Women Build Week at 650 Habitat for Humanity construction sites across the country. This year, more women are expected to volunteer and "help
RV camping, fun family summer activities in Oxford County, Ontario, Canada
Canada's Maritime Provinces are a top regional destination on many RVers' bucket list for the summer and autumn.  These Canadian provinces of Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick include "a cluster of peninsulas and islands that form the northeastern
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Outdoor enthusiasts who love playing in the woods care that 15 billion of Earth's trees are lost annually
Ask any RVer who is looking for a camp site at a state park if they want a shady spot or one without shade--the vast majority will always opt for a shady camp site. We all love trees and on Earth Day, April 22, let's remember that this precious planet of ours "is cur
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Woman solo truck-camps 5 weeks West, South
One windy afternoon in Balmorhea State Park in west Texas, I spotted a solo woman camping in a 2004 4X4 Ford Ranger extended cab pickup with an A.R.E. canopy. Dawn was on the backside of a five-week circle trip from Pennsylvania to the West Coast. "Camping is the
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May's RV Rally schedule ... fun, friendship, family
If you have not yet made your plans for any of May's RV Rallies, don't put it off too much longer because camping spaces are filling up fast.  Here are a few of the dozens of May's RV Rallies and music festivals. May 4 - 10 HRRVC Ramblin' Pushers Chapter 419 Rally
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2017 Women Build Week -- 5/6-14, Mother’s Day
Many RVing women have volunteered for Habitat for Humanity Women Build houses over the years, myself included. One great project, and lots of fun, is the annual National Women Build Week the week before Mother’s Day, this year May 6-14, 2017. In 2016, an esti
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Weekends (4/15-16 & 4/22-23) of National Park Week = No gate charge, camping fees still apply
National Park Week weekends, April 15–16 and 22–23, are the perfect times to take your family to one of the National Parks  and advantage of  the *free entrance days. Other free days that remain in 2017 include: Friday, Aug. 25, National Park Service birthday.
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Earth Day 2017 - Saturday, April 22
As a person who loves nature and the outdoors, I want to help ensure that this one precious earth of ours is available to all the generations that follow. Earth Day Network has launched a campaign for global environmental and climate literacy by Earth Day 2020. T
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April - May RV shows Louisiana to British Columbia
RV shows during April and May range across North America, from Lafayette, La; to Penticton, B.C. Canada; to Puyallup, Wash. 13th Vacationland RV & Camping Show April 8-9 Norway Savings Bank Arena 985 Turner St. Auburn, Maine Acadiana RV & Camping
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Solo fulltime RVer Jacque Green explores USA with a sense of joy, paint brushes, lively puppy dog
A little more than a year ago, Jacque Green, an accountant in Tulsa, Okla., didn't know if she would make it through an unexpected medical crisis. While in the hospital, she realized life is too short and unpredictable.  She figured she should not postpone her dream
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April the Giraffe's home in New York State makes for fascinating family RV Short Stop destination
Yes, I'm an "April" groupie. Thank goodness I have unlimited internet streaming.  I've been watching April's live cam on YouTube since mid-March. I became curious about where April and Oliver live and did a little research on their home, Animal Adventure Park, in ce
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