National Park's final free entrance day for everyone in 2017 is on Veterans Day Weekend, Nov. 11-12
Veterans Day Weekend, Nov. 11-12, are 2017's last National Park Service's *free entrance days. This is a meaningful opportunity to take your children and grandchildren to one of the National Park Service's battlefields, military parks, or historic sites that commem
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RVer Jimmy Smith bags his first bull elk -- one more item checked off his Bucket List
After a lifetime of hunting deer, Jimmy Smith of RV Wheel Life bagged his first elk in early November--fulfilling a top item on his Bucket List. Jimmy reports he shot the five-point bull at 275 yards through its heart. "It dropped on the spot," he said. The bull was
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'Top 10 Must-Haves for RVing with Pets' by Amy & Rod Burkert of GoPetFriendly.com
Amy and Rod Burkert of GoPetFriendly.com have been on the road full-time for more than six years, logging in more than 80,000 miles crisscrossing the country with their two animal companions: 9-year-old German shepherd, Buster, and
 13-year-old Shar-Pei, Ty. I
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Perfect RV Short Stop for RV travelers along Hwy 101
Jimmy and I are not traditional tourists. We do not have a checklist for visiting every state capitol or presidential library in America. We are, however, suckers for lighthouses. And, to our delight, the Pacific Northwest coast has quite a few. While the one in Cre
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Tiny fiberglass travel trailer spotted in Spain
Longtime RVers Kevin and Jane Justis are touring Spain and Portugal this autumn. Kevin sent a recent email with a picture of van-trailer combo they spotted near a lake in Spain. "This is a small fiberglass trailer that was part of a camping outfit.  There is a solar
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RVs for Autumn, part 5: Locating campgrounds near hunting, fishing destinations
Recreation.gov: one-stop site for trip planning, information sharing and reservations on 12 federal agencies. The Army Corps of Engineers, Forest Service, National Park Service, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Reclamation, Fish and Wildlife Service, and the Nationa
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RVs for Autumn, part 4: Sport utility RVs haul motorized toys for active family camping trips
For those who want to haul motorcycles, dirt bikes, or ATVs to their hunting or fishing camp, there is the Sport Utility RV (SURV). “Available in both motorhomes or towable units, the rear end of a SURV drops down, forming a ramp for access into a ‘garage’ area
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RVs for Autumn, part 3: SUV set embrace tiny, rugged pull-behind teardrop trailer for off-grid camping
There is growing interest in smaller, rugged pull-behind teardrop trailers by urban anglers who want to get away to a secluded lake, cast a fishing line and catch a memory. “You don't have to own a huge truck to pull a TerraDrop. It is perfectly happy behind a smal
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RVs for Autumn, part 2: For back country dry camping, Ron & Sharon Vail go for small travel trailer
For cool autumn camping, RVers Ron and Sharon Vail of Powell Butte, Ore., opted for a 2014 Lance travel trailer 1985 that they tow with a 2015 Dodge Ram 2500 4 WD diesel. The Lance has “everything we were looking for in size, convenience and features,” said Ron
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RVs for Autumn, part 1: Cooler weather beckons angler, hunter Jimmy Smith in his truck camper
As summer fades into autumn, chilly mornings are ideal for hunting, fishing, or walking in the woods. Whatever your outdoor passion, a good quality Recreation Vehicle makes any adventure more comfortable at the end of a long day exploring. For lifelong angler and hun
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