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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'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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More about Arizona's Kartchner Caverns State Park
Kartchner Caverns were discovered in 1974. This "live" cave "is host to a wide variety of unique minerals and formations. Water percolates from the surface and calcite formations continue to grow, including stalactites dripping down like icicles and giant stalagmite
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Basque Museum in Boise, Idaho, an intriguing stop along an RV journey through Pacific Northwest
Time to begin planning those side-trips to your RVing summer trip through the Pacific Northwest. The Basque Museum & Cultural Center is the one of those little know museums that holds amazing exhibits, collections, and tours. It is the only museum in the United S
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Active millennial RVers Shea and Erin Laughlin, #3:  Hymer Aktiv uses a regular van chassis
One reason Minnesota millennials Shea and Erin Laughlin chose the 2017 19.7-foot Hymer Aktiv 1.0 for their home on the road is because of its small footprint. The Aktiv is built on the RAM ProMaster 2500 chassis providing for a stable ride. The front-wheel-drive van
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Active millennial RVers Shea and Erin Laughlin, #2: Aktiv's sleek, efficient interior design
RVing Millennials Shea and Erin Laughlin of Minnesota, live full-time in their 2017 Hymer Aktiv 1.0. “As with any house, the Hymer Aktiv has fresh water, electricity, waste water disposal, heating, and cooling systems. In the Aktiv these systems are self-contained
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Active millennial RVers Shea and Erin Laughlin, #1:  Love the stylish, compact class B Hymer Aktiv
Slick interior styling and an overall compact design are two major reasons Minnesota millennials Shea and Erin Laughlin chose the 2017 19.7-foot Hymer Aktiv 1.0 for their home on the road. The class B Hymer Aktiv made its debut in 2016 soon after Canadian manufacture
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Fiberglass camper owners Don and Mary Burg
It doesn't take much to start a conversation at a dump station, especially when your neighbor is a fellow fiberglass truck camper owner. A couple winters back when we were snowbirds camping at Catalina State Park near Tucson, Ariz., we met Mary and Don Burg of Olym
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FMCA heads back to 'Southern Charm' rally & expo 3/15-18 in Georgia
FMCA — an international association for recreation vehicle owners —returns to Perry, Georgia, March 15 -18 for the group’s 97th International Convention & RV Expo. This will be the 10th FMCA event at the RV-friendly Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter
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Lucy the Elephant, fun RV Short Stop on Jersey shore
If you are planning on being close to Atlantic City anytime in your RV, check out an item I posted on RV Short Stops about Lucy the Margate Elephant, a fun roadside attraction on the southern Jersey seashore. When I visited Lucy, I was with a couple of other 'mature'
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