2017 'Milepost' - Alaska Travel Planner's 69th edition
It's just about time for the first wave of RVers to head North to Alaska.  If you are just in the planning stages of this lifetime adventure RV road trip, you'll want to pick up a copy of "The 2017 Milepost," the 'Bible of North Country Travel.' This more than 700-p
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'Synchronous fireflies' displays are magical
Jimmy and I were born in prime lightning bug territory--Jimmy in the Allegheny River country of southwest Pennsylvania; and I spent my first dozen years in Charleston, on the Kanawha River in the hills of West Virginia. Our childhood stomping grounds sit at the humid
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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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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 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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Washington State Parks getting ready for summer, family RV camping, canoeing, fishing
Back in 2011, because of steep reductions in general tax support for parks and other recreation lands and facilities operated by the state, the Washington State Legislature and Governor created the Discover Pass Revenues from this pass helps the Washington State Park
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'50 States, 5,000 Ideas' ... worth a look
Spotted recently in the RV Travel weekly newsletter was a small item on a book full of places to go and things to see that would appeal to most active RVers: '50 States, 5,000 Ideas: Where to Go, When to Go, What to See, What to Do'. "This richly illustrated book fro
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Biking, birding Port Aransas Nature Preserve
Whenever RV snowbirds hover along the Coastal Bend of Texas, they often take advantage of sunny days to jump on bicycles and see the sites. One relatively safe place to take out the bicycles is Port Aransas on Mustang Island. It is just a short free ferry ride across th
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Brazos Bend (Texas) State Park, great family camping, bicycling, birding, gator watching
Brazos Bend State Park is an outstanding family 'destination' park within easy reach of downtown Houston, Texas. We stayed here for 12 days recently and commuted (about an hour) into the city to visit relatives. On the days we did not go into Houston, we explore
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