RVing the Maritimes with Kevin & Janie Justis, part 14: Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia
This is the 14th installment of Kevin and Janie Justis‘ ‘Summer of 2017’s Grand RVing Tour of Canada’s Maritime Provinces.’ This post finds Kevin and Janie Justis of Arizona near the Bay of Fundy in Nova Scotia, Canada. "We finished our stay in the Marit
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RVing the Maritimes with Kevin & Janie Justis, part 13: Looking back on fascinating camping neighbors
This is the 13th installment of Kevin and Janie Justis‘ ‘Summer of 2017’s Grand RVing Tour of Canada’s Maritime Provinces.’ This post finds Kevin and Janie Justis of Rio Rico, Ariz., reflecting on fellow campers at a Newfoundland Provincial Park. "I wand
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Free National Park Entry Day on Friday, Aug. 25
The National Park Service was created on August 25, 1916, when President Woodrow Wilson signed the National Park Service Act. Each year, the NPS works with partners to celebrate this anniversary. In addition to numerous special events, all parks waive entrance fe
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Airstream International Serenity, part 4 -- Smooth towing, snap to park
The Airstream's lightweight aerodynamic construction results in "easier towing than a traditional box trailer," reports Oregon RVer Carl Tipton, "whether I'm traveling up or down mountains, or maneuvering through a campground." Airstream has designed a number of smal
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National Trails Day ... let's make it every day
Each year, on the first Saturday of June, "American Hiking Society and the trails community invite Americans of all ages and abilities to find their own adventure and discover their unique story at one of the thousands of events hosted throughout the country." "Natio
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39+ million travelers on road Memorial Day weekend
More than 39.3 million Americans are expected to travel this Memorial Day weekend, according to the American Automobile Association. Of those traveling 50 miles or more from home during this unofficial start of summer, my wild guess--based on the huge (and growing) 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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Folding A-frame trailers, part 2: Popular with active outdoors enthusiasts Kurt & Shelley Egli of Austin
A-frame pop-up trailers are great alternatives for outdoors lovers. Tent campers are the new breed of RVers who are taking to these small collapsible solid-walled rigs, which set up much faster than a tent with no more sleeping on the ground. "We had been tent campin
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