'Six Safety Tips for (RV) Parking at Casinos' by popular RV author Jane Kenny
With snowbirds returning home and the camping season just around the corner, more and more RVers will be on the road, many looking to travel long distances in a short amount of time ... these folks often look for a place to 'blacktop boondock' for a few hours or overnig
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'Mobile ski condo: Ins and outs of RV skiing'
Recently a fun, up-beat article about using a vintage Kit Kamper truck camper as a "mobile ski condo" appeared in The Inlander, a weekly newspaper out of Spokane, Wash. RVing skier Nick Pontarolo wrote a humerous essay, 'Parking-Lot Life: The ins and outs of RV skii
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Desert Hot Springs Spa worth (very) brief stop for soak
Wait, wait, wait, before you say: "I can't afford that," let me tell you it is only $4 for day use on Tuesday. Admission to the Desert Hot Springs Spa the remainder of the week is $6 on Monday-Wednesday-Thursday; and $8 Friday-Saturday-Sunday. This is a perfect sto
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End to free overnight parking at Wal-Mart?
Recent posts on two leading RV online sites bring attention to how the actions of a family of traveling musicians temporarily living in their car at an Arizona Wal-Mart can potentially take away a huge convenience of free overnight parking for thousands of responsible R
Pilot Flying J expands RV amenities
In time for Memorial Day and the summer vacation season, Pilot Flying J announces the expansion of RV Amenities at most of its travel centers. "While families and road-trippers are traveling across the country this summer, Pilot has more than 650 locations so conveni
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RV camping at Indianapolis 500 (the # 1 'Best Bucket List Sports Event')
In an article published in USA TODAY on Friday, May 9, the Indianapolis 500 is the top destination for the "Best Bucket List Sports Event." Sporting events listed in the contest, "sponsored by USA TODAY and 10Best.com, were chosen by a panel of experts and then vote
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Another sweet school bus conversion -- Ira Woodward's 1954 Crown Coach
There is a soft spot in my heart for bus conversions. Maybe it's the nostalgia for the retro look.  Whatever, every time I see one I smile. Recently I was talking with a friend from Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, and Ira Woodward and his vintage bus conversion came up. We
Writing for new RV blog: 'Pavement Camping'
From time to time, I will be posting on the Pavement Camping blog. This relatively new blog is about the practice that many RVers have of staying over night in the parking lots of stores, casinos and truck stops, referred to as "Pavement Camping." "Often it's simp
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'Casino Camping' - mostly free, overnight parking
Casino Camping: Guide to RV-Friendly Casinos ($15.95). More casinos all the time are soliciting the business of RVers, and many either offer attractive, bargain-priced campgrounds or a parking lot where RVers are invited to stay for free, often under the watchful eye
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