Happy July 4th from Timber Valley SKP RV Park
Happy Independence Day -- July 4th -- from the beautiful and balmy Pacific Northwest. The Timber Valley SKP RV Park in southern Oregon celebrated the 4th of July with a decorated golf cart parade (complete with bicycling clowns) and a tasty pot luck picnic. -- J
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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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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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These Snowbirds heading south ... traveling light, sorta
After a long stretch nestled in the Timber Valley SKP Park in Sutherlin, Ore., these snowbirds will be heading south soon. For the next couple of months, we will be storing our 30-foot Cougar 5th wheel 'mother pod' under wraps in an Expedition RV Cover purchased from
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Adventurous millennials RV camping, cycling Pacific Coast Highway
Like many RVers,  Jimmy and I love meeting other campers and sharing stories around a campfire.  The best way we find to meet people is by walking around the campground and simply saying "hello." While camping on the Oregon coast at Sunset Bay State Park, we
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Longtime RVer and fitness guru Bob Difley talks about ways to stay physically active while RVing
In a recent item mentioned in the RVTravel.com newsletter, longtime RVer and boondocking expert Bob Difley wrote about opportunities for RVers to keep physically active and in shape while enjoying the RV lifestyle. "With baby boomers retiring and taking to the h
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Jimmy goes to town and brings home our mail, a dozen eggs, and a bicycle tourist from New Zealand
(Editor's note:  ALL CAPS hot links are NOT the actions of RVWheelLife. Do NOT click on them and disregard.)   Towards the end of August, Jimmy  bicycled into the small community of Sutherlin, Ore., about a mile from the Timber Valley SKP Park, to our p
Oregon's Silver Falls State Park favorite family spot
Silver Falls State Park, known as the 'crown jewel' of the Oregon State Parks system, attracts more than a million visitors each year--most of them in family groups. Set in the foothills of Oregon’s Cascade Mountains, Silver Falls is less than an hour's drive east
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