2018 RV shows kick off in early January
The 2018 RV Show circuit will be off and running the first weekend in January. So, shrug off the cold weather and start dreaming about your favorite summer getaway with your family. Check out the latest models in RVs at these following locations – • Colorado RV A
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Celebrate the New Year with a family 'First Day Hike' at your favorite state park across America
First Day Hikes at state parks are part of a nationwide initiative led by American Hiking Society to get people outdoors. There are hundreds of hikes scheduled in all 50 states. Kids and adults will be participating, getting their hearts pumping and enjoying the beauty
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Seasons Greetings from our rig to yours
Happy Holidays from our Woodland Park destination trailer parked in our homebase at Timber Valley SKP RV Park in southern Oregon. We are celebrating a wet, chilly and breezy Christmas.  After Jimmy's shoulder surgery and initial recovery, we are hoping we can head s
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'It starts with one step' ... Kids in Parks
A great way to get our children (and grandchildren) interested in being in nature is Kids in Parks,  an expanding network family-friendly outdoor adventures with programs in eleven states.  Called "Track Trails," each features a self-guided brochure and signs that
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Looking for a quick, easy gift for your favorite outdoorsy friend, a tax deduction ... and support our National Parks
As John Muir, America's most famous  naturalist and 'Father of our National Parks,' said: “Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul alike.” "America’s national parks embody
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RV Short Stop: Visit Plains, Georgia, and hear Pres. Jimmy Carter at his Sunday Bible class
I first visited Plains in the summer of 1991 when I started volunteering for Habitat for Humanity in Americus, Ga., about 10 miles north of Plains. It was then that I learned that former Pres. Jimmy Carter would frequently give "Sunday school classes" at the Maranath
Holiday gift ideas for RVing pets, # 7: Stocking stuffers
This is the final post in a series of holiday gift suggestions for RVing pets. Here are a couple of nifty stocking stuffer ideas for those pet travelers on your holiday gift list. Most of these gifts are widely available at retail pet centers and online. - Because
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Holiday gift ideas for RVing pets, # 6: Loving Pets' canister, made-in-USA natural treats
This is the sixth in a series of Holiday gift suggestions for RVing pets. Bella Treat Canister and It's Purely Natural made-in-the USA treats from LovingPetsProducts.com  are great holiday gift suggestions for RVing pets. "Even the most particular pet parents w
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Holiday gift ideas for RVing pets, # 5: 'ShedMonster Shedding Tool'
This is the fifth in a series of Holiday gift suggestions for RVing pets. Not every holiday gift has to be glamorous ... however, this practical gift helps make any pet a lot more comfortable and sharper looking -- the ShedMonster Shedding Tool (about $20 in pet cent
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Holiday gift ideas for RVing pets, # 4 -- 'Loft Dog Bed and Duvet'
This is the fourth in a series of Holiday gift suggestions for RVing pets. The Loft Wonder Dog Bed ($65) and Duvet ($50), available through Kurgostore.com, is perfect for any canine companion. “Here's the thing about dog beds” in an RV, says Amy Burkert of G
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