Beginning with MLK Day, the first of 4 free days at 2,000+ National Parks, public lands sites in 2018

Beginning with MLK Day, the first of 4 free days at 2,000+ National Parks, public lands sites in 2018

The National Park Services has cut it popular *free entrance days by 60-percent this year.  In 2018 there will be only four, down from 10 in 2017. This year the first admission free day is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Monday, January 15.   America's "national parks, wildlife refuges, forests and other public lands offer every American a place to get outdoors, learn about our nation’s history and culture, and restore our spirits." By providing free admissi
Chance to meet Airstream fan Miranda Lambert

Chance to meet Airstream fan Miranda Lambert

"Travel and community are at the heart of Airstream life," according to a recent Airstream media release. Airstream, Live Nation and Caravan Outpost are offering a chance to hit the road and meet fellow Airstream fan Miranda Lambert, a two-time Grammy winner and reigning Academy of Country Music Female Vocalist of the Year. Miranda Lambert's "custom-renovated 1954 Flying Cloud, dubbed 'Wanda the Wanderer,' has often accompanied her on tour. The singer’s 2
More 2018 RV shows the last two weeks in January

More 2018 RV shows the last two weeks in January

The 2018 RV Show circuit is well into full swing.  Below are the last two weeks in January. So, now's the time for dreaming of fishing trips and summer. Here are a few of the many upcoming shows: • 2018 Florida RV SuperShow, Jan. 16-21 2018, State Fairgrounds, Tampa, FL • Grand Rapids Camper, Travel & RV Show, Jan. 18-21, Grand Rapids, Mich. • Tacoma RV Show, Jan. 18-21, Tacoma Dome, Tacoma, WA • Toronto RV Show and Sale, Jan. 18-21, Mississau
2018 RV shows kick off in early January

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 Adventure Travel Show, Jan. 4-6,  Convention Center, Denver, CO • Greenville RV Show, Jan. 5-7, Convention Center, Greenville, SC • Greater Atlanta RV Show, Jan. 5-7, International Convention C
Celebrate the New Year with a family 'First Day Hike' at your favorite state park across America

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 of our state parks. It is a perfect opportunity to jump in the family RV and head to your nearest state park. These free, guided First Day Hike Programs will take place on New Year’s Day 2018. 
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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Holiday gift ideas for RVing pets, # 3: Freedom No-Pull Dog Harness
“There is nothing, I repeat, nothing that wears on a dog owner more than having their pooch constantly pulling at the end of the leash,” says full-time RVer Amy Burkert of GoPetFriendly.com. This is the third in a series of Holiday gift suggestions for RVing pets
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Holiday gift ideas for RVing pets, # 2: iCalmPet portable, rechargeable music player
It has been reported that somewhere between 50 and 75 percent of pet parents plan to buy holiday gifts for their much loved pooch or kitty. Many of our traveling companions get a little stress while moving down the road.  One product that might be of help is iCalmPe
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Holiday gift ideas for RVing pets, # 1: Solvit seat covers  are stylish, comfy, washable
It seems that just about every other RV on the road houses at least one pet companion. Over the next week or so, we'll list of number of nifty ideas for those pet travelers on your holiday gift list.  (If you have additional ideas, just drop a line in the comment secti
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Gilbert Ray Campground continues as a popular (no reservations) county destination with snowbirds.
RV friends Marc and Joyce Stalnaker recently visited the Gilbert Ray Campground, a county facility near Tucson, and wrote in to let us know it is still a pretty good place to put down stakes for a few nights. "I like this campground because the sites are carefull
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Texas' Davis Mountains offers surprises for RVing snowbirds who love history, wild lands
Out of the past eight years we've headed south in the winter, four of those have been spent in Texas. One of the biggest surprises to this snowbird was the Davis Mountains in Southwest Texas. Jimmy and I stumbled onto the area when we were heading north from Big Bend Na
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Jimmy Smith reflects on 'a tangle of thoughts'
Jimmy Smith, RVer, elk hunter, and introspective thinker shares snippets of his thoughts at this point in the arc of his life. One post begins: "The clouds are caught on all the trees here in our little southern Oregon valley this late November morning." .... An
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Happy Thanksgiving from our tiny home on wheels
We are grateful once again to be celebrating Thanksgiving Day with our fellow Escapee RVers at SKP Timber Valley RV Park in southern Oregon. We will be watching the Macy's Parade and football games on the big screen TV in the Clubhouse and then joining with our neigh
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