30 worst decisions you can make at a campground
"Campground choices range from RV parks to cabin resorts to the bare basics often found at national forest campgrounds," writes Melinda Crow in the Travel section on Yahoo.com. "Whatever your camping preferences, here are the 30 worst moves you can make at a campground.
RVers gather in Corvallis, Oregon for Solar Eclipse
Nine of us gathered in Corvallis, Ore., to experience the first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse in nearly 100 years. Our friends Tom Bombadil and Kathy Clunes invited us to dry camp at their place to witnessed this once-in-a-lifetime event when the Moon passed be
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Escape heat, smoke go to Northern California coast
If you are traveling along Pacific Coast Highway 101 in Northern California or are looking for a spot to escape the hot summer weather and smoke from the wildfires in southern Oregon and northern California, head for Crescent City where the average high and low tem
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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Get in free to all national parks on Martin Luther King Day, Jan. 19
Start your camping year off with a free visit to any of the National Parks across the United States. Everyone can get in free on Monday, Jan. 19, 2015,  in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. * Free admission does not include camping fees. One extremely po
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Favorite RV holiday memory of Bob and Lynn Difley--Valley of Fire State Park in Nevada
Longtime RVers Bob and Lynn Difley have celebrated many Christmases in their RV and share this special holiday memory. Bob Difley wrote in an e-mail: "As snowbirds we spend Christmas away from the family somewhere in the southwestern deserts. "One year we decided
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Full-time RVers Thom and Dar Hoch travel scenic byways of Idaho this summer
No matter where Thom and Dar Hoch spend their winters, the full-time RVers usually find their way back to the family homestead near Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. This year is no exception and the Hochs are headed east from Oregon in their brand new 2014 Four Wheel Cam
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Happy 4th of July  ... we're camping ... somewhere
There's a pretty good chance we won't be seeing fireworks on this 4th of July because we will be camping for the next few days somewhere in a National Forest in northeast Washington state. If we are lucky, we'll have a campfire with hotdogs and roasted marshmallo
'Boondock RVing' camping 'off the grid'
Authors and longtime RVers Bill and Jan Moeller have written a number of popular RVing books.  One book, where they share a number of insights into how they have saved lots of  money by 'dry camping' (not being connected to any traditional utilities) for more than
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Landsailing, boondocking = perfect RV match
A longtime friend, David Farmer,  sent in an e-mail, along with a couple of photos, telling of his recent escapades at the America's Landsailing Cup, America's premier landsailing event held during March on the Ivanpah Dry Lake on Bureau of Land Management land in sout
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