Free things for RVers to experience in Perry, Georgia
For those RVers who are planning on attending the huge Family Motor Coach Association gathering in Perry, Georgia, March 15 -18, there are a number of nearby events and attractions you can experience for free. One popular destination is the Museum of Aviation sittin
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Savannah is an amazing spring destination for RVers
It's not difficult to find plenty to do knocking around Savannah, Georgia, no matter what season.  Spring, however, is always my favorite time of the year in this beautiful coastal community. While this elegant Southern city is known for its haunted houses and its f
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Georgia State Parks' Snowbird special 'til Feb. 28
Just received an email from the Escapees RV Club about an amazing camping special for Snowbirds migrating through the Peach State this winter. It seems that Georgia State Parks are offering discounts of 30 to 50 perecent off their rates on campsites at a dozen
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Former President Jimmy Carter in my thoughts
With former President Jimmy Carter in the news lately concerning his cancer diagnosis, I have been reflecting on the time I came in contact with him while I was serving as a media relations volunteer with Habitat for Humanity International in Americus, Georgia. Presi
Happy Thanksgiving 2013 from the Texas Hill Country
Thanksgiving is right up there as my favorite holiday. As a child I had always loved the Macy's Thankgiving Day Parade and as an adult the family gatherings with turkey and trimmings were never stressful for me because I was never responsible for the success of the din
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RV Care-A-Vanners working on 25 years building homes with Habitat for Humanity
The hugely successful Habitat for Humanity volunteer program known as RV Care-A-Vanners is approaching 25 years of building homes to help reach Habitat's goal of eliminating poverty housing. If you are looking for a worthy way to fill your time, take a moment to in
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Thanksgiving RV camping tradition on Lake Seminole where Georgia meets Florida
The past two Thanksgiving holidays for Clinton and Ann Robinson (right) of Grand Ridge Fla., have been week-long campouts with extended family and friends at the U. S. Corps of Engineers’ Eastbank Campground on Lake Seminole in Georgia on the border with Florida
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3. Before buying your dream recreation vehicle … ponder if you want to 'drive or tow' your RV
This is the third day of reviewing one of five basic questions to ponder before purchasing your first (or next) recreation vehicle and hearing from people who have already taken the plunge into the RVing lifestyle. Earlier this week we've suggested considering 'how y
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Patty and Charlie Betts of Tallahassee -- three decades of camping, loving outdoors
Patty and Charlie Betts of Tallahassee, FL, have enjoyed camping for more than 30 years. As with many RVers, they have moved from tents, to pop-up, to travel trailer, to fifth wheel and then back to a travel trailer. But oh what a sweet pull-behind it is--a 2005 25-foot
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Last campfire at Lake Seminole
Tonight is our last campfire at the Corps of Engineers' Eastbank Campground on Lake Seminole. We've been here the longest of any destination on our, to date, nine-week journey. Even though we've changed campsites three times, this campground has been our home for alm