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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Pennsylvania's Ohiopyle State Park, a treasure of a place for camping, bicycling, autumn color
We have camped twice in  Ohiopyle State Park during the autumn and have relished the fall colors. Be advised however that once the rain arrives, the leaves drop fast. Kentuck Campground is part of this expansive park located in southwest Pennsylvania that "encompas
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Antlers Campground in shadow of Mt. Shasta
We could not see it from our site at Antlers Campground, but we knew it was there. 'It' can't be missed. Approaching from the north or south along I-5 in California,  on a clear day, Mount Shasta  looms in the distance for as far as 140 miles. This magnificent
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February RV shows with truck campers
Truck Camper magazine puts out a great online publication that includes a regular feature by Angela White that lists the most current RV shows that will feature the latest truck campers. The listing includes: Through February 6, 2016 Fort Worth Stock Show
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Our old truck camping buddy, Butch Michaelsen visits from eastern Oregon with new sidekick Oakley
RVer Butch Michaelsen made the 600-plus mile journey from Halfway, in eastern Oregon, taking mostly back roads. Given a choice, Butch will always choose the meandering, scenic way. After years as a longhaul trucker, these days his philosophy is: "Why get some place f
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BLM Hot Spring LTVA perfect snowbird boondocking stop near I-8 between Yuma and El Centro
This is our fourth visit to the Hot Spring Long Term Visitor Area that sits on Bureau of Land Management property between El Centro, Calif., and Yuma, Az. The natural hot spring here is much more humble than the resort spa we visited earlier this week in Desert Hot S
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Badlands National Park, crisp, stark, breathtaking
This time of the year Badlands National Park in South Dakota, has amazing sunrises and sunsets, snappy winds and brisk temperatures. We camped in the Cedar Pass Campground located on the east side of the park. There are 96 sites with a sweeping spectacular view of t
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Jimmy's next camper?
Traveling east along Hwy. 12 in central Montana we stopped for refreshments at a small general store and out back Jimmy spotted what could be his next camper. The exterior features silver metal siding, accented with deer antlers over the wood-framed door. The inter
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Retired RVers from Oregon trade in truck camper for small travel trailer
We origionally crossed trails with this Pacific Northwest couple the first winter we were snowbirding through the Southwest. That was almost five years ago at New Mexico's Pancho Villa State Park, just this side of the Mexico border. It was the first week of December 20
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Celebrate New Year's at Valley of Fire State Park
Speaking of the Valley of Fire State Park (as was mentioned in boondocking expert Bob Difley's RV holiday memory) check out the "Free First Day Hikes" on New Year’s Day 2015. Nevada's oldest and largest state park is 55 miles northeast of Las Vegas in Overton, N
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