2015's 'Best & Worst States for Summer Road Trips'
It is not a surprise that 85 percent of Americans are planning a getaway this summer, or that 90 percent of us will be traveling by car or recreation vehicle. But, where to go?  With busy schedules and limited vacation time, some of us can use a little help in d
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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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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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Avid tent campers Stewart and Kate Gardner of northern Virginia may have an RV in their future
Stewart and Kate Gardner, both 37, were our neighbors on our brief stopover during October at the Matthews Arm Campground (mile 22.1) in Shenandoah National Park. Stewart, a realtor at Coldwell Banker in Springfield, Va., and (Dr.) Kate, the Medical Director at VCA U
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Alaskan Alison Vail writes about 10,000-mile RV trip exploring West with ailing husband
Alison Vail of Gridwood, Alaska, is one of those women who is impressive. The retired elementary school teacher of math and science is, at 60, in her latest career as a fitness trainer. To keep in shape, she goes back country skiing, swims, hikes, bikes, and does yoga,
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