Roadtrip Travel

7 Lessons Learned after One Year of Van Life 

It has been over a year since I made the leap from two bedroom apartment to living in a tiny van. During my first year of van life, I learned a lot about myself as well as life on the road. I have run into many obstacles that I had to overcome, but also have…

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5 Cool Camping Activities for Kids

It’s a misnomer that today, families are super busy with work, school, church, band, athletics, etc. Trying to get time away for family camping is hard enough, not to mention, getting kids interested in camping activities can be challenging. Since kids today are so absorbed in ‘everything digital’; whether it’s movies, social media, or video…

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Saying “Yes” to Adventure

“Yes” is a powerful word that can completely change your life. It was the word that took my wife and myself from a “normal” life to one of full-time RV living and traveling. “Yes” was the force that brought us together in the first place. “Yes” can open doors to whole new worlds. A Typical…

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How to Make the Most Out of Banff and Jasper National Parks

Chances are you have scrolled through Instagram and have seen a picture of a crystal clear blue lake with beautiful mountain peaks and a glistening glacier. Almost any picture taken in the iconic Jasper and Banff National Parks in Alberta, Canada will depict this. I recommend that everyone should take a road trip to the…

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How To Plan Your First RV Trip

My husband and I were planning our summer travels, when I suddenly blurted out, “I want to rent an RV and drive up the coast of California.” He stared at me, mouth agape, because we’d never been in an RV, and now suddenly I wanted to take an entire vacation in one. We were so…

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One Week in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

The fall season means color for outdoor adventurers. There are few places as colorful in the fall as Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The park boasts more than 100 species of trees. Each has its own unique colors and its own schedule in preparing for winter. The result is a wild riot of paint-spattered trees…

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Tips from a Solo Female Traveler

People tend to have concerns when I disclose that I am a solo female traveler. I tell these concerned people the same things.  I do my best to avoid sketchy situations, I have a weapon if needed, and I trust my instincts. Obviously, anything can happen to anyone, but please do not let the fact that…

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Tips for Fueling Up Your RV

Pulling into a gas station in an RV can be a stressful challenge for first-timers. It is unfamiliar territory, and the unknown can be worrisome. Hopefully, these tips can give you a heads up at the gas station, and guide you to a trouble-free journey. Know Your Fuel of Choice Every RV or tow vehicle will…

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RVer’s Rules to Live By: Campground Etiquette

You’ve arrived at the campground or RV park and have been handed a copy of their rules with your site assignment. However, where does that sheet of paper with the campground rules end up? I’m willing to bet they ended up being shoved in the dash of the RV or crumpled up as fire starter….

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