Cool Rigs

The B52’s Kate Pierson Owns a Cool RV Motel Near Joshua Tree

Funky little shack! If you’re not new enough to remember the 1990s, then you probably haven’t heard of Kate Pierson, or the B-52s, the band for which she is the lead singer. This funky, colorful musical  phenomenon brought their love of retro clothing and beehive hairstyles into the pop music culture of that otherwise grungy…

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Google’s New National Parks Tour App is Eye Candy

Google’s new National Parks Tour app lets you see the country’s most incredible national wonders in high definition video, 720 or 1080p. If you’re in the mood to see a glacier, a volcano, or a coral reef, download the iOS/Android app Google Arts & Culture, or visit the project in a desktop browser to take a breathtaking tour that spans five states….

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1970s Vintage RVs, Free and Funky

The 1970s were a pivotal time in the history of the American recreational vehicle. Terms like environmentalism, conservation, and “living off the grid” were becoming a part of the American lexicon. The gas crisis hit, forcing drivers and automobile makers to be more wary of fuel consumption. Recreational vehicles evolved along with these new lifestyle…

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A Brief History of Airstream & the First Recreational Vehicles

Exploring the great outdoors is a uniquely American phenomenon. The car culture, cross-country highways, and vast national parks make the United States the ideal location for the Airstream RV line, one of the most popular and distinctive recreational vehicles. Vintage Airstream models are highly sought after, and not just by collectors and restoration experts. (Speaking…

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Top 10 Bang-for-Your-Buck RVs

When it comes to RVs, everyone wants to get the best quality, the best functional design, the best utility for the best price. Here’s a quick list with links and some information about the 10 best Bang-For-Your-Buck RVs available by class. If you need a reminder about what the classes mean, check out our Big…

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5 Amazing Modern Nomad Instagram Accounts

Follow these great Modern Nomad Instagram accounts to experience life on the road from wherever you are. These 5 full-time RV’ers are each sharing a different angle of road life. We’d love to hang out with all of them, but watching their adventures through their incredible photos is the next best thing.   1. Geeky…

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A Must-Have Checklist for Your Next RV Trip

You’ve decided to make a detour through the exquisite Napa Valley and pick up a few bottles of the best the region has to offer. A campfire is roaring and dinner is just about ready. You prepare the glasses. It’s in that heartbreaking moment you realize that no one thought to bring a corkscrew. Thankfully, every adventurer…

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A Full Camping Breakfast, One Single Pan

We first heard about this ingenious pan when it popped up in our Facebook feed. Our friends at Camping Tricks shared a video of the multi-compartment camping breakfast pan in full action, and we were definitely intrigued.     We needed to know more, so we let our fingers do the walking…all the way to Google, where we discovered the…

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Before Pokémon Go, There Were Roadtrippers Geocaching

If you want to participate in the biggest in-person treasure hunt in the world, you’ve got to learn a little about geocaching. Maybe you’ve heard people talking about it, but don’t understand how to play the game. Don’t worry. The global sport of geocaching is a relatively new phenomenon, but it’s quickly catching on, especially with…

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The Big Outdoorsy Guide to All RV Manufacturers

The Complete Guide to RV Manufacturers A massive undertaking, this big Outdoorsy Guide to RV Manufacturers is the first of its kind online. We looked everywhere for something exactly like it, and when we couldn’t find it, we realized we needed to create it. (It’s the same thing that happened when we created our Big…

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