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RV Tailgating Tips For Football Season

Tailgating during football season is a popular activity. Gathering with friends and family in the parking lot of whatever game or event you’re attending is a fun way to socialize and pregame—and occasionally continue the party during the game itself. But have you ever tried RV tailgating? Having an RV with you means you’ve got…

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5 Cool Campsites You Can Book Now

If you love sleeping in the great outdoors—and having a sea of adventure opportunities at your fingertips—chances are you’ve either thought about visiting, or have visited, one of the 59 national parks in the U.S. Unfortunately, that means you’ve probably also encountered booked-up campsites, campsite lotteries, and first-come, first-serve campsites that require you to line…

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An Ode To The Great American Rest Stop

There was a time not too long ago when the “great American road trip” was the foundation for the everyman’s epic. Vehicles were more prominent, heavier, and not equipped with the technology that provides us with the gas economy, air conditioning, or navigational prowess that we have today. A breakdown in a city could result…

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Weekend Getaway To Santa Fe, New Mexico

From the town’s historic plaza to its vibrant art scene, Santa Fe, New Mexico presents more than enough activities to keep you busy for a month. The following is a narrowed-down selection of what to see, where to eat and what to do in a weekend visit to America’s oldest state capitol. Be warned though:…

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Life On The Road: Mike and Anne Howard

Mike and Anne Howard set off in December of 2011 on their honeymoon with the intention of spending a year together on the road. They planned to return to New York when it was over, but part-way through, they decided to keep going. Six years and a few vehicles later, they’re still traveling full time,…

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Traveling, With Baby In Tow

Living and traveling via van with a kiddo isn’t always easy, but Susannah and Mikey De’Angelo know that it’s worth it. Harrison, their two-year-old son, is the third member of their family—and the couple has adorably nicknamed their trio the “full time dream team.” Harrison’s age hasn’t been a barrier to their travel, although it…

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How To Visit Hot Springs, Arkansas

Did you know that Hot Springs National Park is the smallest national park in the U.S.? The land was set aside by the government in 1832, making it the oldest federal reserve in the U.S.—predating Yellowstone, which is traditionally known to be the country’s first national park. The town of Hot Springs, Ark. uniquely boasts…

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Wild Life: Vanlifer Kyle Vandever

Long stretches of open road, ever-changing scenery, and endless adventure. These are just a few thoughts that might come to mind for someone considering a road trip. For most, taking to the open road is a way to temporarily escape the demands of everyday life and experience something new. However, for 27-year-old filmmaker and photographer…

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Traveling The Mission Trail In San Antonio

Mission Trail San Antonio is well known as the home of the Alamo, but did you realize that the iconic Texas landmark is one of five historic missions in the area? All five missions are connected along the San Antonio River by a hike and bike trail. Visiting each location within the San Antonio Missions…

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Wild Life: NOLS Instructor Dave Walsh

The National Outdoor Leadership School is home to more than 600 field instructors—a group of well-trained people who are proud to live minimally, work seasonally, and maintain loose ties to “normalcy.” Most NOLS instructors spend long stretches of time living totally off the grid, leading expedition-style trips in the wilderness. Since the North American summer…

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