Category: Life on the Road

Top Colorado campgrounds to use as a Base Camp for Hiking, Fishing, Whitewater Rafting or other fun activities

Colorado’s campgrounds are more than scenic places to spend the night. “They really serve as base camps for all kinds of outdoor activities,” said Mary Arlington, executive director of the Colorado Campground & Lodging Owners Association (CCLOA), which hosts CampColorado.com, the statewide camping planning…

HOMESCHOOLING TAKES TO THE ROAD AND RISES IN POPULARITY WITH RV FAMILIES

The number of parents opting to join the full-time RV lifestyle with their children share one common concern: what about school? The first thing to keep in mind is, “Education is an atmosphere, a discipline, a life,” as said by Charlotte Mason, The Parent’s…

The Lone Scout program offers a path to Eagle for boys who travel full-time

Participating in the Scouting Program while growing up was always a lot of fun. My experience as a Cub Scout, then Boy Scout and eventually an Assistant Scout Master provided opportunities to learn life long skills that are practical even today. Learning about backpacking,…

Healthy Eating Recommendations for Families on the Road

Trying to create Gluten-Free meals while traveling? Although it’s tough to keep fresh veggies and fruits around with RV size fridges, you can be creative. Buy grapes and strip them off their stems and put them in small reusable containers Get the mini (or…

RV waste tanks survival

Ready to pack up the RV and go camping with the family. Taking that long needed week off to get out of town, enjoy some peace and quiet, and smell that clean fresh air. But wait. What is that foul awful smell? Everyone has…

6 Ways to Save Propane in Your RV This Winter

Now that winter is in high gear, full time winter campers and RVers are likely noticing an increase in their propane usage. After all, you have to keep your rig warm, and the built-in furnace seems to be the most logical way to do…

Road Trip Gifts: For Those Who Love the Open Road

Committing to a road trip — cross-country or just zig-zagging your way across a map for a couple of days — is a unique beast as far as traveling ventures go. It’s not like sitting on a plane for a few hours or riding…

Walmart Overnight Stays

It’s happened to anyone who’s spent much time travelling by RV. You set your first-day sights on a distant stopping point, then realize how much there is to see along the way. A festival here, a roadside diner there, and the day is gone,…

BoonDocking

Dry Camping or boondocking as it is sometimes referred to is RV camping without a Full Hook up (no electricity, water or sewer).  Over the years we have had the opportunity to boondock in many locations.  BLM lands, Walmart parking lots, National Forests and…

Walmart Overnight Stays

It’s happened to anyone who’s spent much time travelling by RV. You set your first-day sights on a distant stopping point, then realize how much there is to see along the way. A National Park here, a roadside diner there, and the day is…

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