Thinking of taking a road trip down the East Coast of the USA? There is a wealth of great campgrounds to enjoy along the way. From the bucolic beauty of Pennsylvania and the classic clapboard houses of Connecticut to the breweries and vineyards of the Carolinas, you’ll find plenty to see and do all the
Spanned by the Wasatch Range mountains and vast tracts of arid desert, the western state of Utah boasts some spectacular natural landscapes and wild terrain, all of which can be experienced at a wealth of state and national parks. Antelope Island State Park is home to the immense Great Salt Lake, whose buoyant waters attract
Based in the northeastern region of the United States and comprising the states of Connecticut, New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Vermont, New England is a beautiful area along the Atlantic coast with rugged forested mountains, and a rich colonial past. From the craggy coastline of Maine and the rugged mountain peaks of New
Defined by its vast expanses of pristine wilderness, quaint, charming towns, rugged Atlantic coastline, and densely forested mountains presenting ever-changing autumn foliage, New Hampshire has some of the most beautiful landscapes in the country. Numerous state parks, nature preserves, and recreation areas around the state offer visitors the chance to soak up this natural beauty,
One of the five Great Lakes of North America, Lake Michigan is an impressive expanse of water that borders the four states of Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, and Wisconsin. The second largest of the Great Lakes by volume and the third largest by surface area, Lake Michigan boasts more than 1,600 miles of shoreline and has
There is so much more than scenic coastal towns, rugged coastlines, and a prosperous fishing and maritime heritage to the Pine Tree State. In addition to the spectacular coastline, the state’s inland landscapes are just as breathtaking with densely forested woodlands, glistening streams and lakes, and majestic mountains, all of which draw visitors from around
Renowned for its spectacular natural beauty, Lake Tahoe is considered the jewel of the High Sierra. Famous for its cobalt-blue water and surrounding snow capped peaks, Lake Tahoe is the largest alpine lake in North America and draws visitors from around the world to explore and experience the region’s magnificent landscapes. Dotted with small lakeside
Lapped by the Atlantic Ocean, South Carolina is known for its shoreline of beautiful sub-tropical beaches and marshy sea islands. Tucked between the sandy beaches of the coast and mountainous foothills upstate, South Carolina boasts over 180 miles of picture-perfect coastline, spectacular beaches, and family-friendly beachfront resorts, as well as many state parks and recreational
Oregon’s beautiful, rugged coastline is nothing less than spectacular. Stretching for over 360 miles from the Columbia River in the north to the California state border in the south, the coastline is home to small bays and inlets, quiet coves, and beautiful beaches which are freely accessible to the public. And what better way to
Stretching from Florida to the Yucatan peninsulas, the Gulf of Mexico, also known as the Gulf Coast is home to some of the most beautiful expanses of coastline in the world. Powder-soft sands, warm waters that teem with marine life, and home to a diverse ecosystem, the Gulf Coast is an idyllic place to escape
Boasting beautiful white sandy beaches, crystal clear waters, and balmy year-round temperate climes, Florida isn’t called the Sunshine State for anything. The state is a popular vacation spot for both locals and tourists and the perfect place to spend the weekend camping, hiking, biking, and soaking up the state’s natural scenery without leaving a footprint.
The southeastern U.S. state of South Carolina offers beautiful beaches, pristine golf courses, historical sites and cities, and exceptional cuisine. Steeped in history, South Carolina is home to the picturesque town of Charleston, Fort Sumter, where the first shots of the American Civil War rang out in 1861, and the Burt-Stark Mansion in Abbeville where
Home to spectacular natural scenery, tranquil lakes, rugged mountains, and deep, forested valleys, the Buckeye State is the perfect place to spend the weekend camping, hiking, biking, and soaking up the state’s natural scenery without leaving a footprint. Home to hundreds of campgrounds and campsites, Ohio has a camping spot for every taste from beautiful
Boasting year-round temperate climes, beautiful white sandy beaches, crystal clear waters, and a myriad of fauna and flora, Florida is the perfect place to spend the weekend camping, hiking, biking, and soaking up the state’s natural scenery without leaving a footprint. Home to more than 900 campgrounds and over 100,000 campsites, Florida offers an array
The state of Rhode Island in New England boasts beautiful white sandy beaches, quaint colonial seaside towns, and alluring cities like Newport, which is famous for its breathtaking Gilded Age mansions and large sailing community. The capital of Providence is home to Brown University, the beautifully landscaped Waterplace Park and Riverwalk, and the surrounding regions
Defined by its spectacular and diverse terrain from the rugged Rocky Mountains to the endless Great Plains, Montana is home to some of the most breathtaking landscapes, national reserves, and state parks in the country. Aptly named ‘Big Sky Country,’ the western state features a wealth of national reserves and state parks that offer all
Boasting picturesque landscapes from pristine beaches and barrier islands of the Outer Banks to the rugged Appalachian Mountains, North Carolina is home to some of the beautiful terrain in the land. In addition to the stunning natural scenery, the state also offers an array of things to see and do, such as many national and
There is so much more to New Mexico than just miles of desert and mountains. Encompassing the Chihuahuan Desert and the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, the southwestern U.S. state also boasts some of the country’s most striking landscapes ranging from rolling dunes, deep canyons, and vast, star-studded night skies. Due to this spectacular terrain, camping
Florida isn’t called the Sunshine State for nothing. Boasting beautiful white sandy beaches, crystal clear waters, and balmy year-round temperate climes, the state is a popular vacation spot for both locals and tourists. The Florida Keys are an oasis of tropical islands stretching off the southern tip of the country into the Gulf of Mexico
Oregon is home to beautiful, rugged coastlines, towering mountains, deep forested valleys, dense woodlands, and arid desert-scapes, making it one of the country’s most geographically diverse states. Numerous streams, lakes, rivers, and waterways, with some of the deepest, broadest, brightest, and most spectacular lakes and reservoirs in the country, making for spectacular places to explore,
Boasting rugged mountains, densely forested valleys, tranquil lakes, and rocky shorelines, the vast and beautiful landscapes of Texas are ideal for exploring in an RV or campervan. Home to an array of national and state parks, as well as RV campgrounds and parks with excellent amenities and facilities, finding a spot to stay while enjoying
Hitting the open road and exploring the country in an RV is a popular way of traveling for families in America, and there are plenty of excellent parks with beautiful scenery, modern amenities, and an array of activities that provide perfect rest stops. Most parks feature paved pads, full-service hookups, and plenty of facilities ranging
Looking to bring fido on a long road trip? With more and more folks making full-time RVing their lifestyle, more happy pups than ever are out and about exploring the winding routes that make up North America. While traveling with your fur baby full-time isn’t really much more complicated than having a dog in a
I’ve been a full-time RV’er for 3+ years. One of the first things I realized on the road was that stumbling into an RV campground without knowing a few things about RV parks rates is a recipe for disaster. That’s because RV parks rates fluctuate wildly around the country, around the seasons, and even around
Living full time on the road can save you a lot of money. You can also spend quite a bit if you are not careful. So let’s dive into how to stay frugal while living on the road, shall we? Preparing your own food and making batch meals is a great way to stay frugal
There are many reasons why you may not have a kitchen when you are living on the road. It could be due to having a minimalist lifestyle, living basic with van life, or maybe you have a kitchen that doesn’t work in your RV. Whatever the reasoning there are other options. Here I will provide
Running is a go to workout when exercising at a campsite, rest area or a trail. So you built your new camper van and you are on the road. Everything is going great and then it hits you. “How am I going to stay fit?” or “How am I going to stay healthy with van
Looking for an RV adventure in the Alps? Read on as we share our incredible RV journey from England to Switzerland. Trip Itinerary We started with the Eurotunnel from Folkestone, England to Calais, France. Then on to Morestel in the Alps. From there to Aix-Les Bains and then to the Medieval Town of Annecy. Then
One of the wonderful things about travelling or living in an RV is that it enables you to reach a wide range of exciting and beautiful natural destinations. And one of the best things about spending time in scenic natural spots is wildlife watching. An RV will not only take you to a range of
Joshua Tree National Park is often mentioned as one of the favorite parks in the country, and for good reason. The iconic Joshua Trees which grow in only a very specific region of the country at elevations between 2000 and 6000 feet and giant rock formations that exist in the park make for extraordinary sightseeing.
Taking an RV road trip can be an amazing experience – but it makes sense to avoid common pitfalls by taking the time to plan your adventure properly. General Advice for Planning an RV Road Trip There are many ways to skin a cat and as many different RV road trips as people taking them.
For the sake of the planet and your purse, it is worthwhile taking a few measures to try to reduce the fuel needs of your camping vehicle as much as possible. RV adventures do not have to cost the earth – literally or metaphorically. Going green is a wonderful way to reduce the impact of
Travelling or even living in an RV does not mean that you have to resort to basic camp cooking. Living the RV lifestyle, you can still eat like a gourmand and enjoy a wide range of delicious recipes. Since space can be limited in an RV kitchen, you may find that you have a smaller
Whether you are a new couple, honeymooners, or have been together for years, finding the romance can often be a challenge. Our hectic and often chaotic lives can sometimes leave little space and time for romantic connection. Romanic RV vacations can be the perfect way to bring romance back into your lives. In this article,
Theo: A tired dog after a long walk, resting in the RV. If you own an RV, or enjoy renting one for vacations, you already know how much fun an RV adventure can be. There are a wide range of benefits to getting out there on the open road and enjoying a range of beautiful,
Water, water everywhere but not a drop to drink… sometimes when you are off-grid camping in an RV it can feel that way. You may be camped right next to a beautiful ocean vista, alongside a picturesque stream, or on the edge of a gorgeous lake – but even where pure fresh water is available,
In this article I am going to teach you a technique you can use to become fluent in Spanish in as little as 30 days. I grew up only speaking English. At 28 I am now fluent in Spanish, Portuguese, and Arabic. I am a professional interpreter and translator in all three of the mentioned
Campground etiquettee refers to generally understood camping rules, not necessarily written down. Mind your RVer manners with these Rving tips while camping.
We have been through Amish and Mennonite communities in Pennsylvania, Indiana, and Ohio. Learn about this fascinating culture on your next RV trip.
We enjoyed our campground job at Atlantic Oaks Campground on Cape Cod. Really, what’s not to like? The campground is two and a half miles from the lovely ocean beaches of the National Seashore.
Campgrounds range from luxurious RV resorts to activity-filled family destinations to secluded natural settings to basic places to spend a night. Prices run the gamut, look for discounts.
Canyonlands National Park is expansive to begin with. Plus the layout of the park is unusual with its 4 districts. Here is what we did while RVing in the area…
Capitol Reef. Pick fruit in the orchard, see chukars, hike colorful Waterpocket Fold. Homemade pie, ranger programs, historic Fruita school, Gifford House, petroglyphs and a 360 degree view
Pick up a map of the Cascade Mountains for scenic drives and hiking trails. Or a map of the Willamette River bicycle paths in Eugene. Some ideas for RV Oregon travel.
The Catskills is the land of Rip Van Winkle, trout fishing, scenic mountains, camping and outdoor fun. Hudson Valley is in close proximity to New York City.
Cedar Breaks an amazing formation at a cool elevation of over 10,000 feet. We were there in time to see wildflowers hiking the alpine trail. Worthwhile stop for RV travel in southwest Utah
Apache Trail scenic drive and old West adventure all rolled into one. Visit Tortilla Flat, see some grand scenery, Superstition Mountains and ghost town.
Probably the best bet is to make it a combined Yellowstone and Cody Wyoming vacation. We workamped in Cody, spending our time off seeing the sights of legendary Cody and Yellowstone.
Hiking in Arches National Park in our Utah RV travels. There’s a lot to cover, even to do the scenic drive. Our little pal, Hiker Happy, was with us at Landscape, Delicate and Fiery Furnace.
Colorado RV trip with Your RV Lifestyle. The Black Canyon, Mesa Verde cliff dwellings, Telluride gondola. Fun pictures.