Cooking in Tight Spaces

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Many, if not most, RVers will choose to do the majority of their cooking outdoors. After all, that’s why you’re there–to enjoy spending time outside with family and friends. However, there are times when you absolutely must cook indoors. The problem with that is that most indoor RV kitchen spaces are restricted in size if not outright tiny. So, you need to make the most of the space …

Campground Laundry Etiquette

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Campgrounds offer many amenities, from swimming pools and entertainment options to bathroom and shower facilities, you can find just about anything you need. Another amenity available at some campgrounds is laundry facilities. These facilities are often overlooked — until you need them, that is! You may have a washing machine and dryer in your RV, which is great for cleaning everyday items, but is not very helpful when …

Where to Spend the Winter Months

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For many RVers, the month of September and the beginning of the autumn months mark the end of their RV adventures for the year. For others, however, it’s just the beginning. There are many who can’t wait for the end of autumn so they can escape the ice, snow, and bone chilling temperatures. We refer to these people as snowbirds. Snowbirds are those who head south to a …

Winter Camping

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Most recreational vehicle owners store their recreational vehicles away for the winter months. They stay at home waiting for the ice and snow to melt and for spring to arrive again so they can continue their travels. They fill the long winter days with studying travel guides and planning adventures for the next season. There are those, however, who enjoy their RV’s year round and no, they aren’t …

Halloween Weekends

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In recent years, Halloween has become a very popular holiday. So much so that many campgrounds across the U.S. are hosting special Halloween weekends for their guests. Following are few that have developed entertaining activities to celebrate: Far Horizons 49er Village, Plymouth, CA – Not only do they have campsite decorating and costume contests, this campsite also hosts a “best scream” contest at both their Halloween themed weekends. …

Fall Camping Recipes

Fall Camping Recipes

Fall is a wonderful time for a camping trip! The weather is pleasant, with warm days and cool nights and mornings. The bright colors of the changing trees are indescribable. Plus, it’s a time of harvest with pumpkins, squash, apples, and many more fruits and vegetables readily available. Here are a few camping recipes to help you celebrate all that is good about fall!   SAUSAGE AND WILD …

Setting up Camp

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Whether you are new to RVing, or a road hardened veteran, setting up camp requires your full attention. Each RV is different, so the following is only meant to be a general guideline. Setting up on your camp site: If you are new to RVing, when first arriving at your camp ground, ask if they have an escort service. These folks are seasoned staff members and they will …

Insects and Camping

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When spending time in the great outdoors, insects are an unavoidable part of the experience. There are a number of things you can do to ensure you will not have to share your RV with them. Following are a few of the most common pesky critters and what to do about them. Ants. These critters are everywhere and they are the number one insect problem in the United …

Camping in the Rockies

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Nothing can bring you back to nature quite like a visit to the mountains, and a trip to the Rocky Mountains is the ultimate “return to nature” experience. This massive mountain range starts in northern New Mexico and extends north through Idaho into Canada. These mountains contain several peaks over 14,000 feet tall, and several steep valleys. You’ll find hot springs, shooting geysers, white water rapids, and lots …

Protecting your Belongings

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While you’re out enjoying the great outdoors, you take the necessary precautions to protect yourself from insect bites, sun exposure, dehydration, etc. What about your campsite? Do you take steps to make sure your RV site is safe, as well? Most campgrounds have perimeter fencing, security cameras, gates, and 24/7 security. While campgrounds are pretty safe, it’s always a mistake to think that crime won’t happen to you. …