With Labor Day looming there is one thought that is dominating the minds of children throughout the nation: school. But there still are a few weeks left for some outdoor fun before homework dominates weeknights.
Start the trip off stress free with a pop up tent, that sets itself up. Engage the children with great camping games so that they can be entertained and you can relax.
Want another way to relax? We show you some of the most scenic kayaking trips North Carolina has to offer. Pets need to relax too. If you're traveling with your pets let them have a ball at some of the most pet friendly campgrounds, and keep your conscience clear by using eco friendly dog products.
Having some mechanical trouble with your RV? Maybe the Botnicks can help. As full time RVers, they could be in your area right now. We also demystify the RV insurance world to make sure you get the best deal.
While the summer still lasts, get out there and have some RV or camping fun!
Traveling RV Mechanics
Mr. Botnick, with his wife Ann, bought and managed a campground and RV service center in North Carolina for years. While managing their campground the couple attended local RV rallies and realized there was a pressing need for mobile RV mechanics. When the recession hit Ann and Phil made what may have been the biggest decision of their life - they sold their campground and took to the road - full time.
Campfire barbeque recipes and tips
BBQ is one of America's past times - whether at July 4th or enjoying an evening with friends, Americans love to BBQ. We love the smoky flavor of the grill and its trademarked grill marks, and most importantly, the laid-back atmosphere it represents. Luckily, you don't have to be in Memphis to eat great BBQ. Delicious barbeque can be cooked with a few simple ingredients over your campfire.
Ways to reduce the environmental impact of your pet
At one point or other, all pet owners contribute to their pet's carbon footprint. Simple things such as disposing of your cat's kitty litter and the carnivorous diet we feed our pets negatively impact the environment. Luckily, there are some ways to reduce the environmental impact of our pets.
How can I get the best RV insurance deal?
Q. We recently bought a Class A Motorhome and are looking to get it insured. How can I get the best insurance deal for my RV?
A. Welcome to the RVing lifestyle. We know that the insurance jungle can get a bit confusing. Here are some tips on getting the best insurance deal for your RV.
Kayaking the New River in North Carolina
How do you enjoy the road tripping lifestyle and keep in shape at the same time? A great way is to incorporate fun, physically challenging activities into your trip such as kayaking. Not only is kayaking great to get the heart racing, but you get to see beautiful views and catch glimpses of areas that are inaccessible from the road.
Camping games for kids
A family camp-out can be a great experience of bonding and fun. While adults tend to enjoy the serene nature and the joys of being together, children need entertainment. Luckily, camping provides many unique opportunities for exploration, games, and fun activities to keep everyone happy.
Pet friendly Campgrounds and RV Parks
One of the great luxuries of traveling in an RV is that you can bring your pet with you. While bringing your pet along always makes a trip more enjoyable, it also presents a dilemma; it's not always easy to find pet friendly campgrounds. To solve that we have searched the country to find the most pet friendly ones that offer something extra that makes them stand out. We've broken them down by state.
Pop up tents
Setting up tents takes time and effort. The frame needs to be set up. Tarps need to be thrown down, stakes must be put in place. The list goes on. But although the joys of being out in nature far outweigh the burden of setting up a tent, many a camper has thought to him or herself, "isn't there a faster or easier way to setup my tent?". The answer? An enthusiastic YES!
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