We hope the New Year has treated you kindly. As we move into February, love is in the air, and now is the time to begin making plans to spend a Green Valentines with those who are special to you.
It's also a great month to learn a thing or two about how to get the most of any camping experience including great tips from Rangers on how to get a campsite at the top ten most popular National Parks. You can enjoy Steve Bowman's musing on how to ease the heartbreak of the off season, and Joshua May's insightful advice on how to reconnect with your kids. So, come join us. Even though it's the shortest month of the year, we hope that your February is filled with love and an ever growing desire to get a jump on spring and summer travel plans.
How one hard core RVer copes with camping withdrawal in the off-season
Here in Ohio, all state campgrounds essentially close down November 1. No reservations can be made on-line until April 1. So, what is a RVer to do in the off-season?
Easy Mexican camping meals
RVing and camping have become an important part of the lives of most American families. It gives families a chance to get together outside the home setting, explore different places and have fun. It's not enough to take a break from your routine; make your RV and camping trip more enjoyable by taking a break from the usual camping meals by going Mexican. We take care of the easy Mexican recipes; you take care of the Mexican Hat Dance music!
Green Valentine ideas
Forget the typical Valentine date this year. Why not instead do something fun, creative, memorable and ecofriendly. After all, this is your big day to show your loved one how great you are!
Here are a few Valentine ideas that won't burn a hole in your wallet or the ozone layer, but will have your partner's love set aflame. Good luck!
Diesel vs. gas RVs
I'm looking to buy a new motorhome. I'm not sure whether to buy a gas or diesel powered one. Do you have any advice?
Ice skating basics
As the winter cold sets in and the snow falls, opportunities abound for outdoor activities. Why not embrace the season on your next camping or RV trip and bring a pair of ice skates along and hit the ice? Skates are easy to store away in the RV, and it is a great activity to keep you in shape. And if there's a frozen pond or rink near your campground, there are only good reasons to take advantage of this fun and healthy activity, especially for Valentine's Day!
Unplugging your kids - a teen's perspective
A couple sits outside enjoying the warmth of a fire, watching the sunset over Utah's Monument Valley. Their kids, however, sit inside. Their son is playing video games, and their daughter is using the computer - and both have been doing so for the past two hours. Unplugging your kids is a crucial step towards their happiness, your happiness, and the happiness of the family as a whole.
Best ways to get a campsite at the top ten national parks
Securing a campground site during holidays and the weekends at any of the top 10 National Parks is no easier than getting tickets to the Super Bowl. At least for most people. Fortunately, we've found tried and tested strategies that should give you the best chance of "getting in".
The swissRoomBox - An RV you can pack in your trunk
Camping and enjoying the great outdoors often requires us to leave home any notions of comfort or convenience. Of course, that's not a problem if you have your own RV, and you can always decide to rent one for a camping trip. Unfortunately, not all of us can purchase an RV and not all of us find renting RVs frequently to be practical or particularly rewarding.
But, who says you need to have a big RV to be comfortable while camping outdoors? Former professional mountain bike racer Philippe Perakisfound a way to rid us of this notion by creating the swissRoomBox - an RV you can pack in the back of your car.
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