If April showers bring May flowers, consider this month's edition of Outdoor Living Newsletter a way to get your camping and RVing mojo in full bloom. We've got a number of gems for you - a 60's style custom built biodiesel RV bus, easy fish camping recipes, and the next series in our Alaska RV tour guide. Heading off for a long RV trip? We've got tips to help keep your home and belongings safe. Love books but don't want to lug a small forest with you when you go camping? Read on for our e-reader reviews. Spring has definitely sprung and time to get out there and have some fun!
Tips for RVing to Alaska on your own
This is the second article in a three part series that CampingRoadTrip.com asked me to write. RVing to Alaska has always been a dream trip for us, and as we embarked on this adventure we quickly learned many valuable hints and tips - enough to fill an entire book! So here are a few nuggets of information that we wished someone told us before we left for our road trip to Alaska. If you're thinking about an RV trip to Alaska this will help a lot!
Easy fish camping meals
Easy to cook and healthy, fish is the perfect culinary change-up from traditional camping staples. For your next camping road trip, try any of these delicious recipes.
Fresh out of college David Weaver and Thomas Ruble took the road less traveled, literally. The pair purchased a 1979 Bluebird school bus off Craigslist and transformed it into a custom made RV with a fireplace, a second level, and an engine that runs on vegetable oil.
How to keep your belongings safe while on a camping road trip
One of the biggest concerns any RVer or camper has is the safety of their belongings that they have left behind, especially those priceless and extremely important items. But not to worry. There are a lot of different storage options available to keep your belongings safe and secure so that you can have some peace of mind, and enjoy your vacation.
Summer camping hazards that could kill you and how to deal with them
Camping in the wild is definitely one of the most fun-filled activities to do in summer. But for all the fun it promises to bring, summer camping is not without its dangers. What are the most common summer camping hazards and what should you do if you encounter them?
How to make a camping scrapbook
"Are we there yet?", "This is *boring*!", "What are we doing next?" ...sound whiningly familiar? Keeping your kids entertained on family camping trips can be challenging, given most children have a short attention span. Make a camping scrapbook is something you can do to keep your kids attuned to the outdoors and enjoy their camping trip.
Best waterfront campgrounds and RV parks in the U.S.
Here's our list of some of the best waterfront campgrounds and RV parks in the U.S.
An e-reader is a camper's best friend
With people's busy schedules and noisy city life, there is a need for a more conducive place for reading - aside from the library, that is. So, people resort to nature, to the outdoors: quiet and peaceful. But even that poses an important challenge: space limitations in cars, tents and RVs reduce the number of books you can bring with you. What then is an avid reader to do on a camping or RVing trip?