Planning an RV Trip

I have a rather sophisticated method in planning my RV road trips. My friends will mention they want to go somewhere and ask if I want to tag along. Generally, I will just say OK! Sometimes I just read about amazing places to visit like one of my favorites, Yogi Bear Jellystone Park. This year […]

RV Campsite Reminder Check List

So, I am just guessing that I am not the first to forget to do something when I setup or stored for travel something on my RV. My most painful lesson came when I let someone else drive my RV with me riding shotgun. After a long day of driving we pulled into the RV […]

“Be Careful” out There!

A friend shared this post on Facebook and I thought it was so helpful to me as a grandparent to use teachable moments with my grandson on the camping trail. Check out this link to other great parenting ideas for children (and grandchildren) in the great outdoors. She also offers a free .pdf download on […]

Where to Rent a Recreation Vehicle in the USA

Before I pulled the trigger to buy an RV, I rented different types of recreational vehicles from different places. Not every RV rental company rents in every State in the US. On our Resources page, I have been compiling a list with links to recreational rental companies in the USA and where they rent by […]

How To Have a Happy Camping Trip with Your Dog

A shout out to my big sister who recommended an article about camping with dogs. We were heading out to the local lake to enjoy the last outdoor, bearable weather in the Phoenix area for awhile. I have camped with my dog, Marshall, a couple of times and he always gets anxious because it is […]

Camping Recipe: Taco Soup

  Print Taco Soup Another easy and delicious recipe that makes a HUGE pot of soup to share with family and friends. I also scoop and and stored some of the soup in small freezer bags for quick meals during the winter. This is great while camping or at home. Prep Time 15 minutes Cook […]

Camping Recipe: Norma’s Chicken Spaghetti

I am always looking for simple recipes that my grandson will enjoy and actually eat. My sister, Norma, came to the rescue with her Chicken Spaghetti recipe. She suggested having my grandson help me to make the recipe which would also give him an incentive to eat his creation. This was a wonderful idea because […]

Camping Recipe: Julie’s 2 x 4 Chili

Having someone else cook for you makes the food taste 10 times better. But even when I cook my friend Julie’s famous 2 x 4 Chili recipe, it still tastes great. We had this while dry camping in a forest in norther Arizona when it was a wee bit chilly and it quickly warmed up […]

What Kind of RV Should I Rent?

There are so many choices in selecting an RV to rent. Here a a few things to consider: How many people are going? (Adults/children) This is important because there are a certain number of beds in each RV layout. While it may say sleeps 4, that does not necessarily mean it will sleep 4 adults. […]

Tips to Save Money When You Rent an RV

Here are just a few tips I learned while renting RVs: 1. Plan Ahead When Traveling When you rent an RV then having a good idea of the best time to travel to a destination will save you money. For example, traveling in Alaska is busiest in June, July and August. But you can find […]