Day 3 – Seward, Alaska

Quiet, easy day in Seward today. Decided to take in the sights of the Alaska SeaLife Center again. This is an educational and amazing research center to study Alaskan marine life. Just some basic things I learned about Alaska: Russia and Alaska are only 53 miles apart. Alaska has 45,000 miles of coast line, or […]

Day 2 – Girdwood to Seward, Alaska

Alaska – The Last Frontier This morning as I sit in my B&B in Seward, Alaska, and sip my coffee, I have been looking at all of the pictures I took from yesterday and trying to pick out just a handful to share. This is tough, because they are all so stunning or hold some […]

Day 1- Arrive Anchorage and stay in Girdwood, Alaska

Sixteen day adventure to the Kenai Peninsulas, Alaska.

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 […]