In honor of National Park Week this week, we thought it would be fun to highlight some of our favorite tips related to visiting our nation’s amazing parks. On Tuesday we shared about the one thing we think you should do at every national park. Today we’re talking about the one thing every kid must do at the national parks: If you asked our kids what their favorite
In honor of National Park Week this week, we thought it would be fun to highlight some of our favorite tips related to visiting our nation’s amazing parks. So over the next few days we will be curating our favorite content aimed at helping you plan your next great adventure. To start off, we’re talking about the one thing we think you should do at every national park: Note:
We spent three days exploring Waco on our winter Texas adventure and we wish we’d had more time since there was much more to discover. We loved Waco’s city environment–it had a very approachable and hometowny feel to it, which made it a great place to explore with kiddos in tow. If you are planning a visit to Texas, read on for 5+ family-friendly, can’t miss stops in Waco.
From rolling hills and rugged terrain to legendary towns and lazy rivers, the famed Texas Hill Country is something that has to be experienced to be appreciated. As we plotted our winter adventure to Texas, the one thing we repeatedly heard and read is that a trip to Texas must include at least some time spent in the Hill Country. After exploring from Austin to Corpus Christi, we
Just after Christmas we hit the road on our epic winter adventure to Texas. We traveled more than 4,500 miles over three weeks, and along the way Pilots and Flying Js kept our GMC Savana van fueled for the adventure. We have long appreciated that along unfamiliar highways, Pilots and Flying Js are a familiar and consistent place for RVers to make a pit stop. As brand ambassadors for Pilot
Next week will mark the four-year anniversary of the start of our son’s battle with epilepsy. I’m thrilled to report that today he remains in seizure-remission and his doctors are so pleased with his progress we no longer need to make neurology visits. When I recall the emotional turmoil of those many months, though, not a day goes by that I don’t breathe a prayer of
Over the weekend we held a celebration of life memorial service for my grandmother. During the service a few family members and friends shared reflections about her. I mustered up the courage to get up in front of the gathered to share nine life lessons I learned from my grandmother. Although I got a little choked up toward the end, I made it through for her.
As we plotted out our 2016 summer adventure around Pennsylvania, there was only one day that had Jarrett and me sweating bullets: Our day trip into Philly. No, it wasn’t the traffic nor the crowds–although we do prefer our wide-open spaces! Our dilemma was where in the world were we going to find a guaranteed spot to park our 7.5-foot tall, and 18.5-foot long tow vehicle? Our
Happy first day of autumn! We are happy campers here at The Touring Camper because fall is our whole family’s favorite time of year. It’s also such a wonderful time of year to go camping. The temperatures are cooler, campgrounds tend to be less crowded, and those pesky mosquitoes are (mostly) gone. We are gearing up for our fall camping trip next month to Assateague State Park in Maryland–home