For many families making their rounds of the Utah 5 National Parks, a visit to Bryce Canyon is a highly anticipated stop. With its sweeping vistas and spectacular hikes, Bryce offers something for everyone. But with most of the camping options concentrated immediately around Bryce, families that want to escape the crowds and explore Bryce and beyond should consider base camping about thirty minutes away
An overlooked gem: Exploring Cedar Breaks National Monument
For many families planning a trip to the Utah region, their itineraries often center on hitting the high points of iconic stops like Grand Canyon, Zion, Bryce, and Arches. Several lesser-known parks are also worth the stop, though, and for families looking for ways to escape the crowds, Cedar Breaks National Monument should be on their agenda. Located between Zion and Bryce, it is sometimes
Exploring the Museum of the Marine Corps
Last summer during our tour of the Washington, D.C. region, a fellow camper gave us a great tip about going to the National Museum of the Marine Corps. We had never heard of it before, but since we had some extra time in our schedule, we decided to go check it out, and we are thankful we did! Much like the extensive U.S. Air Force
Why now is the time to buy an RV
According to AAA, this year’s Covid outbreak led wary Americans to cancel at least 150 million summer vacations. Within the camping industry, many RVers had to scramble to make new plans as campgrounds around the country cancelled reservations. Although most of those locations have since reopened to RVs and tenting families, many campgrounds still cancelled cabin and yurt reservations for the summer due to the
Don’t waste your quarantine
Hey guys. How are things going? These certainly are crazy times we are living through. As we have watched the news and read the latest reports, we have been mulling over the ways our family can respond responsibly while still being a blessing to our community. Doing things like sending cards to nursing homes, chalking our driveway with words of encouragement, sewing masks, or getting
Building your kids’ excitement for RV travel–and a giveaway!
Here at our house we’re busy counting down the days until our spring break RV adventure. Our kids are excited about their upcoming week off from school, but they’re also getting excited about all the things we will be able to see and do on our visit to Charleston, S.C. We’ve been talking about and planning this trip for months now. (Quite frankly, we’ve been
A family-friendly weekend in Seneca Rocks, W.Va.
For years we have driven through West Virginia on our way to various camping destinations. Every time we passed through the state we’d say to ourselves, “This is such a beautiful place—we really need to spend time exploring West Virginia!” Then over the summer, Jarrett and our youngest son went on a mini overloading trip: They tent camped and checked out various spots in West
A family-friendly RV weekend in Charlotte
On our way south to visit family for Thanksgiving, we decided to make a stop in Charlotte, N.C., so we could explore the Billy Graham Library and the Discovery Place Science Center. After doing some research, Jarrett found the perfect place to camp at Carowinds amusement park. The campground had four sections, the Elm, Maple, Oak, and Redwood loops. However, during our visit the Oak
My new ebook just released!
Today’s the day!!! My new ebook The Ultimate RV Trip Planner officially launched on Amazon. There were so many months during the writing, editing, and formatting process that I wasn’t sure this day would ever happen. And now that it’s here I want to celebrate! Since I can’t gather you all around a campfire for a s’mores party, instead I have a couple special offers, which I explain