Dark sky camping locations are appealing to campers, stargazers and astronomers because of their far away distance from light pollution of cities, towns and even rural areas. While these locations are getting harder to find, there are still plenty of places where you can visit to experience the darkest skies, study the constellations and wish upon the millions of stars!
Our RV Christmas at Joshua Tree National Park
Christmas 2017, we celebrated a little differently than most families. We spent some quiet time at Joshua Tree National Park to take in the beauty of this National Park’s thousands of Joshua Trees, Cholla gardens, Desert Lavenders and Ocotillos. But we had a couple setbacks and surprises during our journey. Continue reading “Our RV Christmas at Joshua Tree National Park”
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Family Camping Safety Tips
Before trekking off on your family camping trip to explore the outdoors, there’s important things you need to know about camping safety! Being prepared and knowing what to do if a family member gets injured will help keep them out of the emergency room. Continue reading “Family Camping Safety Tips”
10 Boondocking Etiquette Tips for Off Grid RV Camping
Boondocking etiquette is similar to camping etiquette. The only difference is boondocking generally is a term that applies to RVs and campers. As we’ve experienced through the years, there is a huge disconnect between how RVers should act . And, the things you should never do when camping off grid or in dispersed camping areas to protect the environment, wildlife and other campers. Continue reading “10 Boondocking Etiquette Tips for Off Grid RV Camping”
Shifting Gears: Taking Our Toys on the Road
When we first started our adventures in 2014, we purchased a brand new Heartland Cyclone 4100 toyhauler 5th wheel to live in and haul our two Harley Davidson motorcycles. It was like having the best of both worlds; RVing and motorcycling. Lots of heads turned and gawkers stared as we pulled our big gray monster behind us…all 44′ of her!
What do the Purple Fence Posts Mean?
When we visited Texas, we noticed quite a few purple fence posts all over the state; on ranch and farm properties throughout Texas’ Hill Country. But then, we started noticing these purple fence markings in other states also. So the question arises, “what do those purple fence posts mean?”
Warbirds Memorial Park – Lackland AFB in San Antonio
Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio Texas is the starting point of a future Enlisted Airmen attending Air Force Basic Military Training. But Lackland AFB is also home to a magnificent outdoor museum of Air Force war-fighting aircraft from every era of U.S. military history called Warbirds Memorial Park.
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Air Force Basic Military Training Graduation – Why You Should Attend!
If you’re planning a visit to San Antonio, you should attend the Air Force Basic Military Training graduation ceremony at Lackland Air Force Base. You’ll be moved by the grandeur protocol and military bearing of the U.S. Air Force newest enlisted Airmen.
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How to Conserve Water While Boondocking
Knowing how to conserve water while you’re boondocking with your RV will enable you to stay off the grid longer. Once you monitoring your water usage, you won’t have to go to campgrounds or find potable water source as often.