Salty beaches, sand between our toes, shopping, savory seafood and evening grogs were just what the ship’s doctor ordered. The sea, once more, called our names. So, we hooked up our RV fifth wheel to our truck and headed to Galveston Island to explore and enjoy this beautiful coastal Texas island and city. But, you don’t need an RV to enjoy island life, you can go in whatever you drive, fly or sail in on. Continue reading “Galveston Island, Texas – Trip Planning Guide”
Gettysburg is, undoubtedly, one of the most beautiful east coast destinations to visit anytime of the year. In fact, it’s precisely why this iconic Pennsylvania town has become the a favorite getaway for families, couples and solos alike. You and your family can explore, learn, shop, dine, relax and enjoy the grandeur of the countryside all in one place! And when it’s time to leave, you will have a much deeper appreciation for how our Country has changed for the better.
Located along the shores of one the world’s best-protected harbors, Erie, Pennsylvania, takes claim in pivotal maritime history of the Great Lakes. Erie is the city of all transportation; planes, trains and automobiles, boats and even RVs! Since we have this allure to all things maritime, we decided to tour the city of Erie’s waterfront.
Are you planning a visit to Gettysburg to learn, not only the great Civil War history, but also experience the ambiance of what has become one of Pennsylvania’s tourism capitols? Well, let’s just say that your visit doesn’t have to be just an educational and melancholy experience. We’ll show you ten fun ways to explore Gettysburg while learning about the pivotal battle that reshaped America and her principles.
If you’re a fifth wheel or travel trailer RV owner, there’s a good chance you will trek your way up to the RV Capitol of the World; Elkhart, Indiana for a rally or two. While you’re up there, we highly recommend a couple-day visit to explore nearby South Bend, Indiana!
“THIS is why we came to Theodore Roosevelt National Park!”, I thought to myself while quietly gazing through the windshield of our motorhome. Driving through the untouched vast terrains while witnessing many different geological wonders, roaming buffalo and other wildlife, I wondered why it took us so long to visit.
While we were enjoying an Xscapers event in Casa Grande, Arizona, we escaped for a day with a couple friends to visit Casa Grande National Monument in nearby Coolidge, Arizona. Translated, Great House, these ruins were once, a cultural gathering place rich in ancestral and ecological history. Today, visitors like us come to gather for a different reason.
Quartzsite, in the past decades, has become a pilgrimage for traveling full-time RVers. The small, eclectic town draws hundreds of thousands during it’s tourist season in January and February. Quartzsite has become the Boondocking Capitol of the world. For some, its a one-and-done event. But for us, we find more cool places to see and things to do that keep our wheels pointed west on I-10.
Most RVers will tell you that visiting Quartzsite is a one and done destination. Their reason for not returning is there’s nothing to do there…well, except one week in January which is what lured them to the sleepy little town. And even that, the popularity, allure and dynamics of Quartzsite has changed. However, so not the case for us! In the last days of 2018, we made our third pilgrimage to Quartzsite and enjoyed the town’s quirkiness.
There’s no better place to celebrate America’s Birthday than at any of our Country’s patriotic destinations. Almost every city and town brings out the flags and buntings of red, white and blue and decks out the parks, windows and doors. From battlefields to memorials, parades to parties, we’ll help show some cool places to let freedom ring! So, bring out the cake and candles and let’s get this party started! Here’s just a small collection of destinations to celebrate our Nation’s independence!