Mike Wendland: A journalist travels North America in an RV

Monthly Archives: June 2013

Expediters are RVers… sort of

I was sure they were RVers. White haired, grandma and grandpa types, driving a Sprinter van – the platform of choice these days for Class B RVs. They were waiting…

Dispersed Camping in National Forests

I have previously written about national forest campgrounds, an affordable and enjoyable way to camp without the crowds and expense of commercial and national park campgrounds. If your rig has…

Boondocking Basics: Solar Panels

In an earlier post, I covered electrical use while unplugged – how your coach batteries store electricity for use while you’re parked and enjoying the scenery in your Roadtrek. There…

A Day in the Life of a Roadtrek

On June 22, 2013 – at sunset local time from coast to coast, across the U.S., into Canada, as far north as Alaska – 19 different Roadtrek owners took a…

An RV Trip to Devils Tower

If you thought you saw Devils Tower in the movie Close Encounters of the Third Kind, you haven’t seen Devils Tower. It’s much more impressive, even without the Hollywood special…

Laura in Idaho: Elk and Eden

We have been back on the road again, after several days in Salmon, ID, although it was hard to leave.  I made some good friends who I am bound to…