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Snowbound in the Upper Peninsula in our Roadtrek

Right now, we’re waiting for the roads to be cleared of snow. Until the plows come through, they’d be pretty rough driving. The nearest town is 15 miles away, though…

From the 2018 Roadtreking Winter Campout

This year’s annual winter campout at Tahquamenon Falls State Park in Michigan’s beautiful Upper Peninsula has brought dozens of campers from all across the country to0 a winter wonderland of…

Episode 175: Straight Talk for RV Wives

Among a host of topics, today’s episode features a “For Women Only” advice section from Jennifer for RV wives. Now I think husbands will also benefit to this but what…

Video and Photo Apps for RVers with Smartphones

If there’s one thing pretty much all RVers have these days regardless of the type of vehicle they travel in, it’s a smartphone. Besides being an RV travel reporter, I…

Off the Beaten Path: Oak Ridge TN

Patti and Tom Burkett Recently we saw a copy of a letter posted on the wall of a museum.  It was dated November third.  The letter said. “The federal government…

RV Sidetrip: Noah’s Ark in Williamstown, KY

The first thing you notice about the attraction known as the Ark Encounter is that it is huge – a full-size Noah’s Ark, built according to the dimensions given in…

Solved: The Great RV LED Brightness Dilemma

It’s been an recurring discussion on our RV Podcast for the past several months about how to dim or block out all that bright LED light from the electronics and…

How to camp in the cold and snow

We love to camp in our RV in all seasons and in all parts of North America. Winter camping, in fact, is one of our favorite RV activities. But there’s…

Starting the New Year on the Road

It’s a new year, with new places, adventures, friends and memories to be made. On this first day of 2018, we find ourselves on the road again, traveling this day…

The critical shortage of RV service technicians

The boom in RV sales has created a major demand for RV service techs. The RV industry just can’t get enough of them. So it’s rolling out intense recruitment and…