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OTBP: Capitol Reef National Park

Off the Beaten Path: Capitol Reef National Park

Utah is legend for the sights you can see there—arches, hoodoos, swirling stone landscapes, cliffs and canyons. Visit in season and you’ll definitely be on the beaten path. But there…

Tomato Basil Pie

This is a tasty rustic recipe to try out for a camping adventure.  It can be made ahead or at the campsite.  Try it for a breakfast, lunch or dinner….

Down the Loire Valley and South to Perigueux

We have been driving west from the French-German border at Strasbourg, staying in municipal aires du camping and enjoying the French countryside. I set the GPS for no toll roads,…

Gadgets: One Cool Light!

One of the things we like the most about doing this blog and the podcast is hearing from you and receiving your tips. Sometimes, it’s about how to do things…

Off The Beaten Path: Leg Sundial

Off the Beaten Path: Giant Leg Sundial

We were on our trip with our 20-something niece headed for Madison, WI, and after 325 hard, fast mils we needed a break. “Hey!” I said, “Here’s a 16-foot high…

West Across the Rhine and Into France

After leaving the Hymer museum we drove south to Lake Constance, a glacial lake at the foot of the Swiss Alps. We stayed in a commercial campground there for a…

Tips: Finding Dogsitting Services

One problem those of us who travel with dogs regularly face is what to do with our pets when we have a place to go or an activity to do…

Microwave Egg Casserole

Here’s a great breakfast recipe sure to bring morning smiles from every camper in your RV! Microwave bake     Power: 80%  Time:  11 1/2 min. Ingredients 4 eggs 1…

Off the Beaten Path: Junkyard Art in Michigan

A  trip took us to the Porcupine Mountains of Michigan’s upper peninsula. Our way home took us along M-28, on the southern shore of Lake Superior, where we passed a…

Hymer Museum – Part One

I’m overwhelmed with all the beautiful cars and RVs I saw yesterday at the Hymer Museum in Bad Waldsee, Germany, and wanted to show y’all some of the sights I…

Campskunk’s Nuremberg Visit

We said farewell to the Rhine and its castles and headed east from Wiesbaden on E45, the Interstate 40 of Europe. It was full of big trucks with German, Polish…

Tips: Avoid Becoming a Missing Person

Jennifer’s Tips: Avoid Becoming a Missing Person

Our Roadtreking friend Mary Z recently shared a fascinating article from Outdoor magazine that notes 1,600 people go missing from our public lands each year. They’re doing stuff like hiking, jogging, exploring…

Off the Beaten Path: Leominster, Mass.

By Anna Burkett New England towns have plenty of vestigial British references. One of these is the suffix minster, as in Westminster, which designates a town with a monastic center or…