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The long way to Acadia National Park

With our Roadtrek campervan RV purchase completed, it was time to start planning our first big adventure. We had just moved from Michigan to Arizona and experiencing our first summer…

Roadtreking’s 2018 Glacier Gathering

All of America’s National Parks are treasures. But when it comes to beauty and the sheer drama of the landscape, Glacier National Park has to be at the top of…

Serendipity travel with no reservations

We love Serendipity Traveling…with no reservations and no set-in-stone agenda. That’s our preferred RV Lifestyle method of exploring. Come along with us on a beautiful day in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula…

Episode 197: How to Camp for Free

Camping fees are skyrocketing. It’s common to pay $30 a night at state parks, nearly $50 at commercial campgrounds. Even close to $100 a night at some of the resort-style…

The Union Pacific Bailey Yard

It was a cold and rainy late April afternoon as we neared our 330 mile, 3:30pm driving limit. Ahead was North Platte, Nebraska so it was decided that this was…

Episode 196: The 330 Rule for the RV Lifestyle

This episode comes to you from the road as we head west towards Glacier National Park and our annual Roadtreking photo safari there next week. We’re recording this episode from…

Fifty Points to Happiness on Lake Ontario

We all want to write about the great places of North America we’ve enjoyed. Every once in awhile you come across one of those little gems that really doesn’t qualify,…

Off the Beaten Path in Northern Wisconsin

Say “Wisconsin” to almost anyone, and they’re likely to think of cheese.  There is cheese in this story, but you’ll have to wait for it.  This is a trip along…

Off the Beaten Path: Pompey’s Pilar

By Maggie Burkett In eastern Montana, the Yellowstone River is lined with rimrock cliffs that extend more than a hundred feet in the air.  They posed a substantial obstacle to…