Shopping for a Small Sailboat
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Shopping for a Small Sailboat

We’re searching for a small sailboat. While we already have a small boat, we’d like a portable or cartoppable sailboat to use while camping. We’d love to be able to go sailing when we are camping. When we get to a waterfront campground like Belle Isle State Park, we want to get on the water….

11 Great Ways to Make Camping Coffee
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11 Great Ways to Make Camping Coffee

Camping Coffee. We share 11 great ways to make coffee when camping to help you find the best coffee maker for your RV and tent camping adventures. One of the things I enjoy about camping is starting the day with a warm cup of coffee. I enjoy sitting outside our travel trailer to enjoy mine….

How to Winterize a Camper in 5 Easy Steps
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How to Winterize a Camper in 5 Easy Steps

When temps will be below freezing and the camping season is done, it’s time to winterize your travel trailer. How to winterize a camper in 5 easy steps. I’ll walk you through all the steps in this article. We also have a YouTube video that walks you through How to Winterize a Camper. Steps to…

Westmoreland State Park Review
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Westmoreland State Park Review

Westmoreland State Park is a great campground on the Potomac River. It’s a nice place to enjoy a hike in the woods. You may even find a fossil shark tooth. Westmoreland State Park Overview Westmoreland State Park has been in operation since 1936 when Virginia opened its first six state parks at the same time….

SummerWind Vineyard Review
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SummerWind Vineyard Review

We enjoyed a visit to SummerWind Vineyard in Smithfield VA. SummerWind creates tasty wine and yummy food served in a pleasant atmosphere. On a beautiful day in late October, we stopped by SummerWind for lunch and a wine tasting. It was a great choice. When you first arrive at SummerWind, it may not seem grand…

RV Gifts 2020 Holiday Wish List
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RV Gifts 2020 Holiday Wish List

Shopping for an RVer? Our RV Gifts 2020 Holiday Wish List provides inspiration. Gifts for RV owners and gifts for camper owners that are sure to please. OK. I’ll admit it. It can be fun to get some new items for the camper. Whether you are shopping for your favorite camper or for yourself, we’ve…

First Landing State Park Review
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First Landing State Park Review

First Landing State Park is a great park and campground on the beach in Virginia Beach, VA. It’s a great place to enjoy the woods and water. First Landing State Park Overview First Landing State Park is built on the site where the Jamestown Settlers first landed in North America before moving up the James…

Chippokes Plantation State Park Review
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Chippokes Plantation State Park Review

Chippokes Plantation State Park is set on a 400 year old working farm. Chippokes is a Virginia State Park with a nice campground and much to explore. Chippokes review posted on October 14, 2019 and updated on October 21, 2020. Chippokes Overview Established in 1619, Chippokes Plantation has been actively farmed for 400 years. Its…

Belle Isle State Park Review
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Belle Isle State Park Review

Belle Isle State Park is a great campground on the Rappahannock River. Bike, kayak or hike – it’s a great place to enjoy the woods and water & farm. Belle Isle State Park Overview Belle Isle State Park is built on the site of a Virginia plantation along the Rappahannock River. The park includes seven…

Best RV Toothbrush Holder
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Best RV Toothbrush Holder

A small bathroom counter filled with messy toothbrushes. There’s got to be a better way, We installed what we think are the best RV toothbrush holders. Most RV bathrooms are small. You have a family of four sharing the space and all of their things on the counter. How can you get organized and ensure…