New Trailer Tires
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New Trailer Tires

Good tires are a key element of safe RV travel. We just replaced our trailer tires with a new set of Goodyear Endurance ST tires. Why Buy New Trailer Tires Our 2019 Grand Design Transcend came with a set of Westlake ST tires. The date stamp indicated that they were manufactured in 2017. While they…

17 Best Roadtrip Podcasts
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17 Best Roadtrip Podcasts

Podcasts are great entertainment and a great way to learn while you pass the miles on a long RV road trip. Here is our list of the 17 best roadtrip podcasts. Podcasts are like a radio show, it can be an interview, a conversation, or a show with a story. You can download many to…

Must Have RV Departure Checklist
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Must Have RV Departure Checklist

We provide a must have RV departure checklist with all the things you need to do before leaving your campsite. Includes a free printable RV departure checklist. Why You Need An RV Departure Checklist Why is that guy waving at us? Oh no, we forgot to put the TV antenna down. Honey, where are our…

York River State Park Review
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York River State Park Review

York River State Park is a great day use park on the York River. Close to Williamsburg Virginia, it’s a nice place to enjoy a hike or ride in the woods. York River State Park Overview York River State Park has been in operation since 1980. The site of a former plantation, the park provides…

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…