Category: Trail & Sail Life

Thanksgiving In The Woods

Thanksgiving In The Woods

Thanksgiving in the Woods is one of our favorite camping traditions. Great food and friendship. I’m thankful we are able to continue this tradition. Thanksgiving in the Woods is one of our favorite camping traditions. When our son was a Boy Scout and I was a Scout Leader, our troop would put on a large […]

RV Camper Holiday Gift Wish List

RV Camper Holiday Gift Wish List

Our 2019 RV Camper Holiday Gift Wish List provides inspiration for gifts and stocking stuffers that are sure to please your favorite camping friends. For many, this is the time of the year when it gets colder and your RV has been winterized. You can look back at 2019 and remember all of the great […]

Scotcheroos Easy No Bake Dessert For Camping

Scotcheroos Easy No Bake Dessert For Camping

When it’s too hot for a campfire & smores, Scotcheroos (Scotcharoos), a frosted Rice Krispie bar, might be the perfect peanut butter chocolate marshmallow treat. Why Scotcheroos Are A Great Camping Dessert You love camping, campfires and smores, right? Your crowd wants a sweet treat that is chocolatey, gooey and crispy. Sometimes it’s just too […]

Berry Smoothie Sunday with Ninja Master Prep QB900B Review

Berry Smoothie Sunday with Ninja Master Prep QB900B Review

One of our fun and healthy food traditions is Smoothie Sunday. We tested our favorite berry smoothie recipe our new RV blender, a Ninja Master Prep QB900B. Berry Smoothie Sunday Recipe It’s a nice change of pace to have fruit smoothies for breakfast on Sundays. We wanted to bring the Sunday Smoothie tradition to our […]

Fitness Challenges to Prepare for Outdoor Adventures

Fitness Challenges to Prepare for Outdoor Adventures

Hiking, cycling, kayaking or swimming, you want to say yes to any cool outdoor adventure opportunities. Consider fitness challenges to prepare for fun. One of the best parts of travel is all of the fun and adventurous activities you can do; hiking, cycling, kayaking, sailing, and more. When those outdoor adventure opportunities arise, you want […]

Learning to Sail

Learning to Sail

I used to dream of sailing. I wanted to pull away from shore, using the power of the wind, following an ancient way of traveling. But, I just didn’t know how to get started. You might feel that way, too. So, I thought I would share a few ideas on how you can get started. […]

Going to Camp

Going to Camp

Have you ever gone to summer camp? Do you send your kids to camp? Camp was always a big part of my summers. Every summer, I would go to Camp Shalom, which sadly no longer exists, and Skogforden, which is thankfully still around. I recently had the chance to go back to camp. This time […]

The Trail Quest Challenge

The Trail Quest Challenge

I just hiked at York River State Park over the weekend. It is a very nice park along the York river near Croaker, VA. That makes the second Virginia State Park visit for the year. Earlier, I visited Westmoreland State Park on the Potomac River. Both have nice trails and both have a fossil beach […]

Officially Camping

Officially Camping

Well I am officially a camper. After years of doing tent camping with the Cub Scouts, I am trying a few new things. One is that we have a camper and have been doing some camping in state and local parks. It is pretty cool to be out in nature – hiking trails, swimming, taking […]

Planning

Planning

There are many approaches to travel. Some want to have a complete itinerary with every activity planned. Some prefer to wing it – taking their chances that good things will happen. I don’t know about you, but I guess I am somewhere in between. I came across a quote that summed it up pretty well. […]