Cold Weather RV Camping Tips
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Cold Weather RV Camping Tips

We enjoy camping and try to extend our season into the late fall. Sometimes the weather can get cooler and you need to be prepared for cold weather RV camping. One of our traditions is to camp for Thanksgiving in the Woods. But, camping at Thanksgiving sometimes means cold weather. After a few years of…

Peach Cherry Dutch Oven Cobbler
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Peach Cherry Dutch Oven Cobbler

One of our favorite camp cooking traditions is making cobbler in a dutch oven. Here is our recipe for the perfect peach cherry dutch oven cobbler. When Andres and I were in Scouts, two of the leaders Pat and Mike would bring along their dutch ovens and make cobbler for the group. It was always…

Thanksgiving In The Woods
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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
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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
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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…

Fitness Challenges to Prepare for Outdoor Adventures
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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
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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
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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
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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…