What have I learned after six months on the road?

by Nanci Dixon I started asking myself that question when we were in Yellowstone without (gasp) internet. There in the deep woods I could not distract myself with Pinterest or Facebook or Google or even much email. Now, as we return to the place where we began six months ago, what have I learned on this continual journey? This journey... Read More

Report shows dramatic increase in Americans who camp

If there is any doubt that it’s getting more crowded out there in “Camping-land USA” a new study sponsored by KOA shows that more than six million new American households have adopted the camping lifestyle since 2014. That’s households, not individuals. The total number of camping households in the United States is now more than 77 million. At the same... Read More

Majority of readers not fond of campfire smoke

Last week’s poll showed our readers seem to be firmly divided into two camps: the smokers and the non-smokers: Here are a few comments (some have been edited for brevity). Which “camp” to you belong to? Michael–If you are a true camper, you don’t need the full-hookup convenience of a RV Park. You can have your campfire and enjoy it... Read More

Fulltime RVing – Plan ahead for “hanging up the keys”

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Fulltime RVing is great, with so many places to explore, people to meet, things to learn. Sadly, the clock continues to run during the adventure, and eventually you may need to “hang up the fulltime keys.” So how do you leave the fulltime lifestyle and return to a non-nomadic life? You might think this... Read More

National Parks podcast to debut next week

A new narrative-style podcast will launch March 6 that will feature more than 400 of America’s National Park Service units, telling the stories behind the nation’s treasures. The America’s National Parks Podcast will be hosted by Jason Epperson and narrated by Abigail Trabue, the editors of RV website rvmiles.com and hosts of the RV Miles Podcast. A preview episode is available now on nationalparkpodcast.com, as well as... Read More

“To sleep, perchance to dream …” — but not behind the wheel

By Greg Illes (with apologies to Billy Shakespeare) Healthy sleep is one of the most talked-about subjects in many walks of medicine, and with good reason. Good sleep makes for a good life. Sleep – really solid, deep sleep – is the time when the body and mind heal up from the day’s rigors. Sleep time is about the only... Read More