Winter in the Midwest can be long. Really long. So when warm weather finally arrives we like to spend as much time outdoors as we can. For my family that means a lot of camping. But the girls are getting older and their activities, interests, and desire to spend time with friends, keeps us home […]
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Last fall Clear Lake, Iowa hired me to write a few pages of camping tips for their 2016 Visitors Guide. Which I was thrilled to do (of course!) But what thrilled me even more is that my tips are not only in the fabulous print edition of Destination: Clear Lake but are also online! Top […]
I’ll lead with the answer: No. You do not always need to tow a car behind your RV. So, how do we come to that decision? In this article, written for The Scenic Route at GoRVing.com, I explain how we decide To Tow… or No? Before we purchased our motorhome we had a small expandable travel […]
Road trip food – it’s what makes those long drives bearable. But not just any food will do. It needs to be epic, worth the stop in both ambiance and flavor. In our years of criss-crossing the US we’ve found a few restaurants that are worth a return visit – or even a detour from our route! This […]
Our final RV trip of the year was supposed to be a 4 day trip to Florida. It turned into a nearly 3 week trip – and included a long stay in Texas. Take a look at our trip – how we changed plans on the fly, made the most of the changes, and even […]
My family didn’t do a lot of traveling when I was growing up – and we weren’t campers. But we did enjoy quite a bit of Iowa’s great outdoors. Some of my best childhood memories took place at what I think of now as one of Iowa’s ‘Forgotten’ State Parks: 9 Eagles State Park in […]
When our family travels take us south it’s inevitable that one location will be mentioned. It’s a place that, time and again, has impressed our family with it’s quirky mix of people, it’s incredible food, and it’s spectacular natural scenery. Whether traveling through for a week or a day, a vacation in Arkansas just isn’t complete […]
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