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Mar 10, 2022

Previous purchase

We bought your series several years ago. Are we entitled to the new additions? We haven't been receiving emails to my knowledge. Julie

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Aug 15, 2021

Affordable Adventure

We've stumbled upon a lifestyle of affordable adventure and cannot believe more people aren't taking advantage of this opportunity.

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Oct 25, 2020

Miami on $25 per day

A local's guide to Miami on $25 a day

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Oct 18, 2020

Boondocking on Belle Starr's Silverado Ranch

We are in AZ every winter and visited Belle Starr's Ranch near Douglas a couple of times. I just wanted to let you know that Belle died (I think a few

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Oct 04, 2020

Boondocking in extreme heat

Hi Marianne. Like you, we have a Roadtrek and, during this year's very hot summer, we were considering adding a generator, if just for the few times we

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Sep 01, 2020

wi fi on the road

how do you get wifi when traviling around the county

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Mar 15, 2019

Purchasing a Truck Camper from WA and importing to BC

Hey there, So it seems truck campers are exempt from insurance in BC. However if I were to buy a used truck camper from the state of Washington, where

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Aug 28, 2018

Recommended current compact motorhomes for seniors with minor aging disability

Could you please email me your recommendations for a low hassle compact motorhome for a senior with a relatively minor disability (1 traveller with cane).

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Jun 22, 2018

Rest Stops

Which Rest stops allow overnight RV parking?

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Apr 05, 2018

exporting rv's


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Feb 11, 2018

Mixed Blessings for Airstream Newbies

Some days it's just so much fun and I feel so happy and wonder why all of our friends don't sell everything and join us... Then there are other days..usually

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Jan 14, 2018

Boondocking rv/trailer

Hi, Which rv can handle the rigors of boondocking roads , or lack of roads. For trailers, Nash and outdoors rv seem the most rugged and able to hold

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Dec 22, 2017

Resources For RVers

A wealth of resources for RVers is available on the Internet. These sites are geared to those looking for affordable adventures.

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Jun 29, 2017

The Road Home Down Memory Lane

We continue to include as many stops as possible from that epic first RV trip that started it all (17 years ago).

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Jun 18, 2017

Snow and Bear Spray advisory

... Not exactly what we expected. http://blog.frugal-rv-travel.com/yellowstone-then-and-now/

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Jun 16, 2017

It's our 20th anniversary as a couple!

We're retracing part of our first trip as RVers. Starting at Grand Tetons National Park.

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Jun 15, 2017

Left the Sierras behind and a shift in plans

Our trip has changed direction.

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Jun 07, 2017

Just an idea...campfires and peace pipes.

May be worth a try. Do you think?

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May 25, 2017

Hanging around Mammoth Lakes

It's been a fun week...

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May 10, 2017

Lone Pine, California. One of "Those" Towns

How often do you find a town on your travels that you can say that about? For us, Lone Pine is definitely one of them

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May 02, 2017

Wow look at these colors!

We had it all wrong before. This is one of the best hikes ever!

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Apr 25, 2017


I keep noticing your black chairs, Camping World ? easy to stow away back in their bags ?

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Apr 25, 2017

Refreshed, Renewed, and Inspired

Covering old and new territory, and now refreshed and renewed, we're ready for more.

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Apr 19, 2017

Help for Staying Connected on the Road

We were given this new We-Boost cellular booster, made specifically for RVers to review.

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Apr 15, 2017

California Desert

We kept running into the same visitor consistently at every place we boondocked this week. Ah yes! We finally figured out why. Sometimes, on the road, we forget what's the date and what weekend it is!

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Apr 11, 2017

Lake Mead Boondocking and America's Newest National Monument

There's much more to the Las Vegas area than casinos....

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Apr 01, 2017

Not exactly a lottery but...I made it this far...

It's like I won Cash-for-life.

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Mar 25, 2017

Combining Work and Play

Combining work and play. Is this what workamping is like?

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Mar 19, 2017

We've Escaped to Arizona!

We are on the road again, folks. And our first week held a few surprises. Some good, some not so much.

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Jan 07, 2017

Shopping for a New RV? Beware!

My New Year's resolution. I vow to do whatever I can to support Chuck Woodbury's fight for quality standards from RV manufacturers! Will you join us? Read and subscribe to RVTravel newsletter (free). Learn why this is SO important.

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Jan 04, 2017

Big South Fork Nat Rec Area - Free Camping Night

I've heard of free entry days but this TN park is including free camping on Martin Luther King Day. Hopefully, they fill up, it's a success, and other parks follow suit.

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Dec 08, 2016

Something I Won't be Sharing Online

I am writing something I won’t be sharing with you online or anywhere else – my life story! So why tell you about it at all?

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Dec 07, 2016

Price of Senior Interagency Pass will increase drastically!

Urgent: Cost of Senior (Golden Age) National Parks Passes about to go up drastically. If you're a USA Citizen over 62, get yours now! Thank you Guy Gipson of Day's End Directory for the warning. Please pass it on.

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Dec 03, 2016

Our Winter RVing Plan Extends into Summer

Many Snowbirds have already headed south. We're still here in the wintery north but we do have a 6-month trip planned.

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Nov 30, 2016

Ch-ch-ch-changes...Time to face the strange

I've set the wheels in motion for changes in my life. This first one is simple enough but stay tuned. There's more to come...

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Oct 04, 2016

Find Boondocking in British Columbia

The RVTravel.com newsletter is such a great resource for boondockers. Here's another great article and link. Subscribe to the free newsletter for many more.

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Sep 16, 2016

New Brunswick

New Brunswick does not deserve the nick name,

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Sep 13, 2016

Cape Breton

Driving the famous Cabot Trail on Cape Breton Island. Does it matter if you drive it clockwise or not?

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Sep 09, 2016

Nova Scotia Lobster

Serendipity: An unexpected Nova Scotia lobster experience and a down east kitchen party in the same week.

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Sep 08, 2016

Nova Scotia

We knew where to find the best of Nova Scotia - and find it, we did!

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Sep 02, 2016

Prince Edward Island

Who doesn't love the beach? Prince Edward Island is a beach lover's dream.

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Aug 28, 2016

East Coast Rock Hopping

Rock-hopping along the east coast shore from Percé Rock, QC to Hopewell Rocks, NB

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Aug 22, 2016

Forillon National Park

Forillon National Park lives up to the expectations. An amazing Lands-End experience.

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Aug 17, 2016

Gaspe Peninsula

Do not pass up a chance to visit Quebec's Gaspe Peninsula; the coastline rivals that of California.

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Aug 14, 2016

Have a great trip!

Having lived in the Maritimes over the past 6 years, I can tell you that you will love this trip. Coastal New Brunswick on the Bay of Fundy is by far the

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Aug 10, 2016

RVing to the Maritime Provinces

Canada's Maritime Provinces by RV. We're finally on the summer trip we've promised ourselves for the past 4 years.

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Jun 03, 2016


QMarianne and Randy we enjoyed reading your travels to Costa Rica. I have always wanted to go there. However, we wondered how come your medical insurance

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May 17, 2016

4 Reasons to Consider Renting Your RV Out

If you're looking for ways to pay off your RV purchase, you might consider renting it out occasionally. Mark Jenny makes a compelling argument for it in this article.

RVshare.com can help you find the perfect renter. Listings are free.

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May 12, 2016

How much does it cost to RV fulltime?

I was asked that question recently (even though we're not full time RVers ourselves). There's no one-size-fits-all answer but the opinion of these 19 RV experts may help you figure out if you're financially ready.

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