John Jacques

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The 60 Most Scenic Drives in America

Are you ready for the best road trip of your life?<p>Plan the road trip of the lifetime with these spectacular journeys that highlight all the beauty …

Hiking

The 10 Best Car Camping Spots in America

There's no better way to ease kids into the great outdoors than with a summer camping trip.<p>No matter how avid a backpacker you were before kids, …

Hiking

The Outer Banks of North Carolina - Driving Tour

Overview - Outer Banks Driving Tour<p>The string of islands known as the Outer Banks stretches approximately 130 miles. These fragile yet enduring …

RVs

Exploring NYC in Your Winnebago RV

A dense fog lingers over the bustling Hudson River as the bright morning sun climbs high above the nearby towering skyline. Waves crash gently …

You need to drive America's 10 quietest roads

Baseball, cookouts and days at the lake are some of America's favorite summer season pastimes, but there is no rite of passage greater than the …

National Parks

The Lazy Man's Guide To Losing Fat And Building Muscle

Image: iStock<p>Like most guys of a certain vintage, I have mixed feelings about my body. Staying lean and not surrendering to the siren’s call of the …

10 of North Carolina's Best Campsites

In the mood for a leisurely car camping adventure at the beach? Maybe you're chasing a sunrise over sprawling mountains or waking up lakeside and …

8 National Parks Where You Can Have an Unforgettable Summer Vacation

Natural beauty, history, education, and relaxation await at our country’s national parks. This year, many have enhanced their tours, lodging, dining, …

National Parks

Don't Camp at Walmart

A few weeks ago, we were headed east on I-10 across southern Arizona en route to Rockhound State Park in Deming, New Mexico, when it became clear that we were going to have to drive into the night if we wanted to make our destination. We’d already been on the move since dawn, the low tangerine sun …

RVs

Upgrade Your Hiking Footwear on the Cheap with These Approach Shoes

By now, hordes of thru-hikers have departed from Georgia’s Springer Mountain on a summer’s long journey north along the Appalachian Trail. Most of …

15 Camping Hacks That Will Make You a Campsite Pro

<b>The snowline is receding.</b> The nights are getting warmer. And when the weekend comes, you're starting to wonder why you’re sleeping at home.<p>These are …

Luxury camper van can go off grid for days

And it’s for sale!<p>The outdoors world is chock-full of DIY conversion vans, (it’s a big reason why we started a brand-new van-focused community group) and many of them are marvels of ingenuity and sweat equity. But sometimes you need to turn to the professionals for a van with all the luxuries of …

7 Vintage Travel Trailer Resorts for Your Next Girlfriend Getaway

Book your next vacation at one of these retro RV parks.<p>It feels like time stopped in the 1950s at the Vintages Trailer Resort in Oregon. Each of the …

Moon and Jupiter April 2 and 3

On April 2 and 3, 2018, watch for two very bright objects near each other late at night and before dawn breaks. They are the waning gibbous moon and …

Learn How to Fold a World-Record-Setting Paper Airplane

Growing up with six brothers, John Collins got really good at folding paper planes.<p>"Anything you can beat your siblings at is good," he says.<p>But he …

A series of marvelous events: A Marvel Cinematic Universe timeline

Our guide to the Top 10 state parks in North Carolina

Last year, North Carolina saw record crowds pour into its state parks: 1.94 million visitors — a 3.4 percent increase over 2016 numbers.<p>Most of the …

Hiking

Why You Should Never, Ever Drain Your Pasta In The Sink

Don't let that liquid gold circle the drain again.<p>If you drain your pasta water through a colander and down the sink, you’re throwing away an invaluable asset that cooks call “liquid gold.”<p>(The term “liquid gold” has also been used to refer to wood cleaner, hair products and of course, urine. For …

Every Hidden Wonder of the World You Need to Visit, Mapped

When it comes to exploring the unexplored, things can get somewhat difficult. After all, much of the world has been trekked by somebody or other, and …

Travel

The Best Resorts For RV Travel in March

The lure of the open road and the comforts of home come together when you’re traveling in a recreational vehicle. You’ve already considered the best …

15 Scenic Places To Camp Along The Gulf Coast

There are lots of state parks and finer upscale resorts along the Gulf Coast where you can be a short walk from the white sandy beaches and warm …

State Park Entrance Passes

The state park entrance pass system works differently in each state. Many states offer some sort of pass that allows for unlimited entry at most …

State Road Laws for RVs

This list of state laws should be helpful to RV owners. Note that information in red deals with specific restrictions on certain roads and also …

SP Campground Review – Pocahontas State Park, Chesterfield, VA

One of the many beautiful lakes at Pocahontas State ParkA huge State Park with beautiful, forested and quiet sites just ~20 miles from Richmond …

RVs

The Droplet is a light-filled teardrop trailer inspired by Scandinavian design

The world of tiny campers just got a lot cuter thanks to the Droplet. The Scandinavian-inspired teardrop trailer fits a queen size mattress and a …

Camping

Watch This Suitcase Transform Into a Portable Dresser

It's a suitcase, a dresser, and a chair all in one.<p>This carry-on bag by Züca is a different kind of smart luggage, no battery pack included. Ideal …

How to Travel Across America and Camp for Free

A low flame crackled over Mount Shasta. In the distance, its snow-capped peak gleamed in defiance, more than 14,000 feet above the California summer …

The Best Camping Gadgets and Tools to Try on Your Next Trip

Check the list of the best camping gadgets and tools to give a try during your next trip. They will make your outdoor life more comforting and easier.

This site makes browsing Netflix simple again

We've all been there. You sit down for movie night, open Netflix and start looking for something to watch. And you keep looking. And keep looking. And you look until you reach the point of not wanting to watch anything anymore. This is the modern-day version of going to the movie rental store, …

Watchlist

A simple but ruthless exercise reveals who your star employees are — and who should be fired

Being a manager requires practicality bordering on ruthlessness — at least according to Patty McCord.<p>McCord was the chief talent officer at Netflix, from 1998 to 2012. She and Netflix CEO Reed Hastings created the company's culture deck, which has been viewed millions of times. Now she runs her own …