RV Lifestyle

By Jerry | Living The Dream

To Tow or Not to Tow

Before we hit the road in 2014, we had several freak out moments. However, our biggest anxiety point was whether or not we should tow a car behind …

Honda

National Parks Crowded? Try These 20 Epic State Parks

If national parks are America’s best idea, state parks are at least a damn good one, and a very close second place — dozens of them rival our most …

Outdoors

Wow. Photographer Jeff Berkes captured this summertime stunner over St. Mary’s Lake at #Glacier #NationalPark in Montana. “As the storm came overhead at #sunrise, the clouds began to break, letting light pass through onto the distant mountains. The most epic sunrise I have ever witnessed unfolded in front of us in the matter of seconds and for the next 90 minutes, we enjoyed #rainbows and double rainbows over the lake.” Photo @GlacierNPS courtesy of Jeff Berkes (@jeffberkesphoto). #findyourpark #usinterior

Take This Gorgeous Fall Foliage Road Trip To See Pennsylvania Like Never Before

Google Maps<p>There's no better way to kick off the fall season than to hit the open road on an epic fall foliage road trip across Pennsylvania. Add …

NP Campground Review – Platte River Campground, Sleeping Bear Dunes, MI

A lovely, relaxing, green and wonderfully laid-out campground in Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, NW MI. We loved it!<p>Link to campground here: …

Camping

2017 Cirrus 820 Review

Share Email Comments<p>Truck Camper Magazine evaluates a 2017 Cirrus 820, a short bed, hard side, non-slide, wet bath truck camper. Do state-of-the-art …

California Road Trip: San Diego to Yosemite

Here's how to find adventure on the road from the Pacific Coast Highway to the High Sierra.<p>San Diego<p>San Diego's siren song will tempt you to linger here. The city boasts glorious beaches, varied attractions, and vibrant neighborhoods all basking under sunny skies.<p><b>Stay.</b> Visit San Diego's own …

Travel

Fall is definitely in the air. 🍁🍂🔥😍 Thanks to @nateinthewild for tagging #GlacierNPS!

“There's just something about a winding road that ignites wanderlust,” says photographer Kathryn Dyer, and we couldn’t agree more! At an impromptu stop in #California’s #Yosemite #NationalPark (@yosemitenps), Kathryn captured this incredible shot of #HalfDome shining golden from a beautiful alpenglow and framed by trees. When you visit public lands, you never know what amazing #vistas you’ll find! Photo courtesy of Kathryn Dyer (@kathryn_dyer). #usinterior #findyourpark

Exploring The Sands Of Time – Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, MI

So we’ve officially made it to fall. The autumn equinox has passed (Sept 22nd for those counting days) and we’re poised on the crisp heels of Father …

Travel

American castles and natural wonders: A Southeast road trip

We've spent the past summer partnering with Holiday Inn to find the most epic road trip. To decide on the final route, we had travelers show us their …

Gulf Stream Coach Introduces Vintage Cruiser Woody Version

Nappanee, Indiana-based Gulf Stream Coach introduced the Vintage Cruiser at the 2015 Elkhart County RV Open House.<p>Following the Vintage Cruiser’s …

Vintage

22 Underrated American Places You Need to Spend More Time In

22 Underrated American Places You Need to Spend More Time In<p>22 Underrated American Places You Need to Spend More Time In<p>116,304<p>The United States is a …

Travel

What it's Really Like to Take an Airstream Road Trip Across the Country

One week before my fiancée and I threw our lives into a 16-foot camper trailer and embarked on a yearlong tour of the Lower 48, I picked up a copy of <i>The Longest Road: Overland in Search of America, From Key West to the Arctic Ocean</i> by Philip Caputo. A friend had recommended Caputo's work, not …

Road Trips

5 VW Microbuses to Start Your Vintage #VanLife

Welcome to <i>Found</i>, a series where classic goods are handpicked by <i>Gear Patrol</i>‘s writers and editors and are ready for a good home.<p>Minivans are a tough …

Winnebago Just Made A Dirtbag Dream Van

Built on the Ford Transit chassis, Winnebago just unveiled a motorhome made with the ‘van life’ crowd in mind.<p><b>Your buddy may have converted an old</b> …

Outdoors

Happy National Public Lands Day! America’s public lands give us so much, like this epic view at #GreatSmokyMountains National Park that’ll leave you breathless. Check out more of our favorite things about public lands at DOI.gov. Photo @greatsmokynps courtesy of Bob Carr. #findyourpark #usinterior #NPLD

Sometimes, sunsets are a time of calm reflection; other times they generate unrivaled excitement and anticipation. This sunset grew from a cloudy, rainy day in Yosemite Valley earlier this week. The overcast skies hinted at a spectacular sunset. For those who were out and about, the colors did not disappoint. #Yosemite #NationalPark #Sunset #HalfDome

TGIF! Do you have plans to visit the park this weekend? Fall colors are looking nice these days. 🍂🍁👍🏻 Thanks to @karizgrn for tagging #GlacierNPS!

The Rise of Car Camping: What You Should Know

With our fast pace and time sensitive lives, planning a weekend backpacking trip can often slip our schedule. However, more an more people are …

Long-Term Truck and Camper Trip Preparation

Share Email Comments<p>Steven Merrill reveals his extensive preparations for a long-term, off-road, and off-the-grid truck camping experience. Step one, …

Route 66 road trip: A real-life remix of where to ‘get your kicks’

Bobby Troup’s song, “(Get Your Kicks on) Route 66,” was recorded by Nat King Cole in 1946. For the classic tune’s 70th anniversary — and the road’s 90th birthday — I drove the entire 2,448-mile distance from Chicago to Los Angeles. During the two-week road trip, I replaced the original cities with …

Road Trips

Traveling With the Elks

The Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks has a nationwide network of lodges with RV accommodations<p><b>Most RV owners are adventuresome by nature</b> …

Top 10 most scenic drives in Canada

There’s nothing more Canadian that hitting the open road with the windows down, the music up, and a decent map just in case the sat nav packs up. To …

Looking for something to do this weekend? All public lands -- from #nationalparks to wildlife refuges and more -- are FREE this Saturday in honor of National Public Lands Day. The day is the nation’s largest, single-day volunteer effort for public lands. Thank a park today for all they give us by volunteering at your favorite #publicland. Photo of #joshuatrees and crescent moon🌙 in the #California desert by Kiska Media via Bureau of Land Management (@mypubliclands). #usinterior

Yakima SkyRise Rooftop Tent

The new Yakima SkyRise, which launched last month, is the most utilitarian rooftop tent we’ve seen yet.<p>For one, it’s much easier to attach to your roof than models from Tepui or Treeline Outdoors. Instead of using metal clasps that have to be tightened with a wrench—an awkward process that can take …

Washington State

As you enter #Zion National Park from the east, Mt. Carmel Highway offers spectacular views and ever changing landscapes as you zig-zag your way down into @zionnps’s canyon. Ian Barin (@ianbarin) captured this pic from above the winding road at #sunset this past June. Photo courtesy of Ian Barin (@ianbarin). #usinterior #findyourpark

Hyperlocal weather app Dark Sky brings its forecast maps to the web

Dark Sky has made a name for itself over the past four years by creating beautiful weather maps and hyperlocal weather predictions, seemingly more …

Weather

Did you know there’s a battleship at #GrandCanyon National Park in #Arizona? On the South Rim, just off the Bright Angel Trail, a broad, narrow plateau rises up in the shape of a massive ship. The Battleship formation is a dramatic feature hidden in one of the world’s most astounding landscapes. Photo @grandcanyonnps by #NationalPark Service. #findyourpark #usinterior