How to take your girly-girlfriends camping and enjoy the great outdoors. 7 things girly girls don’t like about camping and the solution.
Glamping is an elevated luxury camping resort. Not only is it as fantastic as it sounds, but now you can add some glamour to your camping trip.
Plan a successful camping road trip with a few tips and advice form our camping experts. Hit the open road with confidence.
Your dog probably loves camping and the great outdoors as much as you do. If you plan to take your best friend on your next camping trip, make sure you plan ahead so everyone has a good time. Consider these tips and advice for camping with your dogs, so that you and your pooch are prepared for dog camping success.
If you love the outdoors and camping, then you will love backpacking. Get started backpacking with advice on how to pack, where to go, what gear you'll need and backpacking safety and ethics.
Planing a backpacking trip? You'll need a bit of advice for a successful adventure. Get ready for your next wilderness escape with these five tips from backpacking expert Melanie Webb.
Dates for National Park Service free entrance days for 2013, including U.S. National Forest, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and Bureau of Land Management fee free days.
Though wilderness is a word commonly used to describe natural environments, the Wilderness Act of 1964 designated federal lands for preservation.
Clear blue water, coral reefs, golden sand beaches and hiking trails are a few highlights of a national park getaway to Virgin Islands National Park. The national park is located on the Caribbean island of St. John.
Best known for globally significant Late Triassic fossils, Petrified Forest National Park a national monument in 1906 to preserve and protect the petrified wood for its scientific value. Scientific studies are on-going at the park; paleontologists find new fossils, biologists study living plants and animals, and geologists study the multi-hued Chinle Formation. Petrified Forest is a science park!
Death Valley is a national park of extremes. The below sea level basin is a land of record summer heat, snowy winter peaks, spring wildflowers and a diverse wildlife. Despite it's morbid name, the national park is a top destination for outdoor recreation and seasonal camping.
Hot Springs National Park in Arkansas, with its natural areas, historic buildings, and cultural landscapes, is a park for all seasons.
Home to the tallest trees on earth, Redwood National Park in California is a top national park getaway for outdoors lovers and campers.
Snow camping is enjoyable with the right gear and cold weather essentials. Whether you are snowshoeing into the backcountry or car camping in cold weather, a few essential tips and the right equipment will make winter camping enjoyable. This is your guide to winter camping.
A guide to camping destinations in Illinois, with campground reviews for state parks, national parks and forests, and private campgrounds and RV parks.
Planning a multi-state RV trip with a trailer or other tow can result in one or more tickets if your rig doesn’t meet state requirement, or if you don’t have a permit for your variances. Read more about how to plan your trip and avoid unpleasant surprises and fines.
RV parks aren’t the only destinations for RVers. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) offers a wide variety of vacation and recreational opportunities. As long as you like boondocking there’s a never-ending list of awe-inspiring natural lands in the real wild west, as it was before the settlers arrived.
If you’re tired of the activities scheduled at your RV park, or find there are none scheduled, consider starting a genealogy group for your RV neighbors. And while you’re at it, take a look at some of the income opportunities available genealogy beginners. That’s right! You don’t have to know a thing about genealogy to start making money from this hobby.
Budget cuts and National Forest regulations may force RVers and full timers to rethink their travel plans. Park closures, hours reductions, and regulations may shorten vacations, and even prohibit full timers from using certain public facilities–an unintended, but very real possibility.
RV Parks are opening and closing all the time. And that’s a good thing because, due to factors, like job growth, many snowbirds will be left out in the cold. Their spots have been taken over by an influx of workers. Other parks, damaged or affected by disasters may be closed or have only some of their amenities available. These are reasons to make reservations early…
There’s plenty to do when traveling around in your RV, and one hobby is perfect for this group of mobile fun lovers. Genealogy is best enjoyed when you can visit the places your ancestors lived, or the records offices where you can see and copy the original birth, marriage, death or other certificates that prove your family legends.
People often as me how they can make a little money while they're RVing. Having investigated and employed work-from-home opportunities since 1977, I've found a great assortment that are perfect for living in and working from an RV. Stock photography and video are a two with a good income potential.
Are you handy with a camera? If so you can make a nice income taking product photos while RVing across the country. The techniques are easy to learn, and the work is not difficult. Best of all, if you have a digital camera, you can get started with less than a $100 investment in equipment and software.
If you’re more artistically inclined photo editing might be more appealing than stock photography or product photography. While this is a great RVer work opportunity, it takes a bit of training and dedication, but far less than you might expect. Read how to get started in earning cash from photo editing while living the RVers dream life.
As more people take to the RVing lifestyle, there is greater demand for work from home opportunities. While not all of these are suitable for the RVing life, the ones that are not only are exciting but have great earning potential. Learn how to make a living on the road.