Category: Tips & Checklists

Running from a Hurricane, Driving Fail & GPS Fail

For the most part, our travel days tend to go pretty smoothly, but last Thursday (October 1) was one of those days that ended up being both a comedy of errors and an adventure in itself ! While we managed to keep a good sense of humor with everything turning out OK in the end, it wasn’t without a few close calls,

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Tips for driving & staying in Chicago with an RV

As you might imagine, navigating a big city with an RV + tow vehicle is not for the faint of heart! With heavy traffic, impatient and aggressive drivers, numerous low bridges and tunnels, grid-locked lanes snaking the freeway (a misnomer as they’re anything but free) and the lack of campgrounds, it’s not exactly an enticing destination for RVers…

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29 Tips for Successful Boondocking

We learned a lot during our first boondocking experience in Arizona which took us to Yuma, Quartzsite and Lake Havasu City over 9 days. So we pulled together 29 tips and tricks that helped us, working with what we had. That means… no solar, no composting toilet, no fancy stuff. We just made the most of our RV “as is” from the manufacturer. Of course, we know

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Our RV maiden voyage + 8 lessons learned

Road Trip #1: Delaware, Ohio to Denver, Colorado. 4 days, 5 states, 1,338 miles and 23 driving hours. Our first road trip, to bring our coach back home, was a big one. In terms of miles, time, range of emotions and interesting experiences! Here’s a recap of our ‘maiden voyage’, complete with the lessons we learned along the

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