As experienced RVers, we are often asked about personal safety out on the road. What about carrying some form of protection? As former law enforcement, Marc is very familiar with both lethal and non-lethal weapons, having used and been trained in firearms, tasers and pepper spray. On the other hand, Julie has never used firearms
So what does a Thousand Trails Camping Membership cost in 2021? Here’s the latest pricing for all new Thousand Trails (TT) memberships, and the latest promotional deals. We cover the Zone Camping Pass, Trails Collection, Elite Basic, Elite Connections and NEW Adventure upgrade – with an overview of each membership type and key benefits. We
It’s been a few years since we’ve seen a new camping membership from Thousand Trails, and there’s been a lot of buzz about their new Adventure membership upgrade. What are the benefits? How is it different to other membership options? And is it worth the investment? Thousand Trails (TT) officially launched their new “Adventure” Membership today.
We’ll be home for Christmas this year. Yes, in a real, ‘stick & brick’ home, that we recently bought in Colorado. That means we’ll be doing more ‘hub & spoke’ style travel from our home base as part time RVers, instead of full timing as we have been for the past 6+ years. Here’s the
Oh how we’d love a dollar every time we’re asked: “how much do you spend on fuel for your RV!?” The answer, of course, depends on many things, including how many miles we drive. But we did the math after 6 years of full-timing and think the answer may surprise you! Here’s our in-depth report
Looking for useful, interesting and affordable gift ideas for the traveler or RVer in your life? While we don’t have the space or interest in just accumulating more ‘stuff’ for the sake of it, we do love discovering handy new items that will enhance our RV life, whether they are on sale or not. Of
RV warranties are about to see a price rise on January 1st, and we’ve been getting a lot of questions about whether it’s a good time to buy one now, before that happens. Model years will also change – is your RV eligible? When it comes to RV warranty protection, there’s a lot to consider.
Take a tour of our new little Casita camper as we show you the inside and out. It’s a 2019 Casita Freedom Deluxe 17′ travel trailer that we tow with our Jeep Cherokee – and yes it even comes with a bathroom. In this video and post, we’ll show you what it came optioned with,
We just bought another RV, so now we have two! We hinted at downsizing a while back. And as most of you know, we’ve been trying different RVs on for size – toying with the idea of getting a second, smaller RV. Then 2020 threw us a curveball. In our latest video, we take you
The Real Cost of RV Ownership. After 6 Years and 2 RVs, Here’s What we Spent on RV Repairs, Maintenance and Depreciation
After owning 2 RVs and full time RVing for 6 years, what has RV ownership REALLY cost us? This is Part 3 of our ‘6 Years of RVing’ recap series, where we share what our RVs have cost us in RV repairs, maintenance and depreciation etc over the years. We did the math on both
With winter just around the corner, one of the most common concerns of RVers relates to their batteries. The big question is: which batteries work best in cold temperatures – lead acid (AGM) or lithium? This can be a complex topic, and with the latest release of some interesting new data testing on battery performance,
RV camping is one of the biggest expenses for any RVer. So exactly how much have we spent on camping over the past 6 years, since we hit the road as full-time RVers traveling North America? We’ve done every kind of RV camping – from RV parks to boondocking – and tracked the costs. Then calculated