Top Social Sites for the RVer

Some people have the misconception of an RVer as a hermit type character that wants to disconnect from the social world.  As you and I know, this is not the case! One of the best things about traveling are the new friendships and connections you make along the way.  And although it used to be difficult constantly making new friends on the road that no longer holds true. Since the internet came along RVers now have access to a bunch of tools to connect you to other like minded RVers on the road.

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Camping with Dogs

It’s only natural to want to tto-16bring out four-legged best friend along for the fun when going camping. More likely than not, your dog with has more of a blast exploring and taking in all the sights, sounds, and smells. However, just like with anyone you care about, you’d want to make sure they’re safe throughout the journey. Here are some things to take into consideration for your canine pal.

Before anything else, make sure you check the websites or call the campground where you’re staying to make sure dogs are allowed. Most campgrounds are dog friendly which is one of the reasons many retirees RV vs taking cruises or time shares as most don’t allow pets.

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Why the iPhone 7 is Great for RVers

We all know that RVers love nature as well as a little technology in their lives, after all they are camping in an RV instead of a regular tent.  Our love of technology is perfectly displayed by our relationship with our phones.  It’s one of the best and most useful tools to have on hand when RVing.  It’s a navigator, camera, stereo, computer all compacted into one device that can fit in your pocket.  So the question is, which of these smartphones is currently the best on the market for RVers?   Well, Apple may be able to answer that question…

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How to Hike – The Basics

As an RVer you are going to travel to some incredible landscapes.  Some of the world’s greatest natural gems are only accessible once you park the RV and head out hiking! A common misconception about hiking, is that it’s just walking through nature. Don’t get me wrong, it can be; but more often it puts you in positions where you have to be aware and have a basic knowledge of the outdoors or it can turn ugly very quickly.

Hikers have to have knowledge concerning survival and geography, while also being in physical shape to endure hours of activity.  Now the great thing about hiking is that it’s an activity that most people can do and its virtually free. It provides an easy way for people to connect with their surroundings while giving them a good workout.  So if you’re ready to conquer your next hike like a pro you’ve come to the right place.

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What Every New RVer Needs to Know

Whenever you try something new there will be growing pains. It’s important to remember that when making mistakes you have two options; grow from them, or give up.

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When you are a beginner RVer, there’s no way around it, you will make mistakes.

Things are going to be hard before they get easier, but with persistence, you can overcome your troubles. The payoff is that you will learn things about yourself that you didn’t know before. You will also get the chance to have the vacations and experiences that you’ve always dreamed of!

Interested in getting over the learning curve? Here are the five things I wish I had known before I started my RV journey. Hopefully you can learn from my experiences and avoid making some of the more common rookie mistakes. Continue reading What Every New RVer Needs to Know