FYI: New National Parks

Are you always looking for new parks to explore? Eager to stay up-to-date on the latest additions? Well, we’ve got just what you need. Introducing: the newest national parks! With these 9 new parks, there’s now a total of 407 national parks in the United States. Wow! Some of them are only little babies right now, still spreading their wings …

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The 48-Hour Camping Guide: Dallas

  48-Hours in Dallas   Visiting parks around the Dallas area is a little trickier to plan because the state and private parks are widespread throughout the region. Unless you’re breezing through the parks in record time, you may only make it to one or two parks in a 48-hour visit. However, have no fear! We have put together a …

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Blogger Spotlight: Randy Vining, Mobile Kodgers

Something about the freedom of the open road resonates deeply within the American consciousness. For centuries, nothing has seemed quite as free as a life spent roaming the country and answering only to the road, the weather, and yourself. With this freedom comes an unparalleled ability to find oneself, and to ponder the deep questions whose answers often prove elusive …

Tips and Tricks on RV Camping with Cats

You call your RV something of a second home, but what’s a home without your furry family? If Mr. Whiskers is an outdoor kitty, this may be an impossible venture. You can’t really expect your freedom feline to acclimate to the confines of an enclosed motor vehicle. But if your cat is more used to the cushy indoor life, then …

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Blogger Spotlight: The Fit RV

Ever wondered, sitting there at your desk job or traveling during your one-week vacation, what it would be like to trek across the country for months on end enjoying the beautiful scenery and managing to stay fit, upbeat, and motivated? With James and Stefany Adinaro’s blog, The Fit RV, you no longer have to wonder. You can read about—or sometimes …

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Eat of the Wild – Texas Edition

Before we get to the good stuff it’s important to outline the practice of foraging ethically: You shalt not break the law You must have permission from the property owner or you’re stealing. Also, most state and federal lands prohibit gathering plants except in survival situations. Honor the land Don’t hack/slash/burn or otherwise destroy your way through nature. Leave no …

How To: Prevent the Most Common RV Breakdowns

RVs are fun, no doubt about it. But if things go wrong, that fun can be very short-lived and very expensive. Industry stats say that 3 out of every 10 RVs will need some type of major repair by only their second year, and nearly every RV will by their 8th. We’ve compiled a list of the most common RV …

How to Build the Perfect Campfire

So you want to build a campfire, huh? How about the best campfire ever? RoverPass has you covered with Smokey approved techniques and a bit of know-how that puts some boy scouts to shame. THE BASICS: These are building blocks of every perfect fire. Tinder All good campfires start with good tinder. Common objects like leaves, dry bark, and grass …

The Ultimate Glamping Guide

Have you ever been shamed for wearing makeup while backpacking? Do you consider champagne just as much of a camping essential as firewood? Have you ever finished climbing a gnarly 14,000-foot peak and then been all, “Okay, why do I have to sleep on the ground like a peasant now?” If you answered yes to any of the above, you …

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Blogger Spotlight: ShoreLooksNice.com

A lot of us dream of leaving our old lives behind and setting out onto the open road, speeding down the highways, venturing off onto the back roads, seeing sights we’ve never seen before, and experiencing the beauty of nature. Eric and Danielle Hannan have made this dream into their reality. In June 2014, they departed from their home in …