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City Areas to Avoid in Texas

With the thrill of the open road comes the buzz kill of traffic—even the best road trips can become excruciatingly long and painful once you hit a bad patch on the highway. Some traffic is unavoidable; wrecks will always be a factor in any road trip. But often times, if you know where to go, you can dodge the worst …

Hammock Camping

RoverPass Guide To Hammock Camping

We all know sleeping in a hammock rocks (pun intended). What you may not know is that sleeping in a hammock is actually good for you, too. The gentle rocking helps you fall asleep faster and sleep deeper than a traditional bed (source: Cell.com). Couple that with the peacefulness of mother nature and you have a recipe for the best …

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Tips for Camping with Dogs

For many of us, dogs are just as much a part of the family as any human. And for this reason, a lot of us tend to include our dogs in many of the activities we enjoy. When it comes to camping with dogs, it seems like a no-brainer: nothing seems more ruggedly American than a family and their dogs …

Welcome to RoverPass

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Sleeping Bags for Camping

How to Choose the Perfect Sleeping Bag

When planning an outdoor adventure, one of the first items on your packing list should be your sleeping bag. If you are anything like me, who has been borrowing sleeping bags from hospitable family members for the past few camping trips, it just might be time to invest in a sleeping bag to call your own. There are lots of …

Battleship Texas State Historic Site

Ahoy! Relive history at the Battleship Texas State Historic Site, a must-see attraction while in the Houston or Galveston Island area. This 1,200-acre park includes the San Jacinto Battleground, the Monument and the jaw-dropping USS Texas Battleship. The historic relics of yesteryear allow you to experience first-hand what navy life was like during WWI and WWII. You’ll feel like you’re …

Tent Camping

What to look for in the perfect campsite

  What should you look for in the perfect campsite? Well, it’s hard to say right off the bat. While there are no doubt some unifying characteristics that many great campsites have, all in all, it comes down to personal preference. To find the perfect campsite, you have to think about what you’re looking for most in a camping experience. …

Big Bend National Park

Winter RV Parks in Texas

With winter just around the corner, RV owners are looking southward, for warmer climates and exciting vacations. And while all eyes are, as always, on sunny Florida, any RV’er with an appetite for adventure and a desire to escape the frigid winter air should look to the Lone Star State. A place as diverse as it is warm during the …