I read a lot of blogs and belong to a lot of RV groups and there are many gadgets and products that are very popular with RV’ers and campers. We thought it would be a fun idea to change it up a little and create a list of these items since they are popular and everyone’s needs are different. Please note that we have not used any of these products. Continue reading “Popular Camping Products”
Sadly, we are winding down our road trip and will be heading home soon. At the end of a vacation many people say it’s good to be home. We are not those people. While this is a vacation and not exactly what life will be like once we are able to travel full time, it does offer a small glimpse into the future for us.
We have had many great experiences over the last couple of weeks. We have seen an amazing amount of wildlife. We have fished several lakes, streams and rivers. We have hiked on trails and driven our Jeep on others. We have also spent valuable time with family, most importantly with our son. Continue reading “Checking In From The Road – Part 2”
Hello everyone! We are currently in Yellowstone National Park and have had an amazing experience so far!
In just a couple of days we have seen a black bear, a grizzly bear with two cubs, several elk, two moose, deer, beavers and of course bison. We have seen more wildlife this trip that our previous visits to the park combined.
Couple this with our awesome campsite and the natural beauty of the park and surrounding areas and this is turning out to be an excellent adventure.
Due to our remote location I am not able to add photos to this post. However, I have an Instagram feed on my homepage where you can check out some of our photos.
You can also follow us on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/rvonfire/ Somehow Instagram is still available even with a very poor connection.
Thanks to everyone for following us.
Hello everyone! After almost 9 months of planning we are finally hitting the road for our Summer road trip.
We will be posting photos on Instagram throughout our journey. Please follow us as we share our experience.
We are now just a couple of days away from departing on our Summer road trip. The hard work, for the most part, is done. We spent this past weekend stocking up on food and shopping for the last remaining items on our need-to-buy list. Additionally, we spent a day at our RV going over our pre-trip checklist to make sure everything is in good working order and ready to roll. Continue reading “Summer Road Trip Final Preparations”
One of the things we enjoy most is taking our dog with us on road trips. He is our four-legged family member who brings joy to our lives and makes our home complete. He also loves the
camping glamping lifestyle as much as we do, as you can see.
As we move closer to the departure date for our Summer road trip, we have begun making preparations and getting everything in order.
This isn’t our first go around, but it seems like we almost always forget something. Last time we made the journey to Yellowstone National Park, I forgot my camera of all things. Nothing like going to the most scenic place in the country and not having a camera. I used my phone, but it was no substitute for a professional grade camera. Continue reading “Summer Trip Preparations”
I have seen a lot of questions in different forums from new RV owners asking what items are important or must haves before heading out on their first trip. The first trip is always going to have its ups and downs. If you’re lucky, you spend most of your time getting to know your new coach and putting things away how you like them.
However, more often than not, people end up discovering small issues and end up doing some sort of DIY repairs. The experience can range from euphoric to down right frustrating.
Before you go out, it’s good to be prepared to avoid some self-inflicted frustrations. I have compiled a list of some essential and basic items that we use. Some might seem obvious. But we have experienced, seen and heard stories from people that have left home for a trip and in their excitement, forgot basic necessities. Hmmm, I thought I put the new sewer hose in the wet bay! Continue reading “Essentials For Your New RV”
Greetings fellow travelers!! With the Memorial Day weekend upon us we have officially started the camping season. This is a great time of year and like millions of other people we can’t wait to hit the road.
I previously wrote a blog listing 10 budget friendly items that we have personally used, and in most cases, continue to use during our camping adventures. In this blog we will list some excellent items that we use around the campsite and inside our RV. Continue reading “Our Favorite Camping Gadgets”
As camping season begins, we are contemplating how we are going to manage our budget and still not short change ourselves on the experiences we have planned. Up to this point, we never really took budgets into consideration. When it came to vacations, our attitude was always “we are on vacation, what does finances have to do with it?”
To say I’m a little nervous about the upcoming adventures would be an understatement. We did well on our first test when we went on one of our regular Vegas trips, which you can read about here and here. The real question now is how do we maintain that momentum throughout an entire summer? A summer in which we will have numerous small trips planned to go along with a two week, six state journey. Continue reading “Champagne Plans On A Beer Budget”