5 things we learned booking our first long term stay!

With the massive Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo coming up, we decided to take the opportunity to book a place near downtown Houston – for a month! Brian works a lot at the rodeo, and Candace and the boys love to head in for the day to experience the excitement and energy of the space.Continue reading “5 things we learned booking our first long term stay!”

Can you guess how many states we have seen this year?!

It has been a whirlwind adventure of travel for us this year. We purchased our first RV in May, and we have already been to see so many incredible places. Before you read any further, put your guess in the comments! This weekend, we decided to install our new map of the states on theContinue reading “Can you guess how many states we have seen this year?!”

Do you know this travel hack?

We get asked a lot how we come up with our action packed trip itineraries with our family. Good planning in advance and flexibility on the road are key. Once we set our key destinations, we really work backwards from there to hit some great spots. However, once the plans are made, we don’t stressContinue reading “Do you know this travel hack?”

5 RV Maintenance Tips

After a huge season of traveling across the country, it is time to spend a couple of days taking care of basic maintenance on our 32 foot travel trailer named Millie! This year, we have traveled from coast to coast and as far as south as Big Bend to New York City in the north.Continue reading “5 RV Maintenance Tips”

4 Road Trip Survival Tips!

Long road trips can really wear out anyone! After driving coast to coast and North to South across the US in just six months, we are the experts at passing the hours joyfully and skipping the haggard days of hauling. Here are four go-to tricks we use on EVERY road trip. 4. Eat fresh, realContinue reading “4 Road Trip Survival Tips!”

9 for 2019! Vote for the best nature pic of the year!

We had an amazing year traveling throughout the United States in our brand new RV! It was our first adventure with dry camping, long hauls, cross country expeditions, driving in the mountains, driving in the desert, and so much more! Candace and Brian also took a special anniversary getaway to Cuba. This once-in-a-lifetime trip wasContinue reading “9 for 2019! Vote for the best nature pic of the year!”

10 mistakes we made buying our first RV!

#10 – We didn’t go on a short trip immediately upon leaving the dealership When you first purchase an RV, motorhome, travel trailer, etc., you really need to head out on a very short trip to a local camping spot in the first days. There is a high chance that there are at least someContinue reading “10 mistakes we made buying our first RV!”

9 Secrets of Yosemite! Know Before You Go!

#9 The water is gorgeous BUT super dangerous! While you may have studied Pinterest and a million blogs and planned lots of nice days of basking in the cold waters of Yosemite during your hot summer trip, well, think again. First, it is against the rules at the national park to get in ANY ofContinue reading “9 Secrets of Yosemite! Know Before You Go!”

Top 6 Boondocking Hacks, Dry Camping Made Easy

6. Repurposed Jumper Cables on Inverter Because we are on a budget, our inverter is not hardwired in. Brian re-purposed these jumper cables to connect the inverter to the battery using alligator clips to hold it in place for powering the inverter from the battery. We do plan to eventually hardwire it, but this wasContinue reading “Top 6 Boondocking Hacks, Dry Camping Made Easy”