Sleeping Giant Provincial Park

When you hear sleeping giant, most people might think of “Jack and the Giant Beanstalk” or “David and Goliath” but this sleeping giant is not what you might imagine. Sleeping Giant Provincial Park was named for its geological features that look like a sleeping giant. Established in 1944 and formerly known as Sibley Provincial Park, Sleeping Giant was renamed in 1988.  The park is 244 sq kilometers located on Lake Superior in Ontario, CA. There are over 80km of hiking trails with spectacular views of Lake Superior, especially fromThunder Bay lookout point. The visitor center offers a glimpse into the history of Sibley Peninsula and . . . Read more

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Explore Tyler State Park

As we continue to feature some great state parks around Texas, we want to make sure we talk about Tyler State Park! Fall is a great time to explore Tyler Park and take advantage of outdoor activities without having to be concerned with that dreaded Texas heat! Located in Tyler, Texas at 789 Park Road, this state park features plenty of camping and activities to keep the whole family entertained. Let’s take a closer look at what activities are available to you and your crew! If you are looking for scenic trails, Tyler State Park is for you! The Whispering Pines Nature Trail is an amazing nature trail that is about a mile long loop and fairly easy to hike. Guests will marvel at the pines . . . Read more

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WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF RVS

The question isn’t which type of RV is best but which is best for you? Some people make the common mistake of thinking that the different “Classes” of RVs mean that you have to have a specific type of drivers license. But the truth is you DO NOT need a special license to drive an RV. Below are the different types of RVs so you aren’t confused. One important thing to note, these are just RVs. There are other fantastic options in the form of Travel Trailers, 5th wheels and Toy Haulers that we will be highlighting in another blog post. With any type of RV there are many variations in size, features and cost. These are generalizations of the different types. Class A: The big, . . . Read more

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Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

Located in Bushkill, PA the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area is a 70,000 acre park that offers the perfect way to experience the outdoors close to home.  Offering a multitude of recreational activities for visitors of all ages, the Water Gap is tucked among 67,000 acres of forested mountains, valleys and floodplain just waiting to be explored. Established in 1965 to help preserve the natural, cultural and scenic resources of the Delaware River Valley, the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area makes up 40 miles of the Middle Delaware National Scenic and Recreational River.  The area is popular for trout fishing down the streams, and paddling down . . . Read more

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10 Reasons Living in an RV beats Living in a House

There are a lot of people that are retired, are about to retire or who want to give up the 9 - 5 and live free by working remote on the open road. We've interviewed many Full Time RVers and came up with a list of some of the top reasons why people prefer living in an RV over a traditional house. Freedom What type of life do you want to live? What history do you want to experience? If you could go anywhere in the country, where would you go? With RVing you have the ultimate freedom to live where and how you want. Time in Nature RVing often puts you in scenic spots in nature. This doesn't always have to be in the middle of nowhere. Sometimes nature is just outside of a busy city but . . . Read more

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Appalachia Bay Recreation Area and Park

If you’ve got a need for speed and all things dirt roads, then Appalachia Bay Recreation Area is the place for you.  This ORV/ATV Park is a popular destination for anyone looking for a place to break out the ATV, Motorcycles, motorbikes and UTV’s.  Located on an island adjacent to Keystone Park, Appalachia Bay Rec area is Oklahoma’s destination for ATV fun and excitement.  The terrain of the trails takes you through sand beaches, briar bushes, mud pits and through the woods. You’ll experience beautiful views of the lake as well. Campgrounds are available on the mainland at Keystone State Park campground.  Tent camping and . . . Read more

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Explore Seacliff State Beach

Seacliff State Beach is a unique place to visit if you are in the area of Aptos, CA. Known for its fishing, what makes it unique is that there is an old concrete freight ship that sits at the end of the fishing pier just about 100 yards from the shore.  Although the ship, the Palo Alto, is not accessible at this time, the history that beholds this freighter is unique in its own.  The Palo Alto was one of only 3 concrete ships ever built.  It was built in Oakland, CA in 1910 by a Norwegian civil engineer who came up with the idea to make freight ships out of concrete.  This was until 1917 when wartime steel was introduced, making the concrete ships obsolete.  Because these . . . Read more

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BE A GOOD CAMPING NEIGHBOR

Being a good Camping Neighbor is about respect. It just takes a little common sense and thinking from the other persons perspective. You have to be considerate for other campers, the campground, and nature. Make sure the kids know the rules as well. General Read and respect the campground's rules and policies. Just because you don't understand why they do things a certain way, doesn't mean they don't have a reason. Do not walk through another camper's site, walk around it. Even if you are going to the bathrooms. While someone is camping think of their site as their yard. Limit noise from 10 pm until 6 am. At night noise carries far so keep this in mind. Yes I'm sure you like loud . . . Read more

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