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Best Places to Watch the Solar Eclipse in New Orleans

Although Louisiana is not in the path of the total solar eclipse of 2017, it will still be visible to those who take the time to turn their sights to the sky around 1:29pm.  When you live in a big city such as Baton Rouge or New Orleans, it can be hard to get a great view of the sky, so if you are planning on heading out to watch the eclipse you may want to consider driving a short distance to wide open spaces.  Here is a list of the best places to watch the eclipse from in and around New Orleans. Bayou Segnette State Park in Westwego, LA will definitely be a hot spot for the eclipse viewing.  With its country-like setting and quiet atmosphere it will be a great place to sit . . . Read more

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Labor Day Campsite Planning in New Orleans

Labor Day Weekend is often times one last chance to get out and go camping before school starts back up again and you’re back to the hustle and bustle of the work week. So, make it a memorable one. One way to do that is by choosing a campsite that offers the best and most reliable ways to sit back and relax during the long weekend. Here are a few good campsites to check out this Labor Day.  Pontchartrain Landing Sitting next to Lake Pontchartrain is the beautiful Pontchartrain Landing RV Resort.  At this RV campground, you get the best amenities and access to nearby attractions that you could ask for.  With 105 pull thru sites, it’s one of the largest RV resorts within . . . Read more

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Top Spots for 4th of July Festivities Around New Orleans

July in New Orleans is definitely a hot one, but it’s the place to be for the 4th of July.  Between all the festivals, the fireworks over the Mississippi River, and the all-around good time you have while visiting the “Big Easy” there’s so much to see and do.  If you are heading to NOLA for the 4th, here is a list of the top spots for 4th of July activities. Essence Fest- June 29th-July2nd Kick off the weekend with some good music. The Essence Fest is the country’s largest celebration of African American music and culture and it’s hosted at the Superdome in New Orleans every year.  Big name artists such as Mary J Blige, Chaka Khan, and Diana . . . Read more

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Memorial Day Cookout Ideas

Memorial Day is the unofficial start to summer and the first day of the camping season for many! It’s also becoming one of the biggest cookout holidays next to the 4th of July.  So what are you going to do to spice up your cookout routine this year? We’ve got some great suggestions on recipes, decorations, and of course activities for the kids...okay, and adults too. Recipes For many people this will be the first time you fire up the grill for the season, but if you are tired of the same old burgers and hot dogs, here are a few different ideas. Grilled Hawaiian Barbeque Chicken- a delicious alternative to hamburgers on the grill http://therecipecritic.com/2016/08/grilled-hawaiian-barbecue-chicken-foil/ Need . . . Read more

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Top 5 RV Organizing Tips for Summer

Summertime on the road means a lot of traveling and a lot of different activities.  You want to be prepared for whatever outdoor adventures you find, so you want to bring along everything you can right? Sure, but that means extra items to pack, haul, and store in your RV. This means having to figure out how to keep everything organized. If it sounds like a daunting task, it is, but there is a way to do it. Here are our top 5 tips to keeping your RV organized this summer. Organize your Gear- RVing in the summer means doing a lot more outdoor activities. This means bringing along more gear, unless you plan on renting everywhere you go.  Lucky for you there are plenty of ways . . . Read more

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Spring RVing in New Orleans

There’s more to New Orleans than just Mardi Gras, even though it’s the biggest draw and busiest time of year for the city. The town is filled with wonderful architecture, interesting museums, lush gardens and parks, and plenty of outdoor activities for the whole family.  Spring RVing in New Orleans is a wonderful way to explore the city. Things to do: Explore the French Quarter. As one of the most visited parts of New Orleans , the French Quarter is the oldest part of the city.  The buildings that make up most of the downtown area reflect that of old French architecture.  The style and design of these beautiful buildings are admired by tourists every day.  . . . Read more

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Where to Camp for Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras festivities attract nearly 1.2 million people to the city of New Orleans every year.  That’s almost 3x the population!!! And every year, those million people flock to the downtown and French Quarter areas to take part in the parades, Fat Tuesday celebration and much, much more. So where do you put 1.2 million people overnight? Nearby hotels, motels, bed and breakfasts, even Airbnb sets people up.  But, what about the people that come to camp for the week? There happens to be quite a few campgrounds and RV parks in or near the city.  We’ve got your list of best places to camp for Mardi Gras in 2017. Mardi Gras RV Park and Motel-  The Red Carpet Inn and . . . Read more

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Top RV Travel Tips 2017

Top RV Travel Tips for 2017 RVing, whether full-time or just occasionally, can be stressful if you aren’t prepared properly.  There is a lot that goes into RVing including planning your routes, picking destinations to explore, finding campgrounds to stay at, and calculating how many miles until the next rest stop.  To ease some of the stress of travel we’ve put together a list of top RV travel tips for 2017. Pack only what you’ll use.  It can sometimes be hard to decide what to pack with you and what to leave behind when heading out on the road. The best thing to keep in mind is to pack light, with only the things you’ll need, and pick up anything . . . Read more

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