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Tips for Creating Instant Warmth and Coziness for Your RV Space

It has been a bit rainy in Bulls Gap, Tennessee and we have been stuck inside more than we would like. We have been watching endless streams of movies, playing cards, board games and snacking. Spending time like this indoors isn’t bad- so long as it doesn’t last too long, which is why it helps a lot if your RV space is warm and cozy to hang out in. We have some tips for you on how to instantly cozy-up your RV space. Mood Lighting Try using LED lights or real candles to add warm, mood lighting. By spacing out a few around well-used areas of your RV, you start to get a warm and cozy effect on the whole space. You can also make simple DIY candle holders for your real or LED lights. . . . Read more

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Spring in Ocala

With summer quickly approaching and our blog last month on springtime in the Smokies, we thought it would only be fair to give our readers an in-depth look at what spring looks like in Ocala, Florida! Ocala is a great place to be in the spring. With Ocala National Forest and plenty of parks and outdoor activities conveniently located, we thought we would share our top springtime attractions in Ocala! Sholom Park One of the most beautiful parks in all of Marion County is Sholom Park.  A beautiful sight, Sholom Park features amazing paved paths that wind through a truly breathtaking landscape. If you are visiting the park, you can walk the almost 2 mile path while enjoying the birds singing . . . Read more

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Spring in the Smokies

Much of the Smoky Mountains is dormant during the winter months, but come springtime it’s the best place to be outdoors.  Here are some of the top things to do in spring in the Smokies. Outdoor Activities There is so much to see and do in the Smoky Mountains and surrounding communities that most people don’t know where to begin.  It seems that one of the most popular activities to do in spring is to hike the over 800 miles of trails.  The trails all range in difficulty and all lead to a different part of the Smoky Mountains.  Some of the more popular places to hike to are Rainbow Falls, Clingman’s Dome, and Cades Cove.  Rainbow Falls is one of the many . . . Read more

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Guide to a Romantic RV Weekend

Valentine’s Day may be over but that doesn’t mean the romance has to stop.  You can do fun and romantic things as a couple anytime of the year, that’s why we’ve got your guide to a romantic RV weekend. First things first, you have to find the perfect location.  Let’s face it, overcrowded campgrounds with screaming kids all over is not ideal for a romantic weekend getaway.  To keep things personal you have to go somewhere private.  Hipcamp.com is the perfect place to find private campgrounds near you that offer seclusion and complete privacy from other campers.  OR, if you are more comfortable staying at a public campground, ask for a site . . . Read more

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Winter Activities in the Smoky Mountains

The Smoky Mountains are one of the top tourist attractions in the United States, including Smoky Mountain National Park. It’s beautiful landscapes of mountains and valleys, the abundant wildlife, and lush greens that take over in the spring, summer and fall are only a few of the reasons people visit the Smokies.  But, the fair whether months are not the only best times to visit. Winter in the Smoky Mountains is actually one of the best times to visit if you don’t mind the cold. Here are a few ideas of what you can do in the Smokies in the winter. Hike the trails- With over 800 miles of trails throughout the Smoky Mountains and Smoky Mountain National . . . Read more

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Top 7 Southeast Vacations in 2017

Lake Guntersville, AL and Lake Guntersville State Park- Located on the Tennessee River in Northeast Alabama, Lake Guntersville offers resort style retreats and outdoor adventure in the parks.  There is an 18 hole golf course, beach complex, an outdoor nature center, excellent fishing and over 36 miles of hiking and biking trails.  January and February are popular months for Eagle watching as they migrated south for the winter.  These endangered species are celebrated every year at this time and the park programs offer Eagle Awareness programs for interested visitors.  Asheville, NC – Rated the #1 place to visit by Lonely Planet, Asheville is becoming widely popular for . . . Read more

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Holiday Gift Ideas

The Holidays are right around the corner and if you are anything like us, you need to get some shopping done for the outdoorsman or RVer. Well we are here to give you some great gift ideas this Holiday season! Take a look! The Rumpl These are some amazing blankets for anyone seeking a warm yet light blanket. Rumpl has some of the most innovative fabrics that come from years of studying the best technical outdoor gear. These blankets are made to hit the trail with you in virtually any weather, but can also be used at home for a comfy, light blanket. Check out some of the best blankets you can find here! Lamzac Air-Filled Couch Are you ever  walking back after a long hike wishing you . . . Read more

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An RV Halloween

Halloween is becoming one of the most celebrated holidays across the country, falling just shy of Christmas and Thanksgiving, and there’s no question as to why! It’s a way for people to turn their yards into scary graveyards, and haunted houses; kids and adults get the chance to dress up in any costume they want; there are parades all over the country; and it’s the one day of the year its OK to splurge on candy (and boy do we ever!) . But if you are wondering, “how do I get to participate in all the fun and thrills of Halloween if I live or travel in an RV?” Well, we’ve got the best tips and tricks on Halloween décor for your campsite, games, and crafts . . . Read more

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