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Alan Sills is a full-time RV'er and has been since 2011. A science educator at heart, Alan has realized that its important to maintain an income stream while "on the road". He writes about RV life, RV issues, and living an entrepreneurial lifestyle.

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A weekend in Camelot – and Strawberry Reservoir

A weekend in Camelot – and Strawberry Reservoir

**A personal note – this is my travel “season”, after completing a summer of RV sales in Casper, I’m on my way (slowly) to my winter destination (where I serve as a ski instructor). When you travel by RV (or just travel in general), illness is not your friend. That is why when I took […]

October 10, 2016 | By | Reply More
Starvation State Park – great name for a park, eh?

Starvation State Park – great name for a park, eh?

Starvation State Park, Utah Whats in a name? According to Wikipedia, There are various narratives explaining the name “Starvation”. One account describes a group of fur trappers stranded in harsh winter conditions who survived by stealing a local Native American cache of food, which resulted in their starvation. Another account tells the opposite story, with […]

September 23, 2016 | By | 2 Replies More
Exploring the Flaming Gorge – and Lucerne Campground

Exploring the Flaming Gorge – and Lucerne Campground

The Flaming Gorge The Adventure Continues! After leaving the familiar turf of Saratoga, Wyoming (I can’t believe I’ve visited Saratoga so often that it now seems like a “home away from home” – whatever THAT is when you full time in a RV!), I traveled west to Rock Springs – mostly to find a decent […]

September 20, 2016 | By | 2 Replies More
A “sneak peek” of a Glacier Peak fifth wheel that I may actually purchase!

A “sneak peek” of a Glacier Peak fifth wheel that I may actually purchase!

UPDATE: The NEW Glacier Peak’s have been spotted! If you’ve already read this article, scroll down for PHOTOS and a quick first impression… Dateline: Late March 2016. I had just left my winter playground in McCall, Idaho where I ski and ski instruct almost every day all winter. I was “enroute” to my summer RV […]

September 9, 2016 | By | 5 Replies More
On The Road Again – Saratoga, Wyoming, why not?!

On The Road Again – Saratoga, Wyoming, why not?!

Saratoga – hot springs, kayaking, fishing and more… Just got out of the hot springs here in downtown Saratoga Wyoming. Completely relaxing, and you can always count on meeting an interesting person or two while there. You know, it’s nice when your toughest decision upon waking is whether to go to the hot springs first […]

September 9, 2016 | By | Reply More
Earning a Living “On The Road” from your RV – Part 2

Earning a Living “On The Road” from your RV – Part 2

Earning a Living From your RV… The 30,000 FOOT OVERVIEW When it comes to earning a living “on the road” from your RV, lets stipulate two things: It CAN be done You need to begin by assessing your likes and strengths This is part 2 of a 3 part series – Part 1 can be […]

June 27, 2016 | By | 2 Replies More
Earning Income on the Road – First of a Series

Earning Income on the Road – First of a Series

I’ve been “on the road” nearly 5 years now, and I can say this much – RV’ing is an incredible lifestyle. I’ve “settled” into a routine where I travel about 3 months each year and then have two extended periods where I’m stationary. I choose to remain put during the summer and the winter. It […]

May 11, 2016 | By | 4 Replies More
How to Buy a RV… What to Expect AFTER you purchase

How to Buy a RV… What to Expect AFTER you purchase

┬áReady to buy your RV? Issues to consider BEFORE you sign – This is (perhaps) the last post in the “How to buy a RV” series. Enjoy the content and please feel free to chime in on the discussion at the bottom of the post as it develops. Buying the right RV is a big […]

May 3, 2016 | By | 2 Replies More
RV Loans – The INSIDE Story, what YOU need to know before…

RV Loans – The INSIDE Story, what YOU need to know before…

RV Loans – Securing the BEST deal… (Part 5 of a “How to” Series”) It’s fun to dream isn’t it? Many folks shop for RV’s, sometimes for years dreaming of the times they’ll have the lifestyle they’ll live. For many, turning that dream into reality requires a loan as RV’s (especially new RV’s) are a […]

April 7, 2016 | By | 18 Replies More
HUD Proposed Rule Could Impact RV Life

HUD Proposed Rule Could Impact RV Life

HUD has proposed a rule that as I read it could have repercussions for those who choose to full time in a RV. I know that reports from RVIA suggest this is a welcome rule, but I also know that Escapees (I’m not a member) has chosen to respond in depth and firmly to say […]

April 4, 2016 | By | 5 Replies More