Zion National Park – just outside of St. George

Zion National Park – by RV Wow –  A visit to Zion National Park (with my RV camped just a few miles away)! That’s about all I can say… I visited Zion yesterday, March 13. A spectacular day, nearly 70F and just a few cumulus clouds building in the afternoon in this deep enclosed valley. … Read more

St. George Utah – RV and Spring Break Paradise

Its a breezy afternoon, temperatures nearly 70F, and as I write this I’ve experienced a desert thunderstorm at a coffee shop that overlooks a canyon! What could be better? I’m in St. George Utah – a GREAT RV’er destination Enjoy the video essay below highlighting Sand Hollow State Park & the drive to Brian Head … Read more

From Winter to Spring in 2 Hours

  God has a unique sense of humor. You see, I had been prepping all winter for a ski exam in Central-West Idaho mountains. This meant MANY extra hours on the slopes, and skiing in virtually all kinds of weather. Through much of this time, we experienced a mild and relatively snowless winter… until I … Read more

Breaking RV Camp in the dead of Winter – It takes a unique brand of STUPID!

I’m sharing this a couple of weeks AFTER I broke my winter rv camp on Feb 22 in McCall. To offer contrast, as I write this, it is 68F, I’m sitting at a cafe overlooking a canyon in shorts and slippers. Not at all a recognizable scene to the one I faced on Feb 22 … Read more

Its like someone flipped a switch! Full timing in the mountains means “be prepared”…

I arrived in McCall on Oct 28 and immediately felt pressure to get set up for the winter. This was not an ordinary winter camp – I’ve stayed in the mountains for each of the past 6 winters in a camper; this time however, I had a storage locker full of my “stuff” that had … Read more

Dateline: McCall, Idaho – EARLY SNOWSTORM!!

This is the scene I awoke to this morning… What follows are my thoughts recorded on the morning of November 3 in McCall… So… an early season snowstorm! Yep, as I write this, late afternoon is approaching and its been snowing all day! Snow never did turn to rain (as the weather experts promised!!) Temperatures … Read more

RV Travelers – Amazon – and Sales Tax

Traveling by RV? Its great, isn’t it? You may have discovered, the more remote the region, the greater the allure to visit and spend time, but the less “stuff” you can obtain – or obtain for a reasonable price. Let’s face it, we’re all consumers… and the “800 pound gorilla” that has emerged in the … Read more

Extended Service Contracts – Why I would NEVER be caught without one for my RV

You’re looking at my RV refrigerator’s cooling unit. It failed recently. No particular reason – it just failed. Cost? Over $2500. IF I didn’t have an Extended Service Contract. With the contract, $100. out of pocket. About 15 months ago my landing gear failed. The motors wear and frankly are under-powered to begin with. Cost? … Read more

Top RV Road Trips for Your Bucket List

Top RV Road Trips for Your Bucket List Thanks to Jason for this guest post to RV Across America! Whether it’s due to a freelance job where you just need access to a computer and a reliable internet connection and power to do your work or maybe the fact that you can live a nomadic … Read more

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