Thinking of trading your RV? Consider THIS before you do…

RV Trading Tips… Thinking of trading in or selling your RV? In addition to being a full time traveler (with a NEW 5th wheel soon!!), I spend my summers consulting and selling RV’s. I often approach folks with the following – “How can I help you lighten your wallet, put you in debt for years … Read more

Summer 2017 RV Reflections – and back on the road (soon) for Autumn…

It has been a LONG, hot and in some ways arduous summer here in Casper, Wyoming. There was a BIG build up to the 150 second eclipse in late August, a near record string of 90+ days in July, and now in September, snow is falling just uphill from the town on the 24th! Now … Read more

Glacier Peak vs. Augusta RV Ambition – a VERY interesting comparison

Glacier Peak vs. Augusta RV AND… I’ve made my decision on what my next 5th wheel will be! I’ve been in the market for a new fifth wheel for about 18 months now. I’ve looked at MANY manufacturers models with a focus on design and engineering over “bells and whistles”. Having lived in a reasonably … 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

On The Road…Again! Early Spring 2017 – Travellin’ Across Idaho

All good things must come to an end – THEN – new good things START! It was quite a winter in McCall and at Brundage Mountain! Lots of dry, powdery snow in December and January (along with VERY cold conditions), a milder February with a BIG rainout – but snow (lots of it) followed, but … Read more

A Heart Health Scare – and Lessons Learned to Improve Overall Health

When you’re in your late 50’s AND a traveler, possible heart health issues are NOT good news… It was late summer 2016 and I started to notice chest tightness developing after just a few minutes of walking – even at a slow to moderate pace. Heart trouble is NOT something that runs in my family so … Read more

Winter RV Furnace Failure… or not??

RV Furnaces in the Winter RV Furnaces are NOT made to make it through winter. In my experience, I’ve had 2 rv furnace failures during the winter in 5 years. When my furnace would not produce heat yesterday evening, I was both not surprised and believed I knew the likely cause until… Even when my … Read more

My unique Cruzbike and a travelers solution with a Rockymounts bike rack

Bicycling and RV’ing Its been nearly 20 years now – 20 years since my lower back gave me enough grief to require a switch from an “upright” (traditional) bicycle to a recumbent. My first recumbent bicycle was actually purchased on a week long cross state ride in Wisconsin in the summer of 1997. The ride … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more