mount rushmore and running shoes

RV gadgets and gizmos we love

Tis the season for buying useless crap for friends and family. If you’re shopping for anyone who enjoys hiking and/or RVing, here are some items we’ve found particularly useful or enjoyable during our travels! Disclaimer: some of these are affiliate...

airstream on the beach

The Big Trip: Retrospective

A few lessons learned: Be flexible with route planning. Don’t plan more than a couple stops at a time, if possible. (High season may require more advance planning, when prime campgrounds fill up!) Early or late in the prime tourist...

welcome to virginia airstream

We’re home. Now what?

We made it home to Virginia with mixed feelings: we were disappointed our big adventure had finished (for now), but we were happy to get back to our friends and our relatively incredibly spacious non-wheeled home. We have a couple Airstream trips...

packing the airstream

Outfitting Our Airstream

Over the last couple months we’ve taken three practice trips for two primary reasons: first, to learn how to work all the trailer gadgets and gizmos; and second, to figure out all the things we’ll want to bring onboard with us for...