Tag: Camping


20

May 2017

The Portable Grill Challenge

What’s a good camping trip without some good grilled food? Right?!  Well we love to eat and we especially love to grill; so when it came time to pick which grill to take with us on the road, selecting the right one was a “hot” topic (ok that was cheesy). We started our RV journey with the Coleman Road Trip LXE Portable 2 burner Propane Grill...

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28

Feb 2016

Exploring Stone Mountain Georgia

Stone Mountain Georgia is a town located 30 minutes northeast of Atlanta, sitting next to the massive geological formation know as “Stone Mountain.” The formation is a quartz monzonite dome monadnock or in my words “a huge rock sticking out of ground!” It’s quite an amazing site to see, measuring 1,686 feet about sea level at the summit (825 feet above the surrounding area). It is...

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South of the Border! Rest Stop & Road Side Attraction

15

Feb 2016

South of the Border! Rest Stop & Road Side Attraction

For anyone who have driven down Interstate 95 between North Carolina and South Carolina you have seen the signs for South of the Border (SOB). We came from the North and signs advertising SOB started at least 300 miles before we got there. Signs are everywhere, with one after the other about every couple miles on I95 until you finally reach this Mexican inspired rest stop and...

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Lone Pine Campsites – Colchester, VT

29

Jul 2015

Lone Pine Campsites – Colchester, VT

Lone Pine Campsites is a family friendly, privately owned and beautifully maintained RV campground located in the Lake Champlain Valley of Vermont. If you are going up for the summer to enjoy the lake or in the fall to admire the foliage of the Green Mountains, Line Pine Campsite in Northern Vermont is the place to visit. Name: Lone Pine Campsites – Vermont Location: 52 Sunset View...

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25

Jul 2015

Burlington Vermont & The Burlington Jazz Festival

Area Summary Burlington Vermont is located right on coast of Lake Champlain. It is the largest city in Vermont and it is also home to the University of Vermont. It is 45 miles south of the Canadian border, located between the Adirondacks and Green Mountains. The city has a historic yet contemporary vibe with tons of recreational activities from boating to skiing to biking. If you...

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06

Jul 2015

Bites, Beer & Bikes in New Paltz, NY

New Paltz, NY is home of one of the coolest towns in the historic Hudson Valley. If you are into great restaurants, fun nightlife, and cute shops, all while being surrounded by stunning mountains then New Paltz, NY is a destination that should be on your list. If you are a Thousand Trails member then Rondout Valley Campground is 25 minutes from downtown New Paltz. In just about...

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14

May 2015

Preventing Costly Camping Mistakes For Under 20 Bucks…

Some of the most costly mistakes in RV’ing are caused by forgetting very simple things. Let’s face it though, there is a lot to remember! Slides in and locked, antennas down, awnings in, steps in, suspension aired up! The list goes on! We find most mistakes happen when we are in a hurry and just passing through trying to get to our final destination. Let’s...

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Madison Connecticut and the Hammonasset Beach State Park

05

May 2015

Madison Connecticut and the Hammonasset Beach State Park

Area Summary Madison, CT is right off Interstate 95 and has all kinds of cute shops. Some small and others large  like Stop and Shop and Starbucks. It has all of your ‘normal’ needs with a fun New England vibe. Campground(s) We Stayed We stayed at Riverdale Farm Campsite in Clinton, CT. (full review) It’s a short 5-minute drive from the town of Madison and Hammonasset Beach...

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05

May 2015

Riverdale Farm Campground in Clinton, CT

In Connecticut there is not a lot of RV camping for big rigs near the coastline while also being close to New York City. We found a great place with all of the above in the Clinton/ Madison, CT area. Name Riverdale Farm Campsites Location: 111 River Road, Clinton, CT 06413 Type: RV Park Website: http://www.riverdalefarmcampsite.com/ Overview: Riverdale Farm is a 5 minute drive off of interstate 95 and a 15...

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