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Return Home to Bobcat Babies

What do you find when you return home from the road and have a Easter egg hunt? Six bobcats![...]

Adam | Apr 5, 2015 | Category: General , Camping , Pet-Friendly , RV Tips

Winterize Your RV

It is important to prepare your RV water system for its cold winter hibernation so you are ready for fun in the spring [...]

Adam | Nov 20, 2014 | Category: RV tips

Camping Rate Breakdown

We broke down the average nightly rates at campground across U.S. and Canada and this is what the current chart looks like [...]

Adam | Aug 13, 2014 | Category: Camping

Find a Ghost Town on the App Store

Last year, we had a app out for a short time called Ghost Towns. It wasn't really ready for prime time because it didn't have enough research behind it. It was always a work in progress so it was free for a few weeks and then I pulled it. Now, after months and months of [...]

Adam | August 4th, 2011 | Category: Haunted

New Tenting App is Released for Apple and Android

Santa Fe, New Mexico – AllStays LLC has released it's second major camping app for iPhone, iPod and iPad, Camp and Tent 1.0. Camp and Tent is especially for tent campers in the USA and Canada who want to get out there and not take a detour to a RV only campground. The app is [...]

Adam | June 29th, 2011 | Category: Camping

Finding RV Rental Locations Became Easier with Camp & RV app

Latest app database update adds RV Rental locations

Adam | March 18th, 2011 | Category: Camping

The Freedom To Fly Is So Yesterday

Freedom shouldn't be part of any airlines slogan any longer.

Adam | November 18th, 2010 | Category: Air Travel

What airports have the body scanners

One of the most common travel questions right now is which airports have the body scanners. Here is the list.

Adam | November 18th, 2010 | Category: Air Travel

Less Rights Mean Less Travel (More Cronyism)

More money to private outsourced companies means more fake security and less freedom.

Adam | November 16th, 2010 | Category: Air Travel

Campground and RV iPhone App is finally released

Camp & RV is released for the iPhone. All the camping data and related information in one easy to use app.

Adam | May 17th, 2010 | Category: Camping

Army Corps Of Engineers Update

Army Corps campground data has been expanded and updated.

Adam | April 12th, 2010 | Category: Camping

Interstate Exit iPhone App iExit Version 1.1 is Released

iExit from AllStays, version 1.1 is out and available for download to your iPhone. It helps make your interstate travel a breeze…but it won't make the slow people move out of your way.

Adam | January 29th, 2010 | Category: General

How To Fly Through Airport Security

I have gotten the process down fairly well to never set off the detectors at airports. This is what I do every time I fly.

Adam | October 26th, 2009 | Category: Air Travel

Alamosa KOA Campground Review

This KOA is to the east of town and towards the Great Sand Dunes National Park. There is also a State Park to the north and many other camping options all around Alamosa.

Adam | October 22nd, 2009 |

Should I Get A Flu Vaccine Before Traveling?

I'm not going out and getting a vaccine before traveling. But I will choose where I go and who I am spending time with inside a ten foot radius. Ten feet is said to be the airborne range of this flu. This does mean that most forms of public transportation, workplaces and education facilities put you at an increased risk.

Adam | October 20th, 2009 | Category: General

New Mexico RV Dealers Show

I attended the New Mexico RV Show in Albuquerque this weekend and here is my report and impressions.

Adam | October 18th, 2009 | Category: RV Tips

Use Your Watch As A Compass

So you don't have a compass? You can use your watch and a small stick.

Adam | October 17th, 2009 | Category: Camping

How To Find North Without A Compass

So you don't have any kind of compass or watch to tell you north. Here is a primitive way of finding north when you are out in the wild.

Adam | October 16th, 2009 | Category: Camping

Should I Tip A Mandatory Valet?

Should you have to tip when valet is mandatory? Here are some things to think about and then decide for yourself.

Adam | October 14th, 2009 | Category: Travel Tips

The Fireflies of New York City

I looked out a tenth story window of the Hotel Gansevoort the other night and watched the glow of tiny glowing lights moving across the sidewalks. I Was reminded of the fireflies I used to watch at night once upon a time in my childhood. The background symphony that I recall is instead now composed with traffic, horns, and sirens.

Adam | October 12th, 2009 | Category: General

Remember Time Zones When Flying

I was sitting at the Dallas Fort Worth airport when I overhead this conversation right behind me. The woman said she was on stand-by for a flight that left at 10:40. She said she had almost an hour to kill before going the gate. I looked at my watch, which I had already set to [...]

Adam | October 9th, 2009 | Category: Air Travel

Wifi On Airplanes

Wifi on airplanes is coming. Actually it is already here but it is still limited.

Adam | October 7th, 2009 | Category: Air Travel

Green Hotels Icon Added to AAA Books

A good sign of the times is the news that AAA is listening to requests to add information about green hotels. I started listing green hotels in 2004 and now AAA will mention them in their 2010 print guides. They will list properties that are AAA approved and have been certified through either government or [...]

Adam | October 5th, 2009 | Category: Green

Airport Connection Times

When you book your travel, one thing that never really comes up is how much time do you need between flights at your connecting airport.

Adam | October 5th, 2009 | Category: Air Travel

There Is No Good Food In Kansas?

I finished driving from the southwest corner to the northeast corner of Kansas. 600 miles and ten hours later, I hadn't found a single independent place to eat lunch or dinner. Chains were still running in the towns I went through but the mom and pop places were closed down, for sale or empty. Nothing. [...]

Adam | October 3rd, 2009 | Category: General

Travel Is Light As Leaves Fall

Fly the lighter skies right now and enjoy it while it lasts.

Adam | October 3rd, 2009 | Category: Air Travel

Fall Camping With Leaves Changing

You can still get out there for one last camping trip amongst turning leaves.

Adam | October 2nd, 2009 | Category: Camping

Travel Makes Children Smarter

A US Department of Education study announced that children who travel over summer break did better in reading, math and their general knowledge than those who did not.

Adam | October 1st, 2009 | Category: Family

How To Kill Time at Airports

If you travel, you have to spend time at the airport. Either you are through security a bit early or your connections allow for some time to wander an airport in another city. It doesn't have to be a waste of time however. You can be productive or actually have fun.

Adam | September 29th, 2009 | Category: Air Travel

How Old Are My RV Tires?

The tire date code always starts with the letters DOT and ends with a 3 or 4 digit number. The first two numbers indicate the week of the year. 52 weeks in a year so that is the max.

Adam | September 27th, 2009 | Category: RV Tips

Hyatt Outsources Housekeeping

Hyatt hotel is saving a ton of money on housekeeping these days. They fired staff and replaced them with outsourced staffing at less than half the cost. I haven't seen room rates drop any however.

Adam | September 25th, 2009 | Category: Money Savings

Avoiding a Sunburn on Hikes

Hiking in the sun can cause bad burns just like you were laying still out on a beach. A little preparedness can make for a more enjoyable after hike experience.

Adam | September 24th, 2009 | Category: Travel Tips

Simple Tasty Hiking Food Ideas

You can eat well while hiking. Here are some tips for food that is both easy and good tasting while out and about.

Adam | September 23rd, 2009 | Category: Travel Tips

Do I Need A Passport For Hawaii?

Hawaii is part of the United States and you don't need a passport to go there from another state.

Adam | September 21st, 2009 | Category: Travel Tips

L'Auberge Hotel Del Mar

The L'Auberge Hotel in Del Mar, California offers a lot for a hefty price. Unfortunately, you may not want everything you get.

Adam | September 20th, 2009 |

How US Airways Amused Me Today

A few things amused me while traveling on US Airways.

Adam | September 18th, 2009 | Category: Air Travel

Transportation options in South Africa

There are many options for transportation in South Africa. Here are some tips but it all depends on what kind of traveler you are.

Adam | September 14th, 2009 | Category: Travel Tips

Green Hotels Maps, Ratings and Filtering

New maps to filter green hotels by rating.

Adam | September 10th, 2009 | Category: Green

Hotels and Text Messages: New Ways to Benefit

Hotels will use text messages more and more over time to promote offers. More immediate than email but does it eventually become spam?

Adam | September 4th, 2009 | Category: Technology

TripAdvisor and Fake Reviews

TripAdvisor has challenges with it's review and it's no longer best to keep them as a trusted resource.

Adam | September 2nd, 2009 | Category: General

Toxic FEMA Katrina Trailers Alert

In the nature of good old American capitalism, there are people out there that would love to sell you one of these toxic campers, possibly disguised as something else. It is up to you to know what you are buying.

Adam | August 31st, 2009 | Category: Camping

California State Parks Fees Double

Taking affect on August 17th, 2009, California State Park fees will double in many cases. The state is trying to get any money it can to help it's budget.

Adam | August 17th, 2009 | Category: Camping

A Death in Death Valley National Park

A young boy dies in Death Valley National while the mother and family dog survive the ordeal in extreme temperatures.

Adam | August 9th, 2009 | Category: General

Stupid Travel with National Car Rental

One ridiculous way of how to run a business is National Car Rental. They would rather you walk away as a non-customer than let you pay them for a service they supposedly are in business to sell.

Adam | August 7th, 2009 | Category: General

Do You Need A Physical Map Anymore?

Maps, GPS, cell phones, laptops. Which is best for you or do you use all of them? They each have their places and helpfulness but they never totally replace a real paper map.

Adam | August 6th, 2009 | Category: Technology

How to Avoid Baggage Fees Creatively

The airline fees are piling on faster than the pounds from the food at the all you can eat buffet. It's time to get creative and try to avoid or minimize them.

Adam | July 28th, 2009 | Category: Air Travel

Airline Checked Baggage Fees

The airlines are going crazy with fees. On the one hand, you can pay less if you don't use something. On the other hand, it makes it harder to truly compare the fares you find.

Adam | July 26th, 2009 | Category: Air Travel

Oregon National Forests Campgrounds

I have just completed researching again and verifying the GPS locations and amenities at all National Forest Campgrounds in Oregon.

Adam | July 21st, 2009 | Category: Camping

AllStays.com Runs on Solar Power

AllStays.com now runs on solar electric power.

Adam | July 15th, 2009 | Category: Green

4X4 RVs: Wandering Off Road

I visited the EarthRoamer factory in Colorado to look at their amazing off road recreational vehicles.

Adam | July 13th, 2009 | Category: Technology

Finding Fireworks Shows in a Recession

Cities are cutting back on fireworks shows to save money.

Adam | July 2nd, 2009 | Category: General

Neverland Ranch Hotels and Road Guide

Neverland Ranch interactive map guide to all types of lodging and road stops on the way.

Adam | July 1st, 2009 | Category: Unique Getaways

Hotels Near Neverland Ranch

Michael Jackson's Memorial is set for his Neverland Ranch property.

Adam | July 1st, 2009 | Category: Unique Getaways

Colorado National Forest Campgrounds

Colorado National Forest campgrounds information is exhaustively updated.

Adam | June 30th, 2009 | Category: Camping

Rainbow Family Gathering

The Rainbow Family Gathering is in happening this summer near Cuba, NM.

Adam | June 29th, 2009 | Category: Camping

Dangers of Cell Phone Coverage In the Wild

Do cell phones make people feel safe in the wild and therefore less prepared?

Adam | June 29th, 2009 | Category: Technology

Airline Fees: Fly the Nickel And Dime Skies

Airline fees have gotten ridiculous because they are afraid to raise the base price of a ticket.

Adam | June 24th, 2009 | Category: Air Travel

Ancient Rome in a Day

The magic of ancient Rome – its imperial magnificence, its imperious architecture, its proud and ultimately tragic history – is still ever-present in Rome. The awareness of Caesar's footsteps, Sulla's seats, or Cicero's hangouts is still present in these ancient sites, and you can explore them – in search of Rome's Republican and Imperial ghosts [...]

Adam | June 23rd, 2009 | Category: General

Dogs in National Forest Campgrounds

If you take a dog into a National Forest, know the rules and try to obey them for the enjoyment of everyone else who is also trying to enjoy their camping experience.

Adam | June 18th, 2009 | Category: Pet-Friendly

Free Camping at Oregon State Parks

Oregon offers a free night at 20 of it's State Parks.

Adam | June 17th, 2009 | Category: Camping

Tax Credit for New RV Purchases

You can take a tax credit for the sales taxes on new vehicle buys up to $49,500.

Adam | June 16th, 2009 | Category: Money Savings

Hobart Indiana Overnight Parking Ban

Hobart Indiana proposed to take away the welcome mat to RVers and truckers. Instead of saying we don't want your money at all, they opted to put off the ordinance for now.

Adam | June 15th, 2009 | Category: Overnight Parking

A Death in Yosemite National Park

A male hiker died from a fall off of Yosemite's Half Dome on Saturday June 13th, 2009. He was climbing the granite monolith in the late afternoon when he fell to his death. The reports state that we was using the cable handrails provided on the 17 mile round trip that starts in the valley [...]

Adam | June 14th, 2009 | Category: General

Free National Parks

National Parks go free for three weekends during the summer of 2009.

Adam | June 4th, 2009 | Category: Camping

California State Parks Closure

California is talking about shutting down it's state park system to save money.

Adam | May 31st, 2009 | Category: General

Quality issues with your RV?

Are RVs more prone to bugs and problems or are we just hearing about them more?

Adam | May 30th, 2009 | Category: RV Tips

The Cost of Renting an RV

How much money are you willing to spend on an RV rental? Get your budget in line first and then go from there. The less you spend on the rental, the more money you have for sights, souvenirs and great road food.

Adam | May 9th, 2009 | Category: RV Tips

Anti RV Law in Maine

Maine has a proposed law to strip away the welcome mat for visitors in RVs. Read more about it and contact the lawmakers with your opinion.

Adam | May 8th, 2009 | Category: RV Tips

RV Travel Tips for Beginners

An RV is larger and different than your average car but you will get used to driving it surprisingly fast. It just takes a little time. Here are some tips to remember as you get into RVing.

Adam | May 3rd, 2009 | Category: RV Tips

Summer Camping Food

It's much easier to prepare for the summer rather than the winter but there are still some things to consider in preparing your food.

Adam | May 2nd, 2009 | Category: Camping

Swine Flu Warnings

Updates for swine influenza on my Mexico travel warnings. What are airlines and cruise lines doing about it?

Adam | April 27th, 2009 | Category: Security

Best Value Hotels in Hawaii

Hawaii goes up and down to the extremes with the economy. It's a good time to find great deals in Hawaii. Go to the islands!

Adam | April 21st, 2009 | Category: Best of

Best California Beaches: Northern Coast Camping

California has many great beaches up and down the coast. Yet only some of them off overnight camping. Here are the best beaches in Northern California.

Adam | April 20th, 2009 | Category: Camping

How Much to Tip A Waiter or Waitress

We deal with almost every time we eat out. How much do you tip the waiter? Here are some guidelines and my tips to consider.

Adam | April 19th, 2009 |

New RVs Without Warranty

RV dealerships are getting stuck with models from manufacturers that are closing down. Would you buy an RV from a closed down producer or one in danger?

Adam | April 18th, 2009 | Category: RV Tips

Caerphilly Castle, Cheese and Travel Tips

From one of the finest medieval castles in western Europe to cheddar cheese, Caerphilly is worth a visit and here is how to make the best of it.

Adam | April 16th, 2009 | Category: General

Mumbai Basics You Need To Know

Mumbai is the commercial and entertainment capital of India. Formerly, known as Bombay, true blue Bombayites refuse to acknowledge its new name, Mumbai, named after the patron Goddess of the local villagers, Mumbadevi. It gained more attention recently at both ends of the spectrum, for both the Academy Award winning Slumdog Millionaire and terrorist attacks [...]

Adam | April 15th, 2009 | Category: General

Most Common Mistakes On An Outdoor Trip

Prevent the three most common mistakes that can ruin your trip into the great outdoors.

Adam | April 14th, 2009 | Category: Camping

Cuba Travel Restrictions Lifted

Travel restrictions are lifted between the United States and Cuba.

Adam | April 13th, 2009 | Category: General , Security

Are You Cut Out For Camping?

There are people that love camping, people that dislike camping and those that have never even tried it. Everyone should experience an old fashioned camp outing once in their life to see if it's for them or not.

Adam | April 12th, 2009 | Category: Camping , Family

Enhanced Driver Licenses Make Border Crossing Easy

What are the border rules? Do you need a passport, a birth certificate, a driver's license to cross the border these days? A few states are making it easier to just use your driver's license.

Adam | April 11th, 2009 | Category: Air Travel , Cruise , General , RV Tips , Travel Tips

Tourist Kidnapping Is a Serious Problem

With tourist kidnappings becoming more and more common, choose your location carefully and then know how to act upon arriving at your destination.

Adam | April 9th, 2009 | Category: Security

Love Hotels

As you wander Japan, you may come across hotels with multiple rates outside them with words such as rests or stays. These are love hotels and here is what you should know.

Adam | April 7th, 2009 | Category: Unique Getaways

Is Digital Gear Reliable?

Technology is great but when something digital fails in a short time compared to the old analog item that is still running, do you want your life to depend on it in the wild?

Adam | April 6th, 2009 | Category: RV Tips , Technology

Underwater Hotels

Have you ever wanted to sleep with the fishes but be able to check out the next morning and leave? Here are the places you may want to try. No need to hold your breath.

Adam | April 4th, 2009 | Category: Best of , Luxury , Unique Getaways

Safe Bug and Mice Control in RV

Pests such as rodents and ants are annoying and can cause a lot damage. Keeping them out doesn't mean you have to expose yourself to poisons. Here are some better ways to manage them and keep them out of your home and RV.

Adam | April 3rd, 2009 | Category: Camping , Green , RV Tips

Phosphate Soaps Ban

Phosphate soap bans are good intentioned but drive many to just buy soaps from other areas.

Adam | April 1st, 2009 | Category: Green

Cruise Discounts: Tips on Finding Yours

The cruise deals have never been better, but what kind of a special deal is really out there and where do you find them?

Adam | March 31st, 2009 | Category: Cruise

Mexico Violence on the Border

The numbers are increasing dramatically. The border is dangerous and will be for some time under this whole battle shakes out and gets under control.

Adam | March 30th, 2009 | Category: General , Security

Earth Hour

Earth Hour means it's time to save your lights for one hour, 8:30 – 9:30pm.

Adam | March 27th, 2009 | Category: Green

World's Worst Governments

There are many more countries in the world than most of us realize or think about. Many of these are under the tyrannical control of a government or in other words, a dictatorship.

Adam | March 26th, 2009 | Category: General , Security

Train Travel Can Be A Better Experience

I love traveling by train but it's not for everyone. It is the best way to travel around some parts of the world though, such as most of Europe.

Adam | March 25th, 2009 | Category: Train

The Best Napa Sonoma Hotels

Whether you are a first time visitor to the premier California wine country or a returning regular, you'll want to make your stay the best it can be. Here are a few places in a large budget range that can help take your weekend getaway to another level.

Adam | March 24th, 2009 | Category: Best of , Luxury , Unique Getaways

Top Modern Vampire Cities in the World

Whether you are a vampire or you know one or you just want to go where other vampires are in higher numbers, there are certain places with more of them than others.

Adam | March 23rd, 2009 | Category: Best of , Unique Getaways

Green RV'ing Tips

Save money and make your RV travel have less of a footprint on the environment. You really can do both and feel good about it.

Adam | March 21st, 2009 | Category: Boondocking , Camping , Green , RV Tips

Weekend Trips in a Down Economy

Mini vacations, like for a weekend, can do wonders for you and your family's attitude and it won't cost as much. Even if you can't go on the normal full week trip, try to get away for a couple days to recharge. It doesn't have to cost too much with these tips.

Adam | March 20th, 2009 | Category: Money Savings , Travel Tips

Money Saving Tips For A Great Camping Vacation

Camping can be a cheap getaway for the whole family. There are ways to make a camping vacation even more reasonable in cost if you plan ahead.

Adam | March 19th, 2009 | Category: Camping , Money Savings

The Best Bars in Hotels: Drink or Sleep

Does the hotel bar figure into your travel plans? It can make a big difference in the quality of your stay if you plan on hanging out outside of your room or doing business.

Adam | March 18th, 2009 | Category: Best of , Luxury , Unique Getaways

Treehouse Resorts, Retreats and Rentals

A unique getaway idea could be a treehouse resort. Great locations and views in earth friendly environments.

Adam | March 17th, 2009 | Category: Green , Unique Getaways

The Best Caribbean Resorts

So many islands and names to choose from when you start doing some research. There are some resort chains and that it one easy way to do it. So what are the best?

Adam | March 16th, 2009 | Category: Best of , Luxury

Tow Dollies vs Tow Bars

There are a couple of methods for towing a vehicle behind your RV. Plan ahead and decide what is best for your type of travel and vehicles.

Adam | March 15th, 2009 | Category: Camping , RV Tips , Technology

How to Build a Campfire

A few helpful tips to build a safe efficient fire every time.

Adam | March 14th, 2009 | Category: Camping

The Best Yoga Retreats in North America

Spend your money wisely and pick one the best yoga retreats around, based on past guests feedback and reputation.

Adam | March 13th, 2009 | Category: Best of , Luxury , Unique Getaways

Best Value Spas In US

Value and spas in the same sentence. Yes it is true. It is possible. You can enjoy the luxuries of a spa without going to a bailed out bank.

Adam | March 12th, 2009 | Category: Best of , Luxury , Money Savings , Unique Getaways

Best Snowboarding in the USA

There are many places to go snowboarding in the USA but only a few make our best of list. Here are the places you have to go and catch some air.
Related PostsBest Spring Skiing

March is one of the snowiest months of the year at ski resorts in the western US and Canada. You never know [...]

Adam | March 11th, 2009 | Category: Best of , General

Mexico Road Signs

If you are driving in Mexico, it's important to know what the road signs really mean. A close guess is not enough at a traffic stop.

Adam | March 10th, 2009 | Category: Camping , General , RV Tips , Travel Tips

Driving In Mexico

You can drive in Mexico but there are some cautions and things to know ahead of time.

Adam | March 9th, 2009 | Category: Camping , General , RV Tips , Travel Tips

Travel Medicine Tips: Honey

Keep honey along with you on your travels. It can do more than sweeten your tea.

Adam | March 8th, 2009 | Category: Camping , RV Tips , Travel Tips

Camp Cooking: Save Fuel and Pans

Why use 20 minutes of fuel when you can use 7 and get the same result without as much mess?

Adam | March 7th, 2009 | Category: Boondocking , Camping , RV Tips

Winter Camping Food

Camping in cooler weather is great but you have to prepare a little differently than for a hot July trek into the forest.

Adam | March 6th, 2009 | Category: Camping

Best Spring Skiing

Spring starts but is it time to trade skis for golf clubs? No, not yet. There are some places that still get lots of snow in March. Here are the best.

Adam | March 5th, 2009 | Category: General , Luxury

The Best Arizona Hotels

After five years of living in the state, here is my ranking of the best hotels in Arizona.

Adam | March 5th, 2009 | Category: Best of , Luxury

Most Dangerous Roads

When you hit the highway, you know it's somewhat dangerous but these stretches of highways and interstates need some extra caution. These are the worst of them.

Adam | March 2nd, 2009 | Category: General , Travel Tips

Mexico Travel Warnings

Mexico is a dangerous destination now. The nasty drug kings and police are waging war and tourists can be caught in the middle. It is up to you to save yourself before anything happens.

Adam | March 1st, 2009 | Category: General , Security

Find Safe Drinking Water

Don't assume your nice water filter system is completely safe. And if you don't have one, it's even more important to know where to go for water.

Adam | March 1st, 2009 | Category: Boondocking , Camping

Traveling with a dog in a RV

Take your whole family with you in your RV. This includes your dog. Do you know how your dog travels before embarking on a long trip? Some dogs are great travelers from the start and others are always nervous.

Adam | February 28th, 2009 | Category: Camping , Family , Pet-Friendly , RV Tips

High Altitude Camping

High altitude camping is tough and not for the weak or timid. The most important thing to remember is that it's a lot different than camping in the woods with soft soil all around you.

Adam | February 25th, 2009 | Category: Camping

Camp Host Tips

So you want a free place to just camp and relax? Being a camp host is not just a free spot in a great campground. It's much more than that.

Adam | February 22nd, 2009 | Category: Camping , RV Tips

Quartzsite Tips

From ghost town to busy marketplace, Quartzsite is a must visit at least once or possibly every year.

Adam | February 21st, 2009 | Category: Boondocking , Camping , RV Tips

Boondocking Ideas

When you start thinking about it, there are many options for places to park overnight in your RV.

Adam | February 20th, 2009 | Category: Boondocking , Overnight Parking , RV Tips

Hotel Rates and Fee Comparison

Another one of our simple tests to compare hotel rates and fees at all the major travel websites, including going to the hotel direct.

Adam | February 18th, 2009 | Category: General , Travel Tips

RV Caretaker Scams

Scams follow any good thing, in this case it's about caretaker jobs.

Adam | February 15th, 2009 | Category: Overnight Parking , RV Tips , Security , Unique Getaways

RV Caretaker Jobs and Tips: Living Cheap

A great way to travel in your RV and enjoy a particular place for a little while is to find caretaker jobs. This is when you are able to park your own RV on private property at no cost and perhaps even get paid for it.

Adam | February 14th, 2009 | Category: Boondocking , Overnight Parking , RV Tips

Hidden Hotel Charges and Fees

Over the last decade, hotels have been adding more and more ways to make money on guests while taking away some things that used to be free. The more expensive a hotel is for the nightly rate, the more likely they will charge extra for the little things. Most hotels under $110 have free parking, [...]

Adam | February 13th, 2009 | Category: Money Savings , Travel Tips

The Best Hotel Chains

For the first time, we've taken just under ten years of reviews and comments that we've received and analyzed them to rank over 60 hotel chains.

Adam | February 9th, 2009 | Category: General , Luxury

Dry Camping Basics: What you need to know

So what about all these terms…Boondocking, dry camping, overnight parking, independent parking and so on.

Adam | February 8th, 2009 | Category: Boondocking , Camping , Overnight Parking

Top Green Lodging in the Western US

Hotels are greening their policies more and more. Some do a better job than others so here are some of the best.

Adam | February 7th, 2009 | Category: General , Green

7 Most Romantic Hotels in the USA

Here are seven of the most romantic hotels from each corner of the USA.

Adam | February 5th, 2009 | Category: Luxury

The Best Arizona Spa Resorts

There are many fine hotels with spas in Arizona. These are the real spa resorts that you will never forget.

Adam | February 4th, 2009 | Category: Luxury

Tips for Cheap Las Vegas Show Tickets

Las Vegas goes up and down with the economy. Here are some tips on saving money for shows.

Adam | February 3rd, 2009 | Category: Money Savings

Free Things To Do In Las Vegas

There are completely free things to do in Las Vegas.

Adam | February 1st, 2009 | Category: Money Savings , Travel Tips

5 Tips to Save on Car Rentals

Car rental prices are way up. Here are a few tips to save some money on your next rental.

Adam | January 30th, 2009 | Category: Money Savings

Travel Off Road: The “Be Prepared” List

Be prepared going out into the wilderness in your off road vehicle. Here is a list of items we recommend (or you need) to carry.

Adam | January 28th, 2009 | Category: General

Dangerous RV Stickers and Signs

For every good reason you have to put a certain piece of signage on your RV, there is probably a good reason to keep it off.

Adam | January 26th, 2009 | Category: RV Tips , Security

How To Avoid Power Surges

The surges we create ourselves are more and more common. And we all carry more equipment with circuit boards that can be damaged by them.

Adam | January 25th, 2009 | Category: Camping , RV Tips , Technology

Conference Travel Tips

Here are some of the best tips that I've spent thousands of company dollars to learn. These tips will save you money, time and hassle while attending your conference or traveling on business.

Adam | January 24th, 2009 | Category: Travel Tips

Tips on Removing RV From Storage

It's time to remove the RV from storage? Here are some tips for doing it right and with safety in mind.

Adam | January 19th, 2009 | Category: RV Tips

What is draining your RV battery in storage?

Your batteries are dead even though you thought you turned everything off? Here are some tips to help find the drain.

Adam | January 18th, 2009 | Category: RV Tips

Draining Your RV Water Tank

Drain your water and keep your water system running clean and without leaks.

Adam | January 17th, 2009 | Category: RV Tips

Parking Your RV In Storage

Where do your park your RV for the winter or whatever off season you may have?
Parking is becoming one of the biggest obstacles to owning an RV. Either your community won't allow it or you don't have an ideal spot for it at your home.
We have seen a dramatic increase in RV storage theft. This [...]

Adam | January 12th, 2009 | Category: RV Tips

Starting RV Engine Every Couple Weeks

A common method of storing an RV is to park it and either yourself or someone else starts the engine and runs it for awhile every couple of weeks. This is meant to charge up the batteries, let it warm up and do who knows what else.
The fact is that this [...]

Adam | January 11th, 2009 | Category: RV Tips

Presidential Inauguration Travel Tips

If you are going to the Presidential Inauguration on January 20, there are some things you need to know. This dual purpose information saves you some headaches and might give you one wondering why you are going.
HBO (Home Box Office) is covering the event with some exclusive coverage that no one else will have. They [...]

Adam | January 10th, 2009 | Category: General

Gun Laws and Travel Guide

If you are traveling around the country and carrying, you need to know the situation in each state you are entering or you could get into trouble.

Adam | January 5th, 2009 | Category: Boondocking , Money Savings , RV Tips , Security

Gun Travel: Is your RV a Vehicle or a Residence?

So we have laws on homes and castle doctrines. But an RV is a vehicle right? Or is it a home? Is it your castle? Well, that depends.

Adam | January 5th, 2009 | Category: Security

Gun Travel: Traffic Stops While Carrying

If you travel often and carry, you will eventually be stopped by a traffic officer. Possibly for a violation, a speeding incident or just being by another accident with which you are only a witness. All of these situations start the chain of events that could lead to a search and the officer finding that you are carrying.

Adam | January 5th, 2009 | Category: Security

Gun Travel: Places To Avoid While Carrying

There are many places where firearms are prohibited no matter what state you are in or what license you may have.

Adam | January 5th, 2009 | Category: Security

Gun Travel: Carrying Through Restricted States

So you are starting in a state with one set of firearm laws. You are abiding the law in that state. You are driving to another state with similar laws and you will be abiding those laws. But in order to get there, you have to drive through a state with very restrictive laws. You are breaking the law when you are in that state with your firearm. Those of us with a firearm in our RVs, trucks or whatever need to stop and consider this.

Adam | January 5th, 2009 | Category: Security


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