You are currently browsing tag

Trip Planning

02 Mar
Trip Planning: 6 Research Tips for Your RV Vacations

Trip Planning: 6 Research Tips for Your RV Vacations

We are in serious trip planning mode for the spring season here at RVFTA and if you are a longtime listener and reader, you know that our number one travel tip of all time is to talk to the locals and trust their recommendations. But that doesn’t mean we don’t do our research ahead of time. Our current operating method is to arrive at any new destination with an understanding of what it is known for and a list of possible activities that we might enjoy. We also have a loose schedule in our minds since we have discovered it is easy... Read More
09 Feb
Tips and Resources for Finding the Perfect Campground and the Ideal Campsite

Tips and Resources for Finding the Perfect Campground and the Ideal Campsite

After researching, visiting, and reviewing hundreds of campgrounds over the last 6 years, we strongly believe that there is no perfect campground. One size definitely does not fit all. One person’s idea of camping nirvana might drive another RV enthusiast batty. Some folks like rustic. Some like amenities. Certain campers crave privacy and isolation. Others look for a great location in the middle of the action. There is no perfect campground. However, there is a perfect campground for you…with an individualized set of... Read More
29 Jun
Summertime on the Blue Ridge Parkway with the Fancy Gap KOA

Summertime on the Blue Ridge Parkway with the Fancy Gap KOA

It’s been two years since we have travelled on the Blue Ridge Parkway, the National Park Services second most visited “park unit” after the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, but now we’ve finally made it back.  It is easy to see why it is so popular.  It is a magical drive. The Parkway is 469 miles long.  It starts at the southern end of Shenandoah National Park’s Skyline Drive and it ends near the Oconaluftee Visitor Center in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.  The mountain towns that are nestled... Read More
12 Jun
RV Breakfast: Smoothie Stock Up List

RV Breakfast: Smoothie Stock Up List

Sometime during our second year of RVing, we realized that we had been sucked into the vortex of unhealthy breakfast habits. Too many pancakes, too many bagels. This was truly a puzzle because at home we ate very healthy breakfasts on a daily basis. Yogurt, oatmeal, and eggs were in regular rotation and popular with both kids and adults. We knew we had to take back breakfast. One of the benefits of having an RV is that it is your home on wheels and you can bring your healthy habits with you on the road. No excuses. We could do quick, easy,... Read More
Our Official Sponsors

Listen to The RV Atlas Podcasts…

Sign up for our newsletter

Pin It on Pinterest