Hawks Nest State Park in central West Virginia provides sweeping views of the New River Gorge, with lodge and glamping accommodations.
The Cost of Older RV Updates: Replacing the RV Tail Light and License Plate Holder
When our license plate cracks off during winter storage, we show you how to replace a broken RV tail light and license plate holder.
Tick, Tick, Ticks: Protect Yourself and Your Pets!
If you spend time hiking or in the woods and fields- especially with your pets- it is important to protect yourself against ticks.
EASY Campfire Recipes: Kielbasa Apple Campfire Mix
Fire up the campfire pit for our delicious and easy-to-prepare kielbasa apple mix that also features potatoes and colorful peppers!
FLASH REVIEW! Lands’ End Dog Jackets
Do Lands’ End dog jackets hold up through the rain and cold … and even through the (gasp!) washing machine and dryer?
WOOD you like these gifts? Our Tree-Themed Gift Guide
Time for our annual gift guide – this time with a tree-themed twist! Don’t miss these gifts that park goers and outdoor lovers will appreciate!
Trip Report: Canaan Valley State Park & Dolly Sods in West Virginia
The scenic Canaan Valley State Park and nearby Dolly Sods in West Virginia are gorgeous places to plan a weekend outdoors!
Trip Report: Bald Eagle State Park in Pennsylvania
Bald Eagle State Park in central Pennsylvania offers stellar bird-watching, water activities on its lake, and a number of camping options.
The Cost of Older RV Updates: Tires, Wheels, and Covers
See the costs to get an RV inspection plus tire repair, replace RV hubcaps, and protect it all with RV wheel covers.
Trip Report: Raymond B. Winter State Park in Pennsylvania
Raymond B. Winter State Park in central Pennsylvania’s Bald Eagle State Forest has a small lake, campground, and multi-use recreation trails.
Trip Report: Coopers Rock State Forest in West Virginia
Coopers Rock State Forest in northern West Virginia has scenic overlooks, geologically magnificent hikes, and a cozy campground.
Trip Report: Blue Knob State Park In Pennsylvania
Blue Knob State Park has the second highest peak in PA with close to 20 miles of hiking trails within its 6,100 acres of forest & recreation space.
FLASH REVIEW! Voyager Dog Harness
How does the Voyager dog harness measure up for your small, extremely active four-legged friend? Hazel puts it to the test out in the wild!
Trip Report: Caledonia State Park in Pennsylvania
Caledonia State Park in south central Pennsylvania can provide a great camping weekend with a little bit of hiking and a lot of history!
Trip Report: Swallow Falls State Park in Maryland
Maryland’s Swallow Falls State Park features four waterfalls along a single hike – including the state’s highest, Muddy Creek Falls.
The Cost of Older RV Updates: Axl’s New RV Brakes (and Rotors and More)
How we figured out we needed new RV brakes (more than once!), which parts ultimately got replaced, and how much it cost. It has been updated to include our experiences and receipts from 2019 and 2022.
How To Do Your Best State Park Camping in PA, OH, WV, and MD
How can you you do your best camping in state parks? Discover what we’ve learned in 5+ years of weekend RVing in PA, WV, OH, & MD state parks!
Trip Report: The Great Allegheny Passage (GAP) Trail – Pittsburgh to Layton
The Great Allegheny Passage (or GAP) Trail is a 150-mile, year-round biking and walking trail between Pittsburgh, PA, and Cumberland, MD. What is there to see and do from Pittsburgh to Layton?