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RV Pre-Departure Checklist for Class A Motorhomes & Class B Camper Vans

Do you have an RV pre-departure checklist? If not, it’s time to put one together. Having an RV pre-departure checklist will improve safety on the road and make sure important tasks are not forgotten. It’s the same reasons pilots use a pre-flight checklist, sailors

NASA Johnson Space Center – Behind-the-Scenes Tour & Interview with an Astronaut

Did you grow up aspiring to be astronaut? Have dreams of going to space? If you have any desire to learn more about space exploration, you’ll want to visit Space Center Houston in Texas for a behind-the-scenes look at NASA Johnson Space Center. On

Meet Our Camper Van! Hymer Aktiv 2.0 – Ram ProMaster Conversion Van

Say hello to our first camper van, a Hymer Aktiv 2.0 on the Ram 3500 ProMaster chassis. As we come up to our one year anniversary of living full time out of a van, I thought it would be a good time to update

Things to Do in Fort Worth Texas – Cattle Drive, Gardens, Tacos & More

Fort Worth Texas is a city with quite a few distinct characteristics. Discover the city’s rich cowboy history by heading over to the famous Fort Worth Stockyards. Venture into downtown for a taste of city life or take a walk down Magnolia Avenue to

Things to Do in San Marcos Texas – Lakes, Springs, Brews & Good Eats

Where is San Marcos you ask? It’s in Central Texas along Interstate 35 between San Antonio and Austin. The city is a popular destination for water recreation in the summer time and home to Texas State University. San Marcos has flourished since our first visit in 2015

Padre Island National Seashore – Beach Camping in Texas

Not far from Corpus Christi is Padre Island National Seashore, 70 miles of undeveloped barrier island along the coast of Texas. This costal wilderness is home to nearly 400 bird species and is the prime nesting beach for the Kemp’s ridley sea turtles. Padre

Things to Do in San Antonio Texas – Missions, Tea Garden, The Pearl and More

It’s a special year for San Antonio as one of the largest cities in the United States celebrates its tricentennial. That means there is no shortage of things to do in San Antonio. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon at the Japanese Tea Garden or bike the

Things to Do in Fredericksburg Texas – Wineries, Museums, Local Fare and More

One popular destination in the Lone Star State is Texas Hill Country. Work brought us to Fredericksburg, but the history, charm and culture will bring us back. If you’re headed to the Hill Country, be sure to check out some of the fun things

Van Life FAQ – Answers to Popular Questions About Van Life

Are you considering van life? At least once a week we meet someone who is interested in getting a Class B van for part time or full time travel. Below are some of the frequently asked questions about what it’s like to live out

Things to Do in El Paso Texas – Good Food, Murals, Sunset Views and More

The next time you’re driving on I-10 towards El Paso, Texas, take some time to explore the Tip of Texas a.k.a. the Sun City. Like many travelers, the first time we drove through El Paso, we stopped for gas then got back on the