Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith is a Wisconsin native currently living in Illinois with her husband, Eric, and two dogs, Maggie and Grace. She enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and, of course, camping in cabins and park models.

Campers at Jellystone Park of Estes Park now have access to 13 more campsites with full hookups, plus a brand new snack shack. “We’ve been working hard to get everything ready,” said Rick Spear, who owns and operates the campground with his wife, Shelly. “Business is looking great. We expect to be as busy as last year, if not slightly better.”

The Chinook and Cayuse passes through Mount Rainier National Park will reopen for the season by 8 a.m. May 23, in time for Memorial Day weekend, according to the state Department of Transportation.

“Generators make a lot of noise,” said Schweizer. “It’s nice to have it quiet. When you have electricity you don’t have those generators. It’s just really enjoyable to be at a campground with electricity.”

The best campsites on the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest will be snapped up before this Memorial Day weekend. Robin DeMario expects the most popular camping destinations will begin filling up Thursday afternoon and Friday morning.

Jayco is recalling certain 2019 Jay Flight TF travel trailers, model 32RLOK. The supports for the fresh water tank may be too thin, resulting in the brackets breaking and the tanks detaching from the trailer.

Do you love the roar and crackle of a good campfire? Are you mesmerized by the flickering lights, glowing embers and radiating warmth? I’ve got some tips on building the perfect campfire!

If hoping to find a campsite in the park, Richards advises, “Our first come, first serve campgrounds have not yet opened for the season. There are plenty of camping and lodging options outside of Yosemite, but all campgrounds inside the park are sold out for the weekend.”

If you’ve ever arrived before dawn to line up in Yosemite for a reservation, you know just how valuable those Valley Floor reservations can be. Now instead of squabbling with line cutters, you are going to have to hit the lottery.

Camping returned Tuesday to Three Rivers State Park, which was partially reopened last month as repairs continued after damage from Hurricane Michael in October.

Colorado hikers, campers and outdoors enthusiasts have no shortage of campgrounds, hiking trails and open spaces to explore and enjoy, but sometimes a lack of photos and reviews of these spaces can leave more to be desired.

Tuesday’s winds helped a fire spread from one unit to another at an Old Orchard Beach campground. The fire, which is not considered suspicious, started around 4 p.m. at the Wagon Wheel Campground.

Rene loves using the Roadside America app to find fun and quirky roadside attractions wherever we go. This has led us on some wild goose chases for creepy clowns and a veterinary medical museum. When she suggested we visit the Carbon County Museum in Rawlins, Wyoming I was a bit skeptical.

Typically, managing gray water is the main challenge for most RVers when dry camping for extended periods. Most RVers generate way more gray water than black water and will fill up the tank by days or even weeks ahead of the black tank. Follow these tips to help limit the amount of gray water you generate and the amount that enters your gray tank.

Full time travel in the digital age means we have an array of mobile apps at our disposal. With over four years of RV living experience under our belts, these are 11 of our favorite apps for RVing and travel. These mobile apps will help you save money, prepare for emergencies and make new friends on the road.

Looking for $30 a month unlimited data plan? AT&T and TOGO have you covered! The TOGO C2 unit is powered by a Winegard V2 unit that I already talked about in the past. The TOGO C2 is a V2 unit with the exception that it is locked to AT&T for service. But for $30 a month for unlimited data, that is one nice plan!

Splashway Waterpark & Campgrounds in Sheridan, TX is well on its way to becoming a world-class destination. For the 2019 summer season, Splashway is focused on improvements and expansion, with an added 25 acres to their property.

All public access parks at Arcadia Lake are closed due to flooding from recent heavy rainfall and the ensuing runoff, officials with the city of Edmond announced Tuesday.

Campgrounds currently open include Leigh Creek, Ranger Creek Recreation Area, Shell Creek, North Tongue and Boulder Park. If weather permits, Middle Fork, South Fork, Hettinger, Tie Hack and Owen Creek campgrounds are expected to open for Memorial Day weekend.

Over the last six months, Outdoorsy’s bookings have shot up more than 300 percent among global users, the company said, with half of those users under the age of 40. Similarly, Kampgrounds of America’s latest North American Camping Report noted millennials and Gen Xers now account for 70 percent of RV users.

Fire officials say the cause of a blaze that destroyed a Forest River manufacturing plant on March 12 is “undetermined.”


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