As you travel south on I24 in Southern Tennessee or north in northern Georgia, you can’t help but notice the signs telling you to “See Rock City”. Opened in 1932, Rock City is located just six miles from Chattanooga, TN. It was a popular honeymoon destination in the 40’s and 50’s and was known at the time as the Niagara Falls of the Southwest. Continue reading “Rock City”
For many of us, it’s comforting to know that when we head out to a campground, we’ll have the means to make a phone call or use our cell phones in case of an emergency. Of course there are also are those of us who just can’t survive if they aren’t connected to the rest of the world through their Android, Blackberry or iPhone.
As hard as you try to keep your phone alive, chances are you’ll run into a situation where you’ll need to use the phone but you can’t because the battery is dead and there is nowhere to charge it. Continue reading “Wind-up Cell Phone Charger”
Fall is coming… Here is a great drink that you can sip to keep warm while you are sitting around the campfire on a cool fall evening. The banana puts a new spin on the typical spiced cider and adds a bit of a tropical flair to this drink. Continue reading “Hot Tropical Cider”
If you are looking for the world’s largest buffalo, you will find it in Jamestown, ND. This sixty ton buffalo is 26 feet tall and 46 feet long. You can’t tell from the perspective in this photo, but as two “vertically challenged” individuals, Bruce and I could comfortably walk underneath the buffalo.
When you stop in Jamestown to visit the world’s largest buffalo, you can also see Continue reading “World’s Largest Buffalo”
Is space is at a premium for you when you camp? Then check out the bagalot.
The bagalot is a portable and flexible garbage bag holder. Bungee it to a tree or hang it on a hook on your RV and use it to hold recycling, laundry, or just plain old trash! When you are ready to go, just fold it up and stash it away. Small but strong, the bagalot will help you keep your campsite clean! Continue reading “Bagalot”
This recipe is a great one for grand gatherings or large families. It uses potatoes instead of the traditional rice because it holds up better when cooked over a campfire. It can also be prepared ahead of time at home and cooked when you get to the campground.
Let’s face it… Theme parks rock! When you can mix a day (or two or three) at a theme park with a night (or two or three) at a campground, that is pure heaven on earth. Here are some theme parks that also have a place for you to spend the night under the stars in your RV or tent. Continue reading “Campgrounds with Theme Parks”
This drink can be made ahead of time and stored in a cooler or in the freezer of your RV until happy hour. It can also be served for breakfast with added orange juice. Continue reading “Freezer Apricot Brandy Slushie”
If you are on the road near Cloquet, MN, you can make a pit stop at the only gas station ever designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. It is located on the corner of MN State Highway 33 and MN State Highway 45. It was constructed in 1956 and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on September 11, 1985. Continue reading “R.W. Lindholm Service Station”
If you have tank sensors, I am sure this has happened to you. You know that the tank is empty, but the sensor says that it is half full. Most likely this is due to residue or something that has gotten stuck to the sensor in the tank.
Here is an easy way to clean out your gray and black water tanks. Continue reading “Easy Holding Tank Cleanout”