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22 May
The RV Weekend Warrior: 10 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Short Weekend Getaways

The RV Weekend Warrior: 10 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Short Weekend Getaways

So many RV owners want to squeeze in more camping trips…but it sure is tough to figure out how to do that! Between work responsibilities and busy activity calendars, finding time to get away can feel like an impossible feat. Becoming an RV weekend warrior is the key to getting the most out of your RV. Plus, let’s face it: not many of us can find an extra week each year where we can say bye-bye to the boss and head out on the open road. Don’t despair! There is a way to achieve that campground mojo more often. The secret is in... Read More

5 Reasons to Camp Close to Home

I’ll admit it. For the last five years I have resisted every one of Jeremy’s efforts to camp near our home at the Jersey Shore. It just seemed so silly to me. If I was going to go through the bother of packing up the camper, I wanted to get away. Away, away. Like, a minimum of two hours. But this season, circumstances conspired and I finally agreed to a local camping trip. The ironic part? I was already loving the whole ‘local camping trip’ thing before we had even hitched up and pulled out. Planning, packing,... Read More
21 Oct
Happy Halloween, From the Philadelphia/ West Chester KOA

Happy Halloween, From the Philadelphia/ West Chester KOA

Our friends often ask us if we really think weekend RV trips are worth the work. We tell them that getting on the road on a Friday afternoon may require some extra effort, but it is worth it every time.  Why?  Because of magical weekends like the one we just spent at the Philadelphia/West Chester KOA.  Weekends that are filled with action and adventure and relaxation.  Weekends that bring our family closer together, and leave us dreaming about our next trip. Over the last four years, the Philadelphia/West Chester KOA has become one of our... Read More

Getting Back to Real Life (yeah, we work and stuff)

Before we left for Sussex a couple of weeks ago, I was talking to a friend about the upcoming trip. As I was describing some activity we were anticipating, she cut me off to ask a very fair and very pertinent question. She couldn’t have cared less about the hike I was trying to sell her. What she wanted to know was how I got all the weekend chores done and was able to go back to work on the Monday after a trip without the whole house being in a state of chaos.This is such a mom perspective. I remember one of our first weekend trips... Read More

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