Thousand Trails Las Vegas RV Resort; Las Vegas, NV – Campground Review

Thousand Trails Las Vegas RV Resort is in a great location for enjoying the numerous activities available around the area. Situated just five miles from The Strip and five miles from the Fremont Street Experience, this campground is a great option for a home base. We stayed at Thousand Trails Las Vegas RV Resort for seven nights in February 2020. We were visiting family in the area and appreciate having this Thousand Trails property to make use of during our regular visits.

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RV Extended Warranty – Our Experience & Great Resources

RV Extended Warranty – Our Experience

RV Extended Warranty events are never fun, and unfortunately we had two events occur in the same month. We had a number of non-critical component failures on the RV over the last several months. By non-critical, we mean various things on the RV that broke but that we could manage to live without for a short time or find a work-around. We had delayed getting those things fixed until we could be near a service center and also be stationary long enough to work through the warranty process. We decided the best time and place to get these repairs done was while we were in Las Vegas helping family with some issues.

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Thousand Trails Colorado River RV Park; Columbus, TX – Campground Review

Thousand Trails Colorado River RV Park is very conveniently located just five miles off I-10 between Houston and San Antonio. This campground is a nice mix of amenities and natural areas and is a great spot to stop for a few days or even a bit longer. We stayed at Thousand Trails Colorado River RV Park for four nights in January 2020. We were on a cross-country trip from Florida to Nevada and picked this location to rest for a few days before continuing west. We arrived on a Saturday, and unfortunately all the full hookup sites were occupied and we ended up with a water/electric site. Fortunately, we were only staying a few days, so after dumping our tanks we settled into site D4.

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Fun Things to Do in Tampa Florida – Suncoast and Cultural Regions

Fun Things to do in Tampa Florida

Fun things to do in Tampa Florida – Honestly, the Tampa/Sarasota area is our favorite part of Florida. This area spans the Suncoast and Cultural coast regions of Florida which stretches from Clearwater/St. Petersburg/Tampa down through Bradenton and includes Sarasota. The region names give you a hint of what makes them so great – many sunny days and lots of cultural activities.

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Motorhome Solar Panel Installation – YOU CAN DO IT!

motorhome solar panel installation - finished

Motorhome solar panel installation projects are a significant challenge for most people, and we’re no different. When we decided to upgrade our electrical system to add solar energy collection with lithium battery storage, Scott did not know much about solar energy systems specifically and has had a life-long aversion to electrical-related projects in general. He was fairly comfortable with the initial step of replacing our failing AGM batteries with BattleBorn lithium batteries and battery monitoring kits, but designing and installing a solar collection system was a much bigger undertaking.

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Ladies Day Out in Asheville – Coffee/Tea, Arts, Beverages, & Views

Ladies Day Out in Asheville - celebrating

I recently had the pleasure of putting together a Ladies Day out in Asheville, North Carolina, with three of my best full-time RV girlfriends (see links below). Designing memorable travel experiences for groups is an art. There’s no one size fits all that will entertain every group. The mix of destinations and activities must meet a range of personalities and interests as well as other factors like physical abilities and energy levels. Fortunately, Asheville offers countless options for experiences across a wide spectrum of interests. Having visited Asheville many times while living in North Carolina, I was excited to show off this city’s many gems to my besties. You can see more of our Ladies Day out in Asheville adventures in this video from You, Me & the RV.

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Door County Jellystone Park; Sturgeon Bay, WI – Campground Review

Door County Jellystone Park in Door County Wisconsin is a wonderful park very conveniently located in Sturgeon Bay WI. It makes a great base of operations for Door County explorations and has many amenities to keep you entertained while you’re at the park. We had the added benefit of recent upgrades and renovations as 2019 was the the 50th anniversary of this first ever Jellystone Park.

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Small Towns in Texas – Exploring and Discovering Treasures

Small Towns in Texas — One of our favorites aspects of RV Life is exploring small towns, and we discovered some great ones in Texas. We’ve traveled through Texas several times in our first year as RV Nomads. Considering that three major interstates (I-10, I-20, and I-40) run east and west through the state of Texas, chances are, if you’re traveling in an RV around the country, you’ll be passing through the state at some point. In our first year we passed through Texas three times !!

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