The road to Moraine Lake in Alberta’s Banff National Park offers awe-inspiring mountain views on a screaming descent as cyclists drop down toward the lake. In early spring the road is open exclusively to nonmotorized vehicles, making it an ideal time to ride.

RVing: Mountain Biking & Road Cycling on the Road

From casual cruising to mountain biking and road riding, RVers are spinning another set of wheels Camping and bicycling go hand in hand, and some...
For the past 43 years, thousands of twinkling lights and traditional decorations have adorned the winter homes of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford as part of the Holiday Nights celebration. This year’s festivities start with a tree lighting on November 23 and run through December 31 (closed Christmas Eve and Christmas). Guided tours take visitors through the spruced-up homes and gardens at 6 and 7 p.m. nightly. www.edisonfordwinterestates.org

Fort Myers, Florida: Edison and Ford Estates

On 20 acres in Fort Myers, the winter homes of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford open their gates to historic sites and holiday lightsFamous...
Traveling by RV to ski and snowboard destinations puts you where the action is. The author’s son, Parker Densmore, takes to the air in a terrain park at Big Sky, Montana.

RVing, Skiing and Snowboarding

The mountains are calling, fresh snow is falling, and with a little preparation, you can explore ski and snowboard resorts in the comfort of...
A fall blizzard in Colorado’s San Juan Mountains makes a beautiful backdrop while camping in an RV.

Snow-Country RVing Tips

Traveling with your RV on a ski, snowboard, snowshoe or even a snowmobile trip is like other types of winter RV camping.Here are...
The coaster at New Hampshire’s Gunstock Mountain takes thrill-seekers on a wild ride with 360-degree turns, rolling drops and banked corners.

Snow Camping: Where to Go

Many ski towns are RV-friendly, including the iconic destinations around the country.Here are some of the more popular bucket-list mountains with a few...
Step-by-Step Hitching Guide

How to Hitch Travel Trailers and Fifth-Wheels

Trailer Life’s step-by-step guide to hitching an RV trailer or fifth-wheel to a tow vehicle16 Steps for Hitching Travel TrailersChock the trailer tires. Insert...
Reach the Peaks: A bucket-list drive from Banff to Jasper, the Icefields Parkway passes soaring mountains and mighty glaciers.

Rocky Mountain Road Trip

A Canadian icon, the picture-perfect Icefields Parkway is a highway to heavenThe Icefields Parkway is an eye-popping nearly 150-mile-long drive in the Canadian Rockies...
built to last Actors pose at the Beauvais-Amoureux House, a rare poteaux-en-terre or “posts-in-the-ground” structure. The house, with heavy timber trusses supporting the steeply pitched roof, was built in about 1792.

Bonjour, Sainte Genevieve, Missouri!

Sainte Genevieve, America’s oldest French Colonial village, welcomes visitors to historic homes, period gardens, and charming shops and galleriesWhen my husband, Guy, and I...
FAMILY TIES The opportunity to spend time with family and friends outdoors is a primary motivation for many hunters.

RVs on the Hunt

A recreational vehicle can serve as an ideal home base for the time-honored outdoor pursuit of huntingIn 2016 researchers at Cornell University’s College of...
epic campsite Landing the perfect waterfront spot can take planning, perseverance and deep pockets. Booking by phone rather than online may pay off.

RV Trip Planning: Where to Next?

The secret to planning successful RV trips is simple: make campground reservations, book bucket-list experiences and leave plenty of time for road-trip kismetRVers love...
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Change the Way You Camp as a Family with the Crua Clan Tent System

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