The iconic portrait of 20-year-old William H. Bonney (right), nicknamed Billy the Kid, shows him clutching an equally iconic Winchester rifle.

On the Trail of Billy the Kid

Photographer: Ed Bolduc
An airboat swamp tour at Atchafalaya Basin Landing gives visitors an up-close look at the ancient mossy cypress trees and alligators that inhabit the area.

Louisiana Cajun Country: Spice of the Southeast

  Louisiana’s Cajun country is a complex blend of traditions, cultures and food all wrapped up in a region with one-of-a-kind wetlands and a laid-back...
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Savannah’s Southern Charm

Steeped in history, antebellum beauty and architectural treasures, Georgia’s oldest city begs to be explored on foot and by trolley I had never eaten a...
Hot sun, soft sand and warm, sparkling blue water bring happy crowds to Venice Beach, 20 miles south of Sarasota.

Sarasota’s Three-Ring Circus

  Miles of soft-sand beaches, a vibrant arts community and a weekly farmer’s market come together along the boardwalks and under the big top on...
Visitors can observe elephant seals lounging and jousting at the rookery in Piedras Blancas for free every day of the year.

Pines by the Sea

  Cambria, located midway between Los Angeles and San Francisco, is an adventurer’s delight The community of Cambria, established 150 years ago, is a small seaside...
The building on the right, the Stallion Barn, housed London’s beloved Shire horses. On the left is a manure pit, as London was committed to replenishing the soil that had been depleted by earlier farming.

California Camping: Jack London Country

  Paying a call at the Northern California home of author and adventurer Jack London a century after his death Trailer Life readers are adventurers. To...
A Monaco motorhome delivers the goods in 1979; Santa puts the finishing touches on a toy trailer and tow vehicle in 1984; and as the 20th century nears its end, the December 1998 issue recommends cutting-edge “Gifts to Go” that include the “amazing” PalmPilot personal digital assistant and an Olympus camera that stores a dozen high-resolution photos on its data card.

Trailers and Tinsel

  Wrapping up our 75th anniversary with season’s greetings As 2016 draws to a close, we’re topping off our yearlong tribute to Trailer Life’s 75th anniversary...
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Green RVing

Many people begin RVing to become more connected with the outdoors. Adventurer Brian Brawdy likewise began RVing to enhance his already strong connection with...
Fort Rock at Missouri Headwaters State Park

Montana’s Small Town With a Big History

  Following in the footsteps of Lewis and Clark, the author rediscovers his roots in Three Forks, where the Madison, Gallatin and Jefferson rivers converge...
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MARVAC’s Fall Detroit Show Kicks Off Oct. 5

The Michigan Association of Recreation Vehicles and Campgrounds (MARVAC) is sponsoring the 22nd Annual Fall Detroit Camper & RV Show Oct. 5-9 at the...

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Fall RV Gear Guide

There is something special about camping in the fall. So much life is on display around the country just before the stillness of winter....
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The Great Galley

Tips and tricks for boosting limited cabinet and counter space and cooking like a pro in your RV’s kitchen Whether your idea of meal prep...
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Staff Pick: Jack-It Double Bike Carrier System

A couple of months ago, my husband, Ron, and I started looking for an easy-to-use bike rack that would work not only on our...