Green Campfires – check out the BioLite CampStove!

Here’s some cool new up-and-coming technology that you could use while RVing – it’s called a BioLite CampStove and it is great for the environment! When you use a BioLite CampStove, you consume 50% less wood than you would in an open fire, as well as a 95% smoke reduction and almost complete elimination of black carbon, which is great …

Thoughts on RV camping etiquette

Love to camp? Love to leave civilization behind and strike out for the great outdoors? Whether you’re an RV camper or a tent under the stars type, there are useful points to remember in order to make camping fun for yourself as well as the next guy. How well do you know outdoor etiquette?   Which of the following is …

Mountain Lakes Resort

MOUNTAIN LAKES RESORT – ALABAMA RV CAMPING – AMENITIES FOR YOUR STAY WITH US Visit the Mountain Lakes Resort Website Mountain Lakes Resort is located on the eastern shore of 68,000 acre Guntersville Lake in the beautiful rolling hills of northeastern Alabama. Situated with a beautiful western view across the lake you will enjoy the sun rising over the hills behind you…and setting across the water in …

OCP Series: New years resolutions; Enjoy life more, go camping.

Continuing the top ten resolutions Ocean Canyon-style, let’s talk about enjoying life more. Of all the things that might mean, we’re guessing that doing taxes, mowing the yard, and cleaning house doesn’t make the list. Happily, all those things can be left behind when you head out in the RV or book a cabin at Tres Rios to do a …

Preparing for long term camping

Every RVer knows there are items to bring with you travel: food, clothing, and spare travel supplies. But for those who are planning for long-term trips, or beginning to change to full time RV living, there are several items that you should plan to have in your unit. Below are just a few to keep in mind. On and off …

Work camping for the full time RV lifestyle!

If you’re thinking about becoming a full-time RVer, there are a lot of things for you to consider. One way to make money on the road in your RV is “Work camping.” Whether it is to help you make money on the road, supplement your income further, or just to keep busy and interact with people, a lot of full-time …

Fun games to play on the road!

Part of the RV lifestyle is spending hours upon hours on the road! While many of us relish the time we spend on the road, if you have kids, their patience may wear thin while traveling. Here are some fun games you and your family can play while traveling all over the country! “I Spy” – A classic game everyone …

Mountain Lake Music Festival 2012

We just finished the 11th annual Mountain Lakes Music Festival a couple of weeks ago and it was an absolute blast! We all had so much fun. Every morning at 10AM and every afternoon at 2PM we had the treat of getting to watch our members (and even certain staff members of Mountain Lakes!) get up in the Eagle’s Nest …

OCP Series: New years resolutions; Eat your fish!

We’re featuring some of America’s top New Year’s resolutions, Ocean Canyon style. Last time we talked about losing weight, and if there are two things camping vacations do very well it’s helping you to get moving and eat healthy. Doctors advise you to reduce red meat and to eat fish and seafood 3-4 times a week. Well, we’d be remiss …