Traveling With a Camper or Trailer This is a page about traveling with a camper or a trailer. Traveling with a camper or trailer means comfort and convenience, but does also create other considerations.
Using Laundry Tablets When TravelingI recently read on a web site about taking laundry tablets with you on a vacation in case you have to wash some things. They are easy to carry and cheaper than buying the little boxes offered at "washing" places, however, I cannot find laundry tablets!
Vacation Ideas in the US for Under $4000
My husband and I are going to go on vacation around the end of August or beginning of September for 1 to 2 weeks. I was wondering if anyone had any ideas for a good vacation? We live in the Midwest, but we are willing to travel about anywhere in the US.
Visiting Knott's Berry Farm Marketplace...This is a page about Knott's Berry Farm Marketplace (Buena Park, CA). You can have a fun outing without the expense of the theme park by limiting your visit to the Knott's Berry Farm Marketplace.
Oregon Factory ToursOregon has many manufacturing locations that offer tours of their facilities to the public. This is a page about Oregon factory tours.
Receiving Compensation for an Overbooked FlightSometimes, an airplane flight is overbooked, requiring some flyers to be bumped to another plane. This is a page about receiving compensation for an overbooked flight.
Packing a SuitcaseThis is a page about packing a suitcase. When you are packing for a trip it's important to make the best use of your luggage space. Pack your suitcase right and you will have everything you need, with room to spare for gifts when you return.
Majestic Tree (Withlacoochee State Forest, FL)This was taken in a state forest we frequent here in Florida. It is so peaceful being surrounded by such silence and beauty.
Protecting Against Bedbugs While TravelingThis is a page about protect yourself against bedbugs while traveling. Encountering bedbugs when you travel can make for an awful trip. Its important to know how to check for them and how to prevent bringing them home with you.
Visiting World Heritage SitesWhen traveling be sure to seek out world heritage sites. There are thousands of places throughout the world of historical or cultural importance, as well natural beauty.
TSA Approved Thread Cutter for In-flight CraftingA good use of time on a airline flight can keep your hands busy. Scissors are not allowed, but nail clippers work well to cut thread. This is a page about TSA approved thread cutter for in-flight crafting.
Use Hair Dryer to Remove Wrinkles in ClothesIn an emergency clothing situation, spritz the piece of clothing with a spray bottle of water and blow with your hair dryer to remove wrinkles. No iron needed. This is a page about using a hair dryer to remove wrinkles in clothes.
Making Lists for TravelingAn important first step when preparing for a trip is to make an all inclusive list of things to take along with you. This list can save you time and money. This page contains ideas and tips for making lists for traveling.
Thrifty Disney World VacationA trip to Disney World is fun and can also be very expensive. There are some easy ways to save money, such as taking your own water, food, and snacks. This page contains suggestions for planning a thrifty Disney World vacation.
Remove Home Address From LuggageIf you have your home address written on your luggage tag, it's best to remove it. It's become more common these days that criminals are stashing illegal items in people's luggage, then keeping the home addresses in order to retrieve those items later.
Orcas Island Photos and InformationOrcas Island is located in the Puget Sound (Washington State). It's a popular vacation destination, containing natural beauty, a vibrant artist's community, and Mt. Constitution, which is the highest point in the San Juan Islands. This page contains Orcas Island photos and information.
Renting a Cabin for Summer VacationRenting a home in a vacation area can be more relaxing than camping and much cheaper than staying at a hotel. This is a page about renting a cabin for summer vacation.
Traveling With MedicationIf you are going on a trip, you need to make sure you have your medication refilled prior to going. It is recommended to bring your original packaging with you to avoid any problems.
Taking Plants from the US into MexicoAlright, this summer my family is going to Mexico, and we always go by car (in a truck). I'm going to be going by car from Texas to Mexico, and I want to take my Norfolk pine tree with me. But I don't know how to take it with me and make sure it's safe on the way, because the trip to Mexico from Texas is a day long.
Dealing With Dirty Clothes When TravelingThis is a page about dealing with dirty clothes when traveling. Your well packed suitcase becomes less so as clothing gets worn. Now you need to find a convenient way to store the dirty clothing until you get home. Packing it into a pillowcase or a mesh bag is one solution.
Disneyland Travel TipsThis is a page about Disneyland travel tips. Disneyland and Disney World are fun places to visit, but can be quite expensive. Finding hotels a bit away from the park can save money. You can also, buy food deals, or bring your own snacks and water. Purchase hats and sunscreen before you get there. Look for discounts on-line. Do your research and have a fun time.
Postcard Tips and TricksThis page contains postcard tips and tricks. If you like to send postcards while traveling consider preparing address labels before you go. It can make the process easier and you don't have to look up addresses or carry an address book on your journey.
Frugal Travel TipsTravel can expensive very quickly but with a little planning it doesn't have to be. Here are some frugal travel tips to help you save money during your next family vacation.
Taxi Tips and TricksWhether it's for convenience or necessity, sometimes you are going to need a taxi cab ride. Here are some handy taxi tips and tricks.
Traveling With a DogIf you are traveling, especially if you are gone for several days, it a wonderful experience to bring your dog along. This is a page about traveling with a dog.
How to Avoid Leaking Containers in LuggageShampoo and lotion bottles are examples of the kinds of products that can leak and make a mess in your luggage or damage clothing. Try some of the tips on this page to stop this from happening. This is a page about how to avoid leaking containers in luggage.
Visiting National ParksThis is a page about visiting National Parks. On March 1, 1872, President Ulysses S. Grant signed the Yellowstone National Park Protection Act into law. This first national park was designated and protected for the enjoyment of US citizens and world visitors. Many more were established over the years.
Hiding Cash While TravelingThis is a page about hiding cash while traveling. Carrying a bit of backup cash while traveling is a good idea.
Packing Light When TravelingThis page is about packing light when traveling. Carrying only what you will need can be a challenge when taking a trip.
Taking a Cruise With ChildrenThis is a page about taking a cruise with children. There are special things to consider when planning a cruise accompanied by your children or grandchildren.
Planning a CruiseThis is a page about planning a cruise. Planning your cruise is very important to its ultimate enjoyment.
Colorado Factory ToursThis is a page about Colorado factory tours. On your next vacation to Colorado consider adding a factory tour or two to your itinerary.
Visiting Irvine Regional Park (Orange, CA)This is a page about visiting Irvine Regional Park (Orange, CA). This little hidden gem was a great find and perfect for a casual inexpensive outing for families. The small zoo focuses on plants and animals native to the southwestern United States.
Weighing Luggage at HomeThis is a page about weighing luggage at home. Weighing your luggage before arriving at the airport can save money and prevent frustration.
Visiting San Juan Capistrano (CA)This is a page about visiting the San Juan Capistrano (CA). Located in Orange county, this quaint community was built around a Spanish mission built in the late 18th century.
Hot Springs National Park Photos and...This page contains Hot Springs National Park photos and information. Soothing thermal waters, beautiful gardens, and a colorful history can be found at this national park.
Maximizing Your Vacation DollarsThis is a page about maximizing your vacation dollars. It doesn't have to cost a lot to have a wonderful family vacation.
Airport Tips When It Is Difficult To WalkThis is a page about airport tips when it is difficult to walk. It can be a very long distance to get from security to your flight's gate, and you may need some assistance.
Frugal Travel Tips for New York CityWe are on a budget. Does anyone have suggestions on where to eat, sleep, and enjoy entertainment on the cheap in NYC? We want to see Ground Zero and as many sites of the city as possible. Does anybody know how to enjoy the city on the cheap?
California Travel PhotosThis page contains California travel photos. California covers such a large area, encompassing a variety of geographic environments, population centers, and tourist attractions, that is offers many different travel options for visitors to this western state.
Alaska PhotosThis page contains Alaska photos. Visiting the northern state of Alaska gives you the opportunity to photograph incredible scenery and wildlife.
Tips for Travel in IcelandWe are going to Iceland for 4 days, as a stopover. Any tips to pass along for tours etc. and food as well.
Australia Travel Photos and InformationThis is a page about Australia travel photos and information. Visiting this English speaking country is a generally safe destination. It's beautiful cities, beaches and diverse environments are unique in the world.
Visiting Cleveland Metroparks ZooThis is a page about visiting Cleveland Metroparks Zoo. A zoo with over 600 species of animals that has a wide variety of educational experiences. Open to visitors and members year round, there is always have something to do at the zoo.
Pet Travel and Visiting EtiquetteThis page is about pet travel and visiting etiquette. If you are visiting friends or family with your dog, cat, or bird, it is important make sure the facilities and people can accommodate your pet.
Traveling AloneThis page is about traveling alone. Learning how best to maintain your safety and security when traveling on your own, can help put your mind at rest.
Travel Tips and TricksThis is a page about travel tips and tricks. Whether you are backpacking from hostel to hostel or staying in an all-inclusive resort, traveling is always fun and rewarding. Use these money saving tips to get the most out of your next trip.
Driving Safety TipsThis page contains driving safety tips. Being a rested and patient driver is very smart.
Renovating a MotorhomeThis is a page about renovating a motorhome. Sometimes renovating your motorhome is more realistic and economical than buying a new one.
Vacation Tips and TricksThis is a page about vacation tips and tricks. Careful planning and preparation can help ensure a fun relaxing vacation.
Have Recipes Will TravelI live in a foreign country and also love to cook. So, when I visit my family in the states, I usually say from 2-4 weeks and because airline tickets are expensive, I try to stay a decent amount of time.
Saving Money on Food When TravelingThis is a page about saving money on food when traveling. Eating out while traveling can get very expensive.
Saving Money on VacationsThis page is about saving money on vacations. There are ways to have a great time on your adventure without spending too much money.
Buying Travel InsuranceThis is a page about buying travel insurance. Travel insurance can cover a range of occurrences such as delayed or cancelled flights, theft, and other events that can ruin your vacation.
Driving vs. FlyingThis is a page about driving vs. flying. Sometimes when planning a trip you might want to compare and contrast between driving or flying to your destination.
Traveling By TrainThis is a page contains tips about traveling by train. This page contains tips and ideas about how to make your next train trip a successful one.
Renting an RV for a VacationThis page is about renting an RV for a vacation. It may be cost effective to rent a mobile recreational vehicle to stay in when on vacation.
Sign Modification (London, England)Sometimes, street artists really make my day. I spotted this gem when I was on my honeymoon in Europe. We were in London at the time and I was suffering from car sickness while sitting on the second level of an English double-decker bus.
Keeping Cool on Road TripsThis is a page about keeping cool on road trips. There are ways to keep cool on road trips that don't involve running your car air conditioner all of the time.
Hotel Travel TipsThis is a page about hotel travel tips. While traveling there are things you can do to make your stay at a hotel, more comfortable and enjoyable.
Packing a Travel Toiletries BagThis page is about packing a travel toiletries bag. An important part of getting ready for any trip is bringing the personal toiletries you may need.
RV Travel Tips and Tricks This is a page about RV travel tips and tricks. Traveling in your RV can be very relaxing, especially if you plan well ahead of time.
Checking an Ice Chest as BaggageCan you check an ice chest with frozen meat into Mexico?
Airline Travel TipsThis is a page about airline travel tips. There are many things to consider when traveling by air.
Traveling with AllergiesThis is a page about traveling with allergies. When traveling you are exposed to many potential new allergens.
Homemade Luggage TagsThis is a page about homemade luggage tags. Have fun and make your own unique luggage tags.
Frugal Vacation ActivitiesThis page is about frugal vacation activities. Having a nice vacation doesn't have to cost a lot of money.
Car Travel Tips and TricksThis is a page about car travel tips and tricks. There are so many things that can be done to make a car trip safe, inexpensive and entertaining.
Saving Money on SouvenirsThis is a page about saving money on souvenirs. When traveling it is fun to buy souvenirs to take home as mementos of your trip.
Vacationing At HomeThis is a page about vacationing at home. Save money, relax and enjoy your home with your next vacation by making it a staycation.
Estimating Gas Costs for Road TripsThis is a page about estimating gas costs for road trips. The cost of gas can easily be one of the largest expenses of any road trip. Estimating your costs before you leave will make budgeting for your trip much easier.
Identifying LuggageThis is a page about identifying luggage. Watching the similar suitcases roll by at baggage pickup can be frustrating.
Keeping Groceries ColdThis is a page about keeping groceries cold. Sometimes we may travel quite a distance when grocery shopping.
Saving Money on Vacation RentalsThis is a page about saving money on vacation rentals. There are a number of ways you can save money on your next vacation rental.
Planning a Road TripThis is a page about planning a road trip. Taking a road trip is a great way to see the scenery and make unplanned site seeing stops along the way.
Traveling to Georgia and South CarolinaMy husband and I would like to take a quick trip to Atlanta, Savannah, and the Charleston area, and I mean quick. We are from the Chicago area so we need to consider driving time.
Atlanta Vacation TipsThis page contains Atlanta vacation tips. Make the most of your trip to Atlanta.
Avoiding Road RageThis is a page about avoiding road rage. Our lifestyle keeps many of us on the road for hours a week. With crowded road conditions and aggressive drivers road rage has become an increasing problem.
Renewing Your PassportThis is a page about renewing your passport. If your passport is getting out of date, it's good thing to plan to get it renewed before you travel internationally.
Travel Preparation TipsThis is a page about travel preparation tips. Getting ready to go on vacation or any other kind of trip can be busy and stressful. Make the preparation for your travel easier with these helpful hints.
Traveling With KidsThis is a page about traveling with kids. Bringing the kids on your trip is sometimes a lot of work. However, having the family with you to share those special memories is priceless.
Saving Money on Airline TicketsThis is a page about saving money on airline tickets. Whether you are traveling for business or pleasure, saving money on your flight can really help keep you under budget.
Zombie Child (Zombie Fest, Coos Bay, OR)My little county of Coos here on the Oregon Coast held a Zombie Fest a while back. A large part of the community, people of all ages and walks of life, came as zombies, heros, and there was even a doctor, offering a cure for any who wished to not become a zombie themselves!
Ideas for 3 Day Cancun VacationI am going to Cancun, Mexico for a 3 day vacation. Any suggestions on sight seeing?
Applying for a PassportThis is a page about applying for a passport. If you want to travel internationally, it is best to carry a passport with you at all times. Applying for a passport can be quite a process, use these helpful tips to make it easier.
Saving Money a Ski Vacation This is a page about saving money on a ski vacation. Ski vacations are a great way to bring the family together and have a wonderful time doing it. Skiing isn't cheap though and finding ways to save money on your ski vacation will give you more time to enjoy the slopes.
Planning for International TravelThis is a page about planning for international travel. There is a lot of planning and extra consideration you need to take when traveling abroad, especially if your family is on vacation. Planning ahead will help you get the most out of you international vacation.
Planning a Family VacationThis is a page about planning a family vacation. Vacations with the family are always a lot of fun. Get the most out of your time together on vacation with proper planning.
Saving Money on Winter VacationsThis is a page about saving money on winter vacations. Winter is a great time to get away to someplace sunny and enjoy some vacation time. however, it can be an expensive time to vacation as many other people are trying to do the same thing.
Travel: Oxymoron (Cappadocia, Turkey)Several years ago, my boyfriend and I explored and hot air ballooned in Cappadocia. This area in Central Turkey is best known for its unique moon-like landscape, underground cities, cave churches and houses carved in rocks.
Business Travel TipsThis is a page about business travel tips. Business travel can be tough; long hours, hotel rooms and being away from your family is stressful. Get the most out of your business trip with these helpful hints.
Travel: Balita Hotel (Bali, Indonesia)This is a lovely 15 room hotel I stayed at when on Holiday. Balita is a wonderful place to stay and we will be returning again next year.
US Map Puzzle to Mark Your TravelsI recently made a trek from Oregon to Illinois, then drove from there to Virginia and back to Oregon. When I got back, I got to thinking of where I have lived and traveled, and it turns out to be over half the United States!
Eating Healthy While You TravelThis is a page about eating healthy while traveling. It can be challenging to make healthy choices when traveling, whether by car, boat, train or plane.
Taking a Disney CruiseThis is a page about taking a Disney cruise. A cruise can be very expensive, but there are ways to go on a memorable trip without stretching your vacation budget too far.
Travel: Terry Fox Memorial (Thunder Bay, Ontario)Terry Fox attempted to walk across Canada years ago to raise money for cancer research. He had lost one leg to cancer. This monument was erected in his memory.
Make Iced Tea When TravelingIn the evening, after the day's events are over, I make hot water in the coffee pot, then steep a hotel tea bag in a tall hotel cup, sweetened with hotel sugar or sweetener.
Frozen Drinks for FlyingI flew recently out of the country and had a few bottles of thirst quencher with me. I had decided to freeze two of them, and these were the only ones that made it though the security screening.
Buying a Used Travel TrailerThis is a page about buying a used travel trailer. Travel trailers are a wonderful way to get out and see the world. When shopping for a used travel trailer it is important to know what common things can go wrong with them.
Travel: "Seal"ed with LoveThese two love birds (I mean seals) captured my heart while visiting one of Florida's theme parks.
Keeping Kids Entertained on Road TripsThis is a page about ways to keep kids entertained on road trips. Keeping kids entertained can make a road trip more enjoyable for the whole family.
Fun Vacation Activities in North DakotaWe are considering a vacation in North Dakota and Teddy Roosevelt National Park in late July/early August and would appreciate any ideas on fun activities for a family with a pre-teen boy and a partly-disabled adult included (difficulty walking).
Viewing the 2017 Solar EclipseOn August, 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse will be visible in the US, crossing the entire length of the country from coast to coast. Much of the country will have to travel to see totality and many are already making plans.
Chihuly Glass Art at the Denver Botanic GardensThis July my husband and I visited family in Denver, Colorado. In the many times we had been in town before, we had never made it to the botanical gardens. I was determined to get there this time. An added bonus was the Chihuly display.
Request Check for Airline OverbookingIf you are ever in a situation where you are involuntarily bumped from a flight, be aware that it is U.S. federal law that the airline compensate you with a check instead of a voucher, if that is your wish.
Emergency Bag for Car TripsEvery time my friend and I go on a trip in her car, we need something and don't have it. So today, I made a kit for all the stuff we have needed. It doesn't have everything, but it does have the things we have needed over the last few trips.
Buying Gas on a Road TripOn our most recent road trip we were thankful to find that gas was much cheaper than at home. However, I still wanted to get the best deal I could find. In many towns, driving just a block or two into town saved as as much as $0.40/gal!
Free Admission for National ParksThe U.S. National Park Service will celebrate its 100th birthday on August 25th and admission for visiting over 400 parks will be waived. The Washington State park system is also waiving fees this weekend so be sure to check with the parks in your area.
Traveling to Florida Keys With a TrailerI live in New York, and am planning to go south in late February; I am new to camper travel. I am going to the Keys. How do I get out of the northeast and still be able to use my 23ft Hornet?
Using a LP Refrigerator While DrivingCan you run you fridge on LP gas while traveling down the road?
Storing Food in a Travel TrailerWe just bought a 5th wheel trailer. My question is after we camp do you leave canned foods in the trailer or do you take everything out each trip?
Storing Linens in a CamperCan I leave linens in my camper while storing it in Florida?
Gas Stops With a Long Travel TrailerI have a 34' camper that we're looking to take from Michigan to South Carolina. We've planned an overnight stay at a campsite in Nashville the first night and plan to be at a state park in SC the following day.
Planning a Trip to Disney WorldWe are planning a Disney World trip for the week after Thanksgiving 2014. It will be my 3rd time going and the first time for my dh, dd, and ds. (MIL and FIL's first time too if they decide to come with us.)